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The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies has been a leader in providing an innovative education in Canada’s most diverse city. We are home to over 600 full-time faculty known for teaching and research excellence. We encourage you to explore your options and bridge disciplines. Study what you love and learn what you need! At LA&PS learn new ways of thinking, get hands-on experience and challenge the status quo.
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Your first year marks a huge life transition, and we are here to help you successfully navigate that change. While you get acquainted with the University and settle into your studies, we have the people and resources to answer questions, provide support and ensure you have a successful educational experience.
Our campus has five libraries, 92 buildings, multiple athletic facilities, residencies, a shopping mall, an observatory and unmatched green spaces. Take a virtual tour!
Meet instructors, discover supports, resources and opportunities that LA&PS has to offer and learn about next steps for admission.
Learn more about our admissions requirements and apply now! Make sure you don’t miss any opportunities or deadlines on your path to York University.
We’re the largest and most diverse liberal arts faculty in Canada with nearly 100 programs. Learn more about our vast degree and certificate programs.
Degree Program Options
Explore your options
Bridge disciplines and increase your career edge through our versatile double-major and major-minor options. We also offer students flexibility: virtually all of our programs can be taken part-time, and many offer evening, weekend and online courses to better fit your life.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity! Transition into your first year of study by taking University 101. You’ll build the necessary skills and connections for a successful York experience.
Meet Our Students
For me this is a project of passion. A lot of my interests include media, the power of media and the arts. For Dr. Whitworth and I, that was a point of interest, examining how we are using these mechanisms.
I highly, highly recommend it, although it’s important that your academic program is related to your position. It builds confidence and capacity and you find that you can transfer your academic skills and integrate them into the actual work environment.
Whether you live on campus or commute, your college is your hub for socializing and accessing academic services. You are automatically assigned to a college when you enter York.
Join one of our nearly 40 intramural sports leagues, or one of our 350 student clubs, you’ll be sure to make friends and meet new people.
Connect with LA&PS on social media!
At LA&PS we encourage you to take learning outside the classroom. We strongly believe in hands-on learning. That’s why we provide a huge choice of practical experiences abroad, in the community, in the workplace and in the classroom.
Get paid work experience! Find out all the details and requirements for applying for the LA&PS internship program.
Add an international element to your studies by immersing yourself in a new environment. You can choose to study abroad on academic exchange at one of York’s 120 international partner institutions, all while earning credits towards your degree.
Fund Your Studies
Get important details about tuition fees, financial aid options such as OSAP, various scholarships available to York students.
Awards & Scholarships
We provide multiple awards and bursaries for students applying from high school, for transfer and mature students, international applicants, and Indigenous students.
The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is an application-based government aid program for Ontario resident students. OSAP offers a mixture of repayable loans and grants.
Check availability of awards, scholarships, prizes and bursaries. Track your financial aid applications. Apply for scholarships, bursaries, on-campus employment, and much more.