* Students' Union Fee, Health Insurance, Student Activity Fee, Books and Supplies,U-Pass BC, etc
High school graduation OR minimum 17 years of age by the end of the first month of studies in the semester of entry to Douglas College; and
Minimum overall grade average of 60% (or equivalent) in the final year of high school; and
Minimum final grade of “C” or 60% (or equivalent) in Grade 11 Mathematics or equivalent for most programs
You are required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language prior to admission to Douglas College. You may demonstrate English language proficiency by completing and submitting proof of one of the following
OEFL (Internet Based Test – iBT)
, Overall score of 83 (minimum 21 in Writing for Post-Degree and Post-Baccalaureate programs). Official test scores must be sent directly to Douglas College from ETS. Douglas College's institution code is: 9568.
IELTS (Academic Module), Overall score of 6.5 (no band below 6.0 for Post-Degree and Post-Baccalaureate programs)
CAEL, Minimum overall and essay score of 60 (computer or paper based)
EIKEN Practical English, Minimum placement of Grade 1
LPI, LPI - minimum essay score 4
B.C. secondary school English 12 (final classroom and provincial exam blended grade) , Minimum grade of C (60%)
B.C. secondary school Communications 12 (final classroom and provincial exam blended grade) , Minimum grade of B (73%)
International Baccalaureate (IB) English Language A – Standard Level , Minimum grade of 3 or C
Advanced Placement (AP) English Language or Literature
, Minimum grade of 3 or C
Enrolment in a college or university level English or Communications course (recognized B.C. post-secondary institutions only), Minimum grade of C recommended
Graduation from a recognized bachelor or master degree program at an accredited university at which English is the primary language of instruction in a country where English is the principle language (Depending on the program of study, the length of the program and time since graduation, Douglas College may request English language proficiency scores to demonstrate English proficiency). ,
EC language school, Completion of the Advanced Level of the University Preparation program
ELS language school , Level 112 completion with satisfactory attendance
ILAC language school , University Pathway 3.3 Level 16 completion with satisfactory attendance
ILSC language school , University Pathway Level A2 completion with satisfactory attendance
KAPLAN PLI language school , Level C1 completion with satisfactory attendance
VGC International College , Level 7 completion with satisfactory attendance
Global Village language school, Level 7 completion with satisfactory attendance
PTE (Pearson Test of English), Minimum overall score of 56
In most cases, an Associate Degree will allow you to transfer to a university and enter the third year of a four-year bachelor's degree program. Many universities prefer candidates with an Associate Degree and will accept students at a lower grade point average than those without the degree.
All international students studying for more than 6 months in BC are required to have basic medical coverage.
This medical coverage is issued through the government of British Columbia and is called the Medical Services Plan (MSP).
MSP covers the cost of any medically required service provided by a physician enrolled with MSP. There is a monthly fee for this coverage and it is billed to you directly by the government.
Effective January 1st 2020, the total cost of MSP will go up to $75 per month, per student.
This extended coverage plan covers things that are not covered by the MSP, such as ambulance fee, vision care, dental care and prescription drugs. Full-time students registered in a Fall semester are automatically enrolled in the Student Health and Dental plan for $260 per year, charged as part of the tuition fees. The insurance period begins on September 1 and ends on August 31 of the following year.