Admission Requirements

You will need to meet general admission requirements for Selkirk College. Some programs also have their own specific admission requirements.

General admission requirements

To apply to any program, you need to meet one of these requirements: 

  • Have a BC senior secondary school diploma or equivalent.

  • Be 19 years of age or over.

  • If you are under the age of 19 and/or do not have a BC senior secondary school diploma or equivalent, you must be enrolled in a secondary school transitions program, be enrolled in a program under an agreement with the local school district, or have written consent from a parent or guardian and letters of support from people who are familiar with your circumstances, such as a school principal or health care provider.

If you are applying for the first time, you might need to take the College Readiness Tool. We will let you know in your acknowledgement letter.

Program-specific admission requirements

Some programs have specific academic requirements. Make sure you know the admission requirements for the program you are applying to. You can also check out our equivalency chart for a list of course equivalents.

Equivalency Chart

If you don’t have all the admission requirements you need, we can still help you get started. Get in touch with our recruitment team.

Application fee

There is a non-refundable application fee of $40 for domestic students.

Returning students

If you’re a returning student, you’ll have to re-apply. There is no application fee for returning students who apply to the same program.