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Academic Requirements

 

Admission requirements vary by level and program. In addition to English proficiency, programs may require credits in mathematics, biology, chemistry at a level equivalent to Ontario’s curriculum, or a postsecondary degree or diploma, equivalent to an Ontario university or college.

Program-specific pre-requisite courses and credentials are listed with the admission requirements on each program page.

 

When applying to a Seneca degree program you must submit:

  • High school transcripts for grades 10, 11 and 12 showing all program specific pre-requisite courses.
  • Transcripts must include six (6) senior level courses equivalent to Ontario university preparatory credits with an overall average of 65%.
  • High school/secondary school diploma (certificate of completion).
  • You may submit transcripts or certificates for any completed university/postsecondary college courses or programs taken inside or outside of Canada.
  • Academic records that are in a language other than English must include an official/certified English translation.
  • Seneca reserves the right to verify submitted transcripts at any time. For courses and credentials earned inside of Canada, Seneca reserves the right to request original transcripts be sent directly to Seneca from the issuing institution. Applicants will be notified if this is needed.

When applying to a Seneca graduate certificate program you must submit:

  • Complete university and college transcripts for all years of study.
  • University or college credential (degree, diploma or certificate).
  • A credential assessment from a recognized agency such as WES (World Education Services) may be required for some programs. Applicants will be informed by email if this is needed.
  • Academic records that are in a language other than English must include an official/certified English translation.
  • Seneca reserves the right to verify submitted transcripts at any time. For courses and credentials earned inside of Canada, Seneca reserves the right to request original transcripts be sent directly to Seneca from the issuing institution. Applicants will be informed by email if this is needed.

When applying to a Seneca two- or three-year diploma program you must submit:

  • High school transcripts for grades 10, 11 and 12 showing all program specific pre-requisite courses.
  • High school/secondary school diploma (certificate of completion).
  • You may submit transcripts or certificates for any completed university/postsecondary college courses or programs taken inside or outside of Canada.
  • Academic records that are in a language other than English must include an official/certified English translation.
  • Seneca reserves the right to verify submitted transcripts at any time. For courses and credentials earned inside of Canada, Seneca reserves the right to request original transcripts be sent directly to Seneca from the issuing institution. Applicants will be notified if this is needed.

When applying to a Seneca certificate program you must submit:

  • High school transcripts for grades 10, 11 and 12 showing all program specific pre-requisite courses.
  • High school/secondary school diploma (certificate of completion).
  • You may submit transcripts or certificates for any completed university/postsecondary college courses or programs taken inside or outside of Canada.
  • Academic records that are in a language other than English must include an official/certified English translation.
  • Seneca reserves the right to verify submitted transcripts at any time. For courses and credentials earned inside of Canada, Seneca reserves the right to request original transcripts be sent directly to Seneca from the issuing institution. Applicants will be notified if this is needed.