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Great Lakes College of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

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About the International Program

  • GLCT FAST - TRACK Pre-university Program
  • University / College Preparation Courses
  • Grade 9-12 High School Program
  • English As A Second Language (ESL) Program
  • GLCT Language Study and Summer Camp Tours


  • The Great Lakes College of Toronto (GLCT) is a private international high school, located near the centre of Toronto. Approximately 300 international students annually meet the requirements for the Ontario Secondary School Diploma and entrance to top Canadian and world universities. Students may enter for just the final year (Grade 12), requiring 5 – 10 months, or Grade 10 or 11. Entry to GLCT is at five different entry points over the calendar year and students may live on or off campus. Fast Track to University is an accelerated academic program enabling students to quality for university entrance in 5 months.

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


Homestay Registration Fee (C$): 0
Homestay Monthly Fees (C$): 630
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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