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Faculty of Community Services

Admissions for Nutrition and Food (BASc)

Ready to promote healthy eating habits and enhance Canadians’ quality of life? Diverse learning opportunities — together with a strong Ryerson community — equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a range of professional pathways within the food industry, dietetics, food science and more. Prepare to have a positive impact on the health of individuals, families and communities.

Admission requirements

To begin the application process you must first meet:

  • Program-specific requirements.

  • Category-specific requirements.

  • English language requirements.

Visit Nutrition and Food (BASc) to learn more.

Application deadlines

Submit your complete application and amendments by Ryerson's guaranteed consideration date to receive equal consideration.

Before you apply, find out if Ryerson is still accepting applications.

Find out what to do after applying.

How to apply

Visit Ryerson's How to Apply page for more information on:

  1. Submitting your application.
  2. Submitting required documents and information.
  3. Tracking your application status.
Required documents

Required documents vary by the type of application you submit. Please visit Document Submission to learn more.

Category-specific requirements

Dynamic, creative and driven students choose Ryerson’s School of Nutrition.

Choose the option below that best describes you, and learn more about the admission requirements that apply to you.

Important notes:

  • If you already have an undergraduate degree that is accredited by the Dietitians of Canada (DC), you may qualify as a special student.
  • Special students are enrolled in one or more courses, but are not pursuing a degree.
  • If you are an internationally educated dietitian, you can obtain a competency assessment that evaluates your knowledge and skills from the College of Dietitians of Ontario. Email for more information.
After applying

You've made a great choice applying to Ryerson’s School of Nutrition.

Now that you’ve applied and submitted your documents (if required), follow these three steps to ensure your application stays on track:

  1. Ensure your application is complete

  2. Check your application status online

  3. Stay up-to-date

Visit After Applying for more information.

Approved students

Congratulations on receiving your Offer of Admission!  We are delighted to have you join us at Ryerson. It is important that you carefully read all pages of the Offer of Admission posted in your Choose>Ryerson applicant portal and save a copy for your records.

Visit Approved Students for instructions on how to accept your Offer and reserve your place in our program.

Program overview

More information

Special students

  • Do you need to take individual courses, rather than pursue a degree? You may be eligible to register as a special student.


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