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Great Lakes College of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

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About the International Program

  • Full academic program from Grade 9 -12 and Pre-university Program
  • Fast Track Pre-University Program (5 -8 months)
  • English as Second Language (ESL) Program
  • Short Term English, Academic & Cultural Summer Programs


  • Established in 1978, The Great Lakes College of Toronto (GLCT) has been assisting students through the GLCT personalized educational program, to earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) and gain entrance to the best universities and colleges in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. Students, with varying backgrounds enter GLCT from over twenty countries to take advantage of our excellent academic and ESL programs, highly qualified and experienced teaching staff, and small classes. As well as achieving their OSSD and meeting personal academic goals, many students are designated as Ontario Scholars by the Ministry Education and receive substantial university entrance scholarships.

About the School

The Great Lakes College of Toronto (GLCT) is a private international school - preparing student for entrance into Canadian and American Universities. Established in 1978, the school has developed expertise in providing university preparation courses and English language training for overseas students. GLCT is renowned for "The Personalized Educational Program" which responds to the various needs of all students.

To date, universities in Canada, the United States and throughout the world have accepted over 12,000 of GLCT graduates. In the year 2013, 95% of graduates gained acceptance in Canadian Universities, with the remaining graduates entering Canadian colleges or American universities.

Great Lakes College of Toronto

Program Options

  • Academic Academies (Science, Technology, Tourism & More)
  • English Language Courses
  • Homestay Programs
  • Short Term High School Experience (Semester)
  • Student Residences & Dormitories
  • Summer English Language (ESL) Programs
  • University Preparation Programs

School Support for International Students

International Student Programs

Activities, Events, and Field Trips
Counselling, Buddy Programs, and Peer Programs
Orientation Programs

Accommodation for International Students

Homestay Provided by Private Company
Homestay Provided by School
Onsite Residences and Dormitories

Language Support for International Students

Language Classes During Study Programs
Language Testing and Placement
Language Tutoring
Pre-program Language Classes



Residence/Dormitory Registration Fee (C$): 0
Residence/Dormitory Monthly Fees (C$): 730
Residence/Dormitory Fee for Early Arrivals (C$):  n/a


Homestay Registration Fee (C$): 100
Homestay Monthly Fees (C$): 770
Homestay Fee for Early Arrivals (per day) (C$):  n/a
Homestay Emergency Deposit Fee (C$):  n/a


Accommodation Application Deadline: Continuous
Accommodation Notification of Acceptance: Varies

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