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How much time do studies at The Glenn Gould School require?

Students must be registered in at least 20 hours of class or individual instruction per week. Both the Bachelor of Music; Performance (Honours) and the Artist Diploma Program require a minimum residency of two years. The academic year runs September through May.

Can I study at The Glenn Gould School part-time?

The Glenn Gould School does not offer part-time studies.

Can I transfer credits from another school?

Students wishing to transfer credits to The Glenn Gould School must submit transcripts from the post-secondary schools they have attended with a catalogue of course outlines. Only courses with a grade of 70% or better will be considered for transfer. Not all courses are available for transfer credit.

English is not my first language. Am I still able to study at The Glenn Gould School?

Students whose first language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting satisfactory scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

If I am unable to audition live in Toronto, can I submit a recorded audition?

All applicants are encouraged to audition live. Contact the Admissions and Student Services Manager if you are unable to audition live. Please note that prescreening recordings for piano and voice applications may be sent via DVD.

Do all application materials need to be mailed at the same time?

Supporting documents, such as reference letters and transcripts, should be uploaded to the online application before submission.

When will I be notified of the prescreening results?

Applicants will be emailed with their prescreening result in January.

Is a high school transcript required for ADP applicants?

Yes, ADP applicants must submit a high school transcript as well as an undergraduate transcript.

Where can I view the Private Career College key performance indicators?

You may view the 2014 PCC Key Performance Indicator Report here
You may view the 2013 PCC Key Performance Indicator Report here

Can domestic students attending the GGS qualify for provincial or federal student loans?

The GGS is currently an approved institution for the administration of the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). As such, students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music; Performane (Honours) or Artist Diploma programs may be eligible, if qualified, for loans, grants, or awards granted under the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP).