Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Diploma programs

  • Secondary education transcripts and a graduation diploma* (High School)
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Mathematics passing grade of Grade 11 or Grade 12 or equivalent
    (for Computer Programming program only)

Applicants are required to have a minimum age of 18 years prior to the start date of the program.

Graduate Certificate programs

  • Post-secondary transcripts and graduation diploma* (minimum of 2 years of post-secondary studies; 2-year College diploma or a Bachelor’s degree) 
  • Proof of English proficiency

Applicants are required to have a minimum age of 18 years prior to the start date of the program.

Note: Scanned original copy along with notarized English translated copies of the above documents.

*Please check country–specific program requirements as graduation diploma may not be applicable and only transcripts are required.

Please ensure that proof of all admission requirements is submitted with the online application form.

Offers of acceptance are conditional for applicants who are in the process of completing one or more admission requirements. Proof of completion of all admission requirements must be received in order to enroll into the program. An offer of acceptance will be revoked if proof of completion of all requirements is not received by the Admissions office before the start of classes.

Mature Students (19+) with no Secondary School Diploma

If you are age 19 or older as of the first day of classes, and do not have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, you may be considered for admission as a mature student. You must meet all specific admission requirements (courses, portfolio, written statement, audition, pre-admission testing, etc.) for the program to which you are applying. Equivalency testing is available in Mathematics and English for applicants age 19 or older.

To review eligibility for admission, please email a NCT Direct Advisor at or contact your NCT registered agent (NCT partner).