Applications for all grades are due on Friday, December 1. Note: There are no openings for Grade 8 and no admissions for Grade 12. See the SSAT section below to check the deadlines for the SSAT test. More information can be found on the How to Apply page.
The application fee is $105 CAD. All fees related information can be found on the Tuition and Financial Assistance page.
No. Applicants are admitted to UTS solely on the basis of their own merit. However, if everything is equal, we may consider siblings first.
The 2017-18 tuition fee is $25,350, which includes course fees, cost of leadership and outdoor education program, and a student activity fee). New students must also pay an enrollment fee, which was $2,500 in 2017. Additional costs including texts, supplies, class field trips, etc. can range from $300-600 depending upon the grade. All overnight trips that are not covered by tuition and student activity fees are optional. Participation in an athletic team or other team (e.g. chess) will not generally incur additional costs.
Yes, UTS has one of the largest financial assistance programs among independent schools in Canada. UTS awards approximately $1.2 million in financial assistance to approximately 20% of our students, from 5% to 100% of the tuition.
Absolutely not. Admission decisions are made independently of the Financial Assistance committee.
The only criterion considered for Stage 1 is the Middle Level SSAT score for Grades 7 applicants and the Upper Level SSAT score for the Grade 9, 10 & 11 applicants. More information about the tests can be found on the SSAT webpage.
The SSAT can be written on any of the scheduled Standard or Flex dates listed on the SSAT website at any test centre between October and December 9, 2017. Any tests written after the December 9, 2017 deadline will not be accepted.
Yes, there is a fee of $127 USD that is paid directly to SSAT. For families with limited financial resources, a fee waiver for the SSAT test and the preparation materials can be requested by contacting our Admissions Office, Kristine Maitland at 416-946-7995 or email@example.com.
Approximately 50% of the Stage 1 applicants are invited to Stage 2 based solely on the SSAT scores.
The minimum/cutoff SSAT score for each grade depends on the number of applicants each year. To inquire further, you can contact our Admissions Office, Kristine Maitland at 416-946-7995 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Stage 1 applicants who are invited to Stage 2, the following 3 criteria are considered:
Grade 9, 10, 11
All of this information can be found on the How to Apply page.
For Grade 7 entry, SSAT scores are considered only during Stage 1 and are disregarded for Stage 2. For entry in Grades 9-11, SSAT scores are considered in Stage 1 and Stage 2.
While a consistent and high academic record is important on the school report cards, much attention is paid to the teacher comments and learning skills of the applicant to ensure that the candidate is a good fit for the school.
The personal interviews are conducted in the form of Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) for Grade 7 and 9 applicants and as personal one-one-one interviews for Grade 10 and 11 applicants. Detailed information about the interview process can be found on the How to Apply page.
The UTS entrance exam consists of a Mathematics test and an English exercise.
If you have any questions about any aspect of the UTS admissions process, please don’t hesitate to contact the Admissions Officer, Kristine Maitland, at 416-946-7995 or email@example.com