Questions & Answers
Questions & Answers
Our program starts in Fall (September), Winter (January), and Summer (May) semesters.
Three times a year: January, May, and September.
You should have completed a pre-intermediate level English course prior to starting EAP. (CLB 4)
The length of study depends on the student's level of English. New EAP students take a free language diagnostic test before starting the program to determine the correct level of placement. The three levels include: Level One (pre-intermediate), Level Two (intermediate), and Level Three (upper intermediate). All three levels are offered each semester. Each level is completed in one semester of 14-weeks.
EAP is offered at the Ashtonbee Campus (Warden and Eglinton area – north of Eglinton, west of Warden), which is accessible by TTC. Ashtonbee Campus 75 Ashtonbee Road Toronto, Ontario, M1L 4N4
Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Timetables vary for each class. Each week, student timetables consist of 19 hours of classroom instruction, 3 hours in the computer labs, and 3 hours of independent study.
The current cost for Canadian residents is approximately $1,802.25 per semester. The current cost for International visa students is approximately $7,381.34 per semester. The current cost of textbooks is approximately $200 per semester for each level.
Financial assistance is available to qualified Ontario residents through the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). It is important to you to make arrangements for financial assistance before you begin your study. You can call 416-289-5000, ext. 2457 to speak with a Financial Aid representative.
Level Three EAP students who pass all their classes and achieve a final grade of B in their Reading, Writing and Communication classes, will receive direct entry into COMM 161, which is the first English course in most Centennial College programs. (Students who qualify for direct entry into COMM 161 will not be required to take the Centennial College Language Assessment Test - Accuplacer).
Students who successfully complete at least two levels of the EAP Program, one of which must be Level Three, receive an Ontario College Certificate.