Application Process

Get started today; applying to NorQuest is simple.

If you are applying to a credit program, you will apply online at ApplyAlberta.

Application Acceptance Dates

NorQuest College begins accepting applications for programs according to the following schedule.

Term Applications Accepted Starting
Fall October 1 of the previous year
Winter February 1 of the previous year
Spring and Summer June 1 of the previous year

Applicants wishing to apply to an online offering of a program should apply at least one month prior to the program start. See programs for information about start dates.

Application Deadlines

International students without a valid Canadian study permit must apply to NorQuest College at least two months prior to the term start date of their program. This allows time for the admission process to be completed and for a study permit to be obtained.

Term Start Application Deadline
Fall June 30
Winter October 31
Spring February 28

Apply early to allow time to obtain a student visa or study permit.

Here are important links to review prior to applying:

Before you apply

  1. See your specific program of choice for both academic and non-academic requirements, prerequisite details and any pre-screening program interview arrangements, if required.
  2. Be prepared to pay the non-refundable, non-transferrable, international student application fee of $150 (CAD).

If you have any questions, email

Cancelling your application

Notify the Office of the Registrar if you wish to cancel the consideration of your application. Application fees are non-refundable. If you cancel your application after you have accepted NorQuest’s offer of admission and paid your tuition deposit, note that:

  • if you cancel your enrolment at least 30 days prior to the start date of your program, you are eligible for a 50% refund of your tuition deposit
  • after that date, the entire tuition deposit is non-refundable

Refunds and Withdrawals

See the refund policy and the Withdrawal Chart of Academic and Financial Penalties for more information on refunds and withdrawals.

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