Wilfrid Laurier University - Laurier English and Academic Foundation (LEAF)

Laurier English and Academic Foundation (LEAF)

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Program Information

School:Wilfrid Laurier University - Laurier English and Academic Foundation (LEAF)
Degree:Certificate; Online
Field of Study:English as a Second Language
Description:The Laurier English and Academic Foundation (LEAF) program is an academic English program for applicants to Laurier who have to provide proof of English proficiency. If you have received an offer to Laurier with a condition to meet our English-language proficiency requirements, you can meet that condition by successfully completing the LEAF program.

The LEAF program will also prepare you for success in your undergraduate program by helping you adapt to the academic culture at Laurier and to life in Canada. You'll also complete a course for academic credit, meaning you'll start your undergraduate program having already completed a course towards your degree.

The LEAF program is accredited by Languages Canada, Canada's national language education association.
URL:Laurier English and Academic Foundation (LEAF) at Wilfrid Laurier University - Laurier English and Academic Foundation (LEAF)
Length:14 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $5,948

Cost varies based on program length. Please see the LEAF fees website for more information.

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:

    There are two ways to begin your LEAF program studies at Laurier, which vary depending on your academic goals.

    • Apply to an academic program and to the LEAF program at the same time.
    • Apply to study in the LEAF program only.

    Applying to Undergraduate Studies and the LEAF Program

    As part of your application to an undergraduate program at Laurier, you will have to submit proof of English proficiency. If you meet the academic requirements for your program but don’t meet the English proficiency requirements, you will receive an offer of admission with a condition to complete the LEAF program. After you successfully complete the LEAF program, you can register in your undergraduate program.

    Our Undergraduate Admissions website has instructions for how to apply to Laurier.

    Applying to the LEAF Program Only

    If you wish to apply to the LEAF program only and not to undergraduate studies, complete and submit the LEAF Program Registration Form. In order to receive an offer of admission to the LEAF program, we require a current assessment of your English proficiency, which must be uploaded with your application form.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 05, 2023