How to Apply
Your journey to a unique Sheridan education starts with applying. Not sure how to become a Sheridan student? Our six-step guide covers everything from selecting your program to accepting your offer.
Information provided is for domestic students (Canadian Citizen, PR, landed immigrant or protected person).
International students should visit our International Centre website for more information on the application process.
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We offer over 140 programs in a wide variety of fields and credentials, focused on meeting the needs of every student. You can choose a comprehensive four-year honours degree program — a degree that combines the theory and critical thinking of a university program with hands-on, applied learning. Or maybe you'd prefer a one-year post-graduate program, that’s great for students looking to build onto their current knowledge. Many of our programs offer the flexibility to be taken part-time, accelerated, virtually or as a hybrid.
Refer to the Choose your program page for more information.
The ‘equal consideration’ date for the 2023-2024 academic year is February 1, 2023. However, colleges in Ontario can start sending offers of admission by as early as November 2022. We’ll accept your application after the equal consideration date, provided the program is still open, as indicated on the program page on sheridancollege.ca.
Additional important dates can be found at ontariocolleges.ca
Advise your guidance office that you’re applying to Sheridan. They’ll send a record of your grades (also known as transcripts) to ontariocolleges.ca at the appropriate times throughout the year.
May 1, 2023: Deadline to Confirm Offers of Admission
Applicants must confirm their acceptance of an offer of admission by this date. Log into your ontariocolleges.ca account to confirm your offer of admission, or you may lose your offer.
Offers made after May 1 will have a different confirmation deadline, which will be communicated to you by Sheridan with your offer.
You are a mature student if you are at least 19 years old, and do not have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent).
Don't worry - you have options!
We can accept two semesters of postsecondary education (i.e., foundation programs including required courses with a minimum 65% overall average. You can also obtain Grade 12 U/M courses through an Adult Learning Centre or other locations.
If you’re over 19 years of age before the start date of your program and don’t have a secondary school diploma or equivalent, Sheridan may require you to write a Mature Student Test and/or send any transcripts you may have to ontariocolleges.ca
You are an international student if you are not a Canadian citizen and you do not have "permanent resident" status.
If you are an international student, you can apply directly to Sheridan using our international application portal — simply create a log-in and you’re on your way.
Arrange to have official copies of your high school transcripts sent to ontariocolleges.ca
Arrange to have official copies of your postsecondary transcripts sent to ontariocolleges.ca. You may also be eligible for transfer credits. Refer to step 6 for more information.
If you have already taken postsecondary education or have experience in the field of study, you may be eligible to get credit for Sheridan courses.
To ﬁnd out what courses you might be able to apply towards your new program at Sheridan, check out our Credit Transfer Tool.
More information on Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and transfer credits can be found under myPathways at the Office of the Registrar's website.