General Requirements

Students applying for admission into a Diploma program are required to have completed high school or equivalent. GED (General Education Development) is accepted as a high school graduation equivalent as recommended by the American Council on Education.

Mature students who do not possess high school graduation but with a business background will be assessed for admission on a case-by-case basis.

Students whose first language is not English must present:p24

TOEFL score of 500-550
computer based 173-213
IELTS 5.5 – 6.6
CALE 60+
or equivalent (such as completion of ESL courses at NCFTA).


You may obtain an Application Package from NCA at

NCA Registrar’s Office
4760 Epworth Circle
Niagara Falls, Ontario
L2E 1C6 Canada
Tel: (905) 513-1685
or by contacting

The following must be submitted with your application:

two passport-sized photographs,
certified copies of your transcripts and examination results,
the application fee,
Application fees for International Students CDN$300
for Local students CDN $100
Your application will not be considered valid unless all the required documents and fees are received by the Registrar’s Office.

Local students may pay tuition on a course-by-course basis.