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You’ve opened the door to an exciting journey. Browse this page to learn more about the dynamic, diverse and future-oriented community that is York and the opportunities that lie ahead if you choose to join us. We encourage you to review the information provided here with your family and close friends — your key supporters and cheer squad. Like us, they want you to find your unique place in and beyond the classroom, and we’re all here to help as you prepare for university.

Advance your future. Follow the path to success. We can't wait to greet you in person.

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  • Accept Your Offer

  • Please remember to accept your offer on or before the response deadline given on your official letter of admission.
  • 1. Log in to MyFile

    Go to to enter your York student number (provided in your confirmation email when you applied to York) and your date of birth.

    2. Select your program

    Once logged in, click Application Status on the left menu bar. The next screen will display the list of programs to which you have applied at York. The Next Steps column will display which programs you have been admitted to. Click Accept/Decline Offer for the program you wish to accept.

    3. Log in to your OUAC application

    Use the OUAC reference number listed in MyFile to log in to your OUAC application at .

    4. Select your program

    Once logged in, click Choices/Offers from the top menu bar. In the Admission Decision column of the program you wish to accept, click Offer or Alternate Offer. Received an alternate offer? Find out more.

    5. Accept your offer

    The following screen will display the details of the program to which you have been offered admission. Confirm that this is the correct program, select Accept from the Response options and click Save and Continue.

    6. Submit your decision

    Once you have accepted an offer, you will return to the Choices/Offer screen. On this screen, the Applicant Response column will show "Unsubmitted Acceptance" for the program you accepted. This means that you have chosen to accept this program but have not yet submitted your decision to OUAC.

    Click Save Ordered Choices at the top or bottom of the screen.

    Once you are ready to submit, click Review and Submit from the top menu bar. Review your submission and click I Verify and Agree button to accept your offer.

    Once you have successfully submitted your acceptance, you will receive a confirmation number on the following screen. Besides the confirmation number, this screen will include a summary of changes made to your application information.

    If the submission process is not completed properly and you do not immediately receive a confirmation number, your response will not be saved. If you need assistance with the OUAC application, contact OUAC by email at or by phone at 519-823-1063.

    7. Check your status on MyFile

    The acceptance of your offer on the OUAC site will take a few days to appear on MyFile. Use MyFile to check the status of your application, view your scholarship details, apply to residence and more.

    Meet Your Admission Conditions

  • Make sure you meet all admission conditions by August 1.
  • Check your admission conditions

    Choose your program

  • Actuarial Science
  • African Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art History
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Education (French)
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biology / Biologie
  • Biomedical Science
  • Biophysics
  • Biotechnology
  • Business & Society
  • Business Administration
  • Business Economics
  • Business Economics / Économie et commerce
  • Canadian Studies / Études canadiennes
  • Chemistry
  • Children's Studies
  • Cinema & Media Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classical Studies/Classics
  • Cognitive Science
  • Commerce
  • Communication Studies
  • Communications
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Security
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Culture & Expression
  • Dance
  • Design
  • Digital Media
  • Disaster & Emergency Management
  • Drama Studies / Études d'art dramatique
  • Earth & Atmospheric Science
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics
  • Economics / Science économique
  • Ecosystem Management
  • Education
  • Educational Studies
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering & International Development Studies
  • English
  • English & Professional Writing
  • English Studies / Études anglaises
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Management & Technology - York/Seneca Joint Program
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies
  • Film Production
  • Financial & Business Economics
  • French Studies
  • French Studies / Études françaises
  • Gender & Women's Studies
  • Gender & Women's Studies / Études des femmes et de genre
  • Geography
  • Geography & Urban Studies
  • Geomatics Engineering
  • German Studies
  • Global Health
  • Global Political Studies
  • Health & Society
  • Health Studies
  • Hellenic Studies
  • History
  • History / Histoire
  • Honours Integrated Science
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Rights & Equity Studies
  • Humanities
  • Individualized Studies
  • Information Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Social Science
  • Intermedia
  • International Development
  • International Development Studies
  • International Studies & Business Administration / Études internationales et administration des affaires
  • International Studies / Études internationales
  • Italian Studies
  • Jewish Studies
  • Kinesiology & Health Science
  • Law & Society
  • Law - Juris Doctor
  • Linguistics
  • Linguistics & Language Studies / Linguistique et sciences du langage
  • Mathematical Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics / Mathématiques
  • Mathematics for Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Arts
  • Multicultural & Indigenous Studies
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Nursing: Collaborative (York-Seneca-Georgian)
  • Nursing: Post-RN for Internationally Educated Nurses
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy / Philosophie
  • Physics & Astronomy
  • Political Science
  • Political Science / Science politique
  • Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies
  • Professional Writing
  • Psychology
  • Psychology/Psychologie (Glendon)
  • Public Administration
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Religious Studies
  • Science & Technology Studies
  • Screenwriting
  • Sexuality Studies
  • Sexuality Studies / Études sur la sexualité
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Sociology / Sociologie
  • Software Engineering
  • Space Engineering
  • Spanish
  • Spanish (Hispanic Studies) / Études hispaniques
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • Theatre
  • Translation / Traduction
  • Undecided Major
  • Undecided Major / Majeure non déterminée
  • United States Studies
  • Urban Studies
  • Urban Sustainability - York/Seneca Joint Program
  • Work & Labour Studies
  • Engineering
  • Integrated Science
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  • Money Matters

    Check out the full list of scholarships & financial aid.


    Estimated ExpenseMonthlyYearly (8x Monthly)
    Tuition and fees
    ($7,312 for most programs)
    Textbooks/supplies ($1,000-1,500) $
    Living Accommodation (Choose One)
    $ $
    Transportation (Choose One)
    $ $
    Food (Choose One)
    $ $
    Health Care (Choose One)
    You can choose to opt out of this health plan. Find the details at
    Personal Expenses
    Personal Expenses $ $
    Total $
    Note: Values listed are current for the 2015-2016 academic year and are subject to change.


    Sources of FundingAmount
    Personal savings $
    Summer employment (estimated) $
    Part-time employment (estimated) $
    Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) $
    Student loan(s) $
    Parental/family contribution $
    York scholarships, awards and bursaries $

    York Entrance Scholarship

    The York Entrance Scholarship is automatically awarded based on your final average — so make sure to maintain or improve your average!

    Final admission averageScholarship Amount
    95% or greater$3,500 (renewable*)
    90 - 94.9%$2,000
    85 - 89.9%$1,000
    80 - 84.9%$500
    *For students with a final admission average of 95% or greater, the scholarship is renewable for an additional three years of full-time undergraduate study as long as high academic standing is maintained each year.

    Student Life Award

    You are eligible for the Student Life Award (valued at $500) if you have a final admission average of 75% or greater and if you meet your admission conditions. This award is applied to your YU Card at the start of classes for you to use on books, school supplies and meals on campus.

    External scholarships, grants, awards and bursaries $
    Gifts $
    Other Sources of Funding $
    Total $
  • You can contact Registrarial Services (416-872-9675; for assistance in financial matters and/or alternate sources of funding.
  • Check out more information on Work/Study and internship positions from Student Financial Services.
  • Get Ready

    Living in Residence

  • Read Residence info.
  • Check out the YorkU Housing/Residence YouTube Channel.
  • Commuting to Campus

  • Taking public transit to York? Check out the Transportation Services site.
  • Driving to York? Check out the Parking Services site.
  • Transition to York + Enrol in Courses

  • YU START is the student transition program at York. YU START will help you enrol in your courses, and connect you to fellow students, York University faculty/staff, and campus resources.
  • Read the theory to student success behind YU START and York University.
  • Check out new student resources and services.
  • Campus Life

  • YU CONNECT is the center for co-curricular activities at York University.
  • Check out the list of Clubs and Organizations at York University and plan your involvement.
  • Check out Learning Skills Services for resources to student success.
  • Check out the Learning Commons for all of York's learning resources in one convenient place.
  • If you have a diagnosed disability, we encourage you to connect with our Student Accessibility Services (SAS).
  • Orientation to York

  • Residence move-in day + Parents & Family Orientation (register at (September 2, 2017).
  • Parents can sign up for YorkU News for Parents at
  • York Orientation Day (for first-year students) — September 6, 2017.