Admission Requirements

Proof of English Language Proficiency Requirements

The first step in applying to the international PCA Program is taking the customized PELMO – Proof of English Language Mastery Online – assessment.

This assessment is required and cannot be substituted by other English language assessments. Click here to get more information on the PELMO assessment.

The fee for the PELMO PCA Assessment is CAD$257.55 ($250 + service fee). Click here to purchase the assessment.

Academic Requirements

  • Eighteen (18) years of age or older.
  • High school diploma or equivalency (transcript and diploma to be attached).
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency via the PCA PELMO assessment.

Please Note: Applicants will be required to provide proof of Visa and/or Study Permit prior to orientation/ registration day. Students who do not provide this information are not eligible for enrolment on this day.

Pre-Clinical Requirements

  • Students will be requested to provide verification of medical tests and vaccinations prior to attending clinical training. Medical tests and vaccinations can be provided for a nominal fee on site in Newfoundland and Labrador prior to clinical training proceeding.

Application Submission Requirements

  • Completion of Keyin College’s official application form.
  • A deposit of $2,000 (non-refundable except in the event of a Visa refusal) must be paid upon application approval to hold the seat for the student, as there is limited seating per cohort.
  • Copies of photo and signature pages as they appear on passport.
  • Official high school transcript and copy of diploma.
  • For university/college graduates: official transcript and copy of diploma/degree.
  • Two (2) reference letters supporting entrance into the program. References cannot be provided by family members or friends. References may be provided by individuals such as employers, teachers/instructors, or representatives from volunteer agencies.
  • Written verification of 20 volunteer service hours within the past 2 years. Volunteer service may include, but is not limited to community agencies, school programs, or charitable organizations.

Please Note: All correspondence, reference letters, transcripts and diplomas/degrees must be in English or officially translated to English.

Program Details & Fee Information

February 2022 Intake:
Start – February 7, 2022 | End – February 3, 2023 | Application Deadline – January 24, 2022

May 2022 Intake:
Start – May 9, 2022 | End – April 17, 2023 | Application Deadline – April 25, 2022

September 2022 Intake:
Start – September 12, 2022 | End – July 21, 2023 | Application Deadline – August 29, 2022

Tuition Breakdown by Start Date

Total Tuition: $19,955 less $2,000 Scholarship – $17,955 (includes textbooks & support materials)
Downpayment/Deposit: $2,000 due December 22, 2021
Tuition Payment 1: $7,977.50 due January 24, 2022
Tuition Payment 2: $7,977.50 due April 18, 2022

Total Tuition: $19,955 less $2,000 Scholarship – $17,955 (includes textbooks & support materials)
Downpayment/Deposit: $2,000 due December 22, 2021
Tuition Payment 1: $7,977.50 due April 25, 2022
Tuition Payment 2: $7,977.50 due July 18, 2022

Total Tuition: $19,555 (includes textbooks & support materials)
Downpayment/Deposit: $2,000 due July 14, 2022
Tuition Payment 1: $8,977.50 due August 22, 2022
Tuition Payment 2: $8,977.50 due November 21, 2022

Payment Information

Application deposit must be transferred via Flywire.

Transportation from Airport in NL

Free airport pickup will be available to students when they arrive in St. John’s, NL, Canada.


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