Introduction to Dual Admission Program

In the pathway program for Bay College (one of the private colleges in Ontario) and Toronto International College (TIC as a private high school in Ontario), a conditional offer will be issued to the candidates by TIC and Bay College. Students will first take the ESL program at TIC to meet the English language proficiency requirements, then take Bay College’s academic programs.

TIC graduates who have successfully completed ESL Level 5 (Advanced) with a passing score of 70% or more will not be required to take an Admission Test for Bay College’s Certificate or diploma program entry.

Procedure for application


after submitting the application fee and application to TIC and Bay College, TIC and Bay College will release conditional LOA and Invoice


Student pay for tuition deposit to both TIC and Bay College


TIC and Bay College will release the official LOA and receipt to students


Students apply for a study permit

TIC-Bay College Pathway program FAQ

What is the detailed condition for the TIC-Bay College Pathway program?

TIC ESL graduates should successfully complete ESL Level 5 (Advanced) with a passing score of 70% or more.

What will happen if students are not able to get 70% at ESL Advanced level?

There is 2 option for students:

  1. retake TIC ESL Advanced level
  2. Provide IELTS or TOEFL result
About TIC ESL pathway program:
  1. Length of program: 7 weeks/level
  2. Total levels: from level 1 to level 5, total 5 levels
  3. Detail of class: 9 am to 3:30 pm, 6 hours per day, Monday to Friday
  4. Fee: $3000 per level
How soon I can finish this program?

Depending on your ESL level, it can be from 7 weeks up to 35 weeks.

About Bay College:

Length of program: 8-month Certificate Program

Fee: about $15000 per 1 academic year

Living expense in Toronto

From $15000 to $20000 per year

Suitable Applicants:

This program is suitable for senior high school graduates, two-year or three-year college graduates, and four-year undergraduate graduates wishing to apply for different streams.