|Secondary School Level Courses British Columbia, Yukon||Minimum:|
|Any two of: Composition 10, Creative Writing 10, Literary Studies 10, New Media 10, or Spoken Language 10||50% each|
|English 10 First Peoples||50%|
|Any two of: EFP Writing 10, EFP Literary Studies 10, EFP New Media 10 or EFP Spoken Language 10||50% each|
|Intermediate Level Adult Basic Education English course equivalent||50%|
Applicants whose first language is not English and who do not meet the English admission requirements via one of the means listed in the following sections:
should refer to the College's admission requirements for Applicants Whose First Language is not English.
|Okanagan College Courses and Tests||Minimum:|
|Okanagan College Adult Basic Education ENGL 070 or both ENGL 071 and 072||50%|
|Trades Entrance Assessment (TEA) reading comprehension
Note: The TEA test can only be used to satisfy the English admission requirement for Trades programs.
|ABLE reading comprehension
Note: The ABLE test can only be used to satisfy the English admission requirement for Continuing Studies Building Service Worker Certificate.
|International English Language Testing System (IELTS - academic version)||Overall band score of 6.0
(with no band less than 6.0)
|Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)||79 (Internet-based), or 213 (computer-based), or 550 (paper-based)|
|Duolingo English Test
The Duolingo English Test results can be used to satisfy the English language proficiency entrance requirements and for preliminary English Language placement up to and including Winter 2023.
Note: Not accepted as a means to meet the English admissions requirement for some of the Health programs. Please check with the College for details.
|Overall score 105
(with no sub score less than 100 effective Summer 2022)
Note: We will accept test results taken no more than two years before you apply to Okanagan College with the exception of the LPI which does not have a time limit.
The LPI Test is no longer offered as of July 31, 2020. However, Okanagan College will accept results received up to June 2022 for tests taken at any time. Approved alternatives are available. Please consult academic entrance requirements.
Other courses, tests and means to satisfy requirements may be considered on an individual basis. For inquiries, please contact Okanagan College Admissions firstname.lastname@example.org or (250) 762-5445.
Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 10/18/2021