It's easy to apply as an international student
Let us help you on your way. In four easy steps you can start your education at Camosun. If you have questions about the application process please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 1 - Find a program
From academic upgrading to business administration degrees and health care technical training, Camosun offers something for everyone. Browse our program list.
English proficiency levels
Admission to most academic programs is based on meeting one of the following English proficiency levels:
- Completion of BC English 12 with a C+ or better
- Academic IELTS
- TOEFL iBT
- Camosun English assessment
You can also apply for English upgrading in order to meet your English proficiency for program admission.
Note: Academic IELTS and TOEFL iBT scores must be from within the past two years. For TOEFL we require an original document from ETS to Camosun College: Destination (DI) Code: 7527
IELTS or TOEFL requirements for undergraduate programs:
- Academic IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual band less than 5.5
- TOEFL iBT score of 83 with no score less than 20 on each level
IELTS or TOEFL requirements for post-graduate programs:
- Academic IELTS score of 6.5 with no individual band less than 6.0
- TOEFL iBT score of 88 with no score less than 20 on each level
Please see our important dates calendar for start dates and tuition deadlines.
Step 2 - Apply
Each program has program-specific admissions requirements, listed on the program admissions page. Please review the program you are interested and ensure you have the requirements before you apply.
Students must submit their application by the deadline to be considered for admission. The deadlines are as follows:
- Fall (September) — July 15
- Winter (January) — November 15
- Summer (May) — March 15
Fill out the International Student Application form. PDF
Type all information. Handwritten applications will not be accepted. Print off the application and sign it. The student’s signature MUST match the signature on the passport.
Email the completed application and supporting documents to email@example.com.
Submit supporting documents in English. Where appropriate, please provide English translations of all documents (transcripts and credentials) for all education completed and indicated in the application form. Documents submitted become the property of Camosun College and will not be returned.
All official documents should be sent to the following address:
Attention: International Admissions
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd.
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
72-hour response time
You will receive a response from one of our International Admissions Officers within 72 hours, with instructions for your next steps.
Step 3 - Submit records
If you aren’t currently in high school and you have completed grade 10 or higher, Camosun needs to see your academic records. You can contact your former school to request transcripts or record of marks. If you went to another college, please submit those transcripts along with your application. Contact the institution you attended.
Each program has program-specific admissions requirements, listed on the program admissions page. Please review the program you are interested in and submit the relevant requirements.
If you haven't taken these courses you can take a placement test or one of our ESL courses to successfully move through your studies.
Student Visa Application Timelines
Please check with Citizenship and Immigration Canada to see the average processing times for student visas if you are applying from outside of Canada.
Step 4 - Attending Camosun
You need a study permit to study in Canada as an International student. Learn more.
Review your housing options and decide where you want to live in Victoria. You must apply for the Homestay program at least six weeks before arrival.
Once you have received your letter of acceptance from Camosun, you will find important information in our detailed
We encourage you to attend the on-campus New Student Orientation before you begin your studies. It will give you the opportunity to connect with other new international students, meet the staff, and get to know your campus!
International AdmissionsCamosun College Lansdowne
Camosun International • Isabel Dawson 201
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria, BC V8P 5J2 Canada
Camosun College Interurban
Camosun International • Liz Ashton Campus Centre 229
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria, BC V9E 2C1 Canada
Monday–Thursday: 9am–4pm PST
Friday: 9am–noon PST