Gastown Business College is committed to enrolling students who meet program admission criteria and who show a commitment to achieving their educational goals.
General Admission Requirements
High school graduate or 19 years of age or older at the start of the Applicant’s program.
Successful completion of entrance assessment
Students who are exempt from the English assessment must obtain a minimum score of 3 out of 5 in the “Attitude and Demeanor” and “Clarity of Practicum and CO-OP Objectives” sections as stated in the GBC Student Assessment (exempt from the English assessment) form
International students and non-native English speakers are required to pass a written entrance exam and an interview in English in order to demonstrate appropriate English proficiency
English written assessment: Students must obtain a minimum of 60%
Verbal English interview: Students must receive a score of 2.5 out 5 for English fluency to be admitted to GBC.
Additionally, Students must achieve a minimum score of 3 out of 5 on the “Attitude and Demeanor” and “Clarity of Practicum and CO-OP Objectives” sections as stated in the GBC Student Assessment
Applicants may be exempt from the English Assessment if they have the following:
TOEFL IBT Score 50; PBT 465; CBT 145; ITP 460
or TOEIC Score 650
or IELTS Score 5
or Certificate or Transcript for written and spoken English from a recognized English language school that states Intermediate English Proficiency (successful completion of an ESL Program).