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Admission Requirements

General Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following prerequisites:

  • Grade 12 diploma from a Canadian high school or an equivalent level institution worldwide
  • Successful completion of the Government Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Apply as a mature student (over 19) and successfully complete the Canadian Tourism College Entrance Exam with a minimum 65%
  • Have completed a tourism or hospitality-related program at the Canadian Tourism College or another institution with review

*Applicants of the Post Graduate Nursing Program must also be at least 19 years of age

Requirements for English as a Second Language (ESL) Students

If English is not your first language, you must also have one of the following prerequisites:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.5 or higher, or equivalent
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 163 or higher (computer-based), 57 or higher (Internet-based), or equivalent
  • Level 5 ESL training from an ESL school
  • CTC in-person (written at a CTC campus) English assessment with a score of 65% or better OR CTC online English assessment with a score of 70% or better

Note: a Skype or telephone interview may be required.


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In-Person English Assessment

You can also complete the English assessment in-person at one of our campuses. In-person, on-campus tests require a passing grade of 65% or better.

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