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

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The Humber College (HC) admissions are available to applicants worldwide in the seasons of Fall, Winter, and Spring. One of the prestigious Canadian institute renowned for its postsecondary education, HC enrollsover 26,000 full-time students in its diverse programs.

Humber College also welcomes some 5,600 international applicants representing 138 countries across the globe and becomes their home for upcoming years. With over 190 full-time programs available at the levels of certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, and degrees, HC is an institute based on the principle of relevant career-focused education for its students.

The application process for admission at Humber College in a few easy steps:

  • Apply online at the official website by checking the availability of space in the program.
  • Provide the required documents, including transcripts, TOEFL/IELTS score, proof of the financial statement, among others.
  • Submit the completed applications and wait for an offer of a place.
  • Accept the position offered and pay the required tuition fee.
  • Apply for a study permit at Humber College.


Application Fee75 CAD for international applicants
English Language Proficiency TestsTOEFLIELTS, MELAB, PTE
SAT or ACT ScoresNot required
Application SeasonFall, Winter and Spring
Employment Rate85%
Financial Aid for International StudentsAs Scholarships (around 2,500 CAD) and Bursaries

Humber College Deadlines

Humber College offers more than 190 programs at the level of degree, diploma, associate diploma, and certificates. The deadlines for upcoming admissions for different programs are as follows:

International Applicants

International aspirants must note that the deadlines for intake to various courses at Humber College are not fixed and vary tremendously. Candidates must check the availability of space into a program before applying.

Applications for intake into Fall 2020 will be available from mid-November, 2019.

Domestic Applicants

Domestic candidates must submit their online applications by February 1. Applications received post this date shall be considered but only on the availability of seats via first-come-first-serve basis.

Humber College International Admissions

Admission Portal: Apply Online at the Official Website.

Application Fee: 75 CAD.

Basic Academic Requirement: High-school Certificate.

Additional Admission-Related Requirements

  • Fill an online application at the official website.
  • Provide scanned copies of academic transcripts, with a minimum score of 70 or above in the subjects of the required program.
  • TOEFL/IELTS or equivalent score.
  • Letter of permission granted from the previously attended institution.
  • Financial and bank statement.
  • Some programs may require a portfolio, audition, letter of intent, references, among others.
  • Submit the completed application with all mandatory list of documents which differs for different nations. For detailed country-wise requirements, click here.
  • Accept the offer of a letter, if received, and deposit the required tuition fee.
  • Apply for a study permit by making a request to Humber College.

English Proficiency Requirements

Humber College offers programs where English is the language of instruction, and thus, meeting proficiency in the English language is a mandatory requirement. Candidates coming from countries where English is not the native language, enrolment is possible only if they meet the required language specifications. Accepted test scores as per different programs are:

Diploma Certificate550806.053-57
Graduate Certificate580887.061-64
Bachelor’s in Nursing6001006.5NA

Note: A candidate may be released from submitting the above-mentioned test scores if he/she can submit a proof of minimum 2 years in a degree/diploma program or post-secondary institution, where English was the medium of instruction.

Humber College Visa Application Process

Visa process is one of the most crucial steps of the admission process for any international aspirant. Candidates applying for a visa to Canada for admission into Humber College will have to send a request for a study permit to the institution. But prior to it, aspirants will have to apply for a temporary visa through the Canadian consulate, High Commission or Embassy. This temporary visa is to be used for acquiring study permit from HC.

Documents required for a temporary visa:

  • Valid passport.
  • Specified application fee (billed in CND).
  • Offer of admission.
  • Evidence of sufficient funds.
  • Medical exam.

Specifications to be met for a study permit:

  • A valid passport.
  • Application fee ( billed in CND).
  • Evidence of sufficient funds.
  • Medical examination.
  • Biometrics.

Complete the process and submit the documents to Case Processing Center in Ottawa, Ontario.

Note: Candidates will later have to upload the IMM 5257 Form. The entire process may take up to at least three months.

Humber College Undergraduate Admissions

Humber College offers its aspirants an option of variety of undergraduate programs in an array of disciplines to choose from. With around 30 degree programs, 87 diplomas and 20 certificate courses, HC is a favorite among applicants with its vide options of courses. Some of the popular degree programs favorite among students are as follows:

  1. B.Com in International Business.
  2. B.Com in Digital Business Management.
  3. B.Com in Hospitality and Tourism Management.
  4. Bachelor of Nursing.
  5. Bachelor of Social Science in Criminal Justice.

Admission Portal: Apply online at the official website.

Basic Academic Requirement: Grade 12 diploma.

Admission-Related Requirements:

While basic admission requirements for undergraduate programs are same as that of international admissions, other important admission-related information is as follows:

  • Grade 12 diploma is the minimum requirement for admission for all Canadian provinces, excluding Quebec (Secondary V required).
  • For Grade 12 courses, Grade 11 academic scores must be submitted.
  • conditional offer on the basis of Grade 11 marks is permissible, given candidates submit proof of Grade 12 courses prior to beginning of term.

Postsecondary Diploma and Certificate Admissions

Humber College offers some 87 diplomas and advanced diplomas and over 20 certificate courses which are available in diverse fields. Some of the major diploma and certificate programs favored by applicants are:

  1. Diploma in Computer Programming.
  2. Diploma in Advertising and Marketing Communications.
  3. Diploma in Electromechanical Engineering Technician.
  4. Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technician.
  5. Advanced Diploma in Web Design and Interactive Media.
  6. Certificate in General Arts and Sci-Tech.

Admission Portal: Apply online at the official website.

Admission requirements:

  • All India Senior School Certificate or equivalent with a minimum of 70% or above in subjects of the required program.
  • State Board candidates who have previously completed postsecondary education must submit a backlog summary.
  • TOEFL/IELTS score.

Note: Candidates failing to meet English and Maths score as per Humber’s Requirements are not eligible for admissions.

Humber College Graduate Admissions

Humber College offers graduate admissions in over 50 certificate courses available on-campus and online. Certificate programs popular with students are:

  • Human Resources Management.
  • Global Business Management.
  • Enterprise Software Development.
  • Hospitality & Tourism Operations Management.
  • Web Development.
  • Public Relations.
  • Research Analyst.

Admission Portal: Apply online at the official website.

Basic Academic Requirement: Bachelor’s degree.

Admission-Related Requirements

Some of the programs with the list of required corresponding specifications to be met are as tabulated:

SpecificationsHuman Resources ManagementEnterprise Software DevelopmentHospitality & Tourism Operations ManagementWeb DevelopmentPublic Relations
Duration2 semesters2 semesters2 semesters3 semesters2 semesters
Next availabilitySep 2020- Aug 2021Sep 2020- Aug 2021Sep 2020- Aug 2021Sep 2020- Aug 2021Sep 2020- Aug 2021
Minimum Academic RequirementBachelor’s degreeBachelor’s in Computer ScienceBachelor’s degreeBachelor’s degree, advanced diploma or diplomaBachelor’s degree, advanced diploma or diploma
Other RequirementsProficiency in the database, spreadsheets, word processingPersonal computer with internet accessNonePersonal computer with internet accessLetter of intent, resume, interview.

Humber College admission process is based on a comprehensive, holistic approach that ensures the candidate’s eligibility as per every possible parameter. Thus, aspirants meeting the basic requirements doesn’t guarantee admission to a program.

Candidates are therefore advised to work on their overall skill development, communication skills, and co-curricular activities.

Interviews, portfolio and resumes form an important part of admission criteria of some programs. Candidates should try to be creative while approaching them all, by simultaneously ensuring they are a representation of the candidate's personality, acting as a mirror for the organization.

Since Humber College follows country-specific requirements, candidates are advised to ensure and double-check the fact that they have submitted and met all the mandatory requirements. Deadlines for different programs and countries varies as well, and therefore, applicants should strictly keep track of all the upcoming deadlines.

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