If you have earned the equivalent of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma outside of Canada, you will be required to provide proof of one or more of the following:
- Niagara College Mature Student Test for English
- Grade 12 English at the C or U level (Ontario High School Curriculum)
- ACE English (Academic Upgrading)
- International Credential Assessment for studies outside of Canada
If English is your second language, the College (for the purposes of admission to standard non-competitive programs) will also accept these English Language Test Scores.*
* Excluding the Pharmacy Technician and Community Pharmacy Assistant programs, whose language test score requirements can be found here.
Take the IELTS Test
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s leading English language proficiency test, taken by over 1.5 million people each year.
The International Department at Niagara College is happy to provide an IELTS Language Testing Centre.
Learn English, or improve your English skills
We provide both short and long-term intensive English studies for International and Canadian students who plan to attend Niagara College, or a university, and need to improve their English language proficiency before starting their academic studies.