How to apply

Your journey to a unique Sheridan education starts with applying. Watch our video for a quick overview or dive into the details with our 5-step guide below.


Check out these 5 easy steps on how to apply to Sheridan now!

1. Find your program


Talk to friends, teachers, guidance counsellors, family members, colleagues — they can all help you make the right choice. has a wealth of detailed information on all the programs we offer, the types of careers they lead to and how to get in. If you need help deciding which program works best for you, or would like to schedule a Career Advising appointment, we have several online tools to assist you.

2. Check the admissions requirements

Admissions requirements vary depending on your program of interest. Please check your program page to ensure you meet the specific requirements outlined there.

For general information on admissions requirements for our programs, click here.

3. Apply online


The ‘equal consideration’ date for all intakes is February 1, 2021; we encourage you to apply before then. We’ll accept your application after that date provided the program is still open, as indicated on the program page on and at

Credential evaluation

If you’re a domestic applicant who attended any educational institution outside of Canada, your credentials require comprehensive (course by course) assessment by either World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS) Canada; evaluation fees will apply.

A copy of your completed evaluation must be sent directly to Please allow sufficient time for these assessments to reach Sheridan. Refer to the ICAS and WES websites for additional information.


If you are an international student, you can apply directly to Sheridan using our international application — simply create a log-in and you’re on your way.

4. Submit your documentation

If you’re currently enrolled in high school

Advise your guidance office that you’re applying to Sheridan. They’ll send a record of your grades (also known as transcripts) to at the appropriate times throughout the year.

If you’re not currently in high school

Arrange to have official copies of your transcripts sent to, including evaluated international credentials.

If you’re over 19 years of age before the start date of your program and don’t have a secondary school diploma or equivalent, Sheridan may require you to write a Mature Student Equivalency Test and/or provide any transcripts you may have to

If you’ve earned your High School Equivalency Certificate by completing the GED (General Educational Development Certificate), arrange to have the official copy of your GED transcript sent to Sheridan considers applications for admission from students who are home schooled and satisfy the program-specific academic achievement requirements.

For details, please contact our Admissions Office.

5. Accept your offer

Please be sure to meet all deadlines for accepting your offer and paying your fees. Admission decisions for the September term will be issued as early as February 1, 2021. Offers of admission to competitive programs with additional admissions requirements are issued later in March. Ensure you accept your offer of admission by the due date specified on your account, or you may lose your offer. Sheridan will be advised of your decision.


Speak to Career Advising today!