Thank you for your interest in Laurier. If you are an international applicant, the following information answers important questions you may have about our English-proficiency requirements, international student fees, financial aid and obtaining a study visa.
Proficiency in usage, both written and oral, is essential to pursue graduate studies at Laurier. Applicants whose language of instruction during the undergraduate degree was other than English must provide evidence of English proficiency prior to admission.
Normally, this evidence is an acceptable score on one of the following:
These tests are offered in Canada, the United States and many other countries. You are responsible for having the test results sent to Laurier in time for admission.
Individual programs may have additional language requirements, and it is your responsibility to ascertain the nature of these requirements and to fulfill them.
Understanding the cost of graduate studies is an important part of your decision to apply for a graduate degree program at Laurier. Learn more about our international tuition and fees.
For complete information on the documentation and immigration requirements for studying in Canada, visit Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
Students admitted to Laurier on a study permit must present their valid permit (and temporary resident visa, if applicable) to the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies office to confirm their registration no later than the last date of late registration for the term of entry.
It may take several months to receive a study permit, so we advise you to apply for a permit well in advance of the anticipated start date of your program.
Applicants who have sponsorship funding (e.g. from an external organization or government) must email their sponsorship letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once received, the letter will be attached to the application. The letter must include the following information:
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