Admissions Information

We have good news and bad news. The good news: the Bar Exam is probably the last academic exam you'll ever write. The bad news: it's not easy. Here's what you need to know about the Ontario Bar Exam.

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Ontario

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Bora Laskin does not provide GPA/LSAT criteria nor average admission statistics.

Queen's University

  • GPA: 3.76 B2 (best two years)
  • LSAT score: 161 (takes highest LSAT score)
  • Class size: 200
  • Applicants: 2700

Osgoode Hall

  • GPA: 3.66 cGPA
  • LSAT score: 161 (takes highest LSAT score)
  • Class size:​ 290
  • Applicants: 2873 ​

Ryerson University

No info yet. Ryerson takes your average LSAT score and best two years.

University of Ottawa

  • GPA: 3.7 cGPA
  • LSAT score: 157 (takes highest LSAT score, no minimum LSAT)
  • Class size: 310 (English program), 80 (French program)
  • Applicants: 2637 (English program), 185 (French program)​

Western University

  • GPA: 3.7 L2 (last two years)
  • LSAT score: 161(takes highest LSAT score)
  • Class size: 176
  • Applicants: 2084

University of Toronto

  • GPA: 3.83 B3 (best three years)
  • LSAT score: 166 (takes highest LSAT score)
  • Class size: 209
  • Applicants: 2186

University of Windsor

  • GPA: 3.12 cGPA (takes into consideration Dual JD students)
  • LSAT score: 155 (takes highest LSAT score)
  • Class size: 160
  • Applicants: 1800- 2200

British Columbia

Peter A. Allard School of Law

  • GPA: 3.8 cGPA
  • LSAT score: 166 (takes highest LSAT score)
  • Class size: 200
  • Applicants: 1500
  • Application deadline: December 1

University of Victoria

  • GPA: 3.76 cGPA
  • LSAT score: 163 (takes highest LSAT score)
  • Class size: 110
  • Applicants: 1058
  • Application deadline: January 15

Thompson Rivers University

  • GPA: no info provided
  • LSAT score: no info provided (takes highest LSAT score)
  • Class size: 115
  • Applicants: 1500
  • Application deadline: November 1 (priority), February 10 (final)

Alberta

University of Alberta

  • GPA: 3.8 cGPA
  • LSAT score: 160 (takes average LSAT score)
  • Class size: 150
  • Applicants: 1061

University of Calgary

  • GPA: 3.63 cGPA
  • LSAT score: 161 (takes highest LSAT score)
  • Class size: 128
  • Applicants: 1058

Manitoba

Robson Hall Faculty of Law

  • GPA: 3.92 cGPA
  • LSAT score: 161 (takes highest LSAT score)
  • Class size: 107
  • Applicants: 600-800

New Brunswick

University of New Brunswick

  • GPA: 3.7 cGPA
  • LSAT score: 158 (takes highest LSAT score)
  • Class size: 92
  • Applicants: 700
  • Application deadline: March 1

Université de Moncton

  • GPA: n/a
  • LSAT score: no LSAT required
  • Class size: n/a
  • Applicants: n/a
  • Application deadline: March 31

Nova Scotia

Schulich School of Law

  • GPA: 3.7 cGPA or B2 (whichever is higher)
  • LSAT score: 161-164 (takes highest LSAT score)
  • Class size: 167
  • Applicants: 1300

Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchwan

  • GPA: 3.35 cGPA
  • LSAT score: 158 (takes highest LSAT score)
  • Class size: 126
  • Applicants: 900-1250

Québec

Université Laval

  • GPA: 3.35 cGPA
  • LSAT score: 158 (takes highest LSAT score)
  • Class size: 126
  • Applicants: 900-1250

McGill University

  • GPA: 3.8 cGPA
  • CÉGEP R Score: 34.29
  • LSAT score: 163 (LSAT optional & average LSAT score is used)
  • Class size: 183
  • Applicants: 1329
  • Application deadline: November 1

Université du Montréal à Québec

  • GPA: GPA not considered
  • CÉGEP R Score: 30.6
  • LSAT score: no LSAT required
  • Class size: 120
  • Applicants: 1203
  • Application deadline: March 1

Université de Montréal

  • GPA: n/a (considers your GPA compared to program/class average)
  • CÉGEP R Score: 31.436
  • LSAT score: no LSAT required
  • Class size: 200
  • Applicants: 952
  • Application deadline: see website - varies depending on applicant's level of education

Université  de Sherbrooke

  • GPA: not considered
  • CÉGEP R Score: 29.8
  • LSAT score: no LSAT required
  • Class size: 270
  • Applicants: 1025
  • Application deadline: March 1