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Applying to George Brown College as an international ESL student is easy. Simply complete
and submit your application
online attaching scanned copies of necessary supporting documents. Please see below for information on ESL level placement.
If you are applying for George Brown’s ESL program, English for Academic Purposes (EAP), as a conditional pathway to a post-secondary program please see below for further information.
Applicants have 2 options for determining level placement,
Please note you may either take the ESL level placement test or choose to submit IELTS or TOEFL, but you may not choose both.
* 2-year test validation maximum.
You will be placed in the EAP starting level that corresponds to your lowest score.
For students interested in taking the IELTS test in Toronto, the George Brown College Official IELTS Test Centre provides a complete IELTS Testing service. For more information, please visit: georgebrown.ca/ielts
Applicants from eligible countries who do not meet George Brown’s English language requirements may be offered conditional admission to a post-secondary program through George Brown’s ESL Program, English for Academic Purposes (EAP). Depending on the option you have chosen for ESL level placement you may need to re-apply for your diploma/degree/postgraduate program – please see below:
IMPORTANT: If you are applying for the George Brown College English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program as a conditional pathway to a post-secondary program, please note the following:
In all cases final admission will be subject to diploma/degree/postgraduate program availability at the time of completion of ESL requirements.