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IELTS Scores for Canadian Study VISA and University Admissions in 2024

Detailed Chart on IELTS Score Requirement for Canadian Study VISA and Admissions

You may need to pass IELTS academic module exam in order to qualify for taking admission in all Canadian Universities whereas some Canadian universities offer admissions without the need for IELTS but still when you will apply for Canadian study visa then you will again be bound to provide IELTS exam certification therefore i think you should know what is the minimum required acceptable score of IELTS to study in Canada in 2024 and therefore in this article you will find all such information.

Canadian universities offer admissions to international students who qualify for their admission requirements and one of those most difficult admission requirements specified by these Canadian Universities is to pass your IELTS exam (academic module) above the set band requirement. Even most of the scholarships in Canada also require international students to submit their IELTS test result card records so now you know how important it is to clear your IELTS exam in order to apply for admission into a Canadian University or a Canadian Scholarship.

Lets discover Minimum IELTS Bands Required for Canadian Study VISA:

I am happy to provide you verified information about minimum IELTS bands you need to qualify for study visa for Canada after August 2023 and as per new policy you would need at least an overall band score of 6.0 in IELTS academic module test whereas before it was mandatory to score 6 bands in each section of IELTS exam which i think was difficult for many international students (Citation idp).

IELTS Test Score Requirement by Canadian Universities 2024

For those, who already cleared their IELTS exam now you may be wondering which Universities in Canada are available for you to apply to based on your IELTS test scores so now let me tell you that it takes a huge time to find out the IELTS test score requirement of all the Canadian Universities, but i did this research for you and here in this article i have revealed verified list of all the Canadian Universities with their IELTS test score requirements.

Following is the verified list of all the Canadian Universities with their IELTS test score requirements to apply for admission or for a scholarship:

Canadian Universities IELTS Score Listening Score Reading Score Writing Score Speaking
Score
Campion College 6.5 5 5 5 5
Canadore College of Applied Arts and Technology 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology 6.5 5 5 5 5
McGill University 6.5
Nipissing University 6 6 6 6 6
Camosun College 6 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
Huron University College 6.5 6 6 6 6
University of Guelph 6.5 6 6 6 6
Cape Breton University 6.5 6 6 6 6
University of Toronto 6.5 6 6 6 6
Acadia University 6.5
University of Saskatchewan 6.5
York University 6.5
University of Lethbridge 6 6 6 6 6
Simon Fraser University 6.5
Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology 6 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
University of Ontario Institute of Technology 6.5 6 6 6 6
University of the Fraser Valley 6.5 6 6 6 6
HEC Montréal 6
Kwantlen Polytechnic University 6 6 6 6 6
Bishop’s University 6.5
George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology 6.5 6 6 6 6
Vancouver Island University 6 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology 5.5 5 5 5 5
Athabasca University 6.5 5 5 5 5
University of Trinity College 6.5 6 6 6 6
Dalhousie University 6.5
University of Regina 6.5 5 5 5 5
St. Thomas More College 6.5
Trinity Western University 6.5
University of Sudbury 6.5
University of Manitoba 6.5
Victoria University 6.5 6 6 6 6
Brescia University College 6.5 6 6 6 6
NSCAD University 6.5 6 6 6 6
McMaster University 6.5 5 5 5 5
University of Alberta 6.5 5 5 5 7.5
University of British Columbia 6.5 6 6 6 6
Concordia University College of Alberta 6 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
University of Western Ontario 6.5 6 6 6 6
Memorial University 6.5 6 6
University of Ottawa 6.5
The University of British Columbia 6.5 6 6 6 6
Mount Saint Vincent University 6.5 6 6 6 6
University of Victoria 6.5 6 6 6 6
Canadian Mennonite University 6.5
OCAD University 6.5 6 6 6 6
Emily Carr University of Art + Design 6.5 6 6 6 6
Wilfrid Laurier University 6.5
Grant MacEwan University 6.5
Charles Sturn University 6 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
Canadian National Institute of Health 0.6
University of Winnipeg 6.5
Redeemer University College 6.5
Brandon University 6.5
St. Mary’s University 6.5 6 6 6 6
University of St. Michael’s College 6.5 6 6 6 6
MacEwan University 6.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
Laurentian University of Sudbury 6.5
St. Thomas University 6.5
University of New Brunswick 6.5
Thompson Rivers University 6.5 6 6 6 6
Trent University 6.5 6 6 6 6
St. Francis Xavier University 6.5
The Canadian Academy of Dental Health and Community Sciences 6
Mount Royal University 6.5 5 5 5 5
Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology 6
Algoma University 6
College of New Caledonia 6
Luther College 6
Oxford College 6
University of Northern British Columbia 6.5 6 6 6 6
Lakehead University 6.5 6 6 6 6
Niagara College 6 5 5 5 5
King’s University College at The University of Western Ontario 6.5 6 6 6 6
The King’s University College 6.5 6 6 6 6
Ontario College of Art and Design 6.5 6 6 6 6
Ryerson University 6.5
University of Prince Edward Island 6.5
Mount Allison University 6.5
Carleton University 6.5
Capilano University 6.5
Niagara University in Ontario 6
Laurentian University 6.5
University of Windsor 6.5
Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology 6.5
State University of New York : SUNY Potsdam 6 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
Saint Mary’s University 6.5 6 6 6 6
Royal Roads University 5.5

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