We are excited that you are interested in attending Columbia! Our application is designed so we can get to know you and why you are interested in becoming a part of the Columbia community.
To begin your application you will be asked to provide a user name and password. You will use this login information throughout your time at Columbia; be sure to choose a username and password that you will easily remember. After you begin a new online application you can save it at any time and come back to it. If at any point you have questions please contact the Admissions team, we are here to help.
Payment can be made online, over the phone, by cheque or in person during regular business hours. To pay your application fee online follow the respective link:
** Please note that International Students must submit the $150 Application Fee and $300 Confirmation Deposit at the same time. For more information please refer to the International Application Process.
References must be a non-relative, have known the applicant for at least one (1) year and be at least 25 years of age. All information provided will be held in confidence by Columbia. Thank you for taking the time to complete a reference, your participation is appreciated.
IMPORTANT: For security reasons, these reference forms have a 30 minute timeout period. If you feel you require more than 30 minutes to complete the form, please answer the questions in a word document then paste them into the online form before submitting.
Educational Assistant Applicants
Applicants applying to the Education Assistant program are required to provide an additional reference who has known them in a context involving children or youth.
If you are applying as a mature student (you are over the age of 21 and do not hold a high school diploma or high school equivalent) you must submit the Mature Student Application Supplement in addition to your application.