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Red Deer, AlbertaLOCATION
Estd 1964Established Year

Red Deer College 2020-2021 Admissions: Entry Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

Suruchi Gupta Suruchi Gupta
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Red Deer College is located in Canada. It was established in the year 1964. In the last intake season of 2019, Red Deer College hosted 7500 students comprising part-time and full- time courses. The integrated learning experience in the college provides Applied degrees, Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificate Programs, Apprenticeships, and University Transfer Programs. The intake capacity is 40 students in each class.

Red Deer College conducts 20,000 community learning programs, workshops, seminars, and symposiums for students. Red Deer College runs more than 100 programs in Art, Science, Humanities, and Business management.

  • Due to COVID 19 pandemic; IELTS score can be uploaded online and given relaxation since personal testing is impossible for Red Deer College Admissions 2020-21
  • Unofficial documents like photocopies of transcripts, certificates, emails, and fax will be considered for temporary/ conditional admission
  • Scholarship amount delivered for the students in a year 1,000,000 CAD
  • Corona Virus pandemic created a slowdown in the admission process.


Application PortalOnline
Application Fee200 CAD
Mode of PaymentCheque/ Debit or Credit card/ visa/ Master card/ American Express
Academic CalendarSemester – based
Intake seasonsFall, Winter, Spring,
Financial AidAwards, Scholarships, Grants
Tuition Deposit Fee$1400 CDN
Average SAT ScoreNot applicable
ACT ScoreNot applicable
English Language ProficiencyTOEFL/ IELTS/
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Red Deer College Admission Deadlines

Given below are the deadlines for the admissions

Intake SeasonDeadlineDocument Submission Deadline
FallMay 1July 15
WinterSeptember 15December 1
SpringJanuary 31March 31

Red Deer College International Student Admissions

The admission process for international students must be done prior to 6 months or at least 90 days since it takes time for verification and other procedures. Applicants who apply after 90 days of the mentioned deadlines are not usually appreciated. Red Deer College will not evaluate the application for the next intake season, students must be cautious to apply a new one with updated documents in case of rejection.

Application portal: Online

Application fee: 200 CAD

Academic Requirements:

  • A completed online application form
  • English Language proficiency proof
  • Secondary school transcript
  • Post-secondary school transcript ( if applicable)
  • Valid passport
  • Transcripts must be in English and should send directly to the Registrar office from the issuing institution

Country specific requirements

CountryUndergraduate Admission requirements
IndiaAll India Senior Secondary Certificate/ Higher Secondary School Certificate/ India School Certificate/ Delhi Senior School Certificate/ Any Form XII Exam Certificate
BangladeshHigher Secondary Certificate
PakistanHigher Secondary Certificate
Sri LankaGeneral Certificate of Education Advanced Level General Certificate of Education Advanced Subsidiary Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education

All the mentioned above materials should send directly to the following address

Red Deer College
Office of the Registrar
Box 5005
100 College Boulevard
Red Deer, AB T4N 5H5

English Language Proficiency Test Score for International Students

The following are the minimum English proficiency test scores required.

TestMinimum scores required

Visa Process for International Students

Students from India, China, Morocco, Pakistan, Philippines, and Vietnam can apply for student Visa faster through Student Direct Stream and get exempted from long procedures

Canada will permit applicants to stay 90 days after completion of your course. Meanwhile, you can extend the visa as per requirements.

  • Proof of application accepted document from the institution
  • Bank statement showing financial ability to pay tuition fee, living expenses and return travel options
  • Police certificate showing no criminal records (if required)
  • Online application fee (CAD)
  • Medical fitness certificate (biometrics)
  • Declaration proof depicting that you will leave after the expiry of study permit visa
  • Identity proof (passport)
  • Two passport size photos
  • Letter of explanation detailing why the applicant wishes to study in Canada and you are aware of student responsibilities and guidelines in Canada

Red Deer College Undergraduate Admissions

Before taking admission at the Red Deer College a student must know some of the requirements that are given below.

Application portal: Online

Application fee: 200 CAD

Academic Requirements:

  • Requirements for each program is different and decided by the Academic council
  • Courses are categorized into four different groups.
  • International Applicants for Red Deer College Admissions are graded based on out of province equivalency chart in Canada for admission purposes only. This varies in provinces and programs
  • Applicants should submit official transcripts of secondary certificate and mark sheets in English itself along with English language proficiency proof
  • Applicants must score above 50% of marks in the previous examination
  • In case if college request a hard copy of any document (country /course-specific) prior to admission mail them in the below-shown address

Red Deer College
Office of the Registrar
Box 5005
100 College Boulevard
Red Deer, AB T4N 5H5

Red Deer College Post Diploma & Graduate Certificate Programs

Red Deer College delivers RDC Certificates, Diplomas, and Graduate Certificate courses. If you apply for an online batch make sure you have a personal computer or laptop. As part of the admission process, there will be police inform checks to enquire about the criminal background of the applicant. Applicants must score 65% or above in their previous courses. Appearing for the GMAT or the GRE test scores is optional

RequirementsInstrumentation Engineering Technology, DiplomaAdministrative Professional CertificateElectrical Engineering Technology, DiplomaHealth Care Management, Post DiplomaHuman Resource Management, Graduate Certificate
Duration2 years1year2 years16 months16 months
Application Fee (CAD)200200200200200
ELP ScoreRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired
GPA Score2.
ELA Score50% in 30-1 / 65% in 30-250% in 30-1 / 65% in 30-250% in 30-1 / 65% in 30-250% in 30-1 / 65% in 30-250% in 30-1 / 65% in 30-2
Prior learning experienceNot specifiedRequiredNot specifiedRequiredNot specified

Among Graduates at Red Deer College; 96% of them are satisfied with quality education provided by the College and 92% got placement within 6 months of Graduation. After the application process and Verification University will notify the applicants about admission and then you can apply for the Visa process. International applicants should be cautious about proper documents and certification process


Ques. How can I check application status?

Ans. Admission council notifies all updates on their page. In case of any requirements, the panel will contact individually. If your documents are incomplete, the application will be rejected.

Ques. RDC Certificate programs online available?

Ans. yes. They host online certificate programs in management, leadership, and other areas.

Ques. Can I extend my study permit visa after the expiry date?

Ans. yes. You should apply within 90 days after course completion for work or any purposes

Ques. Is the SAT / ACT Score needed for admission at RDC?

Ans. No need for ACT/ SAT test score

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