Frequently Asked Questions
All Secondary V students can apply to Marianopolis, regardless of language or which high school they are attending.
Students who are eligible for English-language education in Quebec but who do not have their certificate of eligibility from the Quebec government should apply for one before June 2023. Information on how to apply for the certificate of eligibility can be found here. However, students applying to college for Fall 2023 will not have to submit a copy of their certificate. Colleges will be able to validate each applicant’s eligibility directly with their high school or school board.
In order to receive their DEC (Diplôme d’études collégiales), students must pass a language exit exam. Students with a certificate of eligibility for English-language instruction will be required to pass the English Exit Exam. Students without a certificate of eligibility will be required to pass the French Exit Exam (Épreuve uniforme de français). These students will be offered a sequence of three courses designed to prepare them for the French Exit Exam. These three course will be integrated into their academic program and will not result in an additional course load.
Applicants should choose the college that best fits their needs in terms of size, program of study, atmosphere, etc. However, it should be noted that each year, Marianopolis graduates occupy more spots in several competitive university programs than all other Montreal colleges combined.
Yes, they will be considered if they have a minimum of 2 semesters or at least 50% of their course requirements left to complete. Transfer students must apply by the same application deadlines as first-year students, whether for the Fall or Winter semester.
Students whose English Placement Test results indicate a need for the development of their English skills may be placed in a Preparatory English (mise à niveau or success activity) course. For non-Science students whose grade in Math is less than 75%, the College will recommend a non-credit Math course for the fall session, if appropriate to the course of study.
Yes, all credited Secondary IV and V high school courses (Math, Science Technology Environment and Science Technology) are included in your overall grade average when reviewing applications to College program options, even programs that do not offer Math or Science courses.
Mid-March and into April. You can check the status of your application online as of March 11. Simply go to the Omnivox online portal and look under “Consult the status of my application.” If your file has been evaluated, you will see the decision. If it has not yet been evaluated, it will say “in progress”. Keep checking the Omnivox portal, and if you're accepted, don't forget to confirm your attendance in order to reserve your spot.