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Choose a Humber Degree for All the Right Reasons

Turn your diploma into a degree and see why Humber is the best fit. Graduates from diploma programs in Ontario are eligible to apply to a Humber degree. See the top 5 reasons to take a Humber degree.


Industry-experienced Professors


Small class sizes


Get credit for your diploma studies


$2,500 scholarship


Work placements


  • Search Pathways from a program I studied at Humber
    or at another institution
  • Pathways to a Humber program
  • Pathways to Humber
    Ontario Graduate Certificates
  • Pathways from Humber to Master's Programs

Select where and what you are studying/studied to show your pathways.

Choose a specific Humber program to see all related pathways in.

Choose your highest credential to see which programs you could qualify for.

*Please note: There may be a subject area requirement/suggestion for your diploma, advanced diploma or degree. Please see the admission requirements on the program page for more details.


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      Humber graduates and graduate of similar Ontario College diploma programs can search above for degree completion options.
      Two and three year diploma graduates will receive a $2,500 automatic scholarship.
      If you don't see your pathway, you can still apply to a Humber degree.

      Apply Now

      Ontario college diploma graduates who have completed a diploma with the same learning outcomes as a Humber diploma, may be considered for admissions and advanced standing.

      How to Apply

      Graduates should apply through ontariocolleges.caApplying through the centralized application centre allows for the transmission of both your application and your college transcripts.

      International students must submit their application and required documents by clicking on the button for Canadian applicants. The button for International applicants should not be used when applying for a diploma to degree transfer.

      Choosing your Semester (Level) at

      If you are applying to a degree program with a previously completed Ontario diploma in the same field of study, you should check the pathways module at for details. If there is no designated semester specified, apply to semester 1.

      Application Deadline

      February 1 – Equal Consideration Deadline

      All applications received on or before February 1 will be given equal consideration in the admission process. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of space in the program.

      *Students may apply for advanced standing within 5 years of graduation from their diploma program.

      *Students whose diploma graduation was more than 5 years ago may also be considered for admission, and will have their diploma evaluated by the academic school.

      $1,500 - $2,500 Degree Transfer Scholarship 

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      Ontario college certificate* graduates will receive $1,500

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      Two- and three-year diploma graduates will receive $2,500

      All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or more upon graduation from their Ontario college certificate or diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship. Humber awards degree scholarships to students entering any Humber bachelor’s’ degree program who have completed a one-year Ontario college certificate or two- or three-year diploma from a publicly-funded college in Ontario.

      *Certificates do not include Ontario Graduate Certificates, Certificates of Achievement or Certificates of Completion.

      Step 1

      What can I do after I complete my diploma?

      Use our diploma to degree database to check your pathways.


      Research your Degree program of Interest

      Once you have some programs in mind, you can research them on Humber's program pages.

      A-Z Program Offerings  

      Program Advising

      Contact an advisor about your degree program.

      Visit Us in Person

      Your research isn't complete until you've seen the campus. Come out to Open House or join us for a campus tour at our North or Lakeshore Campuses. Go to our events page to see all the ways you can come for a visit.

      Book a Campus Tour 

      Contact Us

      Get your questions answered.

      Step 2

      Apply to Humber

      Applications to Humber are made through Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may still apply to an advanced semester after February 1 as many programs are still available, however, post February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or

      Ontario Colleges  

      English Proficiency

      If English is not your first language, or if your previous education has been conducted in another language, you will need to demonstrate proficiency in English.

      English Language Proficiency Policy  

      International Students

      If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

      Key Dates

      Early October: Online Application Opens - In early October, access to the online college application becomes available for programs beginning in the following academic year (August to July). You may create an account and begin your application.

      February 1: Equal Consideration Date - Apply on or before this date in order to receive equal consideration for admission to programs starting the following fall. After this date, colleges consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until programs are full.

      Note that applications to Highly Competitive Programs must be received by this date in order to be considered. As these programs receive a high volume of applicants, all seats may be filled by February 1.

      Applicants are encouraged to complete their applications well before the Equal Consideration Date, as website volumes on the online application are at their highest at this time.

      Many programs continue to accept applicants after February 1. Use our Find a Program tool at any time to find programs that are still open.

      Application Fee

      There is a $95 application fee, payable to Your application will not be sent to Humber until your application fee is paid.

      Use a Valid Email Address

      When you apply, be sure to use a valid email address as Humber will use this email address to contact you throughout the admission process.


      After you’ve applied, you’ll be emailed your username and password for MyHumber. MyHumber is the student portal you'll use to track your application, as well as pay fees and register for classes once you're a student.


      Submit your educational documents to Grades will be transmitted electronically for all applicants currently enrolled in an Ontario high school.

      Accessibility Services

      If required, contact Humber Accessibility Services to arrange accommodations for Admissions Testing.

      Secondary Requirements

      Check to see if your program has Secondary Requirements. You may need to submit a portfolio, attend an audition, or write a test. Details are specified in the Admission Requirements section of the Program pages.


      Step 3

      Track Your Application

      Track the status of your application through Humber’s student portal: MyHumber. We'll send you an email with your username and password after you’ve applied.


      How to Track Your Application

      1. Select the Applicant Tab to see the programs you applied to.
      2. Follow the Missing Requirements link.
      3. If “Go to Events” appears, there is a Secondary Requirement (test, audition, etc.) that you need to register for.
      4. Check MyHumber regularly to track the status of your application.
      5. Check your email inbox regularly to make sure you don't miss any email communications.

      Admission Requirements

      Depending on your program, you may have to complete testing, submit a portfolio or come to campus for an assessment or audition. If your program has Secondary Requirements, you can see the details under Admission Requirements on the program information page.

      A-Z Program Page  

      For more information on Academic and Secondary Requirements, Selection Procedures and important dates, see our Admission Requirements page

      Step 4

      You’ve received an offer of Admission from Humber.

      Types of Offers

      Read your offer letter carefully to understand the type of offer you have received. See the Offers of Admission page for more information.

      Types of Offers  

      Complete All Steps

      There are still a number of steps to complete before you start classes, so be sure to read Steps 5 - 10 very carefully and contact us if you’re unsure about what to do next.

      Key Date

      February 1 - This is the first date that offers of admission can be made to applicants to all Humber programs.

      Step 5

      Confirm Your Offer

      1. Go to
      2. Log into your account with your login credentials.
      3. Click on "View Offers" to see your offer(s) of admission.
      4. Select the offer of admission you wish to accept.
      5. Click "Confirm". will automatically notify Humber of your decision.

      Key Date

      May 1 - You must confirm your offer of admission. Confirmations are made at Confirmations made after May 1 will be accepted if space is available in the program. Refer to your offer letter for your confirmation deadline.


      A Note About Confirming Your Offer

      Confirming your offer is an exciting step in your journey, but if you’ve applied to more than one program at Humber, you may receive an offer from one program and still be waiting to hear from another. In this situation, applicants are often worried that accepting the offer they have will mean losing a chance to get into the program they’re waiting to hear from.

      There are two different situations you may find yourself in and it’s important to understand the difference between them.

      Situation #1 - You receive offers from two or more programs at the same time

      If Program A and Program B both send you offers at the same time, when you accept the offer from Program A you are declining your offer from Program B.

      Situation #2 - You receive an offer from one program, but another program has not given you a decision

      If Program A sends you an offer but Program B has not given you an admission decision, you can accept the offer from Program A without any impact on your status with Program B. If Program B sends you an offer at a later date, you can accept that offer and the offer you previously accepted to Program A will automatically be declined.

      Step 6

      Tuition Deposit

      Don't lose your seat! You need to pay a non-refundable tuition deposit or the full first semester tuition fees (new international students) on MyHumber by the tuition deposit deadline to maintain a seat in your program.

      Your remaining tuition balance will be due once classes begin. Refer to the Academic Calendar to check your fees due date.

      For more information on tuition deposits, methods of payment, tax receipts, etc. check out the fees page.

      What Does My Program Cost?

      Wondering what your program will cost? Tuition fees are listed on Humber's program pages.

      Bursaries, Scholarships and OSAP

      Some students pay rent while others have to keep the car tank full. No matter who you are, you can always use a little help when you're studying. Find information about applying for bursaries, scholarships and the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) so you can keep your focus on school.

      Visit Financial Aid  

      Scholarship Info

      The scholarship will be posted to your account by the first week of classes.

      Academic Progress

      Your academic progress (Schedule of Study) will be updated two weeks prior to registration.

      YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR a $2,500.00 DIPLOMA TO DEGREE SCHOLARSHIP if you are graduating with an 80% overall GPA or above in your diploma program.

      Key Date

      June - Your tuition deposit is due. Make sure you get your payment in by the Fees Due Deadline* because your offer of admission could be withdrawn if your tuition deposit is not made on time.

      *Fees Due Date to be determined. Your offer letter will have the exact date.

      Step 7

      Transfer Credits

      You’ve been granted block transfer credit based on your diploma level courses. The block of transfer credits will be reflected on your academic progress two weeks prior to registration. Please note, you are not eligible for further individual transfer credit from your diploma program.

      If you hold another credential from a previous recognized postsecondary institution, you may still be eligible for individual transfer credit. Visit for more information on how to apply for transfer credit.

      Visit Transfer Options  


      If you’re planning on living in residence, fill out your residence application online as soon as possible. Residence spaces are offered on a first come, first served basis.

      Visit Humber Residence  

      Photo ID

      Request your Humber Photo ID card by uploading your photo to MyHumber.

      More info on ID cards  

      We Got You

      Have questions about services, support and/or accessibility available at Humber? Student Success and Engagement has you covered.

      Visit Student Support and Services  

      Lockers and Parking

      Locker rentals and parking passes are purchased through MyHumber.

      More info about Lockers  

      More info about Parking  

      Academic Calendar

      Find all the important dates you need throughout the school year. The Academic Calendar highlights fees, due dates, exam week, public holidays and more.

      Academic Calendar  

      Step 8

      Register for Classes

      One of the most exciting moments as a student is when you finally get your class timetable. Register for classes online on MyHumber after you have paid your tuition deposit.

      Registration schedules and how-to guides are available to help you complete your registration.

      Your academic progress will be updated with your schedule of study two weeks prior to registration.

      Degree students

      Important information about Degree Breadth Electives can be found at:

      Step 9


      Attend orientation to find where your classes are and see the facilities and services available to you at Humber.

      Attend Orientation  

      Get Transfer Ready

      You may also be interested in attending GET TRANSFER READY. A day dedicated to new and returning transfer students at Humber.

      Step 10

      We Got You

      At Humber we are all invested in your success. Learn more about all the services and supports Humber has to offer.

      See Listing of Services and Supports  


      Learn more about your student government on campus, Ignite!

      The Office of the Registrar

      From enrolling students in programs and courses to awarding students’ credentials, the Office of the Registrar is here for you every step of the way. Most of the services provided by the Office of the Registrar can be accessed via MyHumber.

      For additional resources such as the Academic Calendar, Academic Regulations, Policies and Procedures, etc. please visit the Office of the Registrar homepage.

      Diploma to Diploma Pathways

      The Government of Ontario has created a central website called OnTransfer. This website houses the diploma to diploma transfer agreement between Ontario Colleges. If you are interested in transferring to Humber from another Ontario College in:

      You can find Humber pathway agreements at ONTransfer.

      Students who are looking to transfer after one year of completed studies in the above diploma programs, should apply to the first semester of the Humber diploma through Once you have applied, please contact the admission officer for the diploma program at Humber to let them know that you would like to be considered for the provincial pathways agreement.

      Get Virtual One-On-One Advice On Your Transfer Options

      Grab 15 minutes with a transfer advisor to discuss your Transfer Credit(s), Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR), and Pathways.

      Want To Know More?

      Read these FAQs for everything you need to know about transferring within Humber.

      The overall GPA in the related diploma program must be a minimum of 65% in order to be eligible for the degree block transfer. Applicants must also possess the required English and Math courses. Please see the Pathways section of the diploma program pages for more details.

      Students who have graduated from a related diploma program more than 5 years ago are still eligible to apply for the block transfer, but your curriculum will need to be reassessed by the academic school and additional reach back courses may be needed.

      If you do not meet the block requirements, you may be eligible to apply for individual transfer credits for the Liberal Arts & Science Breadth Electives if you have a course grade of 65% or more. Please email for more details.

      There will not be an admission test to get into the degree program form the diploma.

      All applications received on or before February 1 will be given equal consideration in the admission process. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of space in the program.

      Students may be eligible to apply for individual transfer credit if they don’t meet the block requirements. Please contact for more details.


      Please note: Not all academic schools at Humber grant degree level credit for diploma level course.

      Successful applicants with an overall cumulative grade point average of 80% or above in their college certificate or diploma will be automatically awarded the $1,500 or $2,500 scholarship after they have paid their tuition deposit.