Applying to OCAD U

Explore our requirements, process, and materials pages to learn about submitting a strong application.

Interested in joining our graduate cohort for Fall 2023?


Applications for Fall 2023 are now open! Apply by January 11, 2023 to meet our priority consideration deadline for funding. Applications are submitted through the Graduate Application Portal

Application Information

Still have questions before you're ready to apply? Scroll down to learn more about building and submitting a strong application.
The Process
Learn more about the application process to OCAD U.
Link to The Process
Application Requirements
Learn more about the graduate academic entrance requirements.
Link to Application Requirements
Application Tips
Learn more about how to build a strong application.
Link to Application Tips
Ready to Apply?
Submit your application through the Graduate Admissions Portal.
Link to Ready to Apply?
Visiting Students
Graduate students at other universities who wish to take courses at OCAD University not leading to a degree may be admitted, with the appropriate permissions.
Link to Visiting Students