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Great Lakes College of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

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About the International Program

  • University/College Preparation Program
  • Fast Track Pre-university Program
  • ESL Program
  • Grade 9 - 12 high school and ESL courses
  • 2 to 4 weeks Summer Camp
  • IELTS training


  • Established in 1978, certified and inspected as an international high school by the Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Over 12,000 graduates accepted into North American universities
  • Enriched multinational environment (students from over 37 countries and areas)
  • Individual study plan for each student for university or college entrance and assistance in preparing applications
  • Flexible entry dates, five semester per year: Jan/Apr/Jun/Sep/Nov

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

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$): 500
Residence/Dormitory Monthly Fees (C$): 580
Residence/Dormitory Fee for Early Arrivals (C$):  n/a


Homestay Registration Fee (C$): 100
Homestay Monthly Fees (C$): 900
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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