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Seneca College

Why Seneca College?

With more than 3,500 current international students from 111 countries, Seneca College has a proud history of welcoming the world through its doors.

Founded in 1967, Seneca is Canada’s largest government funded college. Our 10 campuses across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) provide students with contemporary learning facilities in a variety of settings.

Seneca’s reputation for excellence is supported by more than 70 partnerships with universities in Canada and around the world. These partnerships represent exciting pathways to further education and opportunities. Seneca students also have a chance to gain valuable work experience through the college's co-operative education programs.

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 / Associate's

Class size
  • Canadian Students: 30,000 full-time students
  • International Students: 5,300 international students
Conditional admissions offered for
  • Aviation
  • Arts, Animation & Design
  • Fashion & Esthetics
  • Business
  • Community Services
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Law, Public Administration & Public Safety
  • Science
  • Engineering Technology
  • Advanced Manufacturing & Systems Automation
  • Media & Communications Programs
  • Health & Wellness
Annual Tuition
  • $13,000


10 campuses in Toronto, York Region and Peterborough

Application Information

Application deadlines

Rolling admission (programs will remain open until they are filled).

Application Requirements

The application requirements are different for different programs. It depends on the program that applicant is going to study at Seneca.

List of Programs with Admission Requirements

Link to Online Application Form

What do I need to apply?

Application Checklist:

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

  • $65 non-refundable application fee (credit card, international money order)
  • 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)