Study Permits

A Canada Study Permit may be required for international students to study here in Canada. Applicants must include an official McKenzie College Letter of Acceptance in Study Permit applications.

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Admission requirements for
International students

In addition to the the regular admission requirements, International Students must also submit:

1. Copy of valid Passport

Must include photograph, name, country of origin, expiry date.

2. Proof of English proficiency

If applicant is not applying for an English Language program at McKenzie College, a copy of English proficiency test results or English language school transcripts are required.

3. Valid Canada Study Permit

After acceptance, we require a COPY OF VALID CANADA STUDY PERMIT for proof of accepted entry to Canada.

4. Seat reservation fee - $500

For international students a seat reservation fee for Language Programs and Regular College Programs is $500 (non-refundable). These fees will be deducted from tuition costs.

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Tuition policy for
International students

The policies and criteria of McKenzie College are the same for all international students. A Canada study permit is required for an international student to study here in Canada. Before the permit application can be processed, the student must apply to McKenzie College, be accepted and receive an official McKenzie College Acceptance Letter. However, to receive the acceptance letter from McKenzie College, the application fee and the seat reservation fee must be included.

Refund policy on tuition payments

If you do not obtain the required study permit and are unable to attend McKenzie College, the tuition costs previously paid (excluding the application fee and seat reservation fee) will be fully refunded.

Language requirements

Since English is the language of instruction at McKenzie College, all applicants who wish to enter a Certificate or Diploma program must prove adequate proficiency in English as a prerequisite to admission. 

All international applicants will be required to provide proof of proficiency in English in ONE (1) of the following ways:

1. Minimum English study in applicant’s home country

  • The applicant has studied in an English language secondary school for a minimum of 3 years and has achieved a minimum grade of 70% or B in Grade 12 English or equivalent course; OR

  • The applicant studied at an English language institution for at least one year at the post-secondary level

2. The applicant has studied in a high school in Canada

  • For a minimum of 1 year

  • Has achieved a minimum grade of 70% or B in Grade 12 English (ENG4U/EAE4U or equivalent course)

3. Completion of Official Language Proficiency Test

You must submit or complete one of the following language proficiency indicators:

4. Completion of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Level 5 at McKenzie Language Centre

Test results submission policy

Standardized test results must be issued directly from the testing office. Photocopies will not be accepted. Test scores must be valid and verifiable. Scores more than three years old will not be accepted.

Students who are conditionally accepted to McKenzie College but do not meet these language requirements must complete their English Language Training through our Language Learning Centre.

Making a Payment

To learn how to make a payment towards tuition and/or fees for domestic and international students, click below.