Getting Started

Apply online – You can access, complete and submit an application online. Before applying, check to see if your program has openings - view program openings.

Apply Early – We make offers of admission to eligible applicants in their order of their application completion date. It is important that you apply early to avoid missing the opportunity to be admitted to your chosen program.

Options and Opportunities – NSCC is a partner with the Nova Scotia Department of Education's Options and Opportunities (O2) pathways program. This initiative provides O2 high school students a chance to link their career interests with NSCC programs. O2 students and parents should contact their high school O2 coordinator or guidance counsellor to learn more about the requirements and obligations O2 students have under this partnership.

Apply in Grade 11 – High School students can apply as early as Grade 11. Once in Grade 12, you will need to submit your in-progress transcript and all other required documentation by September 30th.

Waitlist Questions
Frequently asked questions and answers about Waitlist status, waitlist length and process, and what to do if don't get into your program this year.

Admissions Questions

(902) 491-4911 (in Metro)
1-866-679-6722 (toll-free)
+1 866-679-6722 (toll-free North America)
Hearing Impaired Service: 1-866-288-7034 (TTY - toll-free)
Fax: (902) 491-3514 (in metro)
Fax: 1-866-329-6722 (toll-free)

Hours of Operation (Atlantic Time)
Monday - Thursday – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday – Closed

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