Western Civil Engineering Application: Overview

Western University’s Civil Engineering program is the top-ranked program in Canada. Western offers a unique blend of theory and hands-on learning that prepares students for a career in civil engineering. The curriculum covers a broad range of topics, including structural analysis, environmental engineering, and construction management. Western also offers a number of research opportunities for students interested in pursuing advanced studies. Western’s Civil Engineering program graduates are well-prepared to enter the workforce or continue their education at the graduate level.

What are the Main Materials You Need for Your Application?

Current Ontario Secondary School Students (OUAC 101) seeking admission to Western Engineering for the upcoming year must have the following required courses:

  • English (ENG4U)
  • Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • Physics (SPH4U)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)

and one additional 4U or 4M level course for a total of 6 courses.

All Other Undergraduate Applicants (OUAC 105) seeking admission to Western Engineering, please click here for requirements.

From these courses, you must have a GPA in the mid-high 80s in order to qualify for Western Engineering admission! However, please note that your average does not guarantee your acceptance — Western will also look at your supplementary materials.

The Engineering program has an optional but highly recommended Engineering CONNECT Profile for you to submit and better your chances at acceptance.

We encourage you to complete your CONNECT profile! It is an optional form that allows you to connect your leadership skills, creativity, passion for science, technology, engineering and math, and extra-curricular activities to your grades. It provides Western Engineering with additional information about yourself that can be used to elevate your application for admission!

General Tips for Western Civil Engineering Application

Here are a few general tips to keep in mind as you prepare your application:

First, be sure to include all of the required information and materials. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Next, take some time to review the program requirements and make sure you meet all of the qualifications. Western Civil Engineering is looking for motivated students who are prepared to succeed in a challenging academic program.

Finally, don’t forget to proofread your application before you submit it. Typos and grammatical errors can give the impression that you’re not taking the process seriously.

Western Civil Engineering takes pride in its students’ academic excellence, so be sure to put your best foot forward in your application by aiming for a 90%+ average.

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