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

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Selkirk College, Canada which is located in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia enrolls close to 12,000 students each year and has 6 campuses and 2 learning centers.

  • Applications for various programs are invited by the college under the categories:
    • Open Enrolment Programs: Applicable to courses where applications are accepted 12 months before the program start date.
    • Competitive Entry Programs: Application deadlines will be posted.
    • Winter Admissions: For programs that accept new students during the winter semester.
    • Wait Lists: Maintained for open enrollment programs that are in high demand.
  • Both the undergraduate and graduate applicants have to apply through the online portal of Selkirk College or EduPlanner.
  • The university accepts TOEFL, IELTS & Language Proficiency Index scores as proof of English proficiency.


Application PortalOnline Portal
Application Fee (non-refundable)100 USD
Mode of PaymentCredit Card, Bank Transfer, EduPlanner
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/Winter
Financial AidScholarships & Bursaries, Student Loans, Access Grants.

Selkirk College Admission Deadlines

The applicants are advised to apply before given deadlines to be considered for admission:

FallJune 1
WinterDecember 1
SummerFebruary 15

Selkirk College International Admissions

International applicants must know about the following requirements before applying at Selkirk College.

Where to apply: Students need to complete Selkirk College application form.

Application fee: 100 CAD

Academic Requirements:

  • Transcripts / Credit assessment from the previously attended institution(s).
    • Certified by the institution's office registrar.
    • Sent directly from the issuing institute a stamped and sealed envelope.
    • Non-English official transcripts should be accompanied by a certified English Translation.
  • Proof of English proficiency for non-native English speakers.
  • Departmental requirements: Apart from the general admission requirements, additional departmental requirements might be needed depending on the chosen program.

English Proficiency Test Scores

International applicants can submit the TOEFL, IELTS & Language Proficiency Index scores as proof of English proficiency. The minimum required scores required by the university are given below. However, several departments have different score requirements, which need to be checked before applying.

TestMinimum required score
TOEFL-iBT80 or higher
IELTS6.0 and higher
Language Proficiency Index4.0 or higher

Visa Process

  • A study permit is required to study in Canada for more than 6 months.
  • Upon receiving the admission offer from the college, the applicant can apply for a study permit.
  • The official website for applying for a study permit - Citizenship & Immigration Canada Website
  • Provision to receive a study permit faster is available for International applicants from India, China, Philippines and Vietnam via Student Direct Stream. The documents required are:
    • An acceptance letter from the institution
    • Proof of payment of tuition fee for the first year
    • Presently living outside Canada while applying
    • Have a Guaranteed Investment Certificate of 10,000 CAD (Similar to the proof of Financial ability)
    • Medical exam and Police certificate if applicable
    • Language Test Scores
  • The applicant also needs a visitor visa or an ETA to be granted entry to Canada, along with the study permit.
  • A visitor visa costs CAD 100.
  • Applicants will need to apply for Visitor Visa here

Selkirk College Undergraduate Admissions 

Selkirk College, Canada offers courses in multiple streams to all the applicants. The basic process for admission is the same for all the courses. International applicants will be assessed by the Recruitment and admissions office upon receipt of the application and will be processed accordingly. Most new applicants are asked to take a College Readiness Tool (CRT) test, which helps to:

  • Assess Language & Math Skills
  • Provide advisory information about the skill set required for the applied program.
  • Helps in course planning

Students may also be exempt from CRT if;

  • The applicant has taken English 12 or qualifying Math within the last two years with Grades no less than ‘B’. OR
  • The applicant has undergone post-secondary English or Math courses in the last two years.

Programs, where CRT might be required, are listed here.

Where to Apply: Applications for undergraduate courses can be made by completing either Selkirk application form or EducationPlannerBC.

Application Fee: 100 CAD

Admission Requirements: Applicants must provide the following documents at the time of admission:

  • High school diploma/transcript mailed directly from the previous school/college
  • English proficiency test score for international applicants

Selkirk College Graduate Admissions

Selkirk College offers a multitude of courses to choose from to all the applicants. While the specific requirements may vary for each program, the general admission requirements remain the same.

Where to Apply: Selkirk accepts online applications either throughSelkirk application or EducationPlannerBC.

Application Fee: 100 CAD

CourseAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Post-Graduate Business ManagementOfficial Transcript; Completion of any 2-Year diploma other than a business;
Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized institution;
English 12 with C+ or higher; Foundations of Math 12 with C+ or higher;
TOEFL-iBT: 80;
Language Proficiency Index: 4.0.
Post Graduate Accounting DiplomaOfficial Transcript; Completion of any 2-Year diploma other than a business;
Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized institution;
English 12 with C+ or higher; Foundations of Math 12 with C+ or higher;
IELTS: 6.5;
Computer Science (General Associate of Science and Transfer to BSc)Official Transcripts; Pre-calculus 12, Foundations 12, MATH 051 or MATH 50 with a Grade "C" or higher;TOEFL-iBT: 80;
IELTS: 6.0;
Language Proficiency Index: 4.0.
Engineering (Certificate)Official Transcripts; Chemistry 12; Pre-calculus 12 or Principles of Math 12; Physics 12;
English Studies 12 with a minimum grade of “C+” / 80% or higher; CRT Score; Interview
TOEFL-iBT: 80; I
ELTS: 6.0;
Language Proficiency Index: 4.0.
Associate of Science in Entry to Pharmacy and Transfer to BScOfficial Transcript; Completion of Biology 12, Chemistry 11 / 12, and English 12 with a grade of "C" or higher;
Pre-calculus or Principles of Math 12 with a grade of “C+” or higher.
TOEFL-iBT: 80;
IELTS: 6.0;
Language Proficiency Index: 4.0.

The applicants are selected by the admissions officer after a thorough consultation with the appropriate school chair. Each applicant is assessed based on the application and supporting documentation submitted. All applicants will be notified by snail mail or email once a decision has been made.

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