GPA for Competitive Programs

The grades listed below reflect the average academic GPAs used for admission to Sheridan's highly competitive programs in recent years. These grades should only be used as a guideline for Fall 2016 and Winter 2017.

If the number of applications for a program should far exceed the number of seats available, the minimum grades as indicated below may not qualify an applicant for the admission process for Fall 2016 or Winter 2017. 

The academic GPAs listed below are based on the average of the applicant’s six highest senior-level marks, including the marks achieved in all pre-requisite courses.

Please refer to the program pages for further details regarding pre-requisites and the specific non-academic requirements such as portfolios and auditions.

“Highly Competitive” Program 

MINIMUM Average Academic GPA 

Bachelor of Photography Applicants are selected on the basis of their previous academic achievement (range 75 - 80% GPA) and the results of a portfolio assessment
Bachelor of Animation
Applicants are selected on the basis of their previous academic achievement (range 75 -80% GPA) and the results of a portfolio assessment
Bachelor of Illustration Applicants are selected on the basis of their previous academic achievement (range 75 -80% GPA) and the results of a portfolio assessment.
Bachelor of Interior Design
Applicants are selected on the basis of their previous academic achievement (range 75 -80% GPA) and the results of a portfolio assessment.
 Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Athletic Therapy) Average Academic (range 75-80% GPA) and supplemental requirements
Bachelor of Design (Honours)
Average Academic GPA 75% and the results of a portfolio assessment
Bachelor of Film and Television
 Average Academic GPA 80% and the results of a portfolio assessment
Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance
Average Academic GPA 80% and the results of an audition
Practical Nursing
Average Academic GPA 80% and the results of the Health Occupations Aptitude Examination (HOAE)
Veterinary Technician
Average Academic GPA 85% and the results of the Health Occupations Aptitude Examination (HOAE)
Animal Care
Average Academic GPA 85%
Makeup for Media and Creative Arts Average Academic GPA 75%

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