We are so glad that you have decided to apply to Selkirk College! We are here to support you as you pursue what matters to you.

If you're ready, apply now!

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If you are applying from a country outside of Canada, please visit Selkirk International.

International Applicants 

Need some guidance? We're here to help. Follow these steps—and get in touch if you have any questions. 


Choose your program

With over 80 programs, we have something for everyone! 

Still not quite sure? Our recruitment team can help you figure out your goals and how to meet them. You can also try planning tools like the BC Transfer Guide and EducationPlannerBC.


Find out the admission requirements 

You will need to meet general admission requirements for Selkirk College. Some programs also have their own specific admission requirements. Check out program pages for specific details.


Know your timelines

Your application timeline depends on the type of program you are applying for.

General enrolment

All programs except for Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Rural Pre-Medicine are general enrolment. Applications are accepted approximately 12 months before the start date and are first qualified, first admitted. 

Acceptance is based on your application date and if you meet program admission requirements.

Competitive entry

Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Rural Pre-Medicine are competitive entry programs and will have specific application timelines.


Some high-demand programs have waitlists. If you are placed on a waitlist, you will be notified if a space becomes available.  



Apply Now!

There will be a non-refundable application fee of $40 for domestic students. 

Application form
If you prefer, you can apply using our application form.

More than one program
If you are applying for more than one program, fill out an application for each program you are interested in. You will need to pay an application fee for each program, but you only need to submit one set of transcripts




Submit your transcripts and documents

You will need official transcripts to apply. If you are currently enrolled in high school, you will also need to provide an interim Grade 12 transcript with your application. Some programs have additional requirements. 

Find out about submitting your transcripts

If you have attended another post-secondary institution, find out about transferring your credits.


We'll be in touch

Once your application, application fee and supporting documents are submitted, we’ll send you a letter of acknowledgement with further instructions from your enrolment officer. 

Depending on what you’ve applied for, we might contact you about taking the College Readiness Tool, scheduling an interview or audition, filling out a questionnaire or submitting a portfolio. Once all your documents have been submitted, you'll have to pay a seat deposit to save your spot. This fee goes toward your tuition.

Can't make it to school this year? We understand that sometimes the unexpected happens. You can defer for up to one year. To find out more, please contact your enrolment officer.


Prepare for next steps

Get ready for your post-secondary experience!

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Register for Classes

After you've successfully applied, it's time to think about your classes!

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Pay Your Tuition

After you apply and register, it's time to pay your tuition.

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Look for Housing 

Coming to the Kootenays? Explore housing options. 

Community Education & Workplace Training
Looking to gain a new skill, bolster your experience though professional development or just have some fun? Browse courses in first aid, studio arts, lifestyle, leadership and more through Community Education & Workplace Training.