Inquiring as an international student? Before you apply, please ensure that you have the minimum entrance requirements required for your program of choice.

Once you’ve confirmed that you meet the minimum requirements, you may begin the application process. You can get step-by-step instructions on how to apply here.

Application Checklist


Minimum Entrance Requirements

  • Copy of your high school or post-secondary transcript
  • Fill in the Sprott Shaw College Application Form completely and accurately
  • Submit the non-refundable application fee of CAD $350
  • Proof of English Proficiency such as IELTS or TOEFL scores (if available) or successful completion of the Sprott Shaw Entrance Assessment
  • Photocopy of valid passport (if available)
  • Photocopy of valid study permit (if applicable)
  • Additional pre-requisites may be required for healthcare and childcare programs.

Note: Students over the age of 19 are considered mature students and are NOT required to send transcripts

The SSC placement test is mandatory for all new arriving students, except students who submit English Test results at admission and are accepted to the program. Students are required to score 20/40 or higher to matriculate into the program. Students who score lower will be required to take the ESL Partner Schools Pathway Program.

After receiving your application package, a conditional letter of offer will be issued.

The conditional letter of offer will contain information regarding the program you have applied for and the total tuition fees. This letter can be used for banking purposes. Please note that an initial deposit (50% of the total tuition fee) will be required to receive an official letter of acceptance.

Sprott Shaw College is a Citizenship Immigration Canada Designated Learning Institution. To apply for a study permit on or after June 1st, 2014, you will need to include the Designated Learning Institution number (DLI #), which is the number that begins with the letter “O”, on your application form.

Our DLI# is O19278865162 and is registered with our Head Office in Burnaby, British Columbia.


Payment Methods

Payments can be done by cash, cheque, credit card, e-transfer, bank draft, and/or wire transfer.

CIBC International Student Pay

Pay Online: pay.cibc.com/ssc
You can pay online by credit card in over 120+ currencies, China Union Pay, ACH (USA) or through bank wire in your country.
Video Instructions: English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Spanish, Korean, Tagalog.

Interac E-Transfer

Name:  SPROTT SHAW COLLEGE CORP. at BMO Bank of Montreal
Recipient: Enter email address ebanking@sprottshaw.com
Message Box: Students Full Name, Campus Name and Date of Birth
Receipts will be issued by Campuses or the International Department.

Wire Transfer

Please have your full name attached to your wire transfer for easy tracking. Also, please ensure that you keep a copy of your remittance document.

Bank: Bank of Montreal (BMO)
Institution #: 001
Transit Number: 00040
Account Number: 00041842407
Swift Code: BOFMCAM2
Beneficiary: Sprott Shaw College Corp.
Bank Address: 595 Burrard Street Vancouver BC V7X 1L7


To learn more about our Refund Policy, please click here.

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