Fleming College Admissions 2022: Requirements, Fee Details & FAQs ,Peterborough,Canada

  • Peterborough,Canada

Fleming College was established in the late 1960s as a college of Applied Arts and Technology. It was named after Sir Sandford Fleming, a Scottish inventor and engineer, who was a founding member of the Royal Canadian Institute. He was best known for introducing the concept of Universal Standard Time and designing Canada's first postage stamp – the Three Penny Beaver. The college celebrates the accomplishments of students, staff and faculty. It also offers various opportunities to students who wish to enhance their Fleming experience by offering Education Pathways program. The college has partnerships with colleges, institutes, and universities across Canada and around the world to provide educational opportunities to aspirating students. Its vision is to create prosperity and transform communities through education and innovation. The college achieves this through work placements, volunteerism, or applied projects which are open to all students. Fleming has four campuses in Ontario with ample green spaces, trails, and excellent athletic facilities. This provides plenty of on-campus opportunities to students for recreational and sporting activities. It has an average 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio, and the average class size consists of 15 students.

Courses Offered


What all courses are available to international students?


Fleming College offers over 75 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, and Trades and Technology. International students can apply to UG certificate, diploma, and PG certificate programs. All the programs include hands-on, applied learning to ensure students are well prepared for a successful career. International students can get real-world, hands-on training through:

• Applied projects

• Community projects

• Co-op placements

• International field trips

• Internships

• Field camps

• Lab/clinical work

• Simulation lab

• Studio practice

• Work placements


Co-op programs are also available for students who aim to benefit from experiential learning.


English as a Second Language Bridge (ELB) Program

The college recommends new students to take the ELB placement test on campus. Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements will be placed directly into an ELB level as per their IELTS/TOEFL scores.

To know more about the courses offered by Fleming to international students, check the international student guide here.


Eligibility & Documents Required


What are the eligibility requirements?


Fleming College has the following requirements for international students:

Type of Programme

Academic Requirements

English Language Requirements
(Any One)

UG Certificate/


Higher School Diploma

  • IELTS: Overall 6.0 and no section below 6.0
  • TOEFL: 79 or above
  • PTE: 58 or above
  • Duolingo (DET): 105 or above

PG Certificate

College diploma or university degree in a program-related field

  • IELTS: Overall 6.5 and no section below 6.0
  • TOEFL: 90 or above
  • PTE: 60 or above
  • Duolingo (DET): 115 or above

Note: Average score and subject-specific requirement will vary as per the course. For more details on this, check the respective course page.


What all documents are needed for application?


The college reserves the right to get all documents submitted checked through credential evaluating services. Students need to ensure that all submitted documents should be original drafts in English or translated into English. The college advises students to get these documents certified or notarized through trusted credential service providers. The following documents are required during the application process:

UG Certificate/Diploma

PG Certificate

  • Academic transcripts
  • Resume/CV
  • SOP
  • LORs
  • Financial documents
  • Passport
  • Immunization records

English proficiency test score report

English proficiency test score report


Application & Tuition Fees


Is there any application fees?


International students need to pay a non-refundable amount of CAD 100 for all programs.


What is the fee structure of courses offered by the college?


For international students, the college estimates the following range of tuition fee per semester for all programs:


Note: Tuition fee does not include health insurance, bus pass and other ancillary fees. Tuition and additional costs are subject to change. Check the college website for the current academic year fee structure.


Scholarships & Financial Aid


Is there any scholarship or financial aid available for international students?


International students who have completed the first semester of study with the required GPA can avail financial aid in the form of scholarships. The eligibility for this scholarship is based on the first semester's GPA. These scholarships are awarded as per student rank of first semester GPA until all funding on reserve for the given semester is exhausted, or all qualified students have been awarded. Check the official website to know about the process. The table below showcases the eligible GPA ranges and scholarship values:


Presently, there are no entrance scholarships available for international students. However, international students with an active timetable can apply for financial assistance through Fleming's bursary program during the first three weeks of the term. To know more about this program, check the college's financial aid website.


Admission Process


When do the admissions start?


Students can apply to Fleming College around the year as admissions are offered in Spring, Fall and Winter Intakes. Deadlines differ for countries and regions, which usually range from three to ten weeks before the intake. For Indian students, the application process closes six weeks before any intake. Thus, the deadlines for each intake usually fall in the following months:


Note: Course deadlines may differ each academic year. Check the respective course page to know about the current academic year deadlines.


How to apply to UG and PG courses?


International students need to apply through the OCAS portal. This portal allows an applicant to apply to other Ontario colleges as well. To apply to Fleming through OCAS, students need to follow the steps given below:



When will I hear from the college after I submit my application?


The college processes applications as quickly as possible, and decisions are mailed within 10 business days of receiving an application. However, application processing times may vary depending on the volume of applicants. If there are no updates within 30 days of submitting the application, students can contact the International Admissions Office directly at internationaladmissions@flemingcollege.ca.


Student Diversity & Preferred Profile


What are the chances to get into this college?


Fleming College is becoming one of the favourite study destinations for international students. While getting admission in Fleming is relatively easy, on the other hand, highly competitive programs like Practical Nursing or Paralegal witness a heavy load of applications. Thus, the competition is quite fierce for such programs. Thereby, the college advises students to apply as early as possible so that admission chances are increased for students with the right qualifications and requirements.


How many Indian/international students are studying at the college?


Fleming College is welcoming students from all over the world. In 2017, it recorded its highest enrollments in the Fall semester with over 6,000 students admitted into a full-time program and 10,000 part-time students, out of which 600 were international students. Each year, the college's international student body features over 1,000 students from various countries, including India, China, and the USA.


Part Time Work While Studying


Can I work while studying here?


International students can work on and off the campus as per their visa status. They are allowed to work part-time for up to 20 hours per week during regular academic sessions. During scheduled breaks, such as the winter and summer holidays, students can work full-time for up to 40 hours a week. Students can work on campus without a work permit if they meet the following requirements:

  • Registered in a full-time program
  • Have a valid study permit

Note: On-campus jobs are limited. Students should stop working on the campus once they no longer meet the above eligibility requirements.


As of June 1, 2014, international students may qualify to work off-campus without a work permit if they meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Have a valid study permit,
  • Registered in a full-time program,
  • Enrolled at a designated learning institution at the post-secondary level or, in Quebec, a vocational program at the secondary level, and
  • Studying in an academic, vocational or professional training program that leads to a degree, diploma or certificate that is at least six months in duration

Note: Students should stop working on the campus once they no longer meet the above eligibility requirements.


Campuses & Accommodation


How many campuses and schools does the college have?


Fleming College has four campuses in the Ontario region – Sutherland (main), Frost, Haliburton, and Cobourg. The Sutherland Campus has facilities like Fulford's Bistro, Kawartha Trades and Technology Centre, Health Sciences Wing, and athletics and recreation centres along with student housing. Located close to Lindsay's historic downtown in City of Kawartha Lakes, the Frost Campus is surrounded by the natural beauty of rivers, lakes and greenery. It offers a student-friendly community and numerous opportunities to explore Ontario in all four seasons. The Haliburton Campus is situated in the Haliburton Highlands overlooking the Head Lake. This campus is close to a thriving community art scene, and the college provides a one-of-a-kind, hands-on studio experience. Lastly, the Cobourg Campus offers Academic Upgrading, Personal Support Worker program, Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) and numerous Continuing Education courses.



The college has seven academic schools that further oversee other departments and institutes of learning.



Is on-campus housing available?


Fleming College offers housing services for all students living on and off-campus. On-campus housing is available in Peterborough and Lindsay that provides students with the options of choosing a same gender or mixed gender arrangement. Students also have the choice of either cooking at home or arranging food through a variety of campus food services, such as student-run restaurants, cafes, and popular food joints. All residences include the following facilities and benefits:

  • Fully-furnished suites with kitchen, bathrooms and individual or private bedrooms
  • Wireless internet
  • Study rooms
  • Convenient parking
  • On-site laundry facilities
  • Smoke-free living environment
  • Outdoor basketball, volleyball courts, and a barbecue area
  • Indoor bicycle storage
  • Air conditioning

Room offers are made on a first-come-first-served basis. Thus, students are advised to apply for housing as soon as they have paid the tuition fees for confirming admission. The Sutherland and Frost room rents are as follows:


Note: Rent does not include other charges, such as application, activity, and deposit fees. Rates are subject to change each academic year. Check the official website to know more current academic year' rent and other charges.

For off-campus housing, accommodation options include:

  • Room in a private home
  • Room with meals in a private home
  • Apartments
  • Houses or cottages

Check the college website for more details on off-campus housing. The college estimates the following expense for an academic year for off-campus housing:



Living Costs


University Contact Information


Whom should I contact in case of any doubts?


In case of any doubts, students can contact the college here:

Address: 599 Brealey Dr. Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7B1, Canada

Website: flemingcollege.ca/

Telephone: 1-866-353-6464

E-mail: admissions@flemingcollege.ca


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