Making the Grade

For admission to the Canadian Studies program, you must have:

  • the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including a minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M (U/C) courses OR six Ontario Academic Courses (OACs). Equivalent courses may be substituted between the new curriculum courses and OACs.

Your six Grade 12 4U or 4M (U/C) courses must include 12 4U English (or anglais) OR your six OACs must include English (or anglais).

It is University policy to consider your best performance in any eligible course in the admissions assessment. Since the number of qualified applicants may be greater than the number of available spaces, cut-off averages and required marks may vary. Please refer to our Web site at admissions.carleton.ca/requirements for the current admission requirements.