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89 Universities in Canada for IELTS Score of 6.5 and Above

Raghuram Sukumar IELTS 129 Comments

universities in canada accepting ielts 6.5Here’s list of colleges and universities in Canada accepting IELTS 6.5 and above.

IELTS  tests are accepted by widely in Canada.

  • Academic IELTS – Accepted by Colleges and Universities
  • General Training IELTS – Accepted by Canadian Immigration

Here’s the difference between IELTS Academic vs General Test

Following table contains the list of college and universities in Canada accepting IELTS band score of 6.5 and above, including the following

  • IELTS Scores
  • Listening  Scores
  • Reading Scores
  • Writing Scores
  • Speaking  Scores

Universities in Canada Accepting IELTS 6.5 and Above

Some universities have minimum IELTS scores for each section  of the test.While other universities have listed overall minimum required IELTS Scores.

Colleges and UniversityOverall IELTSListeningReadingWritingSpeaking
Acadia University6.5
Brandon University6.5
Cape Breton University6.56666
Capilano University6.5
Carleton University6.5
Dalhousie University6.5
Grant MacEwan University6.5
McGill University6.5
McMaster University6.55555
Memorial University6.566
Mount Allison University6.5
Mount Royal University6.55555
Nipissing University66666
Ontario College of Art and Design6.56666
Ryerson University6.5
Simon Fraser University6.5
St. Francis Xavier University6.5
St. Mary’s University6.56666
St. Thomas University6.5
Thompson Rivers University6.56666
Trent University6.56666
Trinity Western University6.5
University of Alberta6.55557.5
University of British Columbia6.56666
University of Guelph6.56666
University of Lethbridge66666
University of Manitoba6.5
University of New Brunswick6.5
University of Northern British Columbia6.56666
University of Regina6.55555
University of Saskatchewan6.5
University of the Fraser Valley6.56666
University of Toronto6.56666
University of Victoria6.56666
University of Windsor6.5
University of Winnipeg6.5
Vancouver Island University65.
Wilfrid Laurier University6.5
York University6.5
Athabasca University6.55555
Lakehead University6.56666
Laurentian University of Sudbury6.5
University of Ottawa6.5
University of Prince Edward Island6.5
University of Western Ontario6.56666
Bishop’s University6.5
Brescia University College6.56666
Canadian Mennonite University6.5
Campion College6.55555
Algoma University6
Concordia University College of Alberta65.
Emily Carr University of Art + Design6.56666
HEC Montréal6
Huron University College6.56666
King’s University College at The University of Western Ontario6.56666
Kwantlen Polytechnic University66666
Laurentian University6.5
Luther College6
MacEwan University6.
Mount Saint Vincent University6.56666
NSCAD University6.56666
OCAD University6.56666
Redeemer University College6.5
Royal Roads University5.5
Saint Mary’s University6.56666
St. Thomas More College6.5
The King’s University College6.56666
The University of British Columbia6.56666
University of Ontario Institute of Technology6.56666
University of St. Michael’s College6.56666
University of Sudbury6.5
University of Trinity College6.56666
Victoria University6.56666
Camosun College65.
Canadian National Institute of Health0.6
Canadore College of Applied Arts and Technology5.
College of New Caledonia6
Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology6
Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology65.
George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology6.56666
Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology6.5
Niagara College65555
Oxford College6
Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology6.55555
St. Clair College of Applied Arts and Technology5.55555
The Canadian Academy of Dental Health and Community Sciences6
Charles Sturn University65.
Niagara University in Ontario6
State University of New York : SUNY Potsdam65.

PS : Check with universities in Canada to make sure IELTS scores listed here matches the required score for admission.

Question : I want to apply for The University of British Columbia but my IELTS  band score is 6.0.  Am I eligible to apply for admission.

Very good question. Some universities have fixed minimum required scores for IELTS. Some schools will provide conditional admission when English Proficiency score is less. Check with The University of British Columbia for their policy.


  1. My name is lokesh i have completed B.Tech with 7.74 cgpa and i got 6.0 in ielts with each score is L6.5,R5,W6,S6 am i eligible for any university in canada with scholarship for M.S.

  2. My name is manvir i have completed my GNM nursing afterthat, i got 5.5 in ielts with each score is R.5,L5,W6,S5 am i eligible for any university in canada for my further study

    1. My name is sravya i have completed B.Tech with 81.9% and i got 6.5 in ielts with each score is L7.5,R6,W6,S6 am i eligible for any university in canada with scholarship for M.S.

  3. Hi , My name is Sandeep
    and my band score is in
    listening : 6
    Reading : 6
    writing : 5
    speaking : 6.5
    over all band score : 6.0

    Would plz suggest me any college or university who accept 5 band score in writing

  4. I have done and Post graduate diploma in business management.Now i want to do MBA in ilets score overall 6
    Pl suggest university

  5. My Self Vraj Shah.I get overall 6.5 Listening -8.0 Reading -6.0 Writing-5.5 speaking-6.0 Can I get visa for Canada or Not for Bsc course in university.?

  6. my name Gurpreet
    ilets mark
    listning 7.5
    reading 6.5
    overall 6.0
    plz suggest me any university i aligiebal

  7. My name is vijay patel
    Ielts marks
    Overall 6.5
    Listening 7
    Writing 6
    Reading 5.5
    Speaking 6
    Luking forward for masters degree in marketing
    Jan 2019 intake or may 2019 intake whichever is possible.
    Can u help me wth colleges where i can apply.

  8. My overall ielts band score is 6.5 and in each module,
    I want to apply for post graduate diploma certificate, am i eligible?

  9. my name is sai krishna

    i got ielts -6.5

    can u tell what universities can i get in canada?

  10. Please my total band score is 6.5 …will I gain admission if I apply to study pharmacy in Canada ….

  11. my BBA cgpa 3.35 but I want to apply candian university for MBA course. how many ilets score point is better for me?. please tell me suggest.

  12. I score 6 overall but in speaking I lack behind and score only 5 in it so any college and university is available for me please tell me

  13. I have an ielts score 6.5 I want to study MBAcourse in Canada is there any scholarships for that, and what kind of university fould you suggest to study finance

  14. I have an ielts score 6.5 I wan to study MBAcourse in Canada is there any scholarships for that, and what kind of university fould u suggest to study finance

  15. My name is Mai
    I got band 6 in Ielts but I would like to apply for University of Manitoba. Can I apply to get admission for my PhD.

  16. Hello my name is Razuana Buyian.I got 5.5 overall in IELTS
    I have done my BBA with CGPA-3.06 out of 4
    IS it possible to get admission in any CANADA colleges?If it possible can u suggest some colleges with this eligibility..

  17. suggest me the universities which offer MBA course without work exprience and wich accecpts ielts score………

  18. Hello my name is Ravali.. I got overall 6 in ielts
    L : 6.0
    R : 6.0
    W: 6.0
    S: 5.0
    with 63% in graduation .
    can u plz suggest me some universities of canada to get admission ?

  19. I Amit Jain had done my graduation in commerce and having 6.5 years experience in Finance & Account. I am looking for a two year Post graduation diploma course in Accounting / Finance. My overall IELTS score is 6.5 band each section is more than 6 band. Kindly suggest me the best University for the same.

    Thank you.

  20. L=6.50,
    OverAll=6.00 Score
    I done my bachelor of science degree with 70 percent marks

    Is it possible to get admission in canada colleges or university?? Plz suggest

  21. Hello my name is komal bali
    I got 5.5 overall in ielts exam
    6.4 cgpa in 10 and 58% in 12
    Can i apply in canada it is possible.. Then please suggest me some college.

  22. I got overall 6 in IELTS exam
    I ,m 40 years old. I done my bachelor 17 years old .
    Can I apply for college or university in canada???

  23. Hello, My name is Paresh..I got 7.5 overall in ielts
    I done my bachelor degree in Mechanical pass 8.31cgpa bands so which university to get admission in canada. pls give me information about course & university

  24. hi i have got overall band 6. individual score liste 7. reading 6. writing 6. speaking 5 am i eligible to pursue any course in canada

  25. I got overall 6.5 (L-7, R-6.5, S-6, W-5.5) Can i apply for Vancouver or British Columbia universities for Post graduate diploma in accounts or finance. Please let me know if i am eligible.

  26. i have got an overall band score of 6.
    listening : 7
    speaking : 6
    writing : 6
    reading : 5.5
    I want to go for my masters in canadian university.
    can i go with this ielts score??
    and pls tell which all universites i can apply for ?
    thank u.

  27. I have scored 6.5 overall band score in ilets with R-5 5, S-6, W-6.5 and L-7.
    I have done mtech in elecyronics and communication in 2014. Now I am working as Iphone application developer.
    Can I apply for any univ or college in canada for pg diploma with my ilets band score

  28. Are there any colleges in Ontario which accept general trading ielts for study course.

  29. I saw the official page oof SFU and there they required 6.5and not less than 6in any sector.

    so, is this an old database?

  30. I had completed my mcom with 72 prct marks.. How much bands are required for further study in Canada

  31. I had completed my mcom with 72 prct marks.. How much bands are required for further study

  32. Hello I have attained 6 bands plz suggest some suitable university of toronto in which I can apply for admission

  33. i m a commerce graduate with 6 band ilets. I want to study in canada . kindily tell me about the fee structure and working options while studying.

    1. The fee structure depends on the college or the university. And the work while studying is ,yes you can do for 20 hours a week with the work permit.

  34. Hi. I got band score -6 (L-6.5 R-5.5 w-6 S-6.5). I would like to pursue masters in pharmacy. Am I eligible in any of the Canada universities.

  35. My name is Amandeep kaur
    Passed 12 with 76% in commerce
    Ielts score
    Listening 5.5
    Reading 6
    Writing 6
    Speaking 7
    Overall 6
    Can i apply for the college in Vancouver,BC?

  36. Hello,
    Can you also make a list of Colleges who accept the General Training test results?

    Thanks in advance 🙂

    1. Hello Sekran, did you find any colleges that accept GT yet? Please let me know.

  37. Hello! My name ia Jaspreet Singh
    I got 6 bands in ielts
    Listening -6.5
    Reading – 5
    Writing – 6
    Speaking – 5.5
    I have done my diploma in mechanical engineering with 75%
    Can i get addmission in Canadian college or university ??

  38. I got overall 6.5 in ielts with L-7,R-7,W-5.5,S-6.Can u plz suggest me some universities of canada in which i m apply to get admission for post graduation?

  39. Hello my name is Manpreet kaur..I got 5.5 overall in ielts..
    I done my masters with 73%
    Is it possible to get admission in canada colleges?? If it possible can u suggest some colleges with this eligibility ..

  40. Hello
    My overall band score is 5/5
    (L:5 . R:4 W:5/5 S:6/5)
    May I know if I am able to apply for university or college in canada?

  41. Hello
    My overall band score is 5/5
    (L:5 . R:4 W:5/5 S:6/5)
    May I know if I am able to apply for university or college in canada?

  42. my son scored 6.5 in ielts exam held in april-2017 , he has passed out 10+2 form cbse scored 75.00% marks ,he is persuing bechelor degree in animation ,game designing form aptech affilated institue arina animation chandigarh. where should i send him for higher education in canada.

  43. I want to take admission in MBA in Canada bt in my 10th nd 12th class mark sheet my parents name is bit mistakenly changed bt in my passport and other documents it is correct . Does it affect or will create problem in taking admission .

  44. Hii my name is Madhu and I get IELTS 6.0 band . I would like to study ms in pharmacy in Canada, so can you please help me by suggest some universities which are having pharmacy and accepts IELTS 6.0 band

  45. I got overall 6 band in PTE,I have a complited BCA in 6 CGPA I have a not backlog in BCA, Can I apply for student visa in Canada?

  46. I completed my graduation in 2015 with maths eco. and B.ed in 2017 with 54 and 82 percentage respectevly. Ielts 6 bands 5.5 each .. so can i apply for any university of canada ?

  47. Hi,
    I am from India.
    I want to do MS from Canada. So, Can I get admission into a university just based on IELTS Score. Or Is it mandatory for to apprear for GRE also?
    I have IELTS General Overall Score of 7 While Section Wise is Speaking- 6, Writing -6.5, Listening – 8.5, Reading – 7

  48. I  got 5.5 band in ielts but 6 band in reading. Can I apply for student visa in Canada? Which college please suggest me….

  49. My bond score is 6.0 , I I got L 4.5, R 5.0, w6.0, s 7.5. I want to know if I can apply for Canada

  50. Davinder kaur get 6 band in ielts exam ..

    Date of birth 30/12/1998
    Band score;

    Listening 6

    Reading 6

    Speaking 6

    Writing 5.5

    Overall 6

  51. Dear/sir
    In a Bucholer scholarship how much mark it needed for the ielts.
    To get admission in canada university .

  52. I have scored in Ielts listed below
    In which university or college can i get admission in Canada.

  53. I got 6 bands in IELTS (S:6 L:6 R:5.5 W:5.5) n i completed my BCOM with overall 50% n PGDSHRM overall 52% so please can u advice me which course n which colleges and universities will give admission?
    Thank u

  54. I just gave IELTS exams I want to got Canada or new Zealand can I get admission and I need consultant for visa so cmt back or call me on +917016073624

  55. I done my bachelor of engineering in mechanical engineering in 2015 and passed with 61.7% ,
    i also have 1 year work experience as mechanical engineer,
    Ielts overall band 5.5
    Reading -5
    Speaking -6
    Listening -5.5
    Writing -5.5
    am i able for get admission in any Toronto’ college or university?
    if i am able then can you tell me names of those universities or colleges?

  56. Hi may name is vijay. I want to pursue mba in IT or TELECOM so does canadian universities have these courses and can i get only on the basis of ielts score whereas my graduation %age are 78.3% ….give me some information about the universities in which i can apply and what will be the placement opportunities.

  57. hello i have 5.5 overall in ielts not less than 5.5 in each band. how about getting visa in canada for masters? if is so please suggest the list of universities.

  58. I scored 6 bands and completed my masters in science(zoology). With 72%…. em I eligible to study in canada

  59. I done my senior secondary education in 2016 and passed with 67%
    Ielts overall band 6
    Reading -6
    Speaking -6
    Listening -6
    Writing -5.5
    I want to take admission in Toronto college and university. So i am eligible or not? ?please tell me as soon as possible? ?Thanks

  60. I got 7 bands in IELTS (listening: 8.5, reading: 7, writing: 6, speaking: 6) with 88% in B.TECH(CSE), can I get admission in top universities in Canada and please provide me with all eligible universities, thanks in advance?

  61. Hi
    I am 36 years old and I have 10 years banking experience. I want to pursue a masters or PhD program in banking of management. I have an IELTS score of 7.5.
    With this ielts score which universities would accept my application. Or do I need to mandatorily clear GMAT.

  62. my overall ielts score is 6.5 but my individual scores are:
    listening: 7.5;
    is there any chance to get admmission in good universities


  64. Hi,

    I got 6 bands in ielts and have done but my visa got refused thrice before after senior secondary n at that time my score was 6.5. Is there is any scope for getting study visa for canada now.

  65. Hey i want to do masters in computer science i have to give ielts exam and my engg aggregate till 6th sem is 56% .
    where can i do my masters and in which universities will they accept my above details

  66. I would like to pursue my MBA in one the top universities in it ok if I have only ilets ….Or gmat is mandatory..If yes…Please provide the list of top colleges which accepts ietls rather than gmat…

  67. I would like pursue my MBA in one the top universities in it ok if I have only ilets ….Or gmat is mandatory..If yes…Please provide the list of top colleges which accepts ietls rather than gmat…

  68. I got overall 5.5 band in ielts but listening 5.0,reading 5.0,writing 6.0,speaking 6.0 can I apply for Canada? ?

  69. Is there any restriction like that we should get score 6 in all the categories for Msc.Agriculture admission.

  70. hello sir

    i am mehak.i have done mba in finance further i would like to take admission in diploma in human resource mgt or in operations or in statstics.kindly suggest me is it possible

    my band

  71. I  got 5.5 band in listening,reading and speaking but 6 band in writing. I have completed b.a.ll.b in punjab, India. Can I apply for student visa in Canada?

  72. Hi, I have given IELTS General training, could you please advise if any Canada University accept General training result for Post Grad Admission. My overall score is 7.0 (Speaking: 7.5, Rest: 6.5)

  73. i ve got 67 % in in pakistan and ilets 6 bands in all modules and overall 6 as well m i eligible for master program or it would be better for me to first take ;language course there or directly apply for master program

  74. Hi, I appeared for IELTS – General and got 7.5 overall scoring 6.5 min in each band. Can I use this score for applying to colleges for MS or should I take IELTS-Academic exam seperately?

  75. Hi All,

    I have done my IELTS in General. Request you to kindly let me know the college accepting my overall all score is 6.5 . only in Reading 5.5 ,rest all 6 I have got.

    With Regards
    P.Sanjay Sarma

  76. I got 6 bands in IELTS and I want to take admission in Vancouver island I eligible for this or not?

  77. i completed my senior secondary in medical stream with 73% marks during the year 2016 and i got 5.5 overall ( L-6.5 RW-5.0 S-6.0 ) bands in ielts. can i go canada on study bais??

  78. i get 5.5 band in ielts and recently i have done +2 in non medicay with 64%, am i able for get admission in any Toronto’ college or university? if i am able then can you tell me names of those universities or colleges?

  79. Hi
    I got 5.5 in ielts. Am I eligible to apply for student permit. I have done my master degree In computer science.

  80. i have got 6 bands overall and my 12 standard percentage are 33 can i get admission in any college of canada

  81. I got 6.5 band in ielts with minimum 5.5 band in writing. Can i get admission in the university that I want for pg courses??

  82. I get 5 in writing ,6.6 in listening , 6 in speaking ,6 in reading. so, someone tell me I am eligible for canada study in any university. I recently pass my 12 class with 86% in year 2016 in non medical stream.

  83. i am seeking for admission in pharmacology .my ielts score is 6 but i have experience of teaching for 6 years.module wise result is as speaking: 6.5,listening:6.5,reading:6,writting:5.5. can i get admission anywhere in canada.

  84. I have completed my hotel management and want to pursue MBA from one of the Canadian universities, if I appear for IELTS will I be eligible for admission in any of the above universities for any steam in MBA.
    Pls reply………

  85. If I seat in IELTS FOR UKVI academic, then I’ll be able to study in canada for Bsc programs?

  86. I’ve given IELTS in general module for PR but got rejected. So thinking of student visa. Can you please advise if I can still get an admission based on my IELTS general score or not? I have received 6.5 bands.

  87. hi my name is harpreet recently i have completed in IT with 73% nd i scored overall 6 bands in ielts S and R 5.5 nd L and W 6 Plz tell me can i apply for masters in canada

  88. I got overall 6.5 band with 7.5 in listening, 6.5 in reading, 6 in writing and 5.5 in speaking. I have done with my (73%) . Am I eligible for any university for my higher study?
    and Looking for MS in ECE in canada. IF YES then ,Suggest me some good universities that accept my profile

  89. My name is param i wont to do PGDM and My Graduation percentage is 47% can i apply for Canadian Study visa.
    Please help

  90. My overall score is 6.5 and in writing it is 5 band, reading is 5.5, speaking 6.5 And listening is 8. Could tell me Am I eligible for any Canadian university . Repaly ASAP.
    with Regards.

  91. Hi i have complete B.Tech (bachelor of technology 4 year) and score 6 band overall in ielts, so now can i apply for M.Tech or MS in any institute of canada. Or I’m eligible for apply to canada for M.Tech or MS.thxs

  92. I have completed my graduation and I also got7 band overall in ielts listening 8.5,reading6.5, writing5.5,speaking6.5 can I apply for Canada???

  93. I want to pursue an MBA-Marketing/Engineering from Canada, I am a B.E. holder in Mechanical Engineering and having 6 years’ experience as Production Engineer in India’s 6th biggest steel company(India’s largest supplier of Automotive grade steels).
    But throughout my degree, I encountered many backlogs(24 including the number of attempts).
    I approached a consultant, they told me that there will be a sure shot visa rejection even when the university grants approval.
    Are they misguiding me or is this the norm?

  94. I am apply for university of alberta…my ielts requrments 5.5..what i am eligible…?

  95. i got overall 5.5 band with listning 5.5,reading 5.5,writing 5.5and speaking 6.0….i have done my 12 class with non medical with 70% marks..can i eligible for information technology or any other course in any university canada..

  96. I got 5.5 band (l=5.5,w=5.5,r=6,s=5) can i apply for Canada .Recently I have passed senior secondary education with 80% marks (CBSE BOARD)

  97. I have a degree from Nigeria in psychology bachelor in sciencen,and my( international english language testing system) ielts test score was 5.0.

    I wish to enrol for admission.
    I my eligible to apply for admission preparatory progarmme,which of the course suitable for my degree?.

  98. My overall score is 6.5.
    7.0 for Listening, Reading, and Speaking. 5.5 for writing.
    Am I eligible to apply for the University of Toronto?

  99. I have got band 5.5overall .6speaking 5.5 reading 5 writing 4.5 listening. Now I want to admission engineering field for Bachelor in college or university in canada. I am from pakistan..

  100. If i choose IELTS of UKVI for uk so is it possible to use it in other counties instead of uk?

  101. Kindly advise which university provides Msc Microbiology or Biotechnology at Surrey, Canada .
    I hv scored 6 bands overall in Academic IELTS.

  102. I got an overall band of 7 but I got 6 in writing, 6.5 in speaking, 8 in erading and 7.5 in listening. I took the IELTS test in February 2014, some universities don’t accept tests with more than 12 months. I would like to do a PhD in Statistics, and I did not graduate with honors either. Can I apply for admission or should I take the test again?

  103. I got overall 6 band with 7 in listening, 6.5 in reading, 5.5 in each writing and speaking. I have completed my post graduation with economics. Am I eligible for any university for my higher study?

  104. I got 6.5 band overall in GT IELTS. I have completed my master’s degree in economics. Can i eligible for PhD course in any university?

  105. i am done with my 67.3% without any backlog,ielts -6 overall and 6.0 in all modules .I am hoping admission in canada is it possible to get?

  106. I have completed my btech and i want to pursue master from canada,what is the req for admissions?

  107. Your data is wrong for most of these universities, it is all wrong for the Ontario based universities.

  108. I am done with my B,tech (71 %) ielts – 6.0 overall and 6.0 in all modules,
    currently working in IT sector.looking for MS in CS in canada. suggest me some good universities that accept my profile.

      1. becoz in canada immigration is easy as compared to US there is OPT of 3 months. if u don’t get OPT within 3 months then u are compelled to return back to your home country. and after paying piles of fees of 30-35 lacs to US universities by taking loan fron india ..returning back is out of question..On other hand in Canada after 3 years u can apply for citizenship..fees for candian universities are also very less..(20 lacs…US 30 lacs)..and no tension of OPT in canada

  109. I have completed my Bachelors in Computer Engineering, I have 26 backlogs(all backlogs cleared), with 51% overall percentage in BE, GPA of 2.3, will this cause problem in admission for MS(computer science) in Canada, I am currently preparing for IELTS and confident of scoring 7,

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