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How to Apply

Ready to apply to college? We'll guide you through each step. 

Step 1- Decide on your program

Your first step in applying to a program is to decide what program you're applying to. Choosing specific courses comes at a later date. If you need help choosing your program, Camosun offers a number of services.

Step 2 - Check out the details

Review these important details first to prepare for a successful application.

  • See program availability to confirm that applications are open for your preferred program.
  • Admission for most programs is granted on a first-qualified, first-served basis, so apply early! Different start terms have different deadlines – check out the application deadlines.
  • Admission requirements are listed under the Admissions tab on each program page. Missing admission requirements? Take an assessment or upgrade with us!

Step 3 - Submit your application

Most applications are submitted online through EducationPlannerBC (EPBC). If you need help completing the application process, contact admissions@camosun.ca for one-on-one support. Read on to find out what type of applicant you are.

General Applicant

If you’re 19 years of age or older, already graduated from high school or currently attend high school outside of BC/Yukon, you can apply anytime.

Apply online through EducationPlannerBC.

BC/Yukon high school student

If you’re a BC/Yukon high school student in grade 12, you can apply online for conditional admission between September 15 and May 15.

Apply online through EducationPlannerBC.

International Student

If you're an International student (not a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident), see the International Application Process.

International students must apply for a student visa. You will pay different fees and have different admission requirements.


Applications accepted year-round

Ready to get started at Vancouver Island's largest provider of trades training? Camosun accepts applications to apprenticeship technical training programs year-round.

Apply for an apprenticeship

Dual Credit - South Island Partnership

Be a college student while you're still in high school. Dual Credit is open to students in School Districts 61 (Victoria), 62 (Sooke), 63 (Saanich), 64 (Gulf Islands), and 79 (Cowichan).

Learn more about dual credit

Step 4 - Meet program admission requirements

Academic requirements

To be considered for admission, you must meet or exceed the requirements for your chosen program.

Submit official transcripts directly from the issuing institution to meet academic admission requirements.

Information and support for meeting academic admission requirements:

Non-academic requirements

Some programs include additional life, work experience or supporting materials in their admission requirements. Please see each individual program page for details.

Next Steps: After you Apply