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St. Lawrence University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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St. Lawrence College offers more than 100 full-time programs at its three campuses - Kingston, Brockville and Cornwall. They provide the option of full time, part-time and online part-time studies. Students can apply through the online portal.

  • The applicants can also apply for collaborative degree programs, pre-health pathways and first track programs.
  • The college accepts candidates during the months of January, February or May.


Application PortalOnline Application
Application Fee$ 100 CAD
Payment ModeOn-line, electronic banking at a financial institution, credit card, or certified cheque or money order.
Intake SeasonsFall, Winter
Academic CalendersTerm based
Financial AidOntario Student Assistance Program (which includes grants and loans)

St. Lawrence College Admission Deadlines

Admission is offered on a rolling basis, which means that applications are accepted till the time all seats are filled.

Equal consideration date: Feb 1

International students can apply all year round, depending on the term in which they wish to apply.

St. Lawrence College Undergraduate Admissions

The basic requirements for admissions to UG courses at St.Lawrence colleges are as follows:

How to apply: St. Lawrence College International Application Service Account

Admission fees: $ 100 CAD

Academic requirements:

  • Official or certified copies of secondary school transcripts translated to English.
  • Original/certified Secondary/Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Passport

After the International Admission Officer approves the admissions, the applicant will be issued an Application Status Letter (called the "Pre-Admit Letter"). This letter has a 30-day deadline to accept and pay the fees.

Visa Process for International Applicants

Applicants are required to pay the student permit fee of 150 CAD to apply for visa. The entire process usually takes 12 days.

Documents required for Visa:

  • An Acceptance letter from DSI (Designated Learning Institute)
  • Valid passport or travel document
  • Proof of financial support
  • Two recent passport size photos

Language Requirements for International Students

International students who want to apply to St. Lawrence College are required to demonstrate their proficiency in English by fulfilling either one of the criteria as mentioned below:

TestDegree programs, Graduate certificate and fast-track programsDiploma and certificate programs
IELTS6.5 (All individual bands minimum 6.0)6.0 (All individual bands minimum 5.5)
TOEFL (CBT)220213
TOEFL (iBT)8378
CAEL (Canadian Adult English Language Assessment)6060
Cambridge English180173

St. Lawrence College Graduate programs

St. Lawrence College offers graduate certificates in17 categories including business analytics, project management, user experience design etc.. The general graduate admission process for a prospective student at St. Lawrence College is given below:

How to apply: Online application

Academic requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, transcripts translated to English
  • Transcripts must be evaluated by WES – World Education Services, which has a fee of CAD$200.00. This is only valid for applications to a post-graduate level certificate or post-graduate entry diploma program.

Supporting Documents:

  • English proficiency scores
  • Copy of passport

Some of the popular Graduate courses offered at St. Lawrence are as follows -

CourseProgram DurationCampusAcademic Requirements
International Business ManagementOne yearCanadian College (Vancouver)Three-year college diploma or university degree OR Equivalent work experience; Transcripts verifying previous academic qualifications and experience from recognised institutions (in English)
Business Analytics3 semestersKingstonTwo or three-year college diploma or university degree; Statistics course from a University
Project ManagementOne yearCornwallOntario College Diploma, an Ontario College Advanced Diploma or a degree from a recognised college or university; Transcripts verifying previous academic qualifications and experience from recognised institutions (in English)
Health Care Administration InternationalFour consecutive semestersKingstonTwo or three-year college diploma or university degree Education and/or work experience in the Health Care industry (recommended)
Interactive Marketing CommunicationsOne yearKingstonTwo or three-year college diploma or university degree

The Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Nursing have different English requirement criteria than other courses. Applicants are advised to check the program they are applying to, to make sure they meet the specific requirements of the department or course. St. Lawrence College, along with having partner institutes, also offers collaborative programs with Laurentian University. After the equal consideration date has passed, applicants are considered on a first come first serve basis, therefore they are advised to apply as early as possible. Applications to the highly completive programs have to be submitted before the equal consideration date.

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