International Students

College of the North Atlantic welcomes students from all parts of the world. International students are attracted by the college’s high quality education, reasonable costs, safe and friendly living environment, student support services, and the acceptability and transferability of its certificates and diplomas. College of the North Atlantic places a high value on the contribution that international students make towards the development of intercultural communications and understanding throughout the college and the community.
As an International Applicant you can use this page as your main resource to apply to CNA and experience Newfoundland and Labrador.

Getting Started

Language Requirements

Countries Exempt from Language Requirements

Age Requirements

Academic Requirements

Country-specific Special Requirements

Applying to the College

Letter of Acceptance

Study Permit / Student Visa for Studying in Canada

Proof of Status

Contacting a Co-ordinator

Consent for Release of Information


Fees & Charges

A confirmation fee is due within two weeks of receipt of your Letter of Acceptance. It is required in order to hold your seat in the program. All prices listed below are in Canadian Currency (CAD).

Base Fees

Equipment / Material Fees

Residence Fees

Miscellaneous Fees

Estimated Program Costs for 2023-2024

Making Payments


Refund Process

Students are responsible for initiating their own refunds. Please contact the Student Services office at your campus . Headquarters will issue all tuition refunds. Any refunds will be applied against outstanding accounts before any funds are returned to the student.

Refund for Tuition and Equipment / Material Fees

Refund for Textbooks


Other Information

Off-Campus Housing

Estimated Living Expense

Student Services and On-Campus Facilities

Medical Care Plan


Regulations Governing Payment

Financial Credit

Financial Appeals