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English for Academic Purposes (EAP)


The 15-week English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program is designed for students who possess a high-intermediate level of English and are preparing themselves for postsecondary studies at college or university. A passing grade in the EAP program meets Confederation’s English proficiency requirements for full-time study. EAP graduates do not need to submit a TOEFL score.

Program Highlights

  • Prepare for postsecondary studies
  • Listen to authentic academic lectures
  • Have an academic experience in integrated postsecondary courses
  • Earn two college credits upon successful completion
  • Meet English admission requirements for full-time study
  • Lead discussion groups
  • Make oral presentations

Upcoming Session Dates

(15 week programs):

2017 - 2018:


  • September 5 – December 15, 2017
  • January 8 – April 27, 2018
  • May 7 – August 17, 2018

Eligibility Criteria

  • Resident of Canada OR international student
  • 18 years or older
  • Proof of English: CLB 6, iBT TOEFL 70, IELTS 5.5, or PTE-A 42

Please note:  For students already in Canada, an on-campus computerized language assessment may be required; fees apply.

Tuition Fees

for the 15-week, English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program:

  • $5,622 (includes health insurance)

How to Apply 

Contact Us:  

EAP Program Coordinator
International Education Centre, Room 251
Phone:  (807) 475-6405

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