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.

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


Book a Virtual Visit for Your Students!

We would be happy to visit with you and your students virtually – book a custom webinar and choose from such topics as studying in Canada, campus life, admissions, scholarships, paid work-study opportunities (“co-op”) and more! Send us an email:

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.

Dates and Deadlines

  • April 1 – deadline for most programs
  • March 1 – Application deadline for students applying to:
    • Bachelor of Architectural Studies*
    • Bachelor of Industrial Design*
    • Bachelor of Information Technology (Interactive Multimedia and Design)*
    • Bachelor of Music*
    • Bachelor of Social Work*

    *Students should also take note of additional admission requirements and their submission deadlines.

  • 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 also offer ‘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! Or if you want to combine a guided tour with a personal meeting with an international admissions officer, send us an email:

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 message with current international students
  • 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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