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What Canadian Universities accept a B average?

Hello! I am currently a grade 11 student in BC. After I graduate highschool, I plan on going to University to study Criminology or Criminal Justice. The schools I'm hoping to get into are SFU, or York as they both and programs in that field of study. My current grades are:

Math - 76%
Music-100%
Social Studies - 81%
English - 79%
Physics and Chemistry - 70%

My overall average is about 80%. Do I have a good shot at getting into these schools? If not which schools should be able to accept me with these types of grades?
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Have fun monitoring rapists, murderers, and drug peddlers in maximum security prisons. lmao
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why would you want to go to a uni that accepts B's. Do better in grade 12. I was a 60s student in gr11 and in grade 12 im maintaining a 94 avg just work hard and don't limit your chances of getting accepting into a good university. You should be striving to go to a top tier uni, not just York because they accept average grades.
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Dude, OP is going into SOCIAL SCIENCES. Why does it matter where he goes for this? York has a solid liberal arts department.
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You have all of grade twelve to obtain an A average.
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You can definitely get into York, idk anything about SFU though. Personally, I would recommend that if you plan on leaving home you should look into campuses elsewhere, just because of the York's atmosphere. I know many people who have graduated from YU and are now in Law, pharmacy, and even medicine. Yet, they all complain that attending York was very similar to attending high school (No real uni experience, everyones a commuter, no socializing, barely anyone lives on res ). However, push for higher grades no matter where you plan on going.
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There are 55,000 people in York! You cannot just generalize and say that everyone is a commuter, that nobody will have a real uni experience there, that no socializing takes place, and that barely anyone lives in residence. Again, there are 55,000 students at York and is the second largest university in Canada. I go to York and am having a blast so while I am not discounting other students who may have had a negative experience, this is not the case for everyone.
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Regan, what in the world do you plan on doing with a criminology degree? If you're sucking in high school then maybe university just isn't for you. This is OK and you can find good college programs that will actually get you a job. If you must go to uni, then do business so you can get a job. You're not getting anything out of a useless Crim degree unless you do postgrad.
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Follow your heart and pursue your passions! No degree is useless, even if all it does is get you into a post-grad program! :)
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Or...you could end up being that moron investing 20k into "women's studies" and graduating with a 2.0 GPA only to find out that you'll be drawing smiley faces into latte foam for the next 40 years. How wise.
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^^

This is a really poor comment to make given the fact that I know a McGill political science graduate working at Starbucks right now. Obviously, he won't keep working there but he is applying broadly to entry level business jobs and struggling right now. OP has 70s in high school so we can assume that they probably will not get into law school. So, he should just do a pointless Crim degree, and hey it's ok because he can just take on more pointless debt and do a masters in arts degree in criminology. This is very poor advice. Come back to reality and give students some honest advice about the real world they live in. I hardly doubt OP is "passionate" about pursuing an arts degree.it just seems like that is the ONLY program that he will actually get into right now. 
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