University Preparation Program

College: 12 weeks / University: 16 weeks

This is a pathway program designed for students who want to enter colleges/universities in Canada or the U.S. Students will study academic English to develop integrated English skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening). Students learn how to write university essays, summarize articles, do academic research and do oral presentations. If students successfully complete 12 weeks of the module, they can be accepted by our affiliated colleges without further English Proficiency Test scores (TOEFL, IELTS, etc). Students who want to apply for a degree program need to complete 16 weeks module.

Students who complete this program and successfully pass the WTC UPP Completion exam will have completed their English language requirements for admittance to these colleges or universities;


  • Acadia University (Canada)
  • Algoma University (Canada)
  • Bishop’s University (Canada) *NEW*
  • Centenary University (USA)
  • Confederation College(Canada)
  • Georgian College (Canada)
  • King’s University College (Canada)
  • Mount Saint Vincent University (Canada)
  • Niagara College (Canada)
  • Sault College (Canada)
  • Seneca College (Canada)
  • St. Lawrence College (Canada)
  • University of PEI (Canada)
  • University of Regina (Canada) *NEW*
  • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (USA)
  • CCLCS (Canada)

Admission requirement: Completion of Level 6


  1. Students who plan to apply to a college (Diploma programs) must complete 3 modules of the course.
  2. The UPP’s overall passing grade is 75% and your final test passing grade is also minimum 75%.

Information for University, College

UniversityLocationContact NumberInternational StudentsTotal Current Student EstimatePrograms OfferedInternational Yearly Tuition Estimate
Acadia University [»]Wolfsville, NS(902) 585-122210%3,69830+$17,399.10
Algoma University [»]Sault St. Marie, ON(888) 254-662821%1,60930+$15,559.58 - $16,309.58
Mount St. Vincent University [»]Halifax, NS(902) 457-678818%4,05040+$14,500
University Canada West [»]Vancouver, BC(800) 288-9502--2$15,750
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee[»]Milwaukee, WI, USA(414) 229-11224%28,000+180+$17,896
CollegeLocationContact NumberInternational StudentsTotal Current Student EstimatePrograms OfferedInternational Yearly Tuition Estimate
Algonquin College [»]Ottawa, ON(613) 727-47237%19,000+150+$13,650
Canadore College [»]North Bay, ON(855) 495-7600-3,50065+$12,000 -
Centenary College [»]Hackettstown, NJ, USA(908) 852-14005%1,70820+$31,754 -
Confederation College [»]Thunder Bay, ON(807) 475-61109%3,400 full time 18,000 part time110+$13,935 -
King's University College [»]London, ON1 (800) 265-440612%3,74920+$22,924.33 -
Lambton College [»]Sarnia, ON(519) 542-775114 on campus 40 if counting offshore students3,500 full time 6,500 part time50+$11,400 - $20,274.43
(1 outlier of $6,400)
Niagara College Canada [»]Welland, ON(905) 735-221111%12,500 fulltime 4,000 part time100+$13,659 -
Sault College [»]Sault Ste. Marie, ON(705) 759-25540.29%4,500180+$14,207
Seneca College [»]Toronto, ON(416) 491-505020%17,000 full time 90,000 part time145+ full time 135+ part time$14,300
St. Lawrence College [»]Kingston, ON(613) 544-5400-6,700 full time 20,000 part time80+$14,402.55 -