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Pickering College, Newmarket, Ontario

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About the International Program

While the majority (75%) of the student population at Pickering College is Canadian, the balance of the students come from over 20 countries in the Caribbean, Europe, North America, and Asia each year - with no more than 15% coming from any one country.


  • 100% of graduates are accepted to post-secondary institutions and 75% are "Ontario Scholars"
  • Full co-curricular program includes figure skating, hockey, horse back riding, film-making, soccer/football, skiing, drama and community radio station
  • Situated on a beautiful private and secure 42 acre property, in Newmarket Ontario just a 40 minute drive from downtown Toronto, Pickering offers 24-hour supervised residential living, health centre, indoor ice arena and sports facilities, outdoor track, and 3 sports fields
  • Program highlights include the Leadership, Communications Technology and Music program
  • Laptop program for all senior school students

About the School

Pickering College produces lifelong leaders who are socially responsible and academically prepared. Established in 1842, Pickering College is an independent co-educational boarding (Grades 7 - 12) and day school (Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12). The school offers a variety of enriched academic, athletic and leadership programs in a caring community, preparing students not only for university, but for life.

Pickering College

Program Options

  • Academic Academies (Science, Technology, Tourism & More)
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Programs
  • English Language Courses
  • Fine & Performing Arts Programs
  • French Language Courses
  • Other Language Courses
  • Sports Academies (Hockey, Soccer & More)
  • Student Residences & Dormitories
  • Summer English Language (ESL) Programs
  • University Preparation Programs
  • Weekend/Break Activity 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

Onsite Residences and Dormitories

Language Support for International Students

Language Classes During Study Programs
Pre-program Language Classes



Residence/Dormitory Registration Fee (C$):  n/a
Residence/Dormitory Monthly Fees (C$): Included in Tuition
Residence/Dormitory Fee for Early Arrivals (C$):  n/a


Homestay Registration Fee (C$):  n/a
Homestay Monthly Fees (C$):  n/a
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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