Admission Requirements

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The University of Toronto’s MD Program selects candidates who demonstrate the potential to become Canada’s future health care leaders.

We are looking for students from diverse backgrounds. It doesn’t matter what subject you studied at university or the level of your degree studies, you are encouraged to apply. We treat all university programs equally in the evaluation process and there are no quotas or age limits. We are looking for candidates with strong backgrounds in social sciences, humanities, physical sciences and life sciences. You should also demonstrate excellence in non-academic areas, such as community involvement, reliability, responsibility, perseverance, creativity and leadership.

What are the admission requirements?

Detailed information on our requirements is available through the following pages:

Indigenous applicants

Learn more about our Indigenous Student Application Program.

Black applicants

Learn more about our Black Student Application Program.

Can international students apply?

Yes.  International students must meet the necessary academic and non-academic requirements, and be competitive with all other applicants.  Further information is also available for international and US applicants.



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