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English for Academic Purposes program

Are you interested in pursuing your studies at a Canadian post-secondary institution, but don’t have the necessary English language skills to be accepted? Come to Holland College, located in Prince Edward Island, where you can improve your English and choose from 70 different diploma and certificate programs.

Located on the east coast of Canada, Prince Edward Island is Canada’s smallest province, but there’s nothing small about the educational opportunities that await you here. Students from all over the world make Holland College their home while they pursue their educational goals. We hope you do, too!

Our English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program is extremely flexible to meet your needs. Students may enter the program at any time, and the minimum enrolment commitment is only four weeks, allowing you to study at a time that is convenient to you. Of course, the longer you study, the more progress you will make.

Holland College – English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

  • Certified ESL instructors
  • Small size class
  • State-of-the-art computer labs and software
  • Minimum enrolment commitment: 4 weeks
  • No International English Language Testing System (IELTS) requirement
  • Year round intake (except during the Christmas holiday)

EAP Placement Guidelines

Level CLB CanTEST Score IELTS
Beginner Levels 3 High Beginner 2.0 2.5-3.0
Intermediate Levels 4
Levels 5
Levels 6
Low intermediate 2.5
Intermediate 3.0
High Intermediate 3.5
3.0-4.0
4.5
5.0
Advanced Levels 7
Levels 8
Advanced 4.0
Advanced 4.5
5.5
6.0

*CLB is Canadian Language Benchmarks; CanTEST is a standardized English proficiency test

Fees (Canadian funds)

Registration Fee $100
Tuition (Minimum of 4 weeks) $325/week
Charlottetown airport pick-up and drop-off Free
Health Insurance $1.65/day or a flat rate of $30 for less than 18 days From $30

Accommodations (Canadian funds)

Campus Residence
Living in residence is a great way to get the most out of college life. The residence is made up of one, two, and three bedroom furnished units, each with its own kitchenette and bathroom. You stay for the entire academic school year, there are no monthly rentals. For details, visit our residence home page.

Off Campus Accommodations
Off campus accommodations include apartments, rooms with kitchen privileges, room and board arrangements, and sharing with roommates. Fora list of off-site accommodations, visit our off-campus page.

Homestay
A safe and convenient place for you to live while studying abroad. Stay with a local Canadian family and experience a new culture and language as a member of the family. You will likely have your own private room and meals are usually included. An excellent opportunity to practise English outside of school.

On Campus Residence $5,109 – $8,853/year
Off Campus Residence $400 – $600/month (approx.)
Homestay $800/month (pay host directly)

 

Prince Edward Island

Located on the east coast of Canada, Prince Edward Island may be Canada’s smallest province, but there’s nothing small about the educational opportunities that await you here. Students from all over the world are choosing to make Holland College their home while they pursue their educational goals. We hope you do, too!

Safe and Welcoming

Prince Edward Island is well known for its hospitality and friendliness. It’s a place where people still take time to talk to strangers, and our crime rate is the lowest in Canada. At Holland College, our international students find themselves welcomed and encouraged to participate in the college’s many activities. You came here to learn, but you’ll also form friendships that will last a lifetime.

Studying in Canada

Holland College students come from across Canada and around the world to pursue their educational goals. In fact, close to 40 per cent of our students are from off Island! To study in Canada, you will require a study permit. For information about study permits, work permits, and applying to Holland College, visit our International pages. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our International Office:
Email: international@hollandcollege.com
Phone: 1-(902) 566-9565 or 1(800) 446-5265
Facebook.com/HCInternational
twitter.com/hollandcollege

 

 

 

 

140 Weymouth Street  •  Charlottetown, PE  •  Canada  •  C1A 4Z1  •  info@hollandcollege.com  •  1-800-446-5265