Seneca College - Seneca International Academy (SIA)

Markham, Ontario | Public University | Established 1967

About us

Seneca College offers more than an education. With campuses throughout the Greater Toronto Area, Seneca’s size and diversity give students the advantage of partnerships with industry leaders, the latest in hands-on computer technology, a variety of class sizes, and full-time, part-time and continuing education options. Education should be flexible and accessible, so Seneca also employs various methods of teaching – from in-class lectures and online learning to co-op and field placements – in programs related to applied arts, business, financial services and technology.

Located near Markham’s central business district, the Seneca International Academy offers select full-time programs for international students in the areas of business, finance and information technology. At the Seneca International Academy (SIA), students will obtain a world-class education from Seneca that is recognized by employers around the globe. Their studies will be centred in a multicultural community of international students. Together, students will be guided by Seneca’s expert faculty who bring years of industry experience to the classroom.

International students at SIA will have full access to Seneca’s range of support services, including comprehensive, ongoing English language education designed to prepare students for professional success in the workforce.

Why Seneca College - Seneca International Academy

Campus life: Whatever your passion, get involved in athletics and physical activity through recreational leagues and fully equipped fitness centres, or join one of 80+ clubs and associations. Become part of the Seneca Student Federation which helps students engage with the Seneca community, building lasting relationships, while having fun in the process.

Services: A student's transition to life at Seneca is made as easy as possible with International Student Services which includes free airport pickup, housing/accommodation assistance, orientation, academic advisors, counselling, free English assistance and peer tutoring, and international student clubs.

Real-world experience: Seneca believes in creating great student experiences that provide enriching learning opportunities — both inside and outside of the classroom. This includes immersing oneself in the workplace as part of a work term or field placement or expanding one's skillset by studying abroad. These enriching experiences will give students an edge when they enter the workforce or pursue further studies.

Location: All of Seneca's campuses are located in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Toronto is the largest city in Canada and one of the world's most multi-cultural cities with over 70 ethnic groups and more than 140 spoken languages and dialects. Participate in group activities to the GTA's many attractions like the CN Tower, Ripley's Aquarium, Casa Loma castle, the Ontario Science Centre, the Toronto Zoo, The Art Gallery, and the Royal Ontarion Museum. Students can also partake in ice skating, go-karting, movie nights, shopping, skiing, bowling, international days and more.  


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Courses Duration 1st Year Tuition Fees
English Language for Academic Studies 1.4 Year CAD 13,077
College Diploma - Accounting (ACC) 2 Year CAD 15,164
College Diploma - Business (BBS) 2 Year CAD 15,164
College Diploma - Business - International Business (BUI) 2 Year CAD 15,164
College Diploma - Business - Marketing (BMT) 2 Year CAD 15,164
Advanced College Diploma - Business Administration - Management (BAG) 3 Year CAD 15,164
Graduate Certificate - Business Analytics (BAN) 0.8 Year CAD 15,164
College Diploma - Computer Programming (CPP) 2 Year CAD 16,145
Advanced College Diploma - Computer Programming and Analysis (CPA) (Optional Co-op) 3 Year CAD 16,145
Graduate Certificate - Financial Planning (FIP) 0.8 Year CAD 15,164
Graduate Certificate - Global Hospitality Business Development (GBD) (Optional Co-op) 0.8 Year CAD 15,164
Graduate Certificate - Human Resources Management (HRM) (Optional Co-op) 1 Year CAD 15,590
Graduate Certificate - International Business Management (IBS) 0.8 Year CAD 15,590
College Diploma - International Transportation and Customs (TCS) (Optional Co-op) 2 Year CAD 15,164
Graduate Certificate - Marketing Management (MKM) (Optional Co-op) 1 Year CAD 16,027
Graduate Certificate - Project Management - Environmental (PME) 0.8 Year CAD 15,164
Graduate Certificate - Project Management - Information Technology (PMC) (Optional Co-op) 1 Year CAD 17,655
Graduate Certificate - Supply Chain Management - Global Logistics (SCM) 0.8 Year CAD 15,590
Advanced College Diploma - Business Administration - International Business (BAB) (Optional Co-op) 3 Year CAD 15,164
College Diploma - Office Administration - Health Services (MES) 1 Year CAD 29,242
Graduate Certificate - Brand Management (BMK) (Optional Co-op) 1 Year CAD 16,027
Graduate Certificate - Sustainable Business Management (SMB) (Optional Co-op) 1 Year CAD 15,164
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Admission Requirements


Passport [Front & Back Pages]

Birth Certificate

School Leaving Certificate

10th & 12th/Equivalent Educational Marksheets with transcripts. if any

English Proficiency Test Result

Passport Size Photograph

Intake Season & Deadlines

Fall Intake - September - Universities offers all the Courses to International students.

Winter Intake - January - Many Courses for students who missed fall intake.
Summer - April - Not all Universities offer courses in Spring Intake.

Courses Exams
English Course
Diploma Course
    • Min TOEFL iBT: 80 (Min Reading: 20.0, Min Writing: 20.0, Min Listening: 20.0, Min Speaking: 20.0)
    • Min IELTS overall: 6 (Min Reading: 5.5, Min Writing: 5.5, Min Listening: 5.5, Min Speaking: 5.5)
    • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105

For conditional admission, instead of submitting language proficiency test scores, applicant may complete English courses prior to the academic program. The length of the English course is determined based on the applicant's level of English proficiency.

Certificate Course
    • Min TOEFL iBT: 88 (Min Reading: 22.0, Min Writing: 22.0, Min Listening: 22.0, Min Speaking: 22.0)
    • Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)
    • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 125

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