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BEd - Concurrent | How to Apply

High School Applicants - Direct Entry to the BEd Program

  1. Current Ontario high school applicants apply through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) UNDERGRAD. Select both the York Faculty that you are applying to and the BEd program.
    • Students must submit their application for admissions to the OUAC by mid-January to be considered for this program.
    • Current high school applicants studying outside of Ontario (including out-of-province and international high school students) or students who have completed their high school diploma but have not attended a post-secondary institution need to apply through the OUAC. After applying through the OUAC application and receiving a York reference number, applicants must submit the Faculty of Education BEd Direct Entry Concurrent FormDeadline to apply is February 1, 2024.

  1. Complete the Supplementary Form and the Online Letter of Recommendation (LOR) - Deadline April 1, 2024
    • All BEd Direct Entry applicants are required to submit an online supplementary form which includes:
      • Experience profile
      • Experience summary
      • Personal statement
      • Two online letters of recommendation.
    • As well, all applicants who submit the online supplementary form will be required to pay a $50.00 non-refundable processing fee.
      • Information on the online supplementary form and payment process will be available on MyFile when filling out the online supplementary form.

Please be advised that programs in the Faculty of Education are intended to be delivered on campus or in official offsite locations in Toronto; community placements can only be completed in partner organizations and school placements can only be completed at partners school boards, which are located in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). It is an expectation that students attend all classes in their scheduled format (whether online, blended or in-person) and complete their school and community-based placements where they are assigned in order to complete degree requirements.   

All Direct Entry BEd applicants will receive an acknowledgement email from the Faculty of Education, Student Services end of January with information and the steps to submitting the online supplementary form and online referees.

Applicants to the Direct Entry model of the BEd who have submitted all required documents by the deadline date stated on MyFile and received an offer of admission to their Faculty of choice will advance to the Education Admissions committee review.