This institution has signed on to Ontario’s Principles for Credit Transfer.


Transfer Advisor

Prospective Students, please contact the ServiceHub for all advance standing and transfer credit inquiries:

torontomu.ca/servicehub/

http://ask.ryerson.ca/ 

(416) 979-5036 

After receiving an offer of admission, please contact the Transfer Credit Unit for all transfer credit inquiries:

tcredits@ryerson.ca

(416) 598-5959


 

General Information

Provides students with the main website(s) containing general credit transfer information.

Check out the following resources to learn more about credit transfer at Ryerson University: 

torontomu.ca/transfer-credits/

Required Grades and/or GPA, Level(s) of Completed Previous Education, and Program Prerequisites (Admission)

Provides students with the minimum grades and/or GPA, level(s) of completed previous postsecondary, and program prerequisites required for admission.

Review the admission requirements for all programs at Ryerson University:

torontomu.ca/transfer-credits/eligibility/#undergrad

torontomu.ca/admissions/undergraduate/

torontomu.ca/programs/undergraduate/

 

Required Grade and/or GPA (Transfer Credit Eligibility)

Provides students with the minimum grade and/or GPA required for transfer credit eligibility.

The minimum grade required to transfer a course to Ryerson University is 70% or “B-“ for applicants from accredited postsecondary colleges and institutions of technology. For applicants from accredited universities, a minimum grade of 60% or “C-“ is required.

Performance indicators other than alpha or percentage grades are not acceptable for transfer credit (i.e. PSD [passed], CRT [credit], EXP [exempt], EXM [exam], etc.).

Course Equivalencies, Pathways and Articulation Agreements

Provides students with available course equivalency, pathway, and articulation agreement materials for planning purposes.

View Ryerson University’s pathway opportunities:

torontomu.ca/admissions/undergraduate/requirements/transfer-student/

 

Types of Credit Awarded

Provides students with the types of credit awarded and a brief definition of each (advanced standing, block, exemptions, equivalencies, specified, unspecified, generic, etc.).

Ryerson University awards advanced standing, specific (equivalencies) and generic credits in recognition of previous learning.

Advanced Standing: If you have previously completed one or more years of study at Ryerson University or another accredited postsecondary institution, you may be eligible for admission to a level higher than first year/semester. When advanced standing is granted, all or some of your previous postsecondary studies are used as the basis of admission. 

Specific and Generic Credits: If you have completed postsecondary education, you may be eligible for transfer credits in recognition of previous learning. This transfer credit may be used to fulfill Ryerson University program requirements. 

Residency Requirements

Provides students with the amount of study they must complete in order to be awarded the credential in which they are enrolled.
The amount of transfer credit you can apply towards a program's graduation requirement is limited by Ryerson University's residency policy.  The policy states that at least final one half of all program requirements must be completed at the University.
 
No more than 50% of a program's graduation requirements may consist of advanced standing and/or course credits, such as transfer credits, letter of permission credits and challenge credits.

Currency/Timing of Previous Postsecondary Education

Provides students with an indicator of the currency required to utilize their previously completed postsecondary education for transfer credit.

Our Institution will consider most courses for transfer credit, regardless of currency. Course content is subject to change over time and in order to meet current curriculum, accreditation and learning outcome requirements, some courses completed 10 or more years ago may not be recognized for transfer credit. For example, Computer Science, Nursing, Media Studies, etc.

PLAR Procedures/Steps

Provides students with the procedures/steps they must follow in order to receive a PLAR assessment.

torontomu.ca/curriculum-advising/curriculum-exceptions/challenge-credits/

PLAR Costs

Provides students with the cost of completing a PLAR assessment (challenge exam, course challenge, portfolio, etc.).

A challenge credit assessment at Ryerson University costs $175.00 per course (subject to change).

Appearance of Awarded Transfer Credit(s) on Transcript

Provides students with the code(s) used to record transfer credits on their transcript and an indication of whether these credits will be included in GPA calculation.

Transfer credits will be recorded on your Ryerson University transcript as "CRT" and will not be included in GPA calculation.

Key Point(s) of Contact (Transfer Advisor and/or Service Area)

Provides students with a contact to discuss common credit transfer inquiries (Transfer Advisor, service area, etc.).

Prospective Students, please contact the ServiceHub for all advance standing and transfer credit inquiries:

torontomu.ca/servicehub/

http://ask.ryerson.ca/ 

(416) 979-5036 

After receiving an offer of admission, please contact the Transfer Credit Unit for all transfer credit inquiries:

tcredits@ryerson.ca

(416) 598-5959

Official Credit Transfer Policies (Academic Regulations/Directives Documents, Calendars and Handbooks)

Provides students with a reference to official credit transfer policies outlined in academic regulations/directives documents, calendars, and handbooks.

Familiarize yourself with Ryerson University’s official credit transfer policies:

torontomu.ca/calendar/

Transfer Credit Procedures/Steps

Provides students with the procedures/steps they must follow in order to receive a transfer credit assessment.

torontomu.ca/transfer-credits/eligibility/#undergrad

Transfer Credit Costs

Provides students with the cost of completing a transfer credit assessment (advanced standing, exemption, etc.).

There is no fee required for a transfer credit assessment at Ryerson University for new students. A late fee of $50.00 is charged for each transfer credit application made by returning students.

Transfer Credit Required Documentation

Provides students with a listing of the documentation they must submit to have their previously completed postsecondary education assessed for transfer credit.

The documentation required to have your previously completed postsecondary education assessed for transfer credit at Ryerson University includes: 

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Course outline(s) may be required 
  • Completed online application form (via RAMSS)

Transfer Credit Application Form(s)

Provides students with a copy of the transfer credit application form or link to the online submission tool (where applicable).

Complete the online application form at Ryerson University: 

torontomu.ca/transfer-credits/eligibility/#undergrad

Deadline(s) for Application

Provides students with the deadline by which they must apply for transfer credit.

Apply for transfer credit as soon as Ryerson has confirmed receipt of your application for admission. Application deadlines for each term are posted within the Academic Calendar available online (torontomu.ca/calendar/).

Timing of Transfer Credit Decisions

Provides students with an expectation regarding the time it takes to process a transfer credit decision.

Applications from newly admitted students (for the upcoming Fall term) are processed after May 1. Transfer credit decisions at Ryerson University are generally provided within 5 business days of the submission of a complete application. Courses that require faculty assessment require the submission of detailed course outlines and decisions may take up to 8 weeks.

Review/Appeal Procedures

Provides students with the process for appealing a transfer credit decision.

torontomu.ca/transfer-credits/next-steps/#reassessment

 


ONTransfer.ca 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.