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Select applications for the 2024-2025 academic year are now available!


Apply online to Northern Lakes College! If you know the program or course you are applying for, visit the Admission Steps page, which will guide you through the process and may answer any questions you have along the way. Still have questions after the step-by-step guide? Send us your questions by filling out the inquiry form.

If educated outside of Canada and/or in a language other than English, transcripts must be reviewed by IQAS for EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES. Click HERE to learn more about IQAS.

The deadline for International Student applications for Spring 2024 has now passed.

If you are interested in applying for CALP funding, please select Academic Upgrading and NLC will be in touch to help you determine your Education Plan.


Commitment Deposit


Full-time students in all programs (except Academic Upgrading)                  $100.00

  • Full-time domestic students in all programs, except Academic Upgrading, are required to pay a non-refundable, non-deferrable deposit at the time of registration of $100 (Canadian Dollars) or, provide verification of sponsorship.
  • This deposit is due within 4 weeks of acceptance.
  • Fees can be paid at any College location using cash, che​que, money order, Visa or MasterCard.
  • Students who have sponsors paying their fees and school costs must provide a letter to the Office of the Registrar stating what is being covered along with any other invoicing information.
  • Any type of special payment options must be arranged prior to the program start date.

Tuition Deposit


Students accepted to all oversubscribed programs (Addictions Counselling, Advanced Care Paramedic, Practical Nurse, Primary Care Paramedic and Social Work)                  $300.00

  • Domestic students who have been accepted into an oversubscribed program (Addictions Counselling, Advanced Care Paramedic, Practical Nurse, Primary Care Paramedic and Social Work) must pay a $300 (Canadian Dollars) tuition deposit in order to hold their seat in the program.
  • This fee is non-refundable except where students make their payment early and withdraw in writing before May 1 they will receive a refund of their deposit.
  • This fee is due May 1. If it is not paid by May 1, the students may forfeit their seat in the program.

International Students


The deadline for International Student applications for Spring 2024 has now passed.

Admission Deadlines for International Students

Academic Upgrading Deadlines Post-Secondary Deadlines

Fall Semester – May 1
Winter Semester – October 15

Fall Semester – May 1
Winter Semester – October 15
Spring Semester – January 1

International students who are interested in studying at Northern Lakes College have additional requirements in order to enroll. Please click here to find all the information you need regarding:

  • Admission requirements
  • Application process
  • Admission to the program
  • Fees and Refunds
  • Other information
  • FAQs

To speak with a member of the Admissions team about studying as an international student at Northern Lakes College, please e-mail or call 1-866-652-3456.



To apply for any of the apprenticeship programs offered by Northern Lakes College you must be a Registered Apprentice with Apprenticeship and Industry Training first and obtain your AIT ID.

Are you already a Registered Apprentice? Follow the Admission Steps and apply for your program.