Centennial College Pathway

Students sitting on bench

The Liberal Arts to U of T Scarborough Pathway is designed to help qualified Centennial College students interested in pursuing studies at U of T transition smoothly from diploma to degree, earning both in as little as four years.

Through the Pathway program, students enrolled in the Liberal Arts program at Centennial College may take courses at U of T Scarborough as visiting students. Upon successful completion of the diploma, Pathway students may begin full-time studies at the University and will receive up to 6.0 transfer credits from Centennial College plus a minimum of 0.5 credits from U of T Scarborough towards a degree in one of the following program areas:

  • Social Science & Humanities
  • Psychological & Health Sciences
  • Visual & Performing Arts, Arts Management and Media

Benefits of the Transfer Pathway

  • Diploma plus degree earned
  • Eligible for up to 6.5 full credits towards a U of T degree
  • Satisfies U of T Scarborough admission requirements
  • Smooth entry from college to university
  • Two enriching post-secondary experiences

Admission Criteria for U of T Scarborough

  • Successful completion of the 2-year (4-semester) Liberal Arts diploma program at Centennial College
  • Minimum program GPA of 3.0 from Centennial College
  • Completion of prerequisite courses
  • Recommendation from Centennial College to transfer to U of T Scarborough
  • Completion of at least 1 course (0.5 credit) at U of T Scarborough with a minimum CGPA of 1.7 (60%)

How to Apply

Are you in the Liberal Arts Transfer program?

  • Speak to your program coordinator at your college to determine your eligibility.
  • Email the Pathways staff at U of T Scarborough for more information.

Are you a new student considering entry into U of T Scarborough through a college program?

  • Contact the appropriate program coordinator at Centennial (see below).

Pathway at a Glance

Centennial pathway chart

(click to enlarge)


Transfer Credit Equivalencies


Centennial College Contact

Martin Ruszowski
Student Advisor & Scheduling Officer
Liberal Arts & Pre-Health Programs
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Centennial College
P.O. Box 361, Station A, Toronto, ON M1K 5E9
Room B208, Ashtonbee Campus
Tel: 416-289-5000 ex. 7018
E-mail: mruszowski@centennialcollege.ca

University of Toronto Scarborough Contact

Jenny Hickman, MA
Admissions & Recruitment Officer
Office of the Registrar

University of Toronto Scarborough
Highland Hall, Main Floor
1265 Military Trail
Toronto, Ontario M1C 1A4
Tel: 416-208-2690
E-mail: utsc.pathways@utoronto.ca