Academic Upgrading For Admission as a Mature, Domestic Student

UPGRADING FOR DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

For diploma programs, a Mature Student is 19 years of age or older by the first day of class and does not have an OSSD (or equivalent) and is a Canadian Citizen, landed immigrant, or sponsored by a Canadian government agency.

If you are missing the pre-requisite courses required for admission to a George Brown College Certificate/Diploma program, please visit the pages below for information on how to attain these credits.

English

Math

Sciences

UPGRADING FOR BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAMS

For George Brown bachelor’s degree programs, a Mature Student may be considered for admission if you meet ALL of the following requirements:

  • Are 19 years of age or older by the first day of class
  • Are a Canadian Citizen or landed immigrant or are sponsored by a Canadian government agency
  • Possess the pre-requisite subject requirements at the proper level
  • Please note, this does not apply for S118, the BScN with Ryerson. Please see the S118 program page for details

If you are missing the pre-requisite courses required for admission to a George Brown College Degree program (excluding S118 – BScN with Ryerson), please visit the pages below for information on how to attain these credits.

English

Math

Sciences

Not sure where to start? Why not try: CHOICES!

CHOICES at George Brown College

  • A one week career and program exploration class for adult (+19) learners
  • Free of cost to help discover the best programs for your interests
  • Develop an action plan that works for you
  • Classes offered throughout the year
  • Contact: CHOICES

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CHOICES PROGRAM

Having trouble deciding? Need Guidance? Talk to an Entry Advisor!

Our Entry Advisors provide one-on-one sessions (online, in-person, by phone, or by email) as well as workshops and information sessions to help you navigate educational programs and pathways, providing information and/or referrals. 

To meet one-on-one with an advisor or register for a free workshop or information session, visit the Entry Advising page.