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Wilfrid Laurier University

Transfer Advisor

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Recruitment & Admissions
519-884-0710 x3385


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  • Check out the following transfer student website for comprehensive information on transferring to Wilfrid Laurier University:

  • Programs admission averages can vary, 70% being the minimum. Review admissions requirement information for transfer students at Wilfrid Laurier University:

  • Courses taken at an accredited college are considered for transfer credit if you received a minimum grade of 70% or higher.

    Courses you have completed at another accredited university will be considered for transfer if you received minimum grade of 60% of higher.

    For more information:

  • View Wilfrid Laurier University’s pathway and articulation agreement opportunities:

  • Wilfrid Laurier University awards specified (equivalencies), unspecified, and generic credits in recognition of previous learning.

    Transfer credits are automatically evaluated and granted upon admission in recognition of eligible coursework completed at another institution.

    For more information:

  • Regardless of how many transfer credits one receives, all students must earn at least 10.0 credits (or two years' worth of coursework) at Laurier to apply to graduate with an Honours degree. This is in addition to any other required coursework completed at other post-secondary institutions. At least 5.0 of these 10.0 credits must be from senior-level courses (200-, 300- or 400-level). Academic advising is available to assist students in understanding and meeting their program and residency requirements.

  • Wilfrid Laurier University will consider all courses for transfer credit, regardless of currency. Transfer credits are automatically evaluated by the appropriate Faculty and granted upon admission in recognition of eligible coursework completed at another institution.

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  • Wilfrid Laurier University does not grant PLAR credits. Credits granted by another institution based on PLAR not being transferable to Wilfrid Laurier University.

  • Not applicable.

  • Transfer credits will not be recorded on Wilfrid Laurier University transcripts or included in GPA calculation. However, if applicable, the sending institution name and a description that states “Transfer Credit Granted” will be noted.

  • Contact our Choose Laurier team to discuss your transfer credit inquiries:

    Recruitment & Admissions
    519-884-0710 x3385

  • Please familiarize yourself with Wilfrid Laurier University’s official transfer credit policies:

  • Students must submit official final transcripts and course descriptions. Transfer credits are assessed at the time of admission and included in your offer of admission. Once at Wilfrid Laurier University, if a student elects to change their major, the transfer credit assessment may change.

  • A transfer credit assessment at Wilfrid Laurier University is included in the application fee for admission.

  • Documentation required to have previously completed postsecondary education assessed for transfer credit at Wilfrid Laurier University

    • Completed OUAC application
    • Official post-secondary education transcripts
    • Course outline(s) may be required
  • An application form is not required at Wilfrid Laurier University. Applicants who have previously attended a postsecondary institution, and submit their official transcript from there, are automatically assessed for transfer credits.

  • Assessment of transfer credit is automatic at Wilfrid Laurier University. Students must disclose all previous postsecondary education (transcripts) upon submitting their admissions application. Students should submit all required supporting documentation by the deadlines associated with your program and semester of admission.

  • Transfer credit decisions at Wilfrid Laurier University are provided with your offer of admission, if applicable.

  • A transfer credit decision can be reviewed/appealed at Wilfrid Laurier University within 12 months from the date of admission or in the event of a program change.

    For a transfer credit reassessment, students must provide the official course syllabi (outlines) for the appropriate courses and submit them to

    For further details, including deadlines, please review our Transfer Credit Policy. endeavours to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding credit transfer; however, changes and updates to transfer opportunities happen on an ongoing basis. Students MUST check with the institution directly before applying to any program.