Admissions requirements for persons who are neither a Canadian Citizen nor an Official Permanent Resident of Canada nor a Convention Refugee, defined as “international students”
In addition to meeting admissions requirements defined in the preceding sections, international students seeking to enroll at LaSalle College Vancouver must submit each of the following items:
Instruction at LaSalle College Vancouver is conducted in English [or other language]. Students whose first language is not the language of instruction are required to undergo a Language Proficiency Assessment prior to enrolment in order to ensure they have the language abilities necessary to successfully complete the program of their choice. Language proficiency requirements are admission requirements and may not be waived by either the institution or the student. The following are accepted:
|English Language Proficiency Requirements|
|Accepted English Benchmark||Certificate & Diploma||Bachelor Degree|
|320 composite||400 composite|
|American College Testing (ACT) English||17||19|
|LPI Essay||Level 4||Level 5|
|Michigan Test or MELAB||73||80|
|Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) Verbal Score||420||526|
|TOEFL (computer based)||197||213|
|TOEFL (Internet based)||75||80|
|TOEIC (Academic Test)||650||700|
*The Accuplacer ESL test can be written at LaSalle College Vancouver campus or online.
|ESL Pathway Institutions & Requirements|
|Pathway Partners||Certificate & Diploma||Bachelor Degree|
|Columbia College||English 097||English 097|
|CSLI||Academic English 9||Academic English 10|
|EC Canada||Upper Intermediate B2||Pre Advanced B2|
|EF International Schools||C1||C1|
|ELS Canada||Level 108||Level 109|
|Embassy English||Upper Intermediate||Upper Intermediate|
|Eurocentres||B2-Upper Intermediate||C1-Advanced Level|
|GEOS Languages Plus||Level 5 Certificate||Level 5 Certificate|
|Global Village||Level 5 Certificate||Level 7 Certificate|
|ILAC||Pathway 1 Certificate||Pathway 2 Certificate|
|ILSC||University Pathway - Level I4||University Pathway - Level A1|
|inlingua - Vancouver||Level 3B||UPC|
|International House (Vancouver/Whistler)||EAP 1||EAP 2|
|iTTTi||General English - Upper Intermediate||General English - Upper Intermediate|
|Kaplan Vancouver||Higher Intermediate||Higher Intermediate|
|Sprott Shaw Language College||ESL Level 4||ESL Level 5|
|VGC||Level 7||Level 8|
|VanWest College||Level 6||Level 7|
|Zoni Canada||Higher Intermediate - Level 3||
Higher Intermediate - Level 4
* LaSalle College Vancouver may amend the table from time to time.
Applicants should contact the Admissions Office to determine other examinations for which official scores are acceptable as an alternative.
Applicants may also satisfy the minimum standard of English language proficiency by successfully completing the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course at LaSalle College Vancouver with a minimum grade of “C” or higher or submitting official documentation of one of the following:
Satisfactory completion of English at the 100 level at an accredited English speaking college or university, achieving a grade of “C” or higher.
All international applicants to LaSalle College Vancouver must meet the same admissions standards as all other students. In addition the Admissions Requirements above, students presenting transcripts or credentials earned outside Canada will be evaluated internally and may be required to provide a credential evaluation prepared by a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE)-member credential evaluation service and an English translation (if applicable). International students will also be required to present evidence of financial support sufficient to cover the duration of their stay prior to receiving the Letter of Acceptance. Please speak with an Admissions Representative to determine eligibility and learn more.