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Havergal College ADMISSIONS

Private schools in Canada have admissions policies, and they require application materials. These may include letters of application, application fees, essays, and tests (such as the SSAT). Many schools also require interviews with prospective students. Schools also use different criteria for evaluating student applications, have different acceptance rates, and target different kinds of students. To improve your child’s chances of acceptance, find out everything you can about a school’s admissions policies and how they assess applicants.

Admissions Requirements

InterviewJK - 12
SSAT10 - 11
SSAT (out of province)9 - 12
Entrance Exam(s)JK - 9
Entrance Essay

Havergal College admissions deadlines and fees

Day students: December 01
Boarding students: Rolling
Offer mid-year entry: No

Application fee: $250
Registration fee: $8,500
Deposit: N/A

What Havergal College says about their admissions requirements:

How to Apply for September 2023 – Applications open August 2022

We are delighted that you are considering Havergal College for your child. The Admission team is here to help make the process a positive one for your family and are here to support you along the journey. Our role as the Admission team is to ensure that at each stage in the process, applicants know we are keen to understand their strengths, where we can provide support and how they will add to our vibrant community. It is also our role to ensure you are well informed about Havergal’s programs and how a Havergal education provides our graduates with the skills, values and attributes that allow them to have impact as they strive to make a difference in their chosen pursuits.

In keeping with the College’s commitment to academic excellence, wellbeing and diversity, equity and inclusion, the Admission Team, in conjunction with key faculty have reviewed our practices to ensure they are relevant, inclusive and reflective of best practice nationally and internationally. Like many preeminent independent schools in the world, Havergal has been mindful of the ongoing pandemic and its effect on the wellbeing of students. Our admission and assessment practices for entry to the College in September 2023 reflect the knowledge and research that we have gained during this review.

The next admission cycle begins in late August 2022, but the Admission team is here to help answer your questions. You will find our Virtual Admission Centre has a campus tour as well as recordings of past events which will provide you with a great start on your journey to learn about Havergal. Keep checking this site for updates on Spring events and all the events that will be scheduled in the fall to help you and your child get to know Havergal and all that the school offers.

Looking for More Information?
Please see our Virtual Admission Center to see our virtual tour and to connect with a member of our Admission team.


Learn about the percentage of students typically accepted into Havergal College. This can help you gauge your chances of getting into this school. For instance, a 95% acceptance rate means a school is relatively easy to get into, while a 10% acceptance rate means it will be difficult to get into.

Havergal College acceptance rate: 30%

Day Boarding

Havergal College student entry points

Schools accept different numbers of students at different grade levels. Learn how many students are accepted into Havergal College at each grade level.

Student TypeJKSK123456789101112
Day Acceptance
(Acceptance rate)
14 - 18 (30%)014 - 16 (30%)04 - 6 (30%)3 - 5 (30%)20 (30%)0 - 2 (10%)50 (25%)020 (25%)000
Boarding Acceptance
(Acceptance rate)
6 - 8 (25%)5 - 7 (25%)3 - 5 (25%)0

What type of student Havergal College is looking for:

A Havergal girl is a well-rounded individual who balances a wide variety of opportunities and feels connected to her community and experiences personal fulfillment and meaning in her individual choices. She is not afraid to ask questions and take risks. She is an excellent communicator who is adaptable and confident. She balances a variety of opportunities while living her life with compassion and integrity, knowing she possesses the academic and life skills to make a difference.

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