Information for International School Counsellors

Welcome international school counsellors!

At Carleton, we are committed to supporting you and your students as they explore their university options.

Are you a guidance counsellor in Canada? Please visit our page for Canadian guidance counsellors.

Subscribe to International Admissions Updates

Subscribe to Carleton University’s International Admissions Updates, an exclusive newsletter for international school counsellors with recent news, upcoming events and partnership opportunities.

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Request a Virtual School Visit

A Carleton international admissions representative can ‘visit’ your school – just let us know the best time for you, and we will do our best to accommodate you. Book now!

International Admissions Requirements

Visit the How to Apply section of our website: You can select the program of interest, and the curriculum (IB, A levels etc.) to see customized admission requirements, prerequisite courses, deadlines and application steps. If your school system is not listed, please contact us directly for more information:


Carleton’s scholarships are available to international students. Find out about our automatic Entrance Scholarships (no application required); and Carleton’s Prestige Scholarships for students with a minimum of 90 per cent and impressive extracurricular activities and community involvement. An application is required for the Prestige Scholarships – deadline March 1, 2021.

Dates and Deadlines

  • Applications are open for Fall 2021!
  • April 1 – deadline for most programs
  • March 1 – Architectural Studies, Humanities, Industrial Design, Information Technology (IMD), Journalism
  • February 1 – Social Work
  • See all dates and deadlines

Virtual Tour

Take a tour of our beautiful riverside campus and explore residence, athletics facilities, labs, favourite study spots and more!

Want your own tour guide? We are also offering scheduled ‘guided virtual tours’ – one of our team would love to show you, your students, and their families our beautiful riverside campus! Book one of our ‘guided tours’ today! (Choose ‘General’ tours led by student tour guides, or select the ‘International Tour’ to be guided by one of our international admissions team.)

How Your Students Can Stay Connected

  • The Events section of our website offers many opportunities to engage
  • International daily live chats – Monday to Friday
  • Email:
  • Direct messages from Facebook Messenger and Instagram
  • Help us spread the word about Carleton360 to your students so they can receive tailored information about degree programs, vibrant student life, upcoming events and the opportunities that await them at Carleton. This is the best way for your students to get the most up-to-date information from Carleton. International students can also apply directly to Carleton from Carleton360.

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Sign up for Carleton 360

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Take a virtual campus tour

Explore Carleton's beautiful riverside campus inside our virtual tour. More scenes coming soon!