Country-specific admission requirements & guidelines

If you have completed education outside Canada, see how your level of education compares to the requirements for your chosen program.

During your application review, your credential evaluation will determine the Canadian equivalency of your international education and determine if it meets your program-specific requirements.

Use the search tool to review general guidelines that are typical for each country listed.

If you don't see the country where you studied, let us know. 

Admission requirements by country

Minimum requirements

Country

Year 3 Admission

Graduate Admission

Bangla-
desh

2 or 3 year bachelor’s degree 

 4-year bachelor’s degree; master’s degree (followed by a 2 or 3 year bachelor’s degree) 

China

2-3 year diploma/non-degree (专科) 

4-year bachelor’s degree (学士学位)

India

3-year bachelor’s degree; 2-year AICTE approved diploma 

4-year bachelor’s degree; 3-year bachelor’s degree from an A-rated NAAC institution (with a minimum 1st Class standing); or a bachelor/master combination 

Kenya

2-3 year Ordinary or Higher Diploma (in a related field); 2 completed full-time years of a 4-year degree 

4-year bachelor’s degree 

Mexico

Carta de Pasante; 2 full-time years of completed post-secondary studies 

4-year Licenciado, Licentiatura or Titulo 

Nigeria

Higher National Diploma; 2 completed full-time years of a 4-year degree 

4-year bachelor’s degree 

Pakistan

2 or 3 year bachelor’s degree 

4-year bachelor’s degree; master’s degree (followed by a 2 or 3 year bachelor’s degree) 

Saudi Arabia

2 full-time years of completed post-secondary education

4-year bachelor’s degree