International Students

International students at Trillium College enjoy participating in Canadian multicultural experiences within the classroom and in the quality of student life activities. Our campuses provide our international students with a diverse population and cultural experiences including a wide number of services for newcomers to Canada.

Entrance Test or Secondary School Documentation

Trillium College Entrance Test

The Trillium College entrance test can be written in the applicant’s home country under the supervision of a trusted individual, such as a doctor, lawyer, schoolteacher or school principal. The applicant must follow the rules and regulations of the Wonderlic test in order for the test to be accepted.

Secondary School Documentation

International students must provide their translated and evaluated secondary education transcripts by a recognized third party. Requirements for each country can be found here:

Please be sure you have the transcript translated into English before submitting it for review.

Admission Requirements

Each program has different admission requirements.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Requirements 

The results from different forms of ESL testing can be submitted along with your application. If English isn’t your first language, one of the following tests is required: CAEL A minimum overall score of 60 is required. IELTS A minimum overall band of 6.0, with no test score below 5.5, is required.  TOEFL Paper-based Test – A minimum score of 550 is required. Internet-based Test – A minimum score of 80, with no single score below 20, is required. Please note that our institution code for TOEFL is 7371.  Some programs have specific ESL benchmarks that are required for entry.

Immigration Information

Passport: The applicant’s passport must be valid for the entirety of his or her program. Once accepted, the student must provide a photocopy of the passport for his or her file.

Study Visa: A study permit is required for any program of study that is longer than 6 months. As all our programs are at least 6 months in length, all international students are required to obtain a valid study permit in order to attend Trillium College. If you require assistance in completing the required documentation, please contact a certified immigration consultant here. ( Please note that our Designated Learning Institution number is O19532727322.

Health Insurance Requirements

Health insurance is mandatory for all international students studying at Trillium College. You will be required to show proof of having insurance coverage prior to starting your program. Trillium College’s preferred health insurance provider is Global Excel. Please visit for more information.