Charlottetown, Prince Edward IslandLOCATION
Estd 1969Established Year

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

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.

  • Both domestic and international applicants must apply using the college’s online application portal.
  • Some of the diploma and certificate programs require applicants to have some work experience.
  • The college offers financial aid in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships.


Type of UniversityCommunity College
Application PortalOnline portal
Application Fee (non-refundable)100 CAD 
Mode of PaymentMaster Card/Visa 
Intake SeasonsFall
Work ExperienceRequired for selective programs 
Financial AidScholarships, loans, and grants.

Holland College Admission Deadlines

The college encourages all the applicants to submit their admission applications before February 28. Those applying for the entrance scholarship must complete their application process by the issued date.

Applicants must note that the college may accept application after the given deadline. However, this will highly depend upon the number of available seats.

Holland College Admission Guidelines

Aspirants need to submit their completed application before the last day of February each year, to qualify for the first round of assessment. Some of the application prerequisites are given below:

  • Applicants must submit their resume once the application is completed.
  • A valid email address and a valid Visa or Mastercard.
  • Application $100 (international applicants.)
  • Transcripts
  • Academic requirements, depending upon the program.
  • Police Science (Cadet) application form.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

Holland College requires students to demonstrate English language proficiency, irrespective of their citizenship. Applicants can prove the same in the following ways:

  • Post-secondary school for a minimum of 3 consecutive years wherein the language of instruction and examination is English. Applicants who have studied in Canada can prove their bilingualism of English and one other language.
  • Attempting an English proficiency test score. Applicants must meet the minimum score requirement of any one of the tests given below:
Test NameMinimum Required Score
IELTS - Academic6.5 (minimum 6.o in each component)
CanTest4.5 ( in each section)
Cambridge Advanced EnglishB2

Holland College Diploma/Certificate Admissions

Holland offers a wide range of 1-year and 2-year diploma/certificate. The programs are available in Full-time, part-time, and online mode. To apply, applicants are required to submit an online application along with $100 application processing fee.

Admission Requirements

Majority of the programs at Holland have specific academic requirements. In order to obtain admission, applicants must fulfill these requirements.

Academic requirements for a few Diploma/Certificate programs are given below:

Program Program Duration Academic Requirements
Human Resource Management 1 Year Completion of BUSI 101 Human Resource Management I & BUSI2035 Organizational Behaviour
Bioscience Technology2 YearsMinimum 70% in English, biology, chemistry & math
Electronics Engineering Technology2 Years Competitive score in Grade 11/12 Math and Physics

Note: Candidates who do not meet the academic requirements can still apply. Contact Admissions about the Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES).

Supporting Documents: Grade 12 transcripts, work/volunteer experience, resume, personal statement, and recommendations.

Study Permit for International Students

International applicants require a permit to study in Canada. It is not exactly a visa but it allows international students to stay in Canada for the duration of their course.

To receive the study permit, applicants require the following documents:

  • An acceptance letter from the Canadian Institute.
  • An identity proof i.e a valid passport
  • 2 passport size photographs.
  • Proof that the applicants can support themselves financially.
  • Letter of explanation (This will help the visa officer understand your intentions for going to Canada)

Presently, Canada is offering the Student Direct Stream to the legal citizens of a few countries (China, India, Philippines, and Vietnam). Through this, the applicants of these countries can receive their study permits within 20 days. To be eligible for this, applicants must:

  • provide proof of first-year tuition fee payment
  • have a GIC (Guaranteed Investment Certificate) of 10,000 CAD
  • submit the report of medical exam
  • submit a police certificate

Being a leading community cohort, Holland College has been committed to providing the best quality programs and services to its clients since 1969. With its strong Alumni network and flexible guidelines, it can become the perfect start to any student’s career.

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