Introduction to Dual Admission Program

In the pathway program for Centennial College (one of the public 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 Centennial College. Students will firstly take ESL program at TIC to meet the English language proficiency requirements, then take Centennial 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 Centennial College’s diploma or advanced diploma program entry.

Procedure for application


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


Student pay for tuition deposit to both TIC and Centennial College


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


Students apply for a study permit

TIC-Centennial Pathway program FAQ

What is the detailed condition for TIC-Centennial Pathway program?

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

TIC OSSD graduates should have an average grade of 70% or more to get into the Centennial and University of Toronto pathway program.

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

There is 3 option for students:

  1. retake TIC ESL Advanced level
  2. take Centennial College’s admission test
  3. Provide IELTS or TOEFL
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 Centennial College:

Length of program: 2 years or 3-year diploma program

Fee: about $18000 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.