How To Apply
▶ Domestic High School, College or University Student / Graduate
- Choose your program
- Review the admission requirements.
- Apply online at Ontario Colleges
- You can select up to 5 program choices, with no more than 3 programs from one particular college
- Remember, you can apply at any time, but it is a good idea to complete your application form by the competitive consideration date to secure your spot:
- Applications open: November 1
- Competitive consideration date: February 1
- Confirm your offer online with OntarioColleges.ca
▶ Internal Student - Currently Studying at Canadore College
If you have previously attended or are currently enrolled in a program at Canadore College and would like to continue your studies at Canadore, you must complete the online Internal Application form.
Students must meet the minimum admission requirements for the new program as found on the program pages. It is the student’s responsibility to verify their eligibility. You can contact the Admissions Office for more information.
Students are encouraged to apply before the equal consideration dates for the applicable program. Forms processed on or before this date will be given equal consideration for admission. After this date, forms are still processed, but are considered on a first-come, first-served basis.
▶ International Student
Take a look at our programs on the website or download a copy of our program guide to determine what program(s) are of interest to you. In general, Canadore requires a senior level of education from your country. View our Full Time program listing
Many programs have specific admission requirements, such as math or physics. These requirements are found under admission requirements in the program descriptions. To be considered for acceptance by the college, you must send a translated copy of your transcript with your application, demonstrating that you meet the program specific admission requirements.
If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency that meet the language competency level for your desired program of study. View current English Language Proficiency Requirements. Notwithstanding the above, the English proficiency standards required to obtain Study Permits and Temporary Resident Visas from Canadian Embassies vary around the world. The higher English language proficiency standard will apply.
The Student Direct Stream (SDS) is an expedited study permit processing program for those who are applying to study in Canada at a post-secondary designated learning institution (DLI). The language requirement is more stringent than listed above, as such an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in each language skill: listening, reading, writing and speaking is required.
For more information on the Student Direct Stream (SDS) program please see:
Please submit your application using our international application portal by following this link: Apply Now International Portal! Please note that there is an application fee to submit your application for review by the College. More information on the application fee can be found at https://www.ontariocolleges.ca/en/apply/application-fees.
If you meet the admission requirements and are offered admission into the program you have chosen, Canadore College will send you a letter of acceptance and an International Student Acceptance Information form in the format recognized by Canadian Immigration. This letter is required by the Canadian Embassy, High Commission or Consulate in your country when you apply for a study permit to study in Canada. If there is a work, field or clinical requirement for your program we will issue an additional letter, which must be submitted to obtain the associate work permit.
Upon receipt of your payment, the College will reserve a seat in your chosen program. This payment is part of the total tuition cost and includes a non-refundable deposit. The receipt for this payment will be required by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
If you do not comply with the terms of your payment schedule, your offer will be considered inactive and your seat will be offered to the next individual on the waitlist.
▶ Mature Student
If you do not have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent and you will be 19 or older by the program start date you may be considered for admission as a Mature Student.
Mature students are still required to complete course prerequisites. If a student is missing a prerequisite, Canadore College offers mature student testing through Accuplacer. These assessments are done on the computer and can be done either in-person or online. Accuplacer assessments are free for all prospective Canadore College students.
Please note these assessments only cover English and math. If you are missing science or other prerequisites you will need to complete those through Academic Upgrading as offered through ACE online .
If you would like to move forward with scheduling a Mature Student Assessment please complete the Mature Student Request Form