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We would love to Welcome YOU to our College!

Academy Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador’s top Career College, was established in 1985. We are proud to be the largest private career college in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada and one of the most diverse colleges in the entire country. Come and experience our provinces unique culture while earning a high-quality college education in a safe and supportive environment.

Getting Started

The following countries are exempt from Academy Canada's language requirements.

AnguillaMauritius
Antigua and BarbudaMontserrat
AustraliaNamibia
BahamasNew Zealand
BarbadosNigeria
BelizePapua New Guinea
BermudaSt. Kitts and Nevis
BotswanaSt. Lucia
British Virgin IslandsSt. Vincent and the Grenadines
CameroonScotland
Canada (except Quebec)Seychelles
Cayman IslandsSierra Leone
DominicaSingapore
EnglandSolomon Islands
FijiSouth Africa
GambiaSwaziland
GhanaTanzania
GibraltarTonga
GrenadaTrinidad and Tobago
GuyanaTurks and Caicos Islands
Ireland, NorthernUganda
Ireland, Republic ofUnited Kingdom
JamaicaUnited States of America
KenyaVanuatu
LesothoWales
LiberiaZambia
MalawiZimbabwe
Malta

Different programs have different entrance requirements. Please see here for more details. Required documents must be submitted before a full acceptance letter can be issued.

You can apply for Academy Canada online, by phone at 1-800-561-8000 (North America only) or by email at internationalstudent@academycanada.com.

You can also reach us on Facebook @AcademyCanada.

Application documents can be sent to us by mail at the address below:

Academy Canada International Department

25 Park Drive

Corner Brook, NL

A2H 4T5

Once we have reviewed your completed application and have determined that you meet admission requirements, we will issue you an official Letter of Acceptance.

The Letter of Acceptance will include a breakdown of semester dates and fees and other information you will need.

If you are travelling to Canada to study, you will need a student study permit/student visa awarded by the Canadian Embassy before travelling to Canada.

International applicants must take their letter of acceptance to the nearest Canadian Embassy to apply for a Student Study Permit/Student Visa. An immigration officer will help with next steps. Information about the application for study permits to study in Canada, can be found on the Government of Canada website

Important Documents to Bring to Canada

  • An official letter of acceptance from Academy Canada.
  • A valid Study Permit to study in Canada.
  • Medical Insurance coverage during your entire stay in Canada (programs over a year are eligible for our provincial health care plan).
  • Evidence of adequate funds to live and study in Canada.
  • Evidence of adequate funds for return transportation.
  • A valid passport.

Financial Information

The International Student application fee is $150 and is non-refundable.

International students can pay their school-related fees in their local currency and get the best exchange rate - Guaranteed! Register online at https://www.paymytuition.com to complete your payment.

There is a confirmation fee to confirm your seat. This fee is refundable.

International students can pay their school-related fees in their local currency and get the best exchange rate - Guaranteed! Register online at https://www.paymytuition.com to complete your payment.

Tuition fees vary by program. For information on your program of interest, please contact internationalstudent@academycanada.com.

International students can pay their school-related fees in their local currency and get the best exchange rate - Guaranteed! Register online at https://www.paymytuition.com to complete your payment.

Once we have reviewed your completed application and have determined that you meet admission requirements, we will issue you an official Letter of Acceptance.

The Letter of Acceptance will include a breakdown of semester dates and fees and other information you will need.

International students are required to have insurance while studying in Canada. Proof of insurance (provider, policy number, and a copy of insurance certificate) must be provided to Academy Canada prior to registering.

If you do not have insurance, we can help you find a provider.

Refunds

Our college refund policy can be found here.

Note: If a study permit/student visa is not awarded to an applicant by the Canadian government and the applicant provides a letter and evidence to support this claim, all fees will be refunded in full except for the application fee.

Frequently Asked Questions

We offer a diverse variety of programs, in the areas of trades, justice, business, creative studies, health and personal care, and animal care and nature. Visit our program directory here to discover which is the best fit for you.

Academy Canada is formally recognized by the Canadian government as a “Designated Learning Institution” (DLI) and is fully permitted to accept and train international students. The Academy Canada Designated Institution Number is O19441333188 – this number applies to all our Newfoundland & Labrador campuses. To be a DLI means that the school has been evaluated by authorities and deemed to be reliable, legitimate and to have met the rigid standards needed to host students from abroad.

We accept students throughout the year. For a detailed list of upcoming start dates visit here.

Our student policies can be found here.

COVID 19 Vaccination is not required to attend classes at Academy Canada. However, employers may require vaccination. This is important to remember if a work term is a part of your program, or you plan to work part-time while you study.

You will be met at the airport upon arrival by a welcoming member of the Academy Canada family. Transportation to your new place of residence will be provided. You will also be given a care package – this includes such things as snacks, tea/coffee, and milk - to help you settle in. During the first days of registration you will have tours of both the campus and the city.

Yes! You can work up to 20 hours per week while you are in school. There are many opportunities for part-time work in St. John’s and Corner Brook.

For any other inquiries or to get started, we would love to hear from you! Contact us by email at internationalstudent@academycanada.com or at the toll-free number 1-800-561-8000 (North America only).

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*Important Note: If you are having difficulty submitting this form or do not receive an email confirming your submission, please call us at 1.800.561.8000 or email us at info@academycanada.com

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