What are the admissions requirements for the Commerce Pofile?

  • A student must have a global high school average of 70% or above.
  • A student must have an average grade in Math 506 (TS or SN) of 70% or above.
  • Commerce is a very competitive program. The higher your grades, the better the likelihood of getting in the profile!

What percentage of students get accepted in the Commerce Profile?

In the fall semester, there are usually about 800 applicants for the Commerce Profile. About 450 students will be admitted into the Commerce Profile, this represents about 56% of the applicants.

*Please note that these numbers are approximations and vary every year based on various factors.*

What is the difference between the Commerce Profile and International Business Studies at Dawson?

3 maths are required in the Commerce Profile (Calculus I, Calculus II and Linear Algebra) while only 2 maths are required in International Business (Calculus I and Linear Algebra).

For more information, please consult the following document:
IBS and Commerce Differences

What courses will I be taking in the Commerce Profile?

Typically, the four semesters in the Commerce Profile will look like:

Term 1

  • Calculus 1
  • Psychology
  • Business
  • Economics
  • English
  • Humanities
  • Phys. Educ.

Term 2

  • Calculus 2
  • Marketing
  • History
  • Research Methods
  • English
  • French
  • Phys. Educ.

Term 3

  • Linear Algebra
  • 100-Option
  • 200-Option
  • Quantitative
  • English
  • Humanities
  • Complement

Term 4

  • 300-Option
  • Complement
  • Humanities
  • Integrative
  • English
  • French
  • Phys. Educ.

What percentage of graduating students from the Commerce Profile go on to study at the university level?

More than 80% of students that graduate from the Commerce Profile will continue their studies at the university level.

*Please note that this number is an approximation and varies every year based on various factors.*

What if I do not have the math requirements?

For more information, please consult the following document:
Making up missing HS math courses

What if I have further questions?

If you have questions regarding academic advising, please see the following link: Academic Advising

If you have questions about your admission, please see the following link or you can call the Admissions Department at 514-933-1234

Is there a Commerce Honours program?

We require a higher admissions average than any other Social Science Profile, and we offer an enriched stream of math to those looking for the added challenge.

Last Modified: September 24, 2020