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How to Apply

Apply to one of Niagara College’s 100+ bachelor’s degrees, diploma or graduate programs and open the door to your future. We are committed to helping you find your place within the global economy and teach you how to succeed in it.

Before you Apply


Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Program Availability

Before moving onto step 2, make sure you check if your program is available.

Program Availability

Apply Online

Use our online application form to apply for your program. Before you begin make sure you have the following information:

  • Your name, address, postal code (as it appears on your passport)
  • Your personal phone number and email
  • The name(s) of the secondary school previously attended
  • For graduate applicants, the name of all previous post-secondary and post-graduate institutions attended

Note: $100 CAD non refundable application fee. There is no deposit required for the ESL programs.


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What’s Next

    If you are granted admission into Niagara College, you will receive an acceptance letter within two weeks with important orientation information.
    Submit your tuition fees on or before the specified due date.
    Niagara College will send you or your agent a confirmation of receipt via email within 48 hours of receiving your application.

Once accepted, explore these options

    Apply for your Student Visa via the Canadian Embassy  ( or Consulate in your country and inform Niagara College once this process is completed.
    Consider our housing options (Services & Housing) and apply for the housing option of your choice.
    Send Niagara College your flight information via the Flight Information Form so we may arrange your airport pick-up.

Student Testimonial

Ana Gonzalez Vivanco

Name: Ana Gonzalez Vivanco
Hometown: Talca, Chile
Program: Hospitality and Tourism Management, Graduate Program

What is the best thing about being an NC international student?

The people you get to meet from different countries and the relationship you develop with new friends, peers, professors at the College and within the Niagara community. That is certainly an enriching experience.

What advice would you give to international students coming to NC?

Learn all that you can, take every opportunity available to help you be better and be open-minded to get the best of any experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

When do the fees have to be paid by?

Invoices and due dates for each term are the following:

  • September term: Invoices are sent in June and fees are due in July
  • January term: Invoices are sent in October and fees due in November
  • May term: Invoices are sent in February and fees due in March

Refer to International Student Accounts Office for payment due date extensions.

I need a tax receipt (T2202A) or I did not get my tax receipt.

  • Tax receipts are for the year just passed and are available by end of February
  • The tax receipt can be found in your Student Records on your Blackboard account
  • If there is no T2202a or Upass option showing, please contact the front desk at International Office on your campus


Where/how do I pay?

Students can pay for their invoice at:

  • International Student Accounts Office (with cash, debit card or credit card)
  • Registrar’s Office at either campus
  • Local bank
  • Online banking
  • Bank transfer if parents are paying from back home – go to the International Office to ask for the Niagara College bank account details. Students can look up their account and print invoices from Blackboard

Are there any scholarships that I can apply for?

Yes, Niagara College offers International Students specific awards, you can learn more about awards on the Scholarships page.

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