Your eligibility for University of Ottawa programs depends on the level of education you have completed or are completing and the admission requirements for your chosen program or programs. Check the prerequisite courses and minimum averages you need for each program based on where you are applying from. Unless otherwise indicated, you must complete all prerequisites in your final year or at the postsecondary level.

Please note that the requirements listed are minimum requirements only and are subject to change. Meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

Prerequisites when applying in Canada

Prerequisites when applying from outside Canada

Prerequisites when applying from French Lycées in Canada and abroad

Please note that the requirements listed are minimum requirements only and are subject to change. Meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. All prerequisite courses for a program may have been completed during your première or terminale, unless otherwise indicated.

Other courses we accept to meet prerequisite requirements

If you haven’t completed the prerequisite courses at the secondary level, we’ll also consider the following courses to meet your prerequisite requirements.

If you’re interested in a program at the University of Ottawa but haven’t taken the prerequisite courses in high school or college, you may also want to consider summer adult education courses