College transfer students

General academic requirements

Entry credentialMinimum admission average*Transfer credits awarded**Notes
1-year certificateBEntry credential
2-year diplomaB-3.0-5.0 creditsHonours degrees are comprised of 20.0 credits, 3-year pass degrees are 15.0 credits.
3-year diplomaB-5.0-7.5 creditsHonours degrees are comprised of 20.0 credits, 3-year pass degrees are 15.0 credits.
DegreeB-Determined case by case; evaluated on a credit-for-credit basis.Normally this credential will warrant more transfer credits than any other credential.

*Admission is not guaranteed by the attainment of the minimum requirements. Some programs may require higher averages.
**College programs associated with a Brock articulation agreement may receive more credit. For full details please visit our agreements page.

Admission Criteria for specific programs

Brock – College agreements

Multi-college agreements

Brock has outlined a specific transfer process with the following programs for all Ontario public colleges.

College programBrock programRequired cumulative averageTransfer credit
Early Childhood EducationEarly Childhood Education75 % + proof of registration with the College or Early Childhood Educators7.0 credits towards a 20.0 credit degree
Police FoundationsPsychology, Sociology, Geography or Political Science75%5.0 credits towards a 20.0 credit degree
Social Service WorkerPsychology or Women’s and Gender Studies75%5.0 credits towards a 20.0 credit degree
Dental HygieneCommunity Health or Public Health70%5.0 credits towards a 15.0 credit Community Health degree or 20.0 credit Public Health degree
Massage TherapyCommunity Health or Public Health70%5.0 credits towards a 15.0 credit Community Health degree or 20.0 credit Public Health degree
Pharmacy TechnicianCommunity Health or Public Health70%5.0 credits towards a 15.0 credit Community Health degree or 20.0 credit Public Health degree

General Transfer Credit Policy
(all diploma and college degree programs)

Courses used toward transfer credits must have a minimum grade of 70%. You can expect to receive the following transfer credit consideration:

  • Up to 7.5 credits with completion of a three-year diploma program.
  • Up to 5.0 credits with completion of a two–year diploma program or two years of a three-year diploma.

College degree studies are considered on a course-by-course basis in the same manner as university degree studies.

Co-op Transfer Credit Policy

In order to meet degree and co-op requirements, transfer credit is limited to 5.0 credits or the equivalent of one academic year. You must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada to complete the Co-op Political Science Public Administration concentration.

Concurrent Education Transfer Credit Policy

In order to meet degree requirements, transfer is limited to 4.0 credits (one academic year equals 5.0 credits).

Goodman School of Business Transfer Credit Policy

Transfer credit will only be granted for those courses completed within five years of beginning studies at Brock.

Transfer credit agreements and pathways

Brock University has a significant number of formal transfer credit agreements, commonly referred to as articulation agreements, and informal pathways between it and specified Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology. These agreements and pathways award between 5.0 and 7.5 transfer credits depending on the agreement

Transfer credits will not be given for courses completed at private career colleges registered under the Ontario Private Career Colleges Act 2005 or equivalents outside Ontario due to the applied nature of studies.

OUAC

Ontario has a centralized Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC), where all university applications are processed and distributed for assessment. Learn more at www.ouac.on.ca

Part time

Planning to apply to Brock on a part-time basis?  Please visit brocku.ca/admissions to apply, and make sure to check with central@brocku.ca to ensure classes related to your intended program of study are offered during your desired session.

Submitting documents

You are responsible for submitting official secondary and post-secondary transcripts. Official transcripts must be signed and sealed by the issuing institution, or sent directly from the institution to:

Office of the Registrar – Admissions
Brock University
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way
St. Catharines, ON  L2S 3A1

Your next steps

Even though you’ve already applied to Brock University, there are still a number of steps you should take before your first day of classes in September.