How to Apply

We are now closed to new applications for Fall (September) 2015 entry.

The following programs are now accepting applications for Winter (January) 2016 entry:

  • Cinema & Media Arts – Cinema and Media Studies
  • Dance
  • Digital Media
  • Music
  • Visual Art & Art History – Visual Arts
  • Visual Art & Art History – Art History

Application to most programs in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) is a two-step process.

The following programs accept applications for both Fall (September) and Winter (January) entry:

You may apply to more than one AMPD program; however you must apply separately to each one.

Step 1: Apply to York University

If you are currently enrolled full-time in an Ontario high- school, contact your guidance office to apply for admission to York University.

Other candidates, including international applicants outside of Ontario, can apply through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) or York University’s Application.

International applicants are also encouraged to visit York University’s website for international students.

For application deadlines please visit York University’s Deadlines for Undergraduate Study.

Step 2: Complete a Supplementary Evaluation

In addition to applying for admission to York through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) or York University’s Application, applicants to the following programs in the AMPD must complete a Supplementary Evaluation:

Once you have received your York Reference Number from the Office of Admissions, you may proceed to the Supplementary Evaluation website. If you are applying to more than one of these programs, you must submit a separate Supplementary Evaluation for each.

The following programs do not require a Supplementary Evaluation:

What's Next?

Do you have questions about the undergraduate application or Supplementary Evaluation process? Want to know more about our programs and your next steps? Ask us at

Apply for Scholarships & Awards

York University and AMPD offer an array of scholarships, awards and bursaries for incoming students.

AMPD Talent Entrance Scholarships of $1000 are available every year to reward audition or evaluation excellence. Other scholarships, awards and bursaries are available based on academic performance or by application. For detailed information on these opportunities, visit York University’s Scholarships & Financial Aid website and AMPD’s Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries website.

Think Ahead

Wondering what you can do with an AMPD degree? Find out more about your career options.