BLA Admissions

4th Year BLA students gathered for a group photo in Toronto park

Applying to Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

Application to the undergraduate Landscape Architecture BLA program requires application through the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC), and is based on previous academic performance, and on background information provided through a questionnaire. All applications must be accompanied with the completed Background Information Form.      

Application Requirements

Previous academic performance is used as an indicator of academic accomplishment and is evaluated through secondary school and/or post-secondary transcripts.

A breadth of courses in the arts, social, physical and biological sciences is encouraged for all applicants.

Ontario Students

  • ENG4U
  • 5 additional 4U or 4M credits

NOTE:  ALL applicants are required to submit the Background Information Form (BIF) in order to be considered for admission.

Out of Province Students and International Students

Please refer to information on the Admissions Services website.

BLA Background Information Form (BIF)

The required Background Information Form (BIF), helps us to understand your knowledge of and motivation for choosing landscape architecture. It is designed to help the admissions committee assess the applicant's knowledge of and motivation for choosing landscape architecture. It asks you to share your university and career goals so that the school gets a better understanding of who the applicant is.  The BLA BIF form can be found on the Admission Services website under Supplemental Documentation.

BLA Application Deadline

Please refer to the deadline dates on the Admission Services website under Important Dates

BLA Program Computer Requirements

It is expected that each BLA student will have their own personal laptop computer in the Landscape Architecture program as an essential tool both in the design studio and lecture environment.  The laptop should have processing power, storage space and display resolution to meet minimum requirements for 3D modelling, rendering, CAD, GIS, and Adobe Suite etc. It is also recommended to have warranty protection for your laptop.  Please refer to the "Current BLA Student" section of the website in the BLA Handbook attachment for suggested minimum laptop requirements.

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