How to Apply

Apply Now Admission Requirements Programs & Courses Study Permit Arriving 

COVID-19 Update - March 23, 2020 

At this time, we are still accepting applications for fall programs. We are constantly monitoring the situation and you may experience delays in communication during this time as well as the possibility of deferred or delayed acceptances.
We are also working on making programs accessible online where possible. Please remain patient, our staff are working hard to respond to your questions.  

Keyano College is a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) and can accept and enroll international students with a study permit. Read through the International Student Guide for information about applying, fees, requirements, and health insurance. 

Apply now

You can submit your application through the Alberta Post-Secondary Application System (APAS). If you would like to apply to one of our programs, you should begin the application process well in advance of the program start date. This process can take at least six months.

You can also apply online through Apply Alberta.

Application requirements

Along with your form and fee, you will need to include the following information with your application:

  • International education credentials, certificates and final exam results (These must be certified official documents)
  • A copy of your diploma or degree if applicable
  • Your English Language proficiency results
  • Any documents that your program requires

Make sure to have your documents assessed before you apply. After we review your documents, you may be required to complete an International Qualifications Assessment Service assessment on all official documents.

You must be 18 years of age or older or turning 18 within your first year, to apply to Keyano College. If you don't meet the age requirement but have a high-school diploma, you can ask for special approval from the Office of the Registrar.

Duolingo English Test

Keyano College is accepting Duolingo English Test for fall 2020, winter 2021, and fall 2021, as many testing centers for IELTS and TOEFL are currently closed due to COVID-19. Please see below for the conversion charts for our programs for the Duolingo Test. Applicants may use the scores to meet either English Language Proficiency (ELP), or both ELP and Spoken Language Proficiency (SLP).

Please contact our Specialized Advisor's with any questions that you may have.

Duolingo Conversion Charts
 

Program

Duolingo Score

Requirement Met

University Studies

115

ELP

Education

115

ELP

Education

125

ELP + SLP

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

115

ELP

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

125

ELP + SLP

Business Admin - Accounting

95

ELP

Bus Admin - Management

95

ELP

Human Resources

95

ELP

Early Learning & Child Care

95

ELP

Education Assistant

95

ELP

Environmental Technology

95

ELP

Art and Design

95

ELP

Social Work

95

ELP

Practical Nursing

115

ELP

Practical Nursing

125

ELP + SLP

Programs and Courses

Programs and tuition 

Program

Tuition Per Term 

Applicable Fees

Total Tuition & Fees

College & Career Preparation

Academic Foundation

$3,417.00

$349.08

$3,766.08

College Preparation

$2,280.00 (two courses)

$349.08

$2,629.08

Certificate & Diplomas

Art and Design

$5,853.00

$349.08 fees may vary

$6,202.08

Business Administration

$5,608.00

$349.08

$5,957.08

Early Learning and Childcare

$5,358.00

$349.08

$5,707.08

Educational Assistant

$5,608.00

$349.08

$5,957.08

Environmental Technology

$5,608.00

$349.08

$5,957.08

Human Resources Management

$5,608.00

$349.08

$5,957.08

Nursing-Years I and II

$6,127.00

$349.08

$6,476.08 

Office Administration

$6,127.00

$349.08

$6,476.08

Practical Nurse

Year 1 - $17,108

Year 2 - $14,196

Year 1 - $349.08

Year 2 - $349.08

Year 1 - $17,806.16

  Year 2 - $14,894.16

Social Work

$6,127.00

$349.08

$6,476.08

University Studies & Open Studies

$6,127.00

$349.08

$6,476.08

 
 Program Exemptions

International students are not eligible to take the following programs offered at Keyano College:

  • Apprenticeship
  • Health Care Aide
  • Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Mechanical and Construction Trades Preparation (MCTP)
  • Power Engineering Co-op
  • Power Engineering: CML (exceptions for current work permit holders)
  • Pre-Employment Programs
  • Primary Care Paramedic
  • Process Operations Co-op

Get your study permit

If you're not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada, you must obtain a valid Study Permit before you come to Canada. Apply for Study Permits through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

Arriving at Keyano College 

Keyano College wants you to be set up for success upon your arrival to Canada. Visit our Arrival to Canada page for more information.