Entry Requirements (2022-23)

Associate Degrees / Bachelors Degrees / CAPE

Undergraduate programmes require passes (Grades I, II and III) in at least five (5) subjects at CSEC General Proficiency Level. English A (Language) and Mathematics must be included among these five.

Alternative to the above and where appropriate, students must provide:

  • Passes in SALCC's Entrance Examination. alongside an evaluation of their transcript.
  • Aptitude examinations -- for example General Education Diploma (GED), Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT), or equivalent -- plus evaluation of their transcript.
  • Applicants whose secondary education was completed in a country other than St. Lucia must provide evidence of equivalent qualification.
  • Applicants must meet the requirements stipulated by the Academic Unit offering the programme of study under consideration.


Entry requirements for certificate level programmes vary for the various programmes offered at the College.
See Certificate Level programmes offered for specific entry requirements.

Access Courses

Persons who wish to offer Access courses as part of their entry qualifications are advised that most Access courses consist of two parts, both of which must be successfully completed prior to registration. Please note that the Access course grade which is acceptable for entry is determined by the respective programme.

English Language

  1. The College requires successful applicants to demonstrate their ability to understand and express themselves in English. This includes reading, writing, speaking and listening;
  2. If the applicant’s first language is not English they are required to show satisfactory evidence of their competency in English.

Mature Students

The College will consider the admission of mature students, based on the criteria below.
A mature student is defined as an individual;

  • Who is at least 21 years of age.
  • Whose previous school performance, private study, and/or recent work record and experiences suggest strong possibilities for academic success.
  • Who has relevant work experience.
  • Who has had no secondary school, college, or university level studies within the last five years.
  • Mature students shall also meet any other stipulated requirements of the Academic Unit offering the programme of study under consideration.

How To Apply

Methods of Applying


You'll need certified and scanned copies of the following documents:

  • Academic Certificates;
  • Passport Photos;
  • Birth Certificate;
  • Police Record (required for all Nursing and Teacher Training Programmes).

Ensure that you have paid the non-refundable EC$20.00 Registration Fee. This can be done either online, via our ePayment Portal, or at any Bank of Saint Lucia branch (Account #904120789).

Remember to send a copy of your bank receipt once you have paid the Registration Fee. Kindly send this to receipts@apps.salcc.edu.lc.

Once the above are complete, it's time to begin your application!

Application Process — Video Tutorial

The following video covers the steps needed to successfully complete and submit your application.

Additional Information

Interviews for College Programmes

Interviews for the various programmes will be conducted during May.

Change of Application or Programme

A candidate, having submitted an application by the deadline date specified (April 30, 2022), may request a change in the programme applied for;

A Change of Programme Fee of EC$25.00 is required upon submission of the request. Change of application forms are available at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College.

The deadline for submission of Changed Application Forms was 30 April 2022. Contact info@apps.salcc.edu.lc for more details.

Important Notes

The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College reserves the right to:

  • Withdraw courses at any time;
  • Change any of the following:
    • Fees;
    • Calendars;
    • Curricula;
    • Degree programmes;
    • Degree requirements;
    • Any other requirements related to academic programmes.

Changes will become effective whenever the proper authorities so determine and will apply to both prospective students and those already enrolled.