St. John's, Newfoundland & LabradorLOCATION
Estd 1997Established Year

College of the North Atlantic Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

College of the North Atlantic is a public college offering over 100 full-time programs and 300 part-time programs for over 20,000 students each year. Each program has its own set of requirements, aspiring students must check course requirements before applying for admissions.

  • Students can apply online through the official website or send their application through mail, along with all the required documents.
  • The college does not provide any scholarships upon admissions, but it provides a list of scholarships and bursaries which students might be eligible for after admission.
  • Applications for admissions are accepted for Fall, Winter and Summer sessions.


Admission PortalOnline, Through the mail
Application fee100 CAD
Mode of PaymentVisa, Mastercard
Intake SeasonFall. Winter and Summer
Number of Programs100 full-time,
300 part-time
Academic CalendarSemester based
Financial AidScholarships(after enrolment)

Admissions Deadlines

Different programs provide different deadlines for their courses, aspiring students can check the availability of the programs from the official site. No specific dates have been mentioned for the deadline of different semesters for admission at College of the North Atlantic

Admission Requirements

The admission requirements may vary from one program to the other but some of the general requirements are:

  • The minimum age requirement to be accepted into the college is 17 years.
  • Proof of clearing English Proficiency language tests.
  • Academic transcripts issued by previous institutions.
  • Certificates and transcripts not in English should be translated and submitted along with the official document.
  • The latest marks submitted will be assessed.

English Proficiency Test Scores

International students belonging to non-English speaking countries must submit English language proficiency test scores. Some of the minimum scores are:

Test NameMinimum Score Required

Note: If applicants have taken a proficiency test other than those mentioned above, the test results can be forwarded to the college.

Students who have studied in an educational institution where English was the language of instruction for a time period of 3 years or more, they are not required to submit any test scores.

Applying to the college

Students can apply to the college by filling out an online form and sending the documents required by mail. If not, applications can also be sent through mail along with the registration fee and the documents to the following address:

Student Services Division

College of the North Atlantic

1 Prince Philip Drive

P.O. Box 1693

St. John’s, NL

Canada A1C 5P7

Along with this, the following documents should be attached:

  • English Proficiency Test results.
  • Transcripts of marks from the previous educational institute.
  • Registration fees

Visa Process for International Students

Aspiring students can apply for a visa after they receive a Letter of Acceptance. To obtain a study permit or student visa, the student must ensure to take their:

  • Passport
  • Letter of Acceptance
  • Proof of funds for tuition fees
  • Assurance that the student will return to their country after completion of the course.

Following the issuance of the student visa/study permit, the applicant should notify the college and make arrangements to study in Canada.

Certificate/Diploma Courses Admissions Process

Where to apply: Online application portal/ Through the mail

Application fee: 100 CAD non-refundable

Students who are in their final year of school or have completed high school may seek admissions in this college. The basic requirements for admission process are as follows:

  • A minimum and overall score of 80% in all the courses should have been maintained in high school.
  • Admissions will be on first-come, first-serve basis keeping in mind that all the requirements have been fulfilled.
  • The requirements for some courses may vary, students should check the individual programs for more details.

Post-Diploma Courses Admissions

Where to apply: Online Application portal/Through the mail

Application fee: 100 CAD non-refundable

Applicants wishing to apply for post-diploma must fulfill the requirements mentioned in each program. There are only four courses available on the official site under the post-diploma courses for 2019-20 admissions.

Students are notified immediately after their application is accepted. Following this, they must pay the registration fee in advance and write their intent for admission to the college. If a student fails to reply till the given date they are removed from the eligibility list.

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