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The “Plan” section is intended to help you prepare for your college education. Here you will find information about the individual colleges, a summary of program types, information specific to each type of applicant, financial planning resources, and a section designed to assist and inform your parents.
About The Colleges ☑ Ontario College Profiles ☑ Google Map of Colleges and Campuses ☑ Links to College Websites
Parents ☑ College and Campus Tour Info ☑ Links to Program Types ☑ College Costs and Financing Info
☑ Application Fees ☑ Application Deadlines ☑ Publications ☑ Admission Requirements ☑ Mature Student Info ☑ Prior Learning ☑ International Student Info Applicant Information
Money Matters ☑ Tuition Fees Summary ☑ Budgeting Advice ☑ Financial Assistance Info ☑ Bursaries and Grants ☑ Scholarships and Awards
The “Find” section is a college program search engine. It is designed to allow you to search through all of the programs offered by Ontario’s 28 publicly-funded colleges. You can compare different programs, sort your search results by various criteria, and save them to a wishlist until you are ready to apply.
Find A Program ☑ Search for Programs ☑ Compare Programs ☑ Save Program Choices to a Wishlist ☑ Print Program Choices
The “Apply” section is the gateway to our online application process. This is the area of our website where you will complete and submit your college application. We have also included some checklists for quick reference, along with some info about your transcripts and grades. Be sure to have your credit card ready!
The “Confirm” section is where you will go to accept and confirm your offer of admission to college. You may receive more than one offer, but you can only accept a single offer at any given time. Don’t sweat it though...you can change your acceptance at any time simply by logging back into your account.
Frequently Asked Questions Question: What do I need to apply to college? Answer: OSSD (30 credits; 18 compulsory, 12 elective) 40 hours of volunteer work Successful completion of the literacy test or the OLC401 course
Frequently Asked Questions Question: How can I be accepted to college if I’m still finishing my diploma? Answer: The colleges will base their decisions on the 1st semester marks, and the mid-term marks of 2nd semester. They may also look at your Grade 11 marks. Your offer will likely be conditional upon the successful completion of your OSSD.
Frequently Asked Questions Question: Are there any important dates to keep in mind? Answer: February 1, 2008 - All applications received by this date will be given equal consideration. This is also the earliest admission offer date, and the earliest date an applicant may confirm an offer. May 1, 2008 - Deadline for the acceptance of an offer of admission. June 15, 2008 - Earliest tuition due date.
Frequently Asked Questions Question: If I have “U” or “M” courses, do they count as more? Answer: A select few colleges add 15%-20% for each course. Other colleges make no distinction between “C” and “U” level courses. Please consult with your Guidance Counselor for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions Question: What do I do about my transcripts? Answer: Students currently enrolled in high school do not have to send us their transcripts. Simply advise your guidance office that you will be applying to college, and they will send your grades directly to us.
Frequently Asked Questions Question: Will the colleges confirm that they have received my application? Answer: After November 30th, you may receive a verification from the colleges you have applied to. If you do not receive an application verification, please contact the colleges directly.
Frequently Asked Questions Question: What if I need help with my application? Answer: We can help you! Simply visit our website, type your question into the “Ask Us” search box, and click “GO”!