In order to study medicine at the University of Toronto, and in Canada generally, you must have some previous university experience and cannot enter a program directly from high school. The earliest you can apply is the beginning of your third year of undergraduate studies. There are different academic requirements depending on your educational background:
- undergraduate applicants
- graduate applicants
- internationally educated applicants
In addition, you must also satisfy the non-academic requirements.
|Applicant Type||Undergraduate||Graduate: Course Based||Graduate: Research-Based|
Completion of at least three years of undergraduate study (equivalent of 15 credits) towards a Canadian university bachelor's degree.
|Completion of Masters or PhD||Completion of Masters or PhD|
|Prerequisite Courses||Two full-course equivalents (FCEs) in life sciences and one FCE in a social science, humanities or language||Two FCEs in life sciences and one FCE in a social sciences, humanities or language||Two FCEs in life sciences and one in social science, humanities or language|
|Minimum Undergraduate OMSAS GPA Requirement||3.6||
Course based graduate students are typically assessed as undergraduate applicants
Please see Graduate Applicants section below
|Minimum MCAT Score (in each section)||125||125||125|
|Academic Explanations Essay||Optional||Optional||Optional|
|Graduate Supervisor Letter||No||No||Yes|
|Program Completion Date Letter||No||Yes||No|
It is not necessary to undertake a pre-medical program as long as you meet our academic requirements.
If you have not yet completed a bachelor’s degree, you may be interested in learning more about the degree programs offered at the University of Toronto.