Holland College offered admissions to 7,811 out of 9,082 applicants in the Fall Intake of 2018. Holland College is a community college, offering one-year certificate courses and two-year diploma courses to students from across the world. Applicants can choose from 65 programs, with 150-degree pathways available.
Having an outstanding acceptance rate, a good student to faculty ratio of 11:1 and ranked as one of the best value schools with very good job prospects makes it a good choice for both international as well as in-state students.
In response to COVID 19, Holland College has suspended all in-person operations through the end of the Spring semester. Holland College is providing remote education in the response of pandemic while all the documents’ submission is accepted electronically by the university.
|Application Portal||Holland’s Online Portal|
|Acceptance Rate||Depends on seat availability|
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||100 CAD|
|Average SAT Score||Verbal Score: 480|
|Average ACT Score||19|
|Mode of Payment||VISA/ MasterCard / Discover / AmericanExpress|
On the online portal.
|Academic Calendar||Semester - Based|
|Work Experience||Required for Graduate Programs|
Merit-based scholarships are also available.
|Contact for any query||Office of Admissions|
Tel: 902-629-4217 or 1-800-446-5265
Students are required to complete their admission process through the university’s Online Application Portal and send their additional documents by mail.
The applicants should complete their applications by February 28 to be considered for the first round of admissions and to be eligible for entrance scholarships and financial assistance.
Holland College has a rolling admission policy and the prospective students can apply after February 28 depending on the availability of the seats.
Holland College accepts international students willing to study in Canada with good academic records, good scores on internationally standardized tests with verified monetary support for the academic course, and living expenses.
Application Portal: Applicants can apply online and track the admission process through Holland Web Advisor by logging in with the user name and password received through email after application.
An international applicant must meet the following requirements to be eligible for Holland College admissions:
International applicants can produce the scores of TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, etc to demonstrate their proficiency in the language.
The minimum scores to apply are: -
|IELTS||Overall score of 6.5 with no other band below 6|
|TOEFL- PBT||Manual score of 550|
|CanTest||4.5 in each section|
|CAEL||Overall Score 60, with minimum 50 in each band|
International applicants can apply for a study permit after they are offered admissions into the Holland College. Shortlisted Candidates are issued a letter of acceptance and it is mailed via FedEx or e-mailed once the application process is completed.
The documents which are required while applying for study permit are as follows: -
After the submission of the completed form and payment of VISA fees, applicants can schedule their appointment with the nearest embassy.
Holland College offers more than 40 bachelor’s degrees in Applied Sciences, Business, Computer Studies, Culinary Arts, Engineering Technology, Health and Community Studies, Industrial Technology and Trades, Marine Training, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Journalism, Sports and Leisure and Tourism.
Where to apply: Online Admission Portal
Application Fees: 100 CAD
Admission Requirements: Applicants are required to submit the following documents at the time of admission: -
Cost of attendance: -The tuition fee at Holland College is 11,553 CAD per year and the total cost of attendance might estimate up to 23565 CAD per annum for an international student for both fall and spring terms. Holland College claims that 85% of its students get some financial assistance and offer 450,000 CAD through scholarships, bursaries, and grants.
Holland College offers a graduate certificate, training, and diplomas in Applied Sciences, Business, Computer Studies, Culinary Arts, Engineering Technology, Health and Community Studies, Industrial Technology and Trades, Marine Training, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Journalism, Sports and Leisure and Tourism. Details of some popular programs at Holland College are: -
|Requirements||Diploma in Construction Technology and Management||Diploma, Electronics Engineering Technology||Journalism and Communications Post-Graduate Certificate||Diploma in Graphic Design||Administrative Assistant Certificate|
|Application Fees (Non- refundable)||100 CAD||100 CAD||100 CAD||100 CAD||100 CAD|
|GMAT/GRE||Not Required||GRE recommended.||Not Required.||Not Required.||Not Required.|
|Work Experience||Required (2 Years).||Not Required.||Not Required.||Required||Not Required|
|Professional CV/ Resume||Required.||Required||Required||Required.||Required|
|Recommendations||Required (2)||Required (2)||Required (2)||Required (2)||Required (2)|
|Proficiency Requirements||TOEFL / IELTS||TOEFL / IELTS||TOEFL / IELTS||TOEFL / IELTS||TOEFL / IELTS|
|Tuition Fee for the whole program||21,506 CAD||24,442 CAD||9,837 CAD||20,756 CAD||11,123 CAD|
With 11:1 student to faculty ratio and good job prospects, Holland College is a very good choice for an international applicant. Applicants with excellent academic history and good scores on SAT/ACT are preferred. Holland College has a rolling admission policy but applicants should have completed their application process before February 28 for the first round of admissions and entrance scholarships and financial aid. Shortlisted candidates don’t have to apply for scholarships separately and they are auto credited based on GPA in the university. Financial Aid is available for international students and there are plenty of on-campus jobs also available to help with the cost of attendance.
The applicants are notified upon the acceptance through e-mail and an acceptance letter is sent to them via email or mail. Student Counselling Services of Holland College is always there to guide the students thoroughly concerning housing and on-campus part-time jobs.
One can reach out to this for any query:
Office of Admissions
Tel: 902-629-4217 or 1-800-446-5265
Ques. What GPA do you need to get into Holland College?
Ans. The average high school GPA of the admitted students is 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Candidates with a 3.0 or greater GPA would be preferred.
Ques. What is the job prospect at Holland College?
Ans. 97% of graduates in class 2018 are employed. Around 90% of the graduates are employed within 6 months of graduation.
Ques. What is Holl Pass?
Ans. Holl Pass is a card issued to the students of Holland College that has a declining balance account and allows you to easily add funds to use for purchases on campus.