If you cannot meet the language requirements, we can help. Find out more about our English for Academic Purposes program.
The language of instruction at Holland College is English. All applicants are required to demonstrate English language proficiency prior to commencing studies at Holland College. You may demonstrate proficiency in one of two ways:
|IELTS- Academic||Overall score of 6.5 with no other band below 6|
|CanTest||4.5 in each section|
|Cambridge Advanced English||Score B2, no less than 169 in each skill|
|TOEFL- paper based||Manual score of 550|
|TOEFL- internet based test||85|
|CAEL||Overall Score 60, with minimum 50 in each band|
|Pearson Test of English||58|
|CLLC||Completion of level 6 or higher|
|Study Abroad Canada Language Institute||Completion of Intensive English Program – Level 8|
|Duolingo English Test (September 2020 only)||Minimum 105|
*In order for us to waive the language proficiency requirement, you must have graduated from a Canadian high school and have completed English 621 or the provincial equivalent with a minimum grade of 70%.
English proficiency results must be current.