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Transferring from College

Most McMaster programs have enrollment limits and admission is by selection. Possession of the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission. Admission will be considered on a case by case basis and is not guaranteed.

See the minimum admission requirements for Level I programs as listed below. You are considered for admission on an individual basis.

For information regarding the amount of available transfer credits when transferring from a College of Applied Arts and Technology, click here .


Chemical & Physical Sciences

  1. Completion of a minimum of a two or three-year diploma program.
  2. A minimum cumulative GPA of 80%.
  3. Completion of Grade 12 Advanced Functions U, Calculus and Vectors U, Chemistry U and Physics U.
  4. Admission is by selection upon review of high school and college transcripts to determine eligibility.
  5. Application will be reviewed for transfer credits.

Environmental & Earth Sciences

  1. Completion of a minimum of a two-year diploma.
  2. A minimum cumulative GPA of at least 80%.
  3. Completion of Grade 12 Advanced Functions U or Calculus and Vectors U; and Biology U or Chemistry U; and one of Advanced Functions U, Calculus and Vectors U, Biology U, Chemistry U or Physics U.
  4. Admission is by selection upon review of high school and college transcripts to determine eligibility.

Honours Integrated Sciences

Admission is not assessed based on CAAT achievement. It is based on high school admission criteria only.


Honours Kinesiology

  1. Completion of a minimum of a two or three-year diploma program.
  2. A minimum cumulative GPA of 88%.
  3. Successful completion of Grade 12 courses in Calculus and Vectors U and Biology U.
  4. Admission is by selection upon review of high school and college transcripts to determine eligibility.

Note: All students accepted into this program will be required to complete the Level I required Kinesiology courses.


Life Sciences

  1. Completion of a minimum of a two or three-year diploma program.
  2. A minimum cumulative GPA of 88%.
  3. Completion of Grade 12 Advanced Functions U or Calculus and Vectors U; and Biology U; and one of Advanced Functions U, Calculus and Vectors U, Chemistry U or Physics U.
  4. Admission is by selection upon review of high school and college transcripts to determine eligibility.

Mathematics & Statistics

  1. Completion of a minimum of a two or three-year diploma program.
  2. A minimum cumulative GPA of 80%.
  3. Completion of Grade 12 Advanced Functions U and Calculus and Vectors U.
  4. Admission is by selection upon review of high school and college transcripts to determine eligibility.

Medical Radiation Sciences

Admission is not assessed based on CAAT achievement. It is based on high school or prior university degree study admission criteria only. Students with the appropriate admission criteria who have also completed a two or three-year college diploma program with a minimum Grade Point Average of at least 88% may be considered for up to 6 units of unspecified credits for the college work.

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