Regular admission requirements for Humber’s programs may include:
Decisions will be based on a thorough assessment of all credentials submitted. However, if you do not have the requirements for admission to Humber, you may be asked to complete an admissions test. Assessments may last from 1 to 3 hours. You will be asked to reschedule should you arrive more than fifteen minutes late. Your application will be withdrawn if there is any indication of cheating or plagiarism.
To assess your English proficiency, you will be asked to write a short essay on an assigned topic. The topic will be generic in nature. Essays will be marked for grammar, spelling and sentence structure.
Math tests are multiple choice . A sample math test is here.*
Biology and Chemistry Testing
Biology and Chemistry tests are multiple choice. In preparation for the test, applicants can review The Complete Preparation Guide - Health Occupations Entrance Exams by "Learning Express" ISBN 1-57685-478-7 This is applicable to the pre-admission tests for Practical Nursing, Pharmacy, Paramedic, OTA/PTA and Funeral Services Programs.
Booking Your Test
You will be able to book this test through Student Record Services (SRS). There may be a minimum charge of thirty five dollars.
What to Bring
Please bring an HB pencil and two pieces of signed identification (i.e. passport, driver's license, social insurance card); one piece must include a photo. You are allowed to use a basic calculator; a scientific calculator is not allowed. Dictionaries are not permitted during the assessment
If you are driving, please download the parking pass. You will require this form to park at the college.
Refunds will only be issued when the request is received in writing by the Registrar’s Office one day before the assessment date. The full fee less $17.50 will be refunded.
Re-Testing Policy (Test Results are valid for one year)
Applicants are not normally permitted to re-test within four months of the original testing date unless upgrading or tutoring has been completed. Full testing fees will apply to any subsequent assessments.
* The test sample requires the Acrobat Reader to successfully view and print it. You can download the reader from Adobe's web site if it is not already installed on your computer.