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Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) is a community college in the province of Nova Scotia with 13 campuses. The college delivers over 120 bachelors, certificate and diploma programs in five different academic schools. The college opens its admissions in Summer, Winter, and Fall.
|Mode of Payment||Cash/Cheque/Money transfer|
International applicants applying for the 2019-2020 term are expected to send in their applications by the following deadlines:
|Winter||Jan 16, 2019|
|Fall||Sep 13, 2019|
Nova Scotia College offers a total of 130 UG and PG programs. The admissions process for international applicants for all the UG courses is similar. The details of the requirements and process of applying are detailed below:
Where to apply: NSCC Online Application
Application fee: 75 CAD
|ELP Test||Minimum Score Required|
|IELTS||6.0 (on each test)|
|CLB||8 on each test|
Students wishing to study for 6 months or more need a study permit.
Requirements for a study permit:
If the application is approved the applicants will receive a Letter of Introduction (approval letter). On the basis of this letter, the border officials will issue a study permit (paper copy) for the applicant.
The processing time for a study permit or a temporary residence visa is usually 4-12 weeks.
The certificate and diploma programs available with the college are offered to applicants with high school graduate diploma or applicants with IB Diploma.
Around 20,000 students study at the college in the various types of programs offered. The college has a lenient admissions policy. The admissions decisions are made on an immediate-response basis. This means that the applicants are sent a decision as soon as their completed application package is received by the college.
Admissions are offered on a waitlist basis as well, where applicants fulfilling the admissions criteria are kept if waitlist, as all the seats in the programs have been occupied by the applicants who applied earlier. There is usually a lot of movement in the waitlist during July and August. The college has a graduate employment rate of around 87%.