May 1-4, 2012
May (Summer) Semester Start
May 7, 2012
Victoria Day Holiday (College Closed)
May 21, 2012
June 26-29, 2012
July Semester Start (ELI)
July 3, 2012
Civic Holiday (College Closed)
August 6, 2012
August 28-31, 2012
Labour Day Holiday (College Closed)
September 3, 2012
September (Fall) Semester Start
September 4, 2012
Thanksgiving Day Holiday (College Closed)
October 8, 2012
October Semester Start (ELI)
October 29, 2012
|Applying to Seneca
Who can apply?
All international students.
When to apply by?
September 2012 start date: Applications
are being accepted now. Early Acceptances - Applications must be
submitted by February 1, 2012 and will
be processed after March 15, 2012. Seneca International will continue to
accept applications until the programs are full.
January 2013 start date:
Applications will be processed after June 1, 2012.
May 2013 start date:
Applications will be processed after November 1, 2012.
Please note: Paper-based applications cannot be
accepted at Seneca International Admissions. PLEASE apply on-line, where
your application will be produced in PDF format with an APPLICATION
NUMBER assigned to you.
What you need to apply?
Please ensure that you have the following:
$65 non-refundable application fee
Payable by credit card, international money order. Detailed
payment information is displayed on the application form.
*NEW* International Payments to Seneca College Just Got Easier!
The most efficient means for an International student who is not in
Canada to pay student fees is through Travelex's Bank-to-Bank
Transfer. This option allows you to pay the Canadian dollar student
fees in the currency of your choice and provides you with a simple and
secure way of initiating a payment electronically. For more
information and a link to Travelex, please see email response which
follows the submission of your online application.
Your academic record
translated into ENGLISH.
For High School Graduates:
Grade 10, 11, 12 Original or Certified copies of your original High
School Transcripts - final 3 years of your high school education.
Copy of your High School Diploma or Certificate of Completion.
For Graduate Programs:
- University/College transcripts showing
your academics for 3+ years.
- Resume (if applicable).
Original or Certified copies of your original High School Transcripts.
- Copy of your High School Diploma and University/College Diploma
Proof of ESL (Academic IELTS / TOEFL)
- if you do not plan to take the English Language preparatory program
(ELI), proof of ESL proficiency is mandatory. Academic
IELTS/TOEFL must be provided. See list of countries exempt from
ESL/IELTS/TOEFL by clicking
* DIPLOMA :
Seneca College minimum score:
IELTS 5.5* and no individual score
less than 5.0*.
- 550 TOEFL (paper based) / 80 TOEFL
(computer based) with a minimum score of 20 in Writing, Reading,
Listening & Speaking. (Please supply username and password on TOEFL
scores for verification purposes).
IMPORTANT CHANGE FOR SEPTEMBER 2012 APPLICATIONS:
*Effective Sept.2012, the IELTS requirement will be 6.0 for Diploma programs
. Students applying for admissions effective September 2012, or who
have their admissions deferred from Jan/May 2012 to Sept. 2012 will be
required to have an IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual score less than 5.5.
- Seneca College
- IELTS is 6.5 and no individual score
less than 6.0
- 570 TOEFL (paper based) / 84 TOEFL (computer based)
with a minimum score of 21 in Writing, Reading, Listening & Speaking.
(Please supply username and password on TOEFL score for verification
- Seneca College minimum score:
- IELTS 6.5 and no individual score less than 6.0
- 580 TOEFL (paper based)
/ 88 TOEFL (computer based) with a minimum score of 22 in Writing,
Reading, Listening & Speaking (Please supply username and password on
TOEFL scores for verification purposes).
To check Seneca
College's English as a Second Language requirement, and other
The Academic IELTS/TOEFL scores listed above,
reflect the MINIMUM requirement of Seneca College. Candidate selection
for any program at Seneca, may require higher than minimum scores to
be granted acceptance.
(please read the whole section before applying)
Click on the Register Button at the bottom of this page or
Click on International Application *NEW* button at the left
Fill out all the required fields (marked with a *). If you leave any
of the required fields blank, the system will give you an error
message when you attempt to submit your application.
When you fill out the form, click Submit button. If there are
no errors on the page, you will see a summary of your application and you
will be asked to confirm the information you submitted.
Click Confirm. The next display will contain your Confirmation
Number. You will be asked to PRINT your application. Please make sure
you quote this number whenever you contact the College.
Print and sign one copy of your application and attach your
academic records, IELTS score (if required), and proof of
non-refundable application fee payment. A COMPLETED application
contains ALL required documents (as stated above) PLUS a copy of your
passport picture and signature. You can mail or courier this
COMPLETED application to us at:
1750 Finch Avenue East
Toronto, ON M2J2X5
PLEASE NOTE: Only fully
completed applications will be processed by Seneca's International
Admissions Department. It is the sole responsibility of the
student and/or the authorized Seneca Educational Consultant to send us
fully completed applications. Due to the increased volume
of applications received, International Admissions is temporarily
suspending acceptance of scanned documents via e-mail. Please send
your documents by COURIER preferrably, or mail.
Some programs at Seneca require ADDITIONAL TESTING OR ARE
CLOSED/WAITLISTED for upcoming semesters, please click here
Academic Programs for an updated listing.
After sending your completed application to Seneca:
Click here for
If you authorized another party to contact the College on your behalf, you
must provide us with the name of your authorized representative. By
providing this information you are authorizing the College to disclose any
information related to your application. Click here to print the
International Student Release Form.