Making Your Program Choices
  • 23 Jan 2024
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Now that you’ve added all the required details about yourself, you can add program choices to your application.

Identify Your English Proficiency

Before you can add program choices, you must identify your level of English proficiency.

On the Program Selection page of the application, the first English proficiency option is selected.
  • Select the option that best describes your level of English proficiency.

  • The next steps depend on the option that you chose. Here are some examples:

    • If you have completed, or will be completing, an English proficiency test or study program, or if your first language is English, you can add a program choice.

In this example, the first proficiency option is selected and the First Program Choice section is displayed.
  • If you want to apply for an English program and a college program, choose an English program and then add a program choice.

In this example, the fourth option is selected, and the English Program and First Program Choice sections are displayed.
  • If you want to apply for an English program, select "I wish to apply for an English for Academic Purposes (EAP / ESL) program.

In this example, the fifth option is selected and the only the English Program section is displayed.

Add Program Choices

After you select an English proficiency option, you can add the programs that you want to apply for.

Add an English Program

If you chose to apply for an English program:

  • In the Term list, select when you would like to begin the program. Make sure that you account for time to acquire a student visa and relocate to the program destination, if applicable.

  • In the Program Name list, select a program.

Add Your Program Choices

Start by adding your first program choice.

  • In the Term list, select when you would like to begin the program. 
    • Fall: Programs that start between August and November
    • Winter: Programs that start between December and March
    • Spring: Programs that start between April and July
  • Select a Credential Type.
    • Any Credential Type: Select this to view all programs
    • Degree: Eight semesters (four years) of study
    • Ontario College Diploma: Four semesters (two years) of study
    • Ontario College Advanced Diploma: Six semesters (three years) of study
    • Ontario College Certificate: Two semesters (one year) of study
    • Ontario College Post-Graduate Certificate: Require previous post-secondary certificate or diploma for admission: Length varies
    • Other: Length varies
  • In the Program Name list, select the program you want to apply for. A list of available start dates and campuses is displayed.

  • Select the checkbox for the desired campus and start date for the program.

You can select a program with an Availability of Open or Waitlisted.

Depending on the Credential Type and Program Name that you selected, admission requirements might be displayed.

  • To add more than one program at the college, select Add Another Program and repeat the steps.

  • When you have added at least one program choice, select Save + Continue.


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