Admission and Application Countries Minimum Requirements

York University is a highly selective university; therefore, meeting the minimum admission requirements and deadline dates is not a guarantee of admission. Only the most qualified candidates will be considered.

Country Requirements
AFGHANISTAN Baccalauria/General State Examination or High School Diploma
ALBANIA Dëftesë Pjekurie/Maturity Certificate
ALGERIA Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire
ANGOLA Certificado de Habilitação Literária/Secondary School Leaving Certificate
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA Combination of GCE Ordinary and/or CXC results plus GCE Advanced level and/or CAPE 2-unit results
ARGENTINA Bachillerato/Bachiller
ARMENIA Mijnakarg Yndhanur Krtoutian Attestat/Certificate of full Secondary Education
AUSTRALIA
  • Australian Capital Territory/ACT - Year 12 Certificate; Tertiery Entrance Statement/TES
  • New South Wales/NSW - Higher School Certificate/HSC
  • Northern Territory/NT - Northern Territory Certificate of Education & Training/NTCET
  • Queensland/QLD - Queensland Senior Certificate of Education/QSCE
  • South Australia/SA - South Australia Year 12 Certificate of Education/SACE
  • Tasmania/TAS - Tasmanian Certificate of Education/TCE
  • Victoria/VIC - Victoria Certificate of Education/VCE
  • Western Australia/WA - Western Australia Certificate of Education/WACE
AUSTRIA Reifeprüfungszeugnis/Matura/Matriculation Examination Certificate
AZERBAIJAN Attestat o Srednem Obrazovanii/Certificate of Complete Secondary Education
BAHAMAS Combination of GCE Ordinary and/or CXC results plus GCE Advanced level and/or CAPE 2-unit results or first year of an academic program at the College of the Bahamas
BAHRAIN Tawjahiya/General Secondary School Certificate
BANGLADESH Higher Secondary Certificate
BARBADOS Combination of GCE Ordinary and/or CXC results plus GCE Advanced level and/or CAPE 2-unit results or first year of an academic program at the Barbados Community College
BELARUS Svidetel'stvo/o Srednem Obrazovanii/Certificate of Secondary Education
BELGIUM/BELGIQUE Diploma van Secundair Onderwijs/Secondary Education Diploma or Certificate d'Enseignement Secondaire supérieur
BELIZE Combination of GCE Ordinary and/or CXC results plus GCE Advanced level and/or CAPE 2-unit results
BENIN Baccalauréat de ľEnseignement Secondaire
BERMUDA Combination of GCE Ordinary and/or CXC results plus GCE Advanced level and/or CAPE 2-unit results or first year of an academic program at Bermuda College
BHUTAN Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate
BOLIVIA Bachillerato/Bachiller
BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA Matura/Diploma of Secondary Education
BOTSWANA A combination of the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education/GCE Ordinary results plus GCE Advanced level results
BRAZIL Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio/Certificate of Complete Middle Education
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM Combination of Brunei-Cambridge Ordinary & Advanced level results
BULGARIA Diploma za Zavurcheno Sredno Obrazovanie/Diploma of Completed Secondary Education
BURUNDI Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
CAMBODIA Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. 
CAMEROON Baccalauréat de ľEnseignement Secondaire or a combination of GCE Ordinary results plus GCE Advanced level results
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC Baccalauréat
CHAD Baccalauréat
CHILE Licencia de Educación Media
CHINA (PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF) Senior 3/Grade 12 Graduation Examinations
COLOMBIA Bachillerato/Bachiller (académico)
COSTA RICA Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
COTE D'IVOIRE Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
CROATIA Matura/Secondary School Leaving Certificate
CUBA Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. 
CYPRUS Apolyterion (Greek system); Lise Diplomasi (Turkish system)
CZECH REPUBLIC Vysvědčení o Maturitní Zkoušce/Secondary School Leaving Certificate
DENMARK Studentereksamen/Upper Secondary School Leaving Examination or Højere Forberedelseksamen/HF/Higher Preparatory Examination or Højere Handelseksamen/HHX/Higher Commercial examination or Højere Teknisk Eksamen/HTX/Higher Technical examination
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Bachillerato
ECUADOR Bachillerto/Bachiller
EGYPT Thanaweya a'Amma/General Secondary Education Certificate
EL SALVADOR Bachillerato/Bachiller (académico)
ERITREA Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
ESTONIA Gümnaasiumi Lõputunnistus/Secondary School Leaving Certificate
ETHIOPIA Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
FIJI Form 7 Examinations
FINLAND Ylioppilastutkintotodistus/Studentexamensbetyg/Certificate of Matriculation
FRANCE Baccalauréat or Baccalauréat Général or Baccalauréat Technologique
GAMBIA WAEC Examination results
GEORGIA Sashualo Ganatlebis Atestasi/Certificate of Secondary Education
GERMANY Abitur or Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife/High School Leaving Certificate
GHANA WAEC Examination results
GREECE Apolytirion
GRENADA Combination of GCE Ordinary and/or CXC results plus GCE Advanced level and/or CAPE 2-unit results
GUATEMALA Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
GUYANA Combination of GCE Ordinary and/or CXC results plus GCE Advanced level and/or CAPE 2-unit results
HONDURAS Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
HONG KONG Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education/HKDSE
HUNGARY Érettségi Bizonyítvány/Secondary School Leaving Certificate
ICELAND Stúdentspróf/Upper Secondary School Certificate
INDIA All-India Senior School Certificate Examination/AISSCE or Higher Secondary Certificate/HSC or Indian School Certificate/ISC or Intermediate Examination Certificate or Pre-University Examination Certificate
INDONESIA SMA or SMU diploma
IRAN Peesh-daneshgahii/Pre-university Year Certificate
IRAQ Adadiyah/Sixth Form Baccalaureate
IRELAND (REPUBLIC OF) Ardteistiméireacht/School Leaving Certificate
ISRAEL Bagrut/Matriculation Certificate or Mechina/University Preparation
ITALY Diploma di Maturità or Diploma di Esame di Satao (classico or scientifico)
JAMAICA Combination of GCE Ordinary and/or CXC results plus GCE Advanced level and/or CAPE 2-unit results
JAPAN Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho/Upper Secondary School Certificate of Graduation
JORDAN Tawjihi/General Secondary Education Certificate
KAZAKHSTAN Diplom o Srednem Spetsialnom Obrazovanii/Certificate of Complete Secondary Education
KENYA Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education/KCSE
KOREA (R.O.K) Immumgye Kodung Hakkyo Choeupchang/Academic Upper Secondary School Certificate
KUWAIT Shahadat Al-Thanawiya-Al-A'ama/General Secondary School Certificate
KYRGZSTAN Attestat o Srednem Obrazovanii/Certificate of Secondary Education
LAOS Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
LATVIA Atestāts par Vispārējo Vidējo Izglītību/Certificate of General Secondary Education
LEBANON / LIBAN Baccalauréat II or Baccalauréat Libanais/Lebanese General Secondary Certificate
LESOTHO A combination of Cambridge Overseas School Certificate Examinations plus GCE Advanced level results or successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning.
LIBERIA WAEC Examination results
LIBYA Higher School Leaving Certificate
LIECHTENSTEIN Maturazeugnis/Matura
LITHUANIA Brandos Atestatas/Maturity Certificate
LUXEMBOURG Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires
MACAO Certificado de fim de Estudios Secundarios or Senior 3/Grade 12 Graduation Examinations
MACEDONIA Svidetelstvo za Zavreno Sredno Obrazovanie/Secondary School Leaving Certificate
MADAGASCAR Baccalauréat de ľEnseignement Secondaire du Second Degré
MALAWI A combination of Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE)/GCE Ordinary results plus GCE Advanced level results or successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning.
MALAYSIA A combination of STM/GCE Ordinary results plus STPM/GCE Advanced level results
MALI Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. 
MALTA Matriculation Certificate
MAURITANIA Baccalauréat or Diplome du Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement du Secondaire
MAURITIUS / ÎLE DE MAURICE A combination of GCE Ordinary results plus GCE Advanced level results
MEXICO Bachillerato
MOLDOVA Diplomă de Bacalaureat
MONGOLIA Gerchilgee/School Leaving Certificate
MONTSERRAT Combination of GCE Ordinary and/or CXC results plus GCE Advanced level and/or CAPE 2-unit results
MOROCCO / MAROC Baccalauréat or Diplôme du Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire
MOZAMBIQUE Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. 
MYANMAR Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. 
NAMIBIA A combination of Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate/NSSC and/or GCE Ordinary results plus GCE Advanced level results
NEPAL Higher Secondary Certificate or the Proficiency Certificate
NETHERLANDS Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs/VWO Certificate
NEW ZEALAND National Certificate of Educational Achievement/NCEA Level 3 plus University Entrance Qualification
NICARAGUA Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
NIGER Baccalauréat or Bachelier de l'Ensignement du Second Degré
NIGERIA WAEC Examination results
NORWAY Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole/Certificate of Upper Secondary Education
OMAN Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
PAKISTAN Higher Secondary Certificate/HSC
PALISTINE Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
PANAMA Bachillerato/Bachiller
PAPUA NEW GUINEA Higher School Certificate
PARAGUAY Bachillerato/Bachiller (Humanístico-Scientífico)
PERU Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
PHILIPPINES Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
POLAND Świadectwo Dojrzalości/Maturity Certificate
PORTUGAL Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundarios Diploma de Ensino Secundário
QATAR Thanawaya Aam Qatari/Qatar Senior Schooling Certificate/QSSC
ROMANIA Diploma de Bacalaureat
RUSSIAN FEDERATION Attestat o Srednem Polnom Obshchem Obrazovanii/Certificate of Secondary Complete General Education
RWANDA Diplôme de Fin ďEtudes Secondaires/Certificat des Humanitiés
SAINT KITTS/NEVIS Combination of GCE Ordinary and/or CXC results plus GCE Advanced level and/or CAPE 2-unit results
SAINT LUCIA Combination of GCE Ordinary and/or CXC results plus GCE Advanced level and/or CAPE 2-unit results
SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES Combination of GCE Ordinary and/or CXC results plus GCE Advanced level and/or CAPE 2-unit results
SAUDI ARABIA Tawjihiyah/General Secondary Education Certificate
SCOTLAND Scottish Qualifications Certificate Higher level results
SENEGAL Baccalauréat or Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Second Degré
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO Diploma o Završenoj Srednjoj Školi/Matura/Diploma of Acquired Secondary Education
SEYCHELLES A combination of GCE Ordinary results plus GCE Advanced level results
SIERRA LEONE WAEC Examination results
SINGAPORE A combination of GCE Ordinary results plus GCE Advanced level results
SLOVAK REPUBLIC Maturitnej Skúške/Maturity Examination
SLOVENIA Maturitetno Spričevalo/Maturity Certificate 
SOLOMON ISLANDS Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
SOMALIA Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
SOUTH AFRICA National Senior Certificate with endorsement for admission to a Bachelor degree
SPAIN Título de Bachillerato
SRI LANKA A combination of GCE Ordinary results plus GCE Advanced level results
SUDAN Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. 
SURINAME Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs/VWO University Preparatory Education Diploma or a combination of CXC results plus CAPE 2-unit results
SWAZILAND A combination of GCE Ordinary results plus GCE Advanced level results or First year at the University of Swaziland
SWEDEN Avgångsbetyg/Slutbetyg Från Gymnasieskola
SWITZERLAND Maturitätszeugnis or Certificat de Maturité or Baccalauréat or Attestato di Maturità/federally recognized Cantonal Maturity Certificates
SYRIA Al-Shahâda Al Thânawiyya/Baccalauréat
TAIWAN Senior High School Diploma
TAJIKISTAN Attestat o Srednem Obrazovanii/Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education
TANZANIA A combination of Certificate of Secondary Education/CSE or GCE Ordinary level results plus Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education/ACSE or GCE Advanced level results
THAILAND Mathayom 6 (M6)/Higher Secondary School Certificate
TOGO Baccalauréat or Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Second Degré
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Combination of GCE Ordinary and/or CXC results plus GCE Advanced level and/or CAPE 2-unit results
TUNISIA Baccalauréat
TURKEY Lise Bitirme Diplomasi/Devlet Lise Diplomasi/General Secondary School Diploma
TURKMENISTAN Attestat o Srednem Obrazovanii/ Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education
UGANDA A combination of the Uganda Certificate of Education results plus the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education results
UKRAINIAN REPUBLIC Atestat Pro Povnu Zagal'nu Sersdniu Osvitu/Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Tawjihiyya/Secondary School Leaving Certificate
UNITED KINGDOM (ENGLAND, WALES, NORTHERN IRELAND) A combination of GCE Ordinary results plus GCE Advanced level results
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA US Grade 12 diploma plus SAT and/or ACT examination scores
URUGUAY Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
UZBEKISTAN Attestat o Srednem Obrazovanii/Certificate of Secondary Education
VENEZUELA Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
VIETNAM Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Trung Học Phổ Thông/Senior School Graduation Certificate
YEMEN Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
ZAMBIA Successful completion of first year at an accredited institution of higher learning. (If you have completed the requirements for entry into university in your home country we encourage you to submit these documents for consideration on an individual basis.)
ZIMBABWE A combination of GCE Ordinary results plus GCE Advanced level results

LAST UPDATED JULY 28, 2016