Admission Decision Timelines

We know you are anxious to hear back from us on the status of your application - and we are committed to doing so in a timely fashion.

Lakehead University assesses and extends Offers of Admission to qualified applicants throughout the entire admissions cycle. Depending on space availability, Lakehead will continue to accept applications and extend Offers to qualified applicants right until the start of the new academic term. Generally, Lakehead extends Offers of Admission on a rolling basis to qualified applicants who have completed an application and submitted all supporting documentation. Normally, an admission decision will be released within 4-6 weeks of submitting a complete application. 

Once we are ready to extend an Offer, you will hear directly from us! You can also Track the Status of Your Application through myInfo. 

Exceptions:

Ontario High School Applicants:
For current Ontario High School Applicants, Offers are extended in rounds based on when your school releases your grades to us. The timeframes include:

December - Early Round (normally based on Grade 11 marks)
March - First Round (normally based on Grade 12 first term final marks)
May - Second Round (normally based on Grade 12 first term final marks + second term midterm marks)
July - Final Round (normally based on Grade 12 first term and second term final marks)

Applicants to Post Diploma Engineering, Music, Nursing, One-Year and Year Three Honours Bachelor of Social Work, and Visual Arts: 
Offers of Admission to these limited enrolment programs normally begins in March and extends throughout the spring.