Application Procedures

How to Apply to the Academic Bridging Program

Those interested in applying to the Academic Bridging Program must complete the online application. Please register an email address that is monitored often as all correspondence will be sent to that email address. You can return to the application at any time before submitting it by using the login feature.

The online application is broken down into 5 parts; Applicant Information, Education Background, Educational Goals, Academic Bridging Program Course Selection, and Transcript(s) and Statement of Intent upload.

The transcript(s) and statement should be uploaded in PDF format. Your upload my be rejected if the file size is too large.

Applicants can proceed to the $95 non-refundable application fee payment options once the process is completed.

Statement of Intent;

Please submit a personal statement (pdf, txt, doc, or docx) in which you answer the following questions in paragraph form:

Why do you want to pursue studies in the Academic Bridging Program and at the University of Toronto?

Why is the Academic Bridging Program right for you at this time?

What goals will the Academic Bridging Program help you achieve?

What are some challenges you anticipate in the Academic Bridging Program (i.e. academic rigour, financial difficulty, time management, building relationships, etc.)?

What is your financial plan for the Academic Bridging Program and future studies at the University of Toronto?

Note: statements cannot exceed 500 words.


Note: Omitting previous studies from the application is considered an academic offense and can result in students being withdrawn from the University of Toronto at any time during their course of studies.


All documents and transcripts received by the Academic Bridging Program become the property of the University of Toronto; originals and/or copies will not be returned to the applicant or forwarded to other institutions. We reserve the right to confidentially shred duplicate copies of documents.  The university is required to report student-level enrolment-related data to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities as a condition of its receipt of operating grant funding.  The Ministry collects this enrolment data, which includes limited personal information such as Ontario Education Numbers, student characteristics and educational outcomes, in order to administer government postsecondary funding, policies and programs, including planning, valuation and monitoring activities.




Portable Documents