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International applications closed

International admissions for the 2024-25 academic year have closed.

If you have a current, valid study permit, you may be eligible to apply. To check eligibility, send a copy of your study permit with “Request to Apply” in the subject line to

Applications for the 2025-26 academic year open in late September 2024.

International Students

International Students
Disha Jaggi travelled to Nova Scotia from India to study Paralegal Services at NSCC.

Find out what you need

Looking to take your next step, change career paths or build on a university degree? International students come to Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) for the practical, hands-on skills they need for a career in Canada or in their home countries.

Once you’ve researched career and program options and learned about our 14 campuses, take time to explore this important information before you apply.

View tuition, fees and costs

Find out what it costs to attend NSCC and live in Nova Scotia.

Learn about immigration

See what you need to do before moving to Canada.

Learn about documentation and language requirements

Some NSCC programs require you to have a high school diploma. View equivalent qualifications by country, as well as language requirements.

Discover student supports

Get familiar with the international student supports at NSCC designed to help you succeed.

Get ready for NSCC

Learn how to prepare for your program, view helpful tips for getting settled in Nova Scotia and find a place to live before you arrive.

Now that you’ve reviewed the steps above and have an understanding of what’s required, you’re ready to apply to NSCC