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Alexander College

EC Quick Facts

Which EC course should I take

  • Intensive Course (30 lessons per week)

TOEFL waiver granted for

Graduates of the agreed pathway level with EC

Why Alexander College?

Alexander College helps young people benefit from participating in the higher education community. We provide the first two years of university study leading to an Associate degree and university transfer in a student-centered and supportive environment. Our academic programs provide an educational experience that prepare students for work, citizenship and an enriched life as an educated person, and lays a solid foundation for further study.

1,000 students
Degrees offered
  • Associate of Degree
  • University Transfer Courses
Annual Tuition
  • University Transfer & Associate Degree:
    $7500 based on 5 courses (15 credits)


Vancouver Campus:
Registrar Services
Alexander College – Vancouver Campus
#100-602 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6B 1P2

Burnaby Campus:
Office of the Registrar Alexander College – Burnaby Campus
#101-4603 Kingsway
Burnaby, British Columbia
Canada V5H 4M4


Application Information

Application deadlines

Admission remains open until the end of the second week of classes in a regular term, and the end of the first week of classes in the Spring and Summer Intensive term. This date is called the add/drop/change deadline. Some courses can fill quickly, and we encourage new students to submit applications as soon as possible in order to have the greatest course selection.

Application Requirements

• Official high school transcript, in English, or with an official or notarized English translation, which shows the results for the last three years of high school. Students still in Grade 12 may apply before graduation, and once graduated are required to submit a final official transcript before course registration.
• Official high school graduation certificate, in English, or with an official or notarized English translation.
• English test results (TOEFL, IELTS, or equivalent) if applicable.
• All other official post-secondary transcripts from other Canadian institutions, if applicable.

Additional Required Documents

**All items below are photocopied to the student file.

• Passport photo and info page 
• Study permit / student visa / PR card / Canadian citizenship
• Medical insurance coverage

Please note

Estimated processing times:
Letter of offer issued within 1 week

Once you receive your Letter of offer:

1. Confirm your acceptance as outlined in the Letter of offer and make a payment for the first semester ($7,500)
2. Letter of acceptance issued within 1 week 
3. Contact your local Canadian Immigration office and apply for your study permit

What do I need to apply?

Alexander College provides admission to educational programs for the greatest range of students possible. Where appropriate however, access to programs and courses is restricted to students who satisfy established admission criteria at both general and program-specific levels.

General Requirements:
• Completion of Secondary Education (12 years, or equivalent), or mature student status.
• Academic and/or GPA requirements specific to individual programs.
• Aged at least 16+ years.
• A certified English translation is required for any application documents that are not in the English language.

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