Mature Students

Mature students do not possess a secondary school diploma or equivalent and are 19 years of age before the starting date of the program.

Mature students who apply to Sheridan’s certificate and diploma programs must demonstrate their ability to work at the postsecondary level in one of two ways:
  • By successfully completing equivalency testing in English and/or mathematics and/or required courses.


  •  By completing a program of academic upgrading at a level appropriate to the program of choice. 
Mature students must demonstrate proficiency in meeting specific program prerequisites.