Study at Eight Branches

Interested in studying at Eight Branches? Learn about the admissions procedure and ensure that you meet the necessary requirements when sending in your application.

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Academic Requirements

Completion of Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent;
If applying as a mature student, completion of an Eight Branches "Mature Student Test" and/or "Canadian Adult Achievement Test" and/or equivalent;
Strong desire to learn and uphold the principles and ideologies of Eastern medicine.

Admission Guideline

Prospective students are invited to fill out the following online admissions form in order to send out their application. The form can also be obtained by calling the registration office, or in person if a tour of the facility is desired. Please ensure you read all the admission guidelines prior to completing the form.

Application Requirements

  • Submission of properly-completed application form;
  • Transcripts from secondary school or all post-secondary institutions attended (this can also be sent directly from the institution);
  • Non-refundable application fee;
  • $100 for domestic students

  • $200 for international students

  • Two letters of recommendation attesting to your individual learning capacities, skills and attitude;
  • Personal letter (200-300 words) detailing your abilities, purpose and motivation for studying at Eight Branches Academy.
  • Resume

Application Procedure:

Once all documentation and application fees are received, each applicant will be contacted to schedule an interview. Successful applicants will be notified of their acceptance by mail and instructed on how to proceed with enrollment.

Prospective students for whom English is not their primary language may be required to submit a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) exam in which they received a passing grade, and demonstrate satisfactory written/oral comprehension of English.

Application Deadlines

Applications are due one month prior to the commencement of term. Students are encouraged to apply early as space is limited. Late applicants will only be considered on a case-by-case basis if space is available in the program.

The academic year is split into three terms: Fall, Winter, and Spring, each term is 12 weeks in duration.

Summer Term 2023

Start Date: July 3, 2023
End Date: September 2, 2023
Applications due: No intake. New students can apply for the next available intake in Fall.

Fall Term 2023

Start Date: September 18, 2023
End Date: December 18, 2023
Applications due: August 18, 2023

Winter Term 2024

Start Date: January 3, 2024
End Date: April 4, 2024
Applications due: December 3, 2023

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