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Program Information

September 2014 Program List for International Applicants - China
September 2014 Program List for International Applicants - India
September 2014 Program List for International Applicants (except India and China)

Registration Form

International Application 2014 Form (PDF, 1.97 MB)

How to Apply

There are two options to apply to any of Northern College’s programs that are available to international applicants:

Option 1
Visit the Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) at Ontario College Application Service and submit an application. All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable $95.00 fee when submitting their application. Northern College receives applications within 48 hours upon payment of application fee. During the application process, students will be required to submit supporting documentation such as secondary and/or post-secondary transcripts assessed by the International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS). Applicants will also be required to send Proof of English Proficiency ie. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score sheet, directly to the college. Please see below for more information.

Option 2
Applicants have the option to apply via the Northern College website online application. To apply, please contact international@northern.on.ca for further details.
There is a $100 non-refundable application fee payable by credit card or wire transfer.

Additional Documentation

International Credential Assessments
An Assessment Report is required, describing your level of education completed internationally for Comparable Canadian Standards. Northern College will recognize and accept Assessment Reports from the following Service Providers:

International Credential Assessment Service of Canada
University of Toronto - Comparative Education Service
World Education Services

Northern College would prefer ICAS Assessment Reports as all levels of education – secondary, post-secondary and technical – can be assessed.

English as a Second Language – Proficiency Tests
Proficiency Tests for International applicants for whom English is a second language must demonstrate proficiency in both spoken and written English by taking the following:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
• Certificate and Diploma studies: overall score of 6.0 must be achieved, with no individual Band Width score under 5.5.
• Post Graduate levels of study: overall score of 6.5, with no individual band score under 5.5.
For additional details see the following: International English Language Testing System

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL):
• A score of 550 paper and 213 computer-based; 79-IBT. For additional details see: Test of English as a Foreign Language

Documents to be Submitted

• College Application either via the Ontario College Application Service or a completed, signed, and scanned copy of the Northern College website online application.

• Proof of English Proficiency (see below):
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Score sheet: Certificate and Diploma studies: overall score of 6.0 must be achieved, with no individual band score under 5.5.
- Advanced Standing: overall score of 6.0 with no individual band score under 5.5.
- Post Graduate levels of study: overall score of 6.5, with no individual band score under 5.5. For additional details see visit International English Language Testing System.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL):
A score of 550 paper and 213 computer-based; 79-IBT. For additional details please visit Test of English as a Foreign Language

• Notarized Academic Transcripts (see below for information regarding International Credential Assessments)
• Copy of Passport
• Copy of Study Visa

Contacts by Country

India - Krishnakumar Pai
Recruitment Representative
Northern College
Tel: (080) 4112 0891/892
Direct : (080) 40992765
Email: paik@northern.on.ca

China - Norman Chen
Recruitment Representative
Northern College
Jianwai SOHO, Bldg 17 #501,
39 East Third Ring Middle Road,
Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100022
Tel: +86 (10) 5869-2541
Fax: +86 (10) 5869-3749
Cell: +86 158-1041-8646
Email: chenn@northern.on.ca

Contact for all other countries:
Melissa Lamoureux, Career Programs & International Services Officer
Tel: (705) 235 - 6841
Fax: (705) 235 - 7279
Email: lamoureuxm@northern.on.ca