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Centennial College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Centennial College, Canada is known to be one of the most culturally diverse colleges in Canada. Since its establishment, it has hosted more than 40,000 international students and currently comprises of more than 9000 international and exchange students on campus.

The college offers both part-time as well as full-time programs. Academic sessions at Centennial College begin in the Fall, Winter and Summer seasons.

  • The application fee of $95 is common for both domestic and international applicants.
  • Undergraduate admissions require applicants to fulfil the country-specific requirements.
  • The College offers various graduate certificate programs to prospective applicants.


Application PortalOnline Application
Application fee (non-refundable)$95
Payment Optionswire transfer and credit card
Academic calendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/Winter/Summer
Financial aidScholarships

Centennial College Admission Dates

International students are advised to apply at least 4 to 6 months prior to the expected date at which the classes will start. The last date to apply for each semester has been mentioned below.

SemesterLate Date to RegisterLast Date to Apply
FallJanuary 14January 10
WinterMay 13May 6
SummerSeptember 10September 6

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

In order to be considered for admission, Centennial College expects international applicants to demonstrate fluency in the English language. For this, applicants can meet the minimum academic English prerequisite of grade 12 English.

However, applicants who fail to do so, are required to take certified English proficiency tests. Applicants must meet the minimum score requirements of the following acceptable tests:

Test NameCertificate and Diploma ProgramsAdvanced Diploma ProgramsDegree Programs
TOEFL (PBT)550570580
TOEFL (iBT)808488

Centennial College Certificate/Diploma Program Admissions

Centennial College offers certificate and diploma programs in varied areas like Digital Visual Effects, Culinary Skills, Marketing, Computer Systems, etc.

Admission Requirements:

  • OSSD (Ontario Secondary School Diploma) or equivalent.
  • High-school transcripts
  • ELP test score

Centennial College Undergraduate Admissions

Centennial College offers a limited number of four-year undergraduate programs. While the application process is the same for all programs, the admission requirements vary.

Application Portal: Online Application

Application Fee: $95

Admission Requirements

Program NameAdmission Requirements
Bachelor of Information TechnologyGrade 12 M or U/OAC credits with an overall average 65%
Bachelor of Public Relations ManagementGrade 12 M or U/OAC credits with an overall average 65%; Writing exercise; Grammar & spelling exercise
Bachelor of Science Nursing programGrade 12 U/M courses including English, Biology, Chemistry

Supporting Documents: transcripts, EPL scores, recommendation, personal essays, etc.

Centennial College Graduate Certificate Program Admissions

Centennial College offers various graduate certificate programs in fields like Business Administration, Communications, Engineering, Hospitality.

Application Portal: Online Application

Application Fee: $95

Admission Requirements:

  • UG degree/ 2 college diploma, or
  • 2 college diploma and 2 years of work experience
  • English proficiency test score
  • Official transcripts

Study Permit for International Students

International applicants may require a permit to study in Canada. It is not exactly a visa but it allows international students to stay in Canada for the duration of their course.

To receive the study permit, applicants require the following documents:

  • An acceptance letter from the Canadian Institute.
  • An identity proof i.e a valid passport
  • 2 passport size photographs.
  • Proof that the applicants can support themselves financially.
  • Letter of explanation (This will help the visa officer understand your intentions for going to Canada)

Presently, Canada is offering the Student Direct Stream to the legal citizens of a few countries (China, India, Philippines, and Vietnam). Through this, the applicants of these countries can receive their study permits within 20 days. To be eligible for this, applicants must:

  • provide proof of first-year tuition fee payment
  • have a GIC (Guaranteed Investment Certificate) of 10,000 CAD

Centennial College, Canada accepts international applications for various undergraduate and graduate courses. Both part-time and full-time courses are available to the students. The students can take admissions during Fall/Summer/Winter. However, it is advisable to apply at least 4-6 months prior to the expected dates of admission.

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