International Students – Application Process

  • When to Apply

    It is recommended to apply for a program approximately 8 months before the program start date. Due to Study Permit application times, Northern College does not accept applications after the dates listed below. Exceptions maybe applied for citizens from one of the below countries currently studying in Canada.

    Brazil – 13 weeks prior to the start date
    India – 8 weeks prior to the start date
    Nigeria – 17 weeks before the start date
    Philippines – 10 weeks before the start date
    Russia 8 – weeks prior to the start date
    Vietnam 9 – weeks before the start date

    How to Apply

    We are a Designated Learning Institution and our DLI# is O19315830082.


    Option 1

    1. Visit the Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) to submit an application.
    2. All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable $95.00 fee.
    3. Northern College receives applications within 48 hours upon payment of application fee.
    4. 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).
    5. Applicants will also be required to send Proof of English Proficiency ie. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score sheet, directly to the college.

    Option 2
    Applicants have the option to apply via the Northern College website application.

    1. To apply, please contact international@northern.on.ca for further details.
    2. There is a $100 non-refundable application fee payable by credit card or wire transfer.
  • Tuition and Fees

    Download and view the International Program List with admission requirements and tuition fees. Note: Fees are based on 2017 and are subject to change in 2018.

    Registration Form

    Registration Form for International Students

    Learn more
    Assessments and Documents to Submit
    International Payments and Refunds Policy

    2017 – 2018 Academic Calendar

    Academic Calendar – Fall/Winter Key Dates * New
    Academic Calendar – Summer 2018 Semester

    Social Media

    Join the International Facebook Group