University of Toronto Admissions

The University of Toronto, also known as Utorronto, is a public research university founded in 1827 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Utorronto is most notable for its degree offerings in Faculty of Law, Arts and Science, Applied Science and Engineering, Music, Architecture, Landscape, and Design, and Public policy and Governance. The university currently provides undergraduate and graduate degrees to 46,050 students.

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Admission To-Do List

  • Confidential Letter of Reference
  • Submit Academic Curriculum Vitae
  • Prerequisites: two full-course equivalents (FCE) in any life science
  • MCAT scores of 9
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Letters of Reference
  • Verifiers
  • Autobiographical Sketch
  • Personal Essays
  • Minimum MCAT scores of 9


Writing Supplement:
Essay Applicants will be assigned a randomly generated question pertaining to an extracurricular activity, leadership, community engagement or interest in the study of commerce. This essay is a maximum of 1,500 characters and has no time limit. Video Applicants will be assigned a randomly generated question along the same theme of their extracurricular involveme See more

Application Deadlines

June 27
Fall, Undergraduate
June 27
Fall, Graduate
October 3
Winter, Undergraduate
October 3
Winter, Graduate

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Advice on Personal Statement for University of Toronto Admissions

There is no specific formula for writing the most effective University of Toronto personal statement. The committee wants you to use this opportunity as a chance to write about your past experiences and write about something very significant to you. Don’t write an essay based on what you think the committee wants to hear. Be original and creative and try to stand out from all the other applicants. You can use this essay to talk about your community leadership and involvement, description of your advanced academic work, or something you feel most passionate about.