Applicants to Nipissing University who have studied at an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology may qualify for admission if they meet the minimum admissions requirements outlined below. Specific subject requirements for particular degrees must be met through prior grade 12 studies or equivalent courses at the college level. Meeting the minimum requirements will not guarantee admission to certain programs. Admission to some programs is highly competitive and admission is selective.
Three-Year Diploma Graduates
Applicants who have achieved a cumulative 3.0 GPA or better in a three-year program will be considered for admission to Nipissing with advanced standing to a maximum of 30 credits. *See special policies outlined below.
Two-Year Diploma Graduates or Two Years of a Three-Year Program
Applicants who have completed a two-year program or two years of a three-year program and who have achieved a cumulative 3.0 GPA or better will be considered for admission with advanced standing to a maximum of 18 credits. *See special policies outlined below.
One Year of College or Certificate Program Graduates
Applicants who have completed the first full year (two semesters) of a CAAT diploma program or graduates of a one-year (two semester) certificate program with a cumulative 3.0 GPA or better will be considered for admission on probation. Students will not be eligible for advanced standing. Program specific subject requirements must still be met in order to be considered for some programs.