International Admission Requirements

To be admissible to study full-time at the College, the equivalent of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (see below) at the College preparation level or higher is needed. Some programs require further studies. Students are required to be at least 18 years old by the end of their first semester.

To study in a post-diploma program, you will need a high school diploma plus a College or University diploma or degree.

If you have a 5-year gap between your last studies and your application to Sault College, you may be required to submit a Resume/CV with your application.

Possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission as many programs are competitive and program ranking can occur. Higher academic achievement and English proficiency results may be required for some programs when ranking occurs.

If your education was completed in a language other than English, your application must include copies of the original documents as well as a notarized translation.

Please use the following link to see which programs have extra requirements: Programs

 

English Language Proficiency For Diploma and College Certificate Programs

Results must be from within two years of the start of the program and must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • TOEFL score of 79-80 for the Internet-based test (iBT) and no test below 20
  • IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5
  • Cambridge English Exam C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 169 or more with no single test score below 162
  • PTE Academic 60
  • Duolingo 110 
  • CAEL CE 60
  • Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Level 7 for all areas: reading, writing, speaking, listening

English Language Proficiency For Graduate Certificate Programs

Results must be from within two years of the start of the program and must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • TOEFL score of 88 for the Internet-based Test (iBT) and no test below 21
  • IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no band lower than 6.0
  • Cambridge English Exam C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 176 or more with no single test score below 169
  • PTE Academic 60 
  • Duolingo 120
  • CAEL overall band score of 70 and no part below 60
  • Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Level 8 for all areas: reading, writing, speaking, listening

English Language Proficiency for Bachelor of Science in Nursing (3401)

  • TOEFL (iBT) score of 88 overall
  • TOEFL (CBT) score of 230 overall
  •  IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no band lower than 6.0
  •  PTE Academic score of 60 overall
  •  CAEL overall band score of 70 and no part below 60
  •  Cambridge English Exam C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a Cambridge Score of 176 or more
  •  Duolingo minimum score of 120 
  • Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Level 8 for all areas: reading, writing, speaking, listening

English Language Proficiency for Bachelor of Engineering – Mechatronics (4200)

  • TOEFL score of 84 for the Internet-based test (iBT) and no test below 21 or 560 for paper-based test
  • IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no band lower than 6.0 (IELTS Indicator accepted during Covid-19)
  •  MELAB score of 78
  •  PTE Academic (58-60)
  •  Duolingo score of 120
  •  CAEL overall band score of 60 and writing of 60
  •  Cambridge English Exam (FCE/CAE/CPE) 180 (with no single test score below 169)

Engineering Degree Requirements

 

    India

    • All India Senior School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate, Year 12 State Board Exams (AISSCE, ISCE, SSC) Secondary School Certificate/Intermediate Certificate (AISSCE, ISC, Pre-University Certificate Statement of Marks)
    • Copies of original documents should be attested as “true copies” by the educational institution
    • School Record Diploma/Degree certificate Mark sheets for each year of study
    • Please note that College Record is not sufficient

    Bangladesh

    • Higher Secondary Certificate
    • Intermediate Certificate, Intermediate Certificate mark sheet
    • Diploma/Degree certificate, mark sheets for each year of study

    Brazil

    • Certificado de Conclusao de 2 Grau
    • Ensino Medio 
    • Historico escolar 
    • Diploma Historio escolar 

    Brunei

    • General Certificate of Education (GCE O Level)

    Cambodia

    • Diploma of Upper Secondary Education

    Chile

    • Licencia de Educacion Media
    • Tecnico Medio Certificado de Estudios 
    • Diploma Certificado de Estudios 

    China

    • Senior Middle school diploma;
    • Senior middle school transcript;
    • National Senior High School Graduation Exam Results (Huikao, Xueye Shuiping Ceshi or Gaokao) – for all applicants who completed senior middle school after 1991.

    Note: Notarial certificates are not acceptable in place of the above. 

    Colombia

    • Bachiller Certificado de estudios 
    • Diploma Certificado de estudios 

    Ghana

    • Results of West African Examination Council
    • Nigerian Examination Council examinations (see notes) 

    Note: The results submitted must be issued by the examining body and not the secondary school. For applicants who completed WAEC exams in 1993 or later, these results must now be verified on-line. To permit access to WAEC results, please provide the following: 

    • WAEC     ghana.waecdirect.org
    • Copy of the Statement of Results 
    • Examination Number 
    • Examination year
    • Examination type and month
    • Card serial number (on reverse side of the scratch card) 
    • 10 digit Personal Identification Number (PIN)
    • Diploma Transcript 

    Hong Kong

    • HKDSE (Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education) minimum of two (2) in required courses
    • Hong Kong Certificate of Education with a minimum of five (5) subjects passed (form V).
    • Chinese University of Hong Kong Matriculation Examination with a minimum of five (5) subjects passed.
    • Hong Kong Higher Level Examination

    Indonesia

    • Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar Sekolah Menegah Atas, Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar Sekolah Menengah Unum
    • Certificate of Completion of Upper Secondary school
    • Diploma Academic transcript/Grade Report 

    Iran

    • High School Diploma
    • Pre-University Certificate Transcript of study
    • Diploma Transcript of study 

    Kenya

    • Kenya certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum passing grade of C (plain) in five or more relevant subjects, including English. 
    • East African Certificate of Education 
    • Diploma Transcript of study 

    Malaysia

    • High School Credentials – certificate or diploma, University or college transcript of study
    • SPM graduates are only admissible to General Arts & Science – One Year, General Arts & Science – University Transfer, Pre-Health Sciences – Pathways to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees

    Mauritius

    • Cambridge Overseas School Certificate
    • Cambridge Overseas High School Certificate
    • GCE O and A level examination results 
    • Diploma Transcript/Record of study 

    Myanmar

    • Higher Secondary School Examination (Matriculation)

    Nepal

    • High School Diploma
    • Official transcript of study
    • Secondary Education Examination (SEE) results (or School Leaving Certificate – SLC)
    • Secondary Education transcript

    Nigeria

    • Results of West African Examination Council
    • Nigerian Examination Council examinations (see notes) 

    Note: The results submitted must be issued by the examining body and not the secondary school. 

    For applicants who completed WAEC exams in 1991 or later, and for all NECO examinations, these results must now be verified on-line. To permit access to WAEC/NECO results, please provide the following: 

    • WAEC   www.waecdirect.org
    • Copy of Statement of Results 
    • Examination Number 
    • Examination year 
    • Examination type and month 
    • Card serial number (on reverse side of the scratch card) 
    • 10 digit Personal Identification Number (PIN) 
    • NECO 
    • Copy of the Statement of Results 
    • Registration number 
    • Examination type and month 
    • Examination year 
    • Personal Identification Number (PIN) 
    • Diploma Transcript of study sent directly to Sault College 

      Pakistan

      • Higher Secondary Certificate/Intermediate Certificate mark sheet
      • Diploma/Degree certificate, mark sheets for each year of study

      Peru

      • Bachillerato
      • Tecnico Certificate de estudios 
      • Diploma Certificado de estudios 

      Philippines

      • Senior High School (SHS) transcript
      • High School diploma

      Tanzania

      • Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE)
      • Transcript of study

      Thailand

      • Highest level of HS - Certificate of Secondary Education (Matayom 6 or Maw 6)

      Turkey

      One of the following:

      • Devlet Lise Diplomasi (State Secondary School Diploma)
      • Lise Bitirme Diplomasi (Secondary School Completion Diploma)
      • Lise Diplomasi (Private Secondary School Diploma)
      • Devlet Meslek/Devlet Teknik/Saglik Meslek Lisesi Diplomasi (Vocational/ Technical/Health Professins Secondary School Diploma)
      • Transcript of study 

      United Arab Emirates

      • Tawjihiyya
      • General Secondary Education Certificate 
      • Diploma Transcript of study 

      Uganda

      • Uganda Certificate of Education 
      • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education
      • Transcript of study 

      United Kingdom

      • General Certificate of Education
      • General Certificate of Secondary Education
      • Certificate of Secondary Education
      • Scottish Qualifications Certificate
      • Diploma; Record of study 

      United States Of America

      • High School Diploma
      • Official transcript of study

      Vietnam

      • Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Tong Trung Hoc 
      • Diem Ky Thi Tot Nghiep THPT or Giay Chung Nhan Tot Tghiep THPT

      Zambia

      • Zambia School Certificate
      • Cambridge Overseas School Certificate 
      • Diploma Transcript of study 

      Other Countries

      • Secondary School graduation results equivalent for entrance into College or University studies, as determined by Sault College