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Integrated Science (iSci) Prospective Students

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The Honours Integrated Science (iSci) program limits enrollment to a maximum of 64 students per year and admission is by selection. Achieving the published minimum GPA requirements does not guarantee admission.

A mandatory Supplementary Application must be completed by all applicants.

The 2023-24 iSci Supplementary Application is now closed.

Questions can be directed to

New: Equitable Admissions for Black Applicants (EABA)

The Integrated Science Program (iSci) within the School of Interdisciplinary Science (SIS) strives to be an accessible, supportive, and inclusive community. As part of our efforts to acknowledge and minimize systemic and structural barriers in the program, we have introduced an Equitable Admissions for Black Applicants (EABA) process for our Level 1 applicants as part of the mandatory supplementary application. The purposes of this process are to reduce barriers that might discourage Black-identifying applicants from applying to the iSci program, and to mitigate the potential for unconscious bias to influence evaluation of supplementary applications.

The EABA is open to applicants who self-identify as Black (including Black African, Black Caribbean/West Indian, Black North American, Black/Afro-Latinx, multi-racial students who have Black ancestry that they identify with, and other Black identities).

This is an optional application stream for Black applicants.

To learn more about the process and associated resources, please read our Frequently Asked Questions.

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To be considered for admission to the Integrated Science Program, students must have the following qualifications.

Completion of High School Diploma including the following Grade 12 U/M requirements:

  • English (ENG4U)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • Calculus & Vectors (MCV4U)
  • Two of: Biology (SBI4U), Chemistry (SCH4U), Physics (SPH4U)
  • One additional 12 U/M course

Students are strongly encouraged to take all three Grade 12 U science courses (Biology, Chemistry and Physics)

If you are an out-of-province or international student, visit the Office of the Registrar for entrance requirements specific to your province or country.

The Supplementary Application is required for all applicants.

Admission to the iSci Program is limited and by selection only. All iSci Program applicants are required to provide additional information on a Supplementary Application form, which is reviewed by the iSci Admissions Committee.

The purpose of the Supplementary Application is to help us learn more about you, why are you interested in iSci, and to try to ascertain whether the program is suited to you. We aim to identify highly-motivated, well-rounded students with an interest in all fields of science — students with strong communications skills, students who are excited about scientific research, and students who can think creatively about scientific issues. There is no formula for a ‘good’ Supplementary Application. Be honest! Be yourself!

Admission decisions for iSci are made in the spring and successful applicants will be notified of their offer of admission towards the beginning of May. Best of luck to all students who apply.

All students applying to Integrated Science I program must complete both the iSci Supplementary Application and the OUAC application (OUAC code: MIS).

If you have any questions, please email

Please note that your status on your Student Center will not reflect the successful submission of your Supplementary Application until late-February, approximately 3 to 4 weeks past the February 1 deadline.

The 2022-2023 Supplementary Application is now closed

Applications close February 1, 2022 @ 11:59pm. There will be no exceptions to this deadline. Please apply in advance of the deadline to avoid issues with your application.