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Admission Requirements

RCC Institute of Technology accepts qualified applicants from all countries. Applicants must:

How to Apply To apply to a program, complete an online application form and send us:

  • Officially translated copies of your secondary or post-secondary transcripts
  • Officially notarized copies of your original secondary or post-secondary transcripts
  • ESL proficiency test results
  • If you are applying for a credit transfer from a post-secondary program, please also send translated program outlines and course descriptions
  • Application fee ($100 CDN)

Start your online application International Transfer Students

  • RCCIT encourages applications from students transferring from other post-secondary institutions. In addition to meeting admission requirements, you must submit translated course descriptions and a program outline in order for your courses to be considered for transfer.

English Language Proficiency

If English is not your first language, you must provide proof of English language proficiency:
  • International students are required to demonstrate English Proficiency by submitting the results of an approved standardized test.
  • International applicants with international documentation and transcripts who wish to waive the standardized testing English requirements (TOEFL, IELTS), must present evidence of:
    • A minimum of three years of full-time study in an English language secondary school and/or school system (the primary language of instruction and evaluation is English.
    • Successful completion of at least two years of study in a recognized college in English is sufficient to demonstrate competency in English.
    • Successful completion of at least one year of study in a recognized university, or successful completion of a one-year Post Graduate certificate at a recognized college in English is sufficient to demonstrate competency in English.
You will need to submit official results from one of the following tests:
Recognized Tests and Minimum Scores
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 80 CBT 213 PBT 550
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic 6.0
Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees (CanTEST) – Reading/Listening/Speaking – Writing 4.5 4.0
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) 76
Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) 60
Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment (CLBA) – Average on reading, listening and speaking 6
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic 55
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 176

If you meet RCCIT¹s admission requirements, but do not have the required ESL proficiency score, you may be admitted by successfully completing an English as a Second Language program. The following is a list of approved ESL programs and levels for RCCIT¹s diploma and degrees:

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