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All offers of admission made to Ontario secondary school students by Queen's University prior to the receipt of final grades and completion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) are conditional. Decisions will be based on final first-semester grades, interim grades and final Grade 11 course grades.

Basic Requirements for Admission
The OSSD and six 4U/M courses, including a minimum of three at the U level. Since some programs may require more than three courses at the U level, students should review specific program requirements for more details. Average calculation is based on prerequisite subjects plus the next best 4U/M courses for a total of six. The Personal Statement of Experience and Supplementary Essay are due by February 15 to be considered for early offers of admission and no later than March 1. Please note that the application deadline for students attending secondary school in Canada is February 1.

Personal Statement of Experience: The Personal Statement of Experience (PSE) and Supplementary Essay, along with the academic record, are used to make admission decisions. The PSE is a mandatory document for every undergraduate program. The Supplementary Essay is an additional document required for applicants to Concurrent Education, Commerce and Kinesiology/Physical Education. Applicants must submit it at the same time they submit their PSE. Both of these must be submitted using the online self-service system by February 15 to be considered for early offers of admission and no later than March 1. The link to the online self-service system will be provided to all students after they apply.

Failed and Repeated Courses
Ontario universities support the full disclosure of all marks achieved in all attempts at a secondary school course. At Queen's, all programs will use the highest grade achieved in calculating the admission average.

Timing and Process for Admission Decisions
Admission decisions will be made once applicants have supplied all supporting documentation to Undergraduate Admission. Deadline for receipt of required documentation for students attending an Ontario secondary school is March 1. Students not attending a secondary school in Ontario must submit required documents no later than April 30. Offers of admission will be made up until mid-May. Students not attending an Ontario secondary school must respond to their offer of admission no later than May 1. Students in an Ontario secondary school will be required to respond to offers by May 28.

Alternate Offers: Queen's University does not normally make alternate offers of admission, with two exceptions. Applicants to Music/Education (Concurrent) and Computing/Education (Concurrent) will be considered for Music and Computing respectively. Otherwise, applicants will be considered only for the program(s) to which they have applied (or amended) through the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) by the published deadlines. Applicants should ensure that all program choices are entered on the application. 

Residence: A residence application package will be included with each offer of admission. Residence is guaranteed to first-year students who complete the online residence application form and submit the minimum deposit by June 9. 

Scholarships and Awards: Students selected for general entrance scholarships based on outstanding academic work in secondary school will be notified of their scholarship with their offer of admission. Admission scholarships will be calculated based on the average of the same courses required for admission to a Bachelor of Arts Honours program as identified on the Undergraduate Admission website. For students studying in an Ontario curriculum (OSSD Curriculum), a minimum of three Grade 12U courses including English (ENG4U) and three additional 4U or 4M courses will be used to calculate the awards average. For program-specific scholarships, the prerequisite courses for the program you are applying to will be utilized when the awards average calculation is determined. For more information regarding scholarships, bursaries and awards, including requirements and application deadlines, please visit the Student Awards website