Special Admissions is a service that provides accessible education and training opportunities for applicants who have graduated from high school with modified outcomes. NBCC has a limited number of allocated seats under Special Admissions for our fall programs.
View list of Special Admissions programs and seats.
To be considered for Special Admissions, you must meet the following criteria:
If you do not want to be considered for Special Admissions, you’ll need to provide an updated transcript without modifications. This can be accomplished by upgrading the modified courses through Academic Studies/Upgrading or an SAT (Scholastic Aptitude test).
As a Special Admissions student, you may graduate with either a Regular Certificate or a Diploma from their program of study or with a Certificate of Participation and a Skills Profile.
Any of the following information may be required:
An information release form will be sent out to you asking that this information be forwarded to NBCC Special Admissions. If no information is sent and no rational is given stating why information is not being provided, then your file will be closed.
If you receive a Special Admissions acceptance letter, you will be contacted to set up an appointment to attend an Intake Meeting where next steps will be outlined.
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(506) 856-2261(506) 869-6307(506) 856-3269
Special Admissions applications are assessed and processed from September 1st until January 2nd.
Deadline for Special Admission applications is January 2nd each year. Interviews will commence after the January 2nd closing date.
Applicants will be contacted in February and interviews will be scheduled at that time.
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