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Red River College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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Red River College invites applications in Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer season. The college offers Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Degree courses. Areas of study available are Health Sciences, Business, Intensive English, Hospitality, Skilled Trades, Creative Arts, Community Service and Transportation Technology.

  • All applicants are advised to create an online account with Red River College portal.
  • It is recommended to apply at least 6 months before the start of the program.
  • Applicants can satisfy the Language Proficiency Assessment either by achieving a minimum required score on a recognized English Proficiency test or by taking Red River college’s Intensive English for International Students Program (IEIS).
  • Applicants who have not satisfied the minimum scores in the Proficiency Test should also take the IEIS program. The duration of the course is unique for each applicant.
  • Applicants should apply for their study permits after receiving the letter of acceptance from college.


Application portalApply RRC
Application Fee (non-refundable)120 CAD
Enrollment (every year)22,000
Mode of PaymentVisa/ Master card Wire/Bank transfer
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/Spring/Summer
Work ExperienceRequired for certain advanced diploma Programs
Academic programs for International students60

Red River College Admission Deadlines

Most of the programs in Red River college does not have an application deadline. Students are accepted based on First qualified, first-serve basis. It is recommended to apply at least 6 months before the start of the desired academic program.

Red River College Undergraduate/Certificate/Diploma Admission Requirements

Red River College has almost 1400 international students coming from 60 countries. The college offers over 60 programs to international students.

Application Portal - Apply RRC

Application Fee - 120 CAD

Admission requirements -

  • Official Academic transcripts
    • Attested, notarized and certified documents are not accepted.
    • High-quality images of the official documents should be submitted.
    • Failing to do so can result in delay or even rejection of the application.
    • All supporting documents should be in English or French or should have English translations attached.
    • Documents should be in PDF Format and should not exceed 5 MB.
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Copy of passport
  • Immigration document, if available at the time of application
  • Name change document, if applicable

Additional requirements -

International Business - Submit a resume.

Some Creative Arts programs - Portfolio (not mandatory at time of application, but required as part of the acceptance process) and participation in a mandatory orientation.

Health Care Aid - Provide proof of current and completed immunizations and testing

Note - Additional requirements vary based on the program chosen

English Proficiency Test Score Requirements

Red River college accepts IELTS Academic, TOEFL and CanTest scores as proofs of English proficiency.

The following table lists the minimum scores required:

TestMinimum required score
IELTS6.5 +

Applicants who have not taken any of the above proficiency tests or have scores below the minimum required scores should take the Intensive English for International Students program along with their academic program. The Intensive English program is generally a 4-month long course. However, the course and its duration are unique for each applicant.

Applicant will be placed in the level that best suits his/ her proficiency level. The following table represents a brief idea on levels of study of the IEIS program.

English proficiency test scoresCourse levelCourse duration
TOEFL below 50
IELTS below 5.0
Foundation4+ months
TOEFL 60-70
IELTS 5.0 -5.5
Intermediate I4 months
TOEFL 70-75
IELTS 5.5-6.0
Intermediate II4 months
TOEFL 75-90
IELTS 6.0-6.5
College readiness4 months

Applicants who have not taken any of the proficiency exams will be required to attend an English proficiency test upon arrival at College. The applicant will be placed in the appropriate course level based on the score.

Visa Process for International Students

Applicants should apply for the Study permit immediately after the Letter of Acceptance is issued from the college.

To receive the Letter of Acceptance:

  • Submit the completed application
  • Selected applicants will receive Offer mail from the college
  • Pay a deposit fee of $1100 CAD within 14 days of the issuance of the offer. Payments can be made via online banking, master card, visa cards or by wire transfer.

On receiving the study permit, the same should be uploaded in the applicant’s online account to notify the College. Notification will be due 30 days prior to the start of the program.

Red River College Graduate Admissions

Application Portal: RRS Application portal

Application fee: 120 CAD

The college offers advanced diploma in the field of International Business, Technology Management, Library & Information Technology, Information Security, Computer Graphic and Communication Desing.

An applicant can enrol in Adcanve diploma courses after completing a degree/diploma or Grade 12. The requirements for every course vary. Given below are the specific requirements of some popular Advance Diploma Program.

CourseApplication DeadlineAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Advanced Diploma in International BusinessNext available intake: Fall 2020Proof of successful completion of diploma or degree, CVTOEFL-iBT: 80,
IELTS: 6.5
CanTest : 4.5
Advanced Diploma in Graphic DesignNext available intake: Fall 2020Proof of Successful completion of: RRC’s graphic design program or
an equivalent program from a recognized school of design Portfolio of Artwork
TOEFL- iBT - 80,
IELTS - 6.5
CanTest - 4.5
Advanced Diploma in 3D computer graphicsNext available intake: Fall 2019
Portfolio( should contain 8 to 10 examples of the applicant’s best artwork),
Proof of Successful Completion of post-secondary diploma or degree in visual arts/fine arts, architecture, multimedia,
Work experience
IELTS: 6.5
CanTest : 4.5

The application will be assessed to determine if the applicant meet the program’s admission requirements. If the applicant is successful in fulfiilling the requirements, and space is available, an Offer Email will be issued. The email will provide with information regarding the program the applicant have applied for, including the Intensive English for International Students program, if applicable.

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