Applying to NorQuest

Apply online through ApplyAlberta for most NorQuest College programs.

Application fees:

  • $95 for Canadian/permanent residents
  • $150 for international applicants

International students: NorQuest College's Designated Learning Institution number is O18795996622. Refer to the international student application process.

Info Sessions

Would you like guidance about how to apply online and the application process at NorQuest College? Are you looking for information about our Academic Upgrading or ESL Intensive programs, and your funding options available?

Check out an info session.

How to apply to credit programs

ApplyAlberta is the province-wide online application and transcript transfer system that anyone can use to apply to participating Alberta post-secondary institutions. Using ApplyAlberta is easy and eliminates the need for you to pay for and provide official transcripts from high schools or public post-secondary institutions in Alberta.

  1. Visit ApplyAlberta.
  2. Follow the instructions to create an account and enter your information.
  3. Select NorQuest College as your institution of choice, and select the NorQuest program to which you wish to apply.
  4. Pay your application fee with a credit card and submit your application.
  5. First-time applicants will receive an email (to the personal email account provided on the application) with easy-to-follow instructions for accessing MyQuest (NorQuest’s online student self-service centre) and MyMail (your NorQuest email account). Future emails about your application will be sent to your MyMail account.

All applicants to post-secondary programs at NorQuest College are required to apply online through ApplyAlberta. The paper NorQuest College Application for Admission (PDF) may be accepted from applicants to preparatory programs under extenuating circumstances.

Before you apply

  • Read the General Admission Guide or the International Student Admission Guide and ensure you meet the admissions requirements for your program.
  • Be prepared to pay the non-refundable application fee of $95, $150 for international students. Arrange for any pre-screening or program interviews, as required. See your specific program of choice for prerequisite details.

After you apply

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

Email to request an application form, or apply through ApplyAlberta.

There is no application fee for LINC students.

Continuing Education

To register in a continuing education program or course, follow these steps:

  1. Familiarize yourself with the specific course information including prerequisites needed, such as assessments, licenses, credentials, etc.
  2. Most continuing education courses have online registration through the Continuing Education & Custom Training website. Simply click the Add to Cart button on the course section you wish to take, and follow the instructions.
  3. For those courses that do not have online registration, complete the Non-Credit Registration Form (PDF) and submit it to the Office of the Registrar. Full payment of tuition and fees is required when you submit your registration form.

Open Studies

To apply for Open Studies and register in courses, follow these steps:

  1. New Open Studies students must submit an application for admission at ApplyAlberta and pay the one-time application fee.
  2. Once your application has been processed, you will be contacted by the Office of the Registrar to complete the registration process. Full payment of tuition and fees is due upon registration.
  3. If you intend to take an in-person class, you should register a minimum of five working days prior to the start of the class. If you intend to take an online class, regular online registration rules apply. See Online Delivery Information.
  4. If you decide to withdraw from a course, the standard withdrawal process and schedule applies. See Withdrawal Chart of Academic and Financial Penalties.