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How to apply

Students applying to the Faculty of Arts & Science must choose one admission category on their application, identifying the area of study they want to pursue. At the end of first year, students choose a program of study, or a combination of programs from different categories.

With the exception of the Quantitative Biology Major, all of our programs are open enrolment programs. A student who has completed 4.0 credits may enrol in our programs during the program enrolment period.

The Quantitative Biology Major is a limited enrolment program. Students must have completed 4.0 credits and meet the requirements listed below in the Arts & Science Calendar.

For more information about programs and how to add programs, please visit the Program Toolkit on Sidney Smith Commons.

If you have specific questions about applying please contact the Arts & Science Recruitment Team at

The Department

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) at the University of Toronto is home to broad, interdisciplinary and highly collaborative research.

The department expertise entails:

  • Biological diversity
  • Conservation biology
  • Molecular evolution
  • Population and quantitative genetics
  • Computational and statistical data analysis
  • Genomics
  • Animal behaviour
  • The ecology of populations, communities, and ecosystems
  • Mathematical theory in biology
  • Quantitative biology
  • Environmental biology
  • Systematics

We are committed to producing world-class scientists, educators and professionals through undergraduate education.

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