You must be 19 years of age or older to register in any course. Students 18 years of age or less must possess an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent to register. Students under 19 years of age and without an OSSD will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Most programs have other admission criteria or requirements as well. These may include specific academic prerequisites, completion of an essay, test or questionnaire, submission of a portfolio and/or attendance at an information session. It is your responsibility to find out about and complete any mandatory program requirements. The specific admission requirements for each program are listed in detail in Programs & Courses.
If your first language is not English, you will need to complete a language assessment or provide IELTS documentation or another English proficiency testing. Each program has published minimum scores for program eligibility. Please follow this link and review the program eligibility for your selected program algonquincollege.com/future-students/programs/.
Applicants who wish to apply for a program must complete an application form through ontariocolleges.ca. An application fee (payable to ontariocolleges.ca) of $95, and an official transcript, must accompany your application form. Ontariocolleges.ca receives and records applications and applicant responses to offers of admission from the college(s).
International Students: If you will be studying in Canada on a study permit from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, you must complete the International Student Application at https://algonquincollege.force.com/myACint/.