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Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy 2020-2021 Admissions: Entry Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

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Established in 1965, Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy (CNDF) is located in Quebec, Canada. The campus is recognized by ‘The Ministry of Culture and Communications. The institution has more than 1,200 students enrolled who attend the college on a daily basis while there are more than 250 students who reside in the on-campus houses.

The Institution promotes many vocational courses that lead to professional degrees and are career-oriented. Popular courses at CNDF include Fashion Marketing, Music, Human Sciences, professional and technical programs like fashion designing, fire safety intervention, child education techniques, etc. 

Admissions at the Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy takes place in Fall and Winter sessions, however it accepts international students only in the Fall term with an application deadline from January 25 to March 1.Applications are reviewed only if all the components have been submitted.

Covid-19 Updates

  • The institute is still accepting applications for fall admissions and applicants may register themselves to study there.
  • The campus will be reopened in many stages in compliance with the health measures
  • Because CNDF has vast space and buildings, it will be able to hold classes for practicals except a few, following all the precautions of social distancing


Application PortalOnline Portal
Application fee for International students[9]125 CAD
Academic calendarSemester-based
Application deadlineJanuary 25 to March 1
Intake SeasonFall and Winter
Financial AidScholarships
Required testsFrench and English language test

Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy Admission Deadlines

The deadlines are different for domestic students and international students. Application deadlines for international admissions at CNDF are tabulated below:

Fall entryJanuary 25 to March 1

Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy International Student Admissions

There is no difference in the programs and courses offered by the institution to both the types of students except that the international students cannot enrol in the accelerated formula courses or the police techniques courses. Other requirements to be fulfilled by the international students to study in Canada are given below:

Application Portal- Online Mode

Application fee- 125 CAD

Admission requirements- International students applying for admission at the Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy have to fulfill these requirements:-

  • A completed application form
  • Copy of the birth certificate
  • The transcripts of the last three years of education and the diplomas and other degrees if achieved.
  • Proficiency in French language 
  • Study permit and work permit
  • Financial support proof

The admission requirements can be mailed at the following address:-

Notre-Dame-de-Foy Campus, Directorate of School, Planning and Organization 5000, rue Clément-Lockwell, Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures (Québec) G3A 1B3, Canada

French Language Proficiency Test Score for International Students

International students must be proficient in French language. The students are required to submit their French test scores to the Institute with the following minimum requirements. The test scores include:-

TestsPoints out of Scores
International French Test (TFI)780 points out of a possibility of 990
French Knowledge Test- TCF or TCF for DAP499 points out of a possibility of 699 points
French Assessment Test- TEF (Comprehension and Expressions test)698 points out of a possibility of 900 points
French Test- DELF B250 points out of a possibility of 100 points (10/25 score in oral and written comprehension and production)
French Test- DALF C1/ DALF C2C1 or C2 level

Study Permit for International Students

The students can apply for a study permit to study in Canada and study at the Institute. The students need to fulfill following requirements include:-

  • Proof of the acceptance letter by the CNDF Institute.
  • Proof of the students’ identity
  • Financial support proofs
  • A letter of explanation
  • A Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ)
  • A guardian’s statement
  • Local requirements of the domestic country

CNDF Pre-University (DEC) Admissions

Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy offers 9 Diplomas in College Studies (DEC) programs under its pre-university programs. The institute has courses like Natural sciences, music, human sciences, education and psychology, and music profile, human sciences, mathematics profile, sports profile, etc.

Applying online-Online mode 

Application fee- International student need to pay 125 CAD

Admission requirements- For the desired undergraduate degree, students need to fulfill these requirements:-

  • A completed application form
  • A high school diploma in the desired field
  • Diploma or vocational experience in the courses
  • Study permit
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Proof of financial documents

CNDF Professional and Technical programs (DEP) Admissions

Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy offers 10 Diplomas in Professional studies (DEP) under the Professional and technical programs of the Institute. The courses include fire safety intervention, fashion design, fashion marketing, childhood education techniques, police techniques, etc.

Applying online-Online mode 

Application fee- International students need to submit 125 CAD

Admission requirements- 

  • General requirements of transcripts and birth certificate as well as study permits
  • High school diploma or training
  • French proficiency
  • Additional course-specific requirements

For the professional and technical courses, requirements may vary. Specific requirements for some popular courses are:-

Professional Music and Song Techniques
  • Tests clearance required: An individual instrumental hearing before a jury, Music aptitude tests, music theory, and hearing training tests.
  • Admissions- winter session
  • Contact- (Program coordinator)
Real Estate Appraisal Technology
  • One year of post-secondary studies
  • 4th CST Mathematics or Math 436
  • Secondary IV STE or SE Science or Physical Sciences 436
  • Contact- (Program coordinator)
Fire Safety Intervention
  • A driver’s license issued by the SAAQ
  • Selection tests clearance required- includes a physical test too.
  • Contact- (Program coordinator)

The Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy offers various courses under the diplomas of college studies and professional studies. Students are recommended to go through the details properly to avoid rejection of the Canadian Visa. Students should have all the necessary documents and requirements for the admission process and should abide by the instructions and the procedures.


Ques. What are the courses offered by the CNDF for International students?

Ans. The Institute provides courses like fashion design, marketing, real estate, music, and song techniques, etc for the International students as well. The only program which is not available for international students is police techniques.

Ques. What is the application fee for the admissions into the courses?

Ans. The Application fee of the Institute differs in the case of domestic and international students. Domestic students have to pay an application fee of 50 CAD while international students need to pay 125 CAD.

Ques. Is there any admission help desk which can be contacted?

Ans. Yes, the Institute can be contacted for any kind of query related to the admissions through and can also contact over the phone through 1800 463-8041, ext. 1117 for any queries.

Ques. Which scores are accepted by the Institute as its requirements?

Ans. Institute requires no other scores than the French Language proficiency test scores. The scores accepted are International French Test (TFI), French Knowledge Test- TCF or TCF for DAP, French Assessment Test- TEF (Comprehension and Expressions test), French Test- DELF B2, and French Test- DALF C1/ DALF C2.

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