CUMBERLAND COLLEGE, NIPAWIN, SASKATCHEWAN - ADMISSION

Nipawin, SaskatchewanLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1974Established Year

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

Updated By : KOMAL YADAV

Cumberland College offers a variety of certificate and diploma programs in partnership with the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Regina and has a total of 300 students. Its offices are located in Nipawin, Melfort and Tisdale.

  • The college has maintained a retention rate of 98% from 2010 to present.
  • TOEFL and IELTS are two popular options among the commonly accepted English proficiency tests.
  • International applicants should be aware of the legal compliances such as study and work permits required for successful application.

Highlights

Admission PortalOnline portal
Application Fee$140 CAD
Admission DeadlineVaries with Program
Mode of PaymentPayPal, Fly Wire, Money Order, Credit Card
Types of Programs OfferedBachelors, Diploma, Certificate
Academic CalendarSemester based
Financial AidScholarships and tuition credit

Cumberland College International Admissions

The international applicants have to follow the same application process as the others except that they have to fulfill certain other criteria too. Being international students there is a requirement of following a visa process as well.

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • All academic records up to class 12
  • Submission of official transcripts
  • English proficiency test results
  • Proof of financial fund availability or sponsor
  • Departmental requirements: Apart from the above mentioned requirements, some additional information regarding skills required by specific departments

English Proficiency Requirement for International Students

All international students are expected to have a level of proficiency in English language which is specified by the college. In order to be eligible for admission at Cumberland College an international applicant has the option of submitting their score in any one of the following tests.

There is a minimum score requirement which has been specified in the table below:

TestCumberland CollegeUniversity of ReginaUniversity of Saskatchewan
TOEFL85 (internet based) – no score less than 2183 (internet based) – no score less than 2080 (internet based) – no score less than 19
PTE58 – no score less than 50N/A63 – No score less than 59
IELTS6.5 – with no band less than 6.06.5 – with no band less than 6.06.5 – with no band less than 6.0
CAEL606070
MELAB80 (written)
3 (speaking)
8585 – No score less than 80 3(speaking)

Immigration Requirement for International Students

After the acceptance letter is issued by the college, a student should apply for a Canada Study Permit at the Canadian Embassy. This application should be submitted at least 3 months prior to the beginning of classes. The requirements for a study permit are listed below:

  • Acceptance letter from the college
  • Valid passport or travel document
  • Application fee
  • Evidence showing that the applicant can support yourself
  • Biometrics

It is advisable for a student to renew study permit 30 days prior to expiration to avoid violation of the Immigration Act.

Cumberland College Programs Admission

Cumberland College is currently offering 3 programs for international students which include General Business Diploma, Continuing Care Assistant and Office Administration. There are several certificate courses that the Cumberland College is offering in association with the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Regina.

Some course specific admission requirements are mentioned below:

CourseCourse TypeDeadlineRequirements
Building System Technician CertificateCertificateJune 1Passed class 12 with minimum 60% in the field of workplace and apprenticeship math 30 or 60% in Foundations of Math 20 or 60% in Pre-calculus 20
General Business DiplomaDiplomaAugust 23Passed class 12 with minimum 50% in ELA 30A or 30B and Foundations 30 or Pre-calculus 30, Computer experience
Continuing Care AssistantCertificateSeptember 9Passed class 12, Must have Standard First Aid and CPR Heart Saver ‘C’ AED or equivalent, Current immunization records
Office AdministrationCertificateAugust 27Passed class 12, Have a keyboarding speed of 25 words per minute
Environment & SocietyBachelor of Arts & ScienceSeptember 2Pre-calculus 30 or Foundations of mathematics 30, Passed class 12 with average 70% in 5 subjects including one English, one math, three other subjects: 2 natural science; 2 social science or humanity; one fine arts/ performing art.
PsychologyBachelor of Arts & ScienceSeptember 1Pre-calculus 30 or Foundations of mathematics 30, Passed class 12 with average 70% in 5 subjects including one English, one math, three other subjects: 2 natural science; 2 social science or humanity; one fine arts/ performing art.
Bachelor of SociologyBachelorsSeptember 2Pre-calculus 30 or Foundations of mathematics 30, Passed class 12 with average 70% in 5 subjects including one English, one math, three other subjects: 2 natural science; 2 social science or humanity; one fine arts/ performing art.

Cumberland College offers 3 courses for its students which include industrial mechanics, carpentry and IATEC (Indigenous Access & Transition Education Certificate). These are certificate programs aimed to build specific skills to make students capable of getting placements and contracts.

An applicant must carefully go through all the admission details and requirements like high school results and transcripts before applying for any program to avoid last minute arrangements. Applicants may find help from the international student advisor in the Tisdale campus of the college.

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