Applying to NorQuest

Before you apply

Begin by exploring our programs – find the diploma, certificate, or study path that will help you meet your goals. Admission requirements are listed on each program page on our website and are subject to change annually.

Applicants are admitted on a first-qualified, first-accepted basis once their application and supporting transcripts/documents have been received and evaluated. Admitted students must pay a tuition deposit or provide proof of sponsorship to reserve a seat in the program.

Read all of the Applying to NorQuest pages before you apply to understand the entire process.

Indigenous Admissions & Funding Supports

NorQuest College is committed to Indigenous peoples and communities, and has developed initiatives aimed at removing structural and financial barriers that may inhibit some Indigenous learners from participating in or accessing post-secondary education. Learn more.

Age requirement

Applicants must either:

  • be a mature student, or
  • be at least 18 years of age (within the first term of their program), or
  • provide the Office of the Registrar with written parental consent to attend NorQuest College.

No student may attend a work or clinical placement if under 18 years of age.

At NorQuest College, a mature student is any person who no longer qualifies for K-12 education, or who is an independent student, which we define as:

  • 18 years of age or older, or
  • 16 years of age or older and
    • Who is living independently, or
    • Who is a party to an agreement under section 57.2 of the Child, Youth, and Family Enhancement Act.