International Applicants

Applicants will be considered under the general regulations of SGS and IMS.

Graduates of recognized academic institutions outside Canada should hold an appropriate bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, as assessed by the University of Toronto. Use the International Degree Equivalencies tool to see which international credentials are required for masters admissions at
U of T.

If your primary language is not English and you graduated from a non-Canadian university where the language of instruction and examination was not English, then you must demonstrate your facility in English using one of the following methods. This requirement should be met at the time you submit your application.

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and the Test of Written English (TWE). These two tests are taken together. Minimum scores required are as follows:
    TOEFL Internet-Based Exam Overall–100, Writing Score-25, Speaking Score–25, TWE not applicable;
    TOEFL Paper-Based Exam-600, TWE-5.

  • Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB). A score of at least 87 is required.

  • Certificate of Proficiency in English (COPE). A score of 5 is required.

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS). A score of at least 7.5 is required with at least 6.5 for each component.

See the Institute of Medical Science’s “International Students” webpage for more information.

In addition to the requirements listed above, international applicants must meet all other admission requirements and complete the application process.

Visit the UTM International Centre website for information on obtaining student visas and health insurance (UHIP).