Suggested Application Deadline: June 1st for September start, October 1st for January start.

How to Become a Student at Emmanuel

  • Complete the Online Application

    Apply online by filling out the application.

  • Contact your References

    All applicants are required to submit two references (one Pastoral and one Teacher or Employer).

  • Submit your Transcripts

    All applicants are required to submit an official high school diploma, or its equivalent from another province or country. Transfer students are also required to submit all post-secondary transcripts.

  • Submit your application fee

    Your $100 non-refundable application fee ($100USD for US/Int’l applicants) can be paid online (CDN applicants only), by e-transfer, by cheque, over the phone or in person. Please be sure to put your full student name in the PayPal notes to credit the correct account.

Application Dates

To assist in having all of your funding ready for your start date we recommend that you have your application process completed by August 1 for fall semester, and October 1 for winter semester. We will accept applications after those deadlines. For International applicants please contact the Admissions Team for details on the International Application dates.

Submit the Application Fee

Submit the $100 non-refundable ($100USD USA/Int’l applicants) application fee either by phoning in your credit card information to 519-894-8900 x 221, paying by cheque, cash, or credit in person.

Occasional Student Applications

If you are interested in only taking one or two courses as an Occasional Student please fill out the Occasional Student Form and mail it to Emmanuel Bible College, Attention: Registrar. Students who wish to take more than five classes must be enrolled in a program, and apply through the admissions department.

Reference Forms

Once you submit your online application, your two references (one pastoral and one teacher or employer) will be emailed an electronic reference form. If your reference prefers a paper copy, you may download one here. Once completed please have the reference submit the form directly to Emmanuel Bible College, Attention: Admissions. Forms can be emailed, faxed or mailed.

Please note that family members are not accepted as references. The information that is given will be held in strict confidence.

Admissions Requirements

Each application and its supporting documents are carefully reviewed by the Admissions Committee to determine the suitability of the applicant to the college and its programs. The Admissions Committee reserves the right to refuse admission, or to defer admission to another program or another semester if deemed in the best interests of the student or the college.

With some exceptions, all students admitted to the college begin in a common first year of study (the MountainTop Certificate program), identifying the diploma or degree to which they are requesting entry for year two if they are planning to study beyond the MountainTop Certificate year.

General Admission Requirements

Canadian and US Applicants

Must hold a high school diploma (OSSD in Ontario, or its equivalent from another province or country) with a minimum Grade 12 average of 60%. Required courses include ENG4U, or ENG4M, or ENG4C at 60%.

International Students

Emmanuel is proud to welcome international students to our country and to our school community. Over the years, the College’s student body has included students from countries such as China, Haiti, Jamaica, Kuwait, Nigeria, Romania, St. Kitts, and the United States.

Applicants from countries other than Canada are required to give satisfactory evidence of sufficient financial resources to meet the current standards of Canadian immigration. All prospective international students are urged to assess carefully their ability to meet the academic and financial requirements and processes.

Note – once International Students have been accepted to Emmanuel, they may be able to begin their studies remotely through Online courses and/or through Distance Education courses while awaiting for their student visa to be approved.  Speak to our admissions counsellors for more information.

  • Check to make sure you meet the university entrance requirements

    Applicants should have qualifications equivalent to university entrance requirements in their home country.

  • Apply at least 8 months before you intend to begin classes

    A non-refundable application fee equal to $100USD is charged for processing international applications.

  • Submit official academic transcripts from all schools previously attended.

    Make sure they are translated into English (if applicable) and include a letter from the institution verifying the language instruction.

  • Once accepted, apply for a Student Visa through the Canadian Embassy or High Commission in your country.

    Applicants must satisfy current Canadian government standards for immigration to Canada relative to finances, passports, student visas, etc.

  • Pay your deposit

    Following acceptance to the College, students pay a $5,800 deposit.

Additional Information

Christian Life and Lifestyle Requirements

Emmanuel applicants must give evidence of a personal commitment to Christ and a life that reflects Christian values. Students are asked to sign the Community Standards document as part of the application process.

Admissions Team

Still have questions about the application or admissions process? Don’t hesitate to contact us! We are available to meet for pre-admission appointments.

Admissions Coordinator
519-894-8900 ext.224

Email Admissions