In this section you will find information about Laurier’s admission requirements, policies and supports that are available to you.

To find out about Laurier’s requirements for entrance into each academic program, please view Laurier’s Admission Toolkit.

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General Admissions

Laurier’s admission requirements are divided into different categories of learners that include secondary school, transfer and mature students. Each category has different requirements and admission policies. Select the category that describes you best and then find the admission requirements specific to your category.

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Aboriginal Learner Policy

If you self-identify as an Indigenous student, you’re eligible for admission through the Undergraduate Indigenous Admission Policy. To be considered for admission, you will also be asked to provide a written statement detailing any work experience, achievements and educational goals and outline why you believe you will be successful in university.

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Alternative Admissions and Transition Programs

Headstart Transition Program provides you and your parent or guardian with information about Laurier’s programs, supports and resources to help you with your academic transition to university life. The session is capped at 10 students to ensure personalized support.

The SEEDS Program is an incentive scholarship that’s given to first-year Indigenous students at Laurier who engage in a variety of support services and activities on campus that increase their connection to the campus and fellow Indigenous students at Laurier.

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Mature Learners

If you haven’t attended a secondary school or college full time for at least 2 years, you might be considered an adult learner. Laurier has a policy for adult students in order to support you through the admissions process.

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Transfer Policies

If you are interested in transferring to Laurier from another university or college, Laurier’s website gives you helpful information on its transfer policies and supports. You can also check out your eligibility for course transfers through the Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer, an organization that provides information on credit transfers in Ontario.

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