FAQ: Important Dates

For highly competitive programs beginning in the Fall, you'll want to apply by the Equal Consideration Date to make sure you have the best chance of getting in. After this date, applications will be considered on a first-come, first-serve basis and many programs may be full.

There are many programs that are still open after the Equal Consideration Date, as well as programs that start at different times of the year. Use our Find a Program tool to find open programs and information on when to apply.

The equal consideration date is the deadline for applying to highly competitive programs if you want your application to be considered on an equal basis with all other applicants. After the equal consideration date, applications for open program spaces will be considered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

To learn more about the equal consideration date for the current application cycle, as well as other important dates to keep in mind when applying, visit our Important Dates page.

Intake dates are the starting dates for programs. Some programs will have more than one start date per school year - for example, a Fall intake date and a May intake date.

For specific information on tuition payments, contact the colleges directly. For general information on tuition fees in Ontario and other financial considerations for college, you can visit our Paying for College section.

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