Admissions & Registration

The College looks forward to receiving your application and welcoming you as one of its students at the branch of the well-known Algonquin College in Canada – Ottawa.  Please feel free to visit our campus anytime to get acquainted with our newly built modern campus and to check out our facilities.


School of Business

Business – Management and Entrepreneurship Diploma

Business – Marketing Diploma

Business – Accounting Diploma

School of Advanced Technology

Computer Programmer Diploma

Internet Applications & Web Development Diploma

School of Media Design

Interactive Media Design Diploma

Entry Requirements

​Application to join AC-Kuwait is accepted when the required personal identification documents are complete, minimum academic entry requirements are met and Application fees paid.

The above requirements can be summarized as follows:

  • A copy of valid Civil ID and a copy of a valid Passport.
  • 2 certified copies of the Secondary School Certificate or the equivalent.
  • Demonstrate adequate English Language Skills:
    • Academic IELTS 5.5 (overall band score) or higher (for Direct entry into the Diploma Program); or
    • Obtain direct entry level at the in-house English placement test.

Applicants who do not demonstrate the required English language skills for direct entry, will join the English and Academic Foundations Program depending on their level of English. The English and Academic Foundations Program consists of maximum three Levels with a duration of 1 academic semester for each level.

All students enrolling in any Diploma Program at AC-Kuwait are also enrolled at Algonquin College – Canada.

Application Process

Complete an AC-Kuwait Application Form.

Note: Please write your name exactly as written in your passport

The following documents must be submitted when you submit your application:

  • A copy of your valid Civil ID
  • A copy of your valid passport
  • 2 photographs (passport size)
  • High school Certificate
    • Private and Government Arabic schools graduates:

2 copies of High School certificate certified by the Ministry of Education – 1 Arabic (original) copy and 1 English copy.

Foreign Private schools graduates:

High school transcript and two H.S. equivalency letters issued by the Private Education Department and addressed to Algonquin College – Kuwait.

  • British schools graduates:

IGCSE certificates, and two H.S. equivalency letters issued by the Private Education Department and addressed to Algonquin College – Kuwait.

  • A non-refundable application fee of KD40 must be paid to AC-Kuwait when submitting your Diploma application.

Applicants for diplomas in the School of Advanced Technology must submit a Science section Secondary School Certificate which must include a pass grade in Mathematics, Physics.At the time of applying, if you do not have Academic IELTS of 5.5 (Overall Band Score), you must take an In-house English Language Placement Test.

Based on your English assessment outcome you will be issued an official letter of offer.

Applications are accepted at AC-Kuwait student Admissions department.

Scholarship – Private Universities Council

Algonquin College – Kuwait admits students who wish to register in a Diploma program under the sponsorship of the Private Universities Council (PUC).

The Private Universities Council is the only authority that can approve a scholarship application. The PUC announces the scholarship applications outcome in the local newspapers.

For PUC Diploma Scholarship applicants additional conditions may apply. Please refer to the PUC website under the Scholarship section for further information.