Queen’s Commerce Requirements for Applicants

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 28, 2020

Queen’s Commerce high school requirements differ depending on where you attend high school.

For those who attend high schools in Ontario, to get into Queen’s Commerce, there are set and clear basic requirements based on courses and grades.

You must meet all these requirements before...

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What is Queen’s Commerce Enrollment and Class Size?

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 28, 2020

In the past 15 or so years, the number of enrolled students per year has ranged from as little as 300 to as much as 550.

In more recent years, Queen’s Commerce’s enrollment size has grown. In the class of 2024, there are 500 enrolled students. In the previous year, there are 475...

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Breaking Down the Basics: Queen’s Commerce Supplementary Application/PSE

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 28, 2020

The Queen’s Commerce supplementary application includes two main parts:

  1. The Personal Statement of Experience (PSE), and
  2. The Commerce Supplementary Essays (SE).

Both are required components of the application if you're applying to Queen's Commerce. Continue reading for a further breakdown...

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What is the Queen’s Commerce Acceptance Rate?

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 28, 2020

Queen’s Commerce is a competitive program. For all students who meet the minimum cut-off requirements, there is roughly a 15% overall acceptance rate.

How do we calculate that number?

Some people calculate an acceptance rate as low as 6%. They look at Queen’s Commerce number of...

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What's the Queen's Commerce Admission Average?

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 28, 2020

In order to get accepted to Queen's Commerce, you need a strong admission average.

Queen’s Commerce is a selective program, so to give you a better sense of how to maximize your chance of acceptance, let’s investigate the Queen’s Commerce academic averages of accepted and...

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Queen's Commerce Supplementary Application Deadline and Early Admission

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 28, 2020

In 2020, the final Queen’s Commerce application deadline for the PSE was February 1.

Although we suspect this deadline will not change in upcoming years, Queen’s Commerce has changed the deadline before. So, keep in mind that in future years, this deadline might change. 

Check...

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Using The Queen’s Commerce Portal: SOLUS

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 28, 2020

SOLUS is the Queen’s Commerce portal online. Queen’s Commerce manages all application information with SOLUS, which is run by Oracle’s PeopleSoft software. It’s a handy platform, so you’ll want to be comfortable using it.

You’ll want to have access to SOLUS,...

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How Many People Apply to Queen’s Commerce?

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 27, 2020

Queen’s Commerce receives almost 7,000 applications per year, as officially reported from the Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC). 

Over the past decade, the number of applications for Queen’s Commerce has increased steadily.

In fact, while many other...

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Waterloo Engineering: The Definitive Guide for Applicants (2021)

by Alex Dorward Last updated Mar 19, 2020

Whether you’re applying to Waterloo Engineering or simply interested in learning about the program, this guide is for you. 

For over a decade, I’ve been answering the same questions about Waterloo Engineering.

So here’s everything you need to know about the application,...

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Queen’s Commerce: The Definitive Guide for Applicants (2020)

by Joel Nicholson Last updated Mar 04, 2020

Whether you’re applying to Queen’s Commerce or simply interested in learning about the program, this guide is for you.

For over a decade, I’ve been answering the same questions about Queen’s Commerce.

Applicants find it so frustrating scouring the Queen’s website...

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