Accounting and Financial Practice – Algonquin College

Program Info

School: Algonquin College
Faculty: Business
Degree: Post-diploma
Field of Study: Accounting
Accounting and Finance
Description: A career in accounting provides the flexibility to work in a number of industries.

The one-year Accounting and Financial Practice Ontario College Graduate Certificate provides you with the required knowledge and skills essential to begin and advance in the field of accounting. With a wide range of accounting and financial responsibilities present in the financial sector, there is a continuous demand for junior and intermediate accounting personnel.

In this program, you focus on accounting practices that incorporate technology used in a variety of business environments. With the use of financial accounting software and spreadsheet applications, you gather and analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.

URL: Accounting and Financial Practice at Algonquin College
Length: 42 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $24,003

Information on tuition and fees can be found on the Algonquin College website.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:* These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English
  • Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree or equivalent.
  • Applicants with international transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above and may be required to provide proof of language proficiency. Domestic applicants with international transcripts must be evaluated through the International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS) or World Education Services (WES).
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]


LOCATION: Ottawa, Ontario
ENTRANCE DATES: January, May, September
TELEPHONE: (613) 727-4723 – 7031
TOLL FREE: (800) 565-4723
FAX: (613) 727-7665
ADDRESS: 1385 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology was established in 1967, and is located on the unceded territory of the Algonquin People. The College has served over 50 years as a leader in post-secondary education and undergone significant growth since its establishment. Algonquin students are sought out by employers in every industry due to the hands-on skills and career focus they gain from learning in realistic lab and classroom environments. By the time students graduate, they are ready to take on the work world.


Algonquin College provides on-campus housing for students, with a variety of room options to choose from. Whether you are looking for a female only room or a male only room, we have something that will fit your needs. Our rooms are all shared occupancy, so you will be able to meet new people and make friends during your time here. Plus, our mandatory Meal Plan ensures that you always have access to food when you need it. Payment options are available, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with the school if you have any questions. 


Requirements for Canadian Students

You must be 19 years of age or older to register in any course. Students 18 years of age or less must possess an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent to register. Students under 19 years of age and without an OSSD will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Most programs have other admission criteria or requirements as well. These may include specific academic prerequisites, completion of an essay, test or questionnaire, submission of a portfolio and/or attendance at an information session. It is your responsibility to find out about and complete any mandatory program requirements. The specific admission requirements for each program are listed in detail in Programs & Courses.

Requirements for International Students

If your first language is not English, you will need to complete a language assessment or provide IELTS documentation or another English proficiency testing. Each program has published minimum scores for program eligibility. Please follow this link and review the program eligibility for your selected program

Procedure for Canadian Students

Applicants who wish to apply for a program must complete an application form through An application fee (payable to of $110, and an official transcript, must accompany your application form. receives and records applications and applicant responses to offers of admission from the college(s).

Procedure for International Students

International Students: If you will be studying in Canada on a study permit from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, you must complete the International Student Application at

Academic Year

Type of System Semester
Entrance Dates January, May, September
Language of Instruction English

Fees & Scholarships

Tuition Fees

International Students: $5,603 – $31,469

Notes for Canadian Students:

College fees are set in accordance with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities’ policies. Fees must be paid each term for you to officially register for your classes. Your costs will vary depending on your program of study, lifestyle and other variables.

Notes for International Students:

A differential fee will apply to international students. Please contact International at for current fee information.

Supplementary Fees 2023 – 2024

Athletics and Recreation Fee
Lowest $150
Highest $150

NOTE: Supports athletics services, including varsity and intramural sports.

Co-op Work Term Fee
Lowest $579
Highest $579

NOTE: Applicable to co-op students only. A program ancillary fee of $400 will be assessed to co-op students for the co-op preparation term to cover the cost of the co-op readiness and job search activities. A co-op work term fee of $579 (per co-op work term) will be assessed to co-op students upon securing employment and registration into their co-op work term. Students who are unsuccessful in their co-op job search, will not be assessed the co-op work term fee.

Health and Dental Plan
Lowest $244
Highest $244

NOTE: All full-time, activity-fee paying students are assessed a Health and Dental Plan fee. This fee is included with your tuition payment.

Health Services Fee
Lowest $20
Highest $20

NOTE: $20.00 per term. Supports our on campus Health Services.

Information Technology Fee
Lowest $164
Highest $164

NOTE: Enhances on campus technology, including WiFi and IT support.

Student Activity Fee
Lowest $217
Highest $217

NOTE: Provides student activities and other non-academic student services to make sure you’re supported on campus.

U-Pass Fee
Lowest $223
Highest $223

NOTE: Provides unlimited public transit in the National Capital Region


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