Admission Requirements

18 years or older, otherwise guardianship letter will be required to study in Canada. For more details, visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (opens new window) website.

English Language Requirements

All classes in Mohawk College are provided in English. Students whose first language is not English, are expected to prove their proficiency by completing any of the following:

Advanced Language Requirements

Some programs require higher proficiency by completing any of the following:

  • Successful completion of GAS-EAP (478) Program Level 8 with 90%,
  • TOEFL (opens new window) minimum score of 560 (83 Internet based),
  • IELTS (opens new window) Academic minimum score of 6.5 overall with no band less than 6.0, or
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma & English Credit (Grade 12 U, M or C) issued from a public school board (required scores vary depending on the program)
  • Some exceptions may apply. Please check admission requirements in each programs webpage.

 

Academic Admission Requirements

International students applying to Mohawk College must provide proof of their academic standing equivalent to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12 High School). The following certificates are also acceptable for admission:

Hong Kong

Certificate of Education with credit standing in five academic subjects or pass standing in six academic subjects.

China

Secondary School Graduation: University / College Entrance Examination with a pass in five academic subjects.

India

10+2 High School certificate with Math & Science as compulsory subjects or 10+ diploma graduates with 60% average

England, Asian countries, The West Indies and Africa

The General Certificate of Education with grades of A, B, C or 1, 2, 3 in five academic subjects at the "O" or ordinary level.

Caribbean

Examination Council Certificate with grades A, B, C ordinary level or the Caribbean Examination Certificate with grades A, B, C or 1, 2, 3 in five academic subjects at the general level.

From other countries

We request academic records in English showing applicants have completed 12 years of education. Some preparatory (upgrading) courses at Mohawk College may be necessary before entering a post-secondary program. These applicants will be assessed individually.

Please Note: If an applicant is 17 years old or younger, the applicant will need additional documents to study in Canada. For more details, visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (opens new window) website.