How to Apply

We accept students who have just completed high school and at all CEGEP levels.

APPLICATION PROCESS

1. Schedule an initial meeting with our Director General

Contact our Admissions Coordinator by email (admissions@centennial.qc.ca) or by phone (514-486-5533 x 236) to schedule a meeting with our Director General. Both the student and parent(s) / guardian(s) should be present at this meeting.

2. Prepare your documents for your initial meeting

You must bring your most recent high school report card (if you are in high school), college transcript (if you are in college / CEGEP), or, if you are not studying in Canada, your most recent school assessments. Please see the following section for more details about required documentation.

3. Complete your application package

After your initial meeting with the Director General, you must complete the Centennial College application form and provide all required documentation to the Admissions Coordinator. Please see the following section for more details about required documentation.

4. Schedule a follow-up meeting for testing

Contact our College Coordinator (514-486-5533 x 297) to schedule a time to complete a reading and vocabulary test and to meet with our Wellness and Learning Strategies Coach.

5. Wait for our answer

Our team will assess your qualifications and readiness to attend Centennial College.

6. Start your Centennial College journey

Get ready to learn how to learn and to take control of your studies.

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Centennial College’s policy is to admit as many qualified applicants as we feel will benefit from the pre-university education offered.

Quebec Applicants

A student must have the Quebec Secondary School Diploma (D.E.S.) or the Quebec Diploma of Professional Studies (D.E.P.).

A student completing the Quebec Secondary School Diploma (D.E.S.) must have completed the following courses:

  • Secondary IV Science
  • Secondary V Second Language
  • Secondary IV Mathematics
  • Secondary IV History
  • Secondary V English

A student completing the Quebec Diploma of Professional Studies (D.E.P.) must have completed the following courses:

  • Secondary V English
  • Secondary V Second Language
  • Secondary IV Mathematics

Documents Required

  1. Photocopy of your birth certificate indicating both parent’s names
  2. Valid medicare card
  3. Proof of Quebec residency (copy of parent medicare card, lease agreement or tax assessment)

Canadian (outside of Quebec) Applicants

Students who have done their secondary education in a Canadian province other than Quebec must complete the following to be admitted to the College:

  • Alberta Grade XI (67 – 100 credits)
  • British Columbia Grade XI
  • Manitoba Grade XI (minimum 13 credits)
  • New Brunswick Grade XI (minimum 12 credits)
  • Newfoundland & Labrador Grade XI (minimum 24 credits)
  • Nova Scotia Grade XI (minimum 12 credits)
  • Ontario Grade XI (minimum 22 credits)
  • Prince Edward Island Grade XI (minimum 12 credits)
  • Saskatchewan Grade XI (minimum 16 credits)

Documents Required

  1. Canadian Citizenship card (both sides) or IMM1000 form OR
  2. A copy of your Permanent Resident card (both sides) AND
  3. A copy of your CSQ (Quebec Selection Certificate).
  4. A legible copy of your birth certificate indicating your parent’s names (if it is not in French or English) it must be translated by a certified translator.
  5. A legible photocopy of your valid Health Insurance Card.
  6. If you are coming directly from abroad after completing your high school requirements, you must obtain ASAP course outlines for your last 2 years of study and ensure we receive them beforehand to ensure that the courses you took are equivalent to a SEC V education in Quebec.

Non-Canadian Applicants

Applicants from outside Canada must provide documentation indicating equivalent academic status to the Quebec Secondary School Diploma. They may have their academic backgrounds evaluated by the Service des equivalences d’études du Ministère des Relations avec les citoyens, 454 Place Jacques-Cartier, Montréal, Quebec H2Y 3B3. For an appointment, call (514) 864-9191.

Students who are accepted for admission will be required to submit prior to registration a student visa or other legal immigration document, which is valid for the entire academic year.

Documents Required

  1. Copy of valid study permit issued by Immigration Canada.  Information on obtaining a study permit in Canada can be obtained at www.cic.gc.ca.
  2. A copy of CAQ (Certificat Acceptation Quebec) issued by the Ministry of Immigration of Quebec.  More information can be obtained at www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca.
  3. Proof of medical insurance.
  4. Birth certificate with English or French translation by a certified translator.
  1. If you are coming directly to Quebec from abroad after completing your high school requirements, you must obtain ASAP course outlines for your last 2 years of study and ensure we receive them beforehand to ensure that the courses you took are equivalent to a SEC V education in Quebec.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Don’t let money get in the way of your education. Tuition fees should not be another barrier to learning.

Centennial offers financial assistance, in the form of bursaries, to students who could not otherwise afford to attend our college.

Please feel free to ask about financial assistance when you meet with us.

Students who require financial assistance must first apply to Aide Financière aux études. Once approved, you may apply for Centennial financial assistance through Apple Financial Services.

Aide Financière aux études

http://www.mesrs.gouv.qc.ca/en/aide-financiere-aux-etudes/

Apple Financial Services

https://applefinancialservices.ca/user/login