International Students
Language Requirements

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If English is not your first language, the College offers conditional and direct admission for college programs:


  • Students proceed to a full time academic program with Canadian students.
  • An English Language Assessment is not needed.


  • TOEFL iBT 80; or
  • IELTS Academic Overall 6.0 with minimum 6.0 in Reading, 6.0 in Writing, 5.5 in Listening, 5.5 in Speaking; or
  • BC English 12 or equivalent – minimum final grade of 65%; or
  • Completion of College of the Rockies English Language Program and high school level English to the level of English 90 (minimum 65%), or Communication 100 (minimum 65%), or ELP 89 (minimum 85%); or
  • Equivalent as determined by College of the Rockies


  • No TOEFL/IELTS needed
  • English Language Assessment required before registration.
  • Test results will determine if a student must take the English Language Program/and/or high school level English, or can proceed directly to a full academic program.
  • Students who complete the English Language Program/and English 90 (with 65%) or Communications 100 (with 65%) or ELP 89 (with 85%) may directly proceed to their academic program.
  • Students from India and most African countries are not eligible for conditional admission due to Visa requirements.