Admission Requirements for International Students

General Admission Requirements

International students must be at least 17 years of age by the program start date when applying to VCC.


English Requirements

English requirements vary by program. Check the English Entrance Requirements for International Students chart for a quick overview, or refer to specific program pages for details.


Program-Specific Admissions Requirements

Admissions requirements vary by program. Review the "Admission Requirements" section of the individual program pages for detailed information.


Competitive Selection Programs

While most programs at VCC accept students on a first-qualified, first-offered basis, some programs admit students based on a competitive selection process. Review Competitive Selection for details.


Flexible Admission

If you do not meet the standard admissions requirements, VCC’s Flexible Admissions Policy and Procedures may provide a pathway for you to be admitted to your program. For more details, check Flexible Admissions.