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Centennial College

Why Centennial College?

Centennial College is Ontario's first community college. It was established in 1966 and primarily serves the eastern portion of the Greater Toronto Area through four campuses and seven satellite locations. Centennial is recognized as one of the most culturally diverse post-secondary institutions in Canada. Almost 100 ethno cultural groups are represented and 80 languages are spoken on campus.

Centennial is best known for its record of exemplary teaching, innovative programming and extensive partnership building. Students have the potential to reach their goals, and with over 90 internationally recognized, career-focused programs, Centennial has the pathways to get you there.

Popular majors inlcude: Social Service Worker, Medical Laboratory Technician, Paramedic, Practical Nursing.

EC Quick Facts

Which EC course should I take

  • Intensive Course (30 lessons per week)

IELTS/TOEFL waiver granted for students who complete:

Graduates of the agreed pathway level with EC

Conditional admissions offered for

Certificate, Diploma programs, Post-graduate Certificate

Conditional admissions offered for
  • Business
  • Communications, Media and Design
  • Community and Health Studies
  • Engineering Technology and Applied Science
  • Hospitality, Tourism and Culture
Annual Tuition
  • $14,000 - $16,000


Campuses located in downtown Toronto, Scarborough and Pickering.

Application Information

Application deadlines

January, May, and September: rolling admission (programs will remain open until they are filled)

Application Requirements

All students are required to take a post-acceptance placement test for streaming into English courses.

Application must include all transcripts, a copy of your passport and proof of enrolment at EC Toronto.

Accrediations: Canadian Institute of Marketing, Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (1-5 programs), Canadian Information Processing Society and the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists joint accreditation (5 programs), Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing

What do I need to apply?

Please ensure that you have the following when submitting your application to Centennial College:

  • Your academic record (native language and official/certified English translation)
  • For High School Graduates: Complete High School/ Secondary School Transcript (all years of secondary school) and your High School/Secondary School Diploma (Certificate of Completion)
  • For University/College graduates: Complete University/College transcripts and a copy of your diploma/degree
  • Proof of ESL (IELTS / TOEFL) (if required)
  • Copy of Signed Application Form
  • Signed Student Information Release Form (if required)