Admission Information

Completed applications must be received by April 30 for the following September.
Applications must include the following:

  • A completed Application Form [PDF - 60KB];
  • Three confidential reference statements from past teachers or employers;
  • Academic transcripts from high school as well as from any post-secondary courses, including GED and community college courses;
  • A personal statement giving reasons for applying to TYP.

Testing in English and Math will be arranged soon after the application deadline. A personal interview with the Admissions Committee may follow. Admission criteria are flexible, and each ease is reviewed on its own merits. We see overall maturity and seriousness of purpose as vital components to TYP success.

For further information, application forms or confidential reference statements, please contact:

  • Isaac Saney, PhD, TYP Director and Black Studies Senior Instructor by telephone at 902. 494.8810, by fax at 902.494.2135, or by e-mail at
  • Wanda Ince, Program Assistant, Transition Year Program by telephone at 902.494.3730, by fax 902.494.2135 or by email at