NorQuest College is a public, post-secondary institution serving 10,000 students annually. We accept applications from individuals from around the world. Serving students from over 125 countries, NorQuest offers a truly diverse, multicultural learning experience. Most of the programs and courses described in our calendar are available to international students.
NorQuest College offers programs in English language training and academic upgrading as well as certificate and diploma programs in health, business, and human services.
Diploma and certificate programs are geared toward preparing students for entry into the workplace or transfer options to other post-secondary institutions.
Academic upgrading increases students' job opportunities and enables students to meet the specific academic course requirements for certificate, diploma, or degree programs at post-secondary institutions.
English as a second language programs help students learn to communicate with confidence in a variety of situations and prepare for further academic studies or employment.
Our skills assessment services, recognition of previous learning, and variety of programs make NorQuest an excellent choice for international students.
Tuition & Fees
International tuition fees are generally higher in each credit course or program. Book costs, program and supplies fees, and Students' Association fees are the same for both international and Canadian students. Each program indicates the tuition & fees for international students. See Tuition & Fees for more information.
In order to evaluate your senior high school/higher secondary education for admission to a program, your transcripts/examination certificates must be forwarded directly to NorQuest College from the educational institution/examination board in your country. In order to ensure that you request the proper documentation, please view the High School Credentials by Country Chart (204K pdf).
English Language Proficiency (ELP)
Applicants whose first language is not English and those from countries where the language of instruction is not English will need to provide an ELP. To view acceptable forms of ELP for your program of choice, see the program's admission requirements. Some countries may be ELP exempt if English is the official language of instruction. Please view the ELP Exempt Countries Chart (26K pdf) to see if your country qualifies for exemption.
Applying to NorQuest College is simple. If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are four steps to the admission process. Please refer to the Admission Process page for details.
It's important to apply early to allow time to obtain a Student Visa or Study Permit.
International Student Services
NorQuest College provides a number of services to international students to help in the transition to living in Canada and encourage success. For a list of specific services available to international students, visit our International Student Services page.