Language Requirements

If you were enrolled in the Ontario high school system for 4 consecutive academic years or more immediately prior to your intended start date, ENG4U or EAE4U with a minimum grade of 70% will be accepted to fulfill the English admission requirement.

If you completed less than 4 consecutive academic years in the Ontario high school system, you must provide English-language proficiency test results in addition to ENG4U.

If you are not applying directly from an Ontario high school, visit our website for further details about English-language proficiency.

Score Notes
Minimum TOEFL Score Total score of 84 with at least 20 in reading, at least 19 in listening, at least 22 in speaking and at least 20 in writing.
Minimum IELTS Score 6.5 overall with no part below 6.0 (academic version).
Minimum CAEL Score 70 overall with no part below 60.
PTE (Pearson Test of English) 58 overall with at least 56 in listening, at least 56 in reading, at least 56 in speaking and at least 56 in writing.
Other Test Scores Certificate of Proficiency in English (COPE) + Test of Oral Proficiency (TOP): 86 overall with at least 32 in writing, at least 22 in reading, and at least 22 in listening. Minimum of 6 in TOP. Duolingo English Test (DET): Minimum overall score of 110 with at least 105 in Production.

Last Test Date

2022-Aug-01 - Test results must be received by OCAD University's document deadline. Failure to do so may result in withdrawal of offer.