Admission Requirements & Application Details for Canadian Home Schooled Students

General Admission Requirements

To meet the General Admission Requirements to Lakehead as a student that has been home schooled, you will need the following:

  • Program-Specific Prerequisite courses;
  • A minimum 70%* overall final average

*Higher averages may be required for admission to programs in which the demand for places by qualified applicants exceeds the supply of available spaces.

Please note: Lakehead University will consider applicants for 'conditional' admission upon successful completion of the General Admission Requirements. Applicants are encouraged to apply when the application opens. 

In addition to the General Admission Requirements, please also review the Program Specific Pre-requisites to determine what particular courses you will require from your high school background.  The pre-requisites can be completed through a high school, correspondence or a SAT or ACT Test Subject. 

Program Specific Requirements

To determine your program-specific prerequisite requirements, choose from the drop-down menus below:

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How to Apply

As an applicant that is currently or previously home schooled, you will:

 --->  Apply through the Ontario Universities' Application Centre on the 105 Application Form

Required Documentation

Applicants are to submit the following required documents as part of the application process:

  1. Official Transcripts
  2. SAT Test Scores & Subject Test Scores (if applicable)
  3. Language Proficiency Requirements (if applicable)

Applicants to Music or Visual Arts program(s), please refer to additional information here

Summer School/Night School/Correspondence:
Lakehead University accepts Grade 12 U or M courses, or equivalent, taken through summer school, night school, or correspondence. It is your responsibility to inform Enrolment Services - Undergraduate Admissions of any courses taken outside of regular high school and to ensure that final official grades are received no later than August 10, 2018.

Important Deadline Dates

For Home Schooled Applicants:

Recommended Application Deadline

March 1, 2018

Applications will still be accepted after this date pending space availability. 

Deadline to Accept Offer, and Receive Confirmation Deposit Payment

June 1, 2018

Deadline to Meet Admission Conditions & Submit Final Official Transcripts

August 10, 2018