Entering BCIT

How do I apply while I am in high school?

There are several different ways to become a BCIT student. Admission & Registration will assist you through this process.

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I don't meet the minimum entrance requirements, how do I upgrade?

There are many different upgrading options available to meet the entrance requirements.
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What are the entrance requirements?

At BCIT, entrance requirements are program specific. Find your program and then click 'Program Entry' to view the specific entrance requirements.

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I meet the entrance requirements. Will I get in?

This depends on how many applications are received for your program of choice. Some programs receive many more applications than seats available, so the process is competitive. Applicants who are best suited are offered seats.

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Can I take an entrance requirement course while taking the program?

No. This is not possible because you are required to complete all entrance requirements prior to receiving full acceptance into a program. Entrance requirements cannot be taken concurrently with your program.

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When does my program start?

Start dates are listed on the program details/entry page. Locate your program and then click the 'Program Details or Program Entry' link in the menu on the right of the page.

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Do I have to take an assessment test for Trades programs?


This depends on your program. For some programs, you may be required. For others if you do not meet the entrance requirements or are unable to provide required transcripts, the assessment tests listed on the 'Program Entry' page for your program may be an option.

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What are the fees?


You can find the cost of your program in our Fees and Financial Aid section.

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Do I have to write provincial exams?


Grade 12 provincial exams are not required.


Still haven't found the answer to your question? Please ask an advisor.

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