01. General Requirements

All applicants for admission to the College must satisfy at least ONE of the following criteria:


  •  BC secondary school graduation or the equivalent.
  • Completion of a certificate or equivalent from a special needs program and has  been in school for 12 years.

02. Language Proficiency Requirement

All applicants to the College must demonstrate proficiency in English by providing proof of ONE of the following:


  •  English 12 - minimum final grade of 50%
  •  Communications 12 - minimum final grade of 67%
  •  International Baccalaureate (IB) English Language A (Higher Level) - minimum mark of 5
  •  IELTS - Minumum overall ban test score of 5.5-6.0 overall with no band test score below 5.5 for various program
  •  TOEFL - Minimum score 80 (Internet based), or Minimum score 213 (Computer based), or Minimum score 550 (Paper based)
  •  LPI - Minimum score of 4


Note: The following information applies to general entrance only; see the program information for additional program-specific admission requirements.

03. Other Options

1. Demonstrate sufficient proficiency in English on the Dorset English Proficiency Exam (50%), or

2. Successfully complete the Dorset Academic preparation program with a grade average of 65%.

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