SEMESTER I – SEPTEMBER
Applications normally accepted: April – August
Applications for September 2022 will open online from 15 April 2022
SEMESTER II – FEBRUARY
Applications normally accepted: November – January
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR SEPTEMBER 2022 (Semester 1)
Early Deadline: 30 June 2022
Late Deadline: Associate degree in nursing – 31 July 2022
All other programmes – 14 August 2022
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
New and Transfer Applicants
All new, transfer and COMPASS applicants must apply online.
Applicants for Re-Admission
Download the Word/PDF application, complete and email us at email@example.com.
Online applications: currently Free
Electronic forms submitted via email: $10.00 TTD (re-admissions applicants only)
Paper applications: $25.00 TTD
LIST OF AVAILABLE PROGRAMMES
DISCLAIMER: COSTAATT reserves the right to cancel or modify any programme advertised.
REQUIRED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS (must be submitted along with your application)
|Nationality - |
General Supporting Documents
|Valid TT ID card or Passport||Valid Passport||Birth Certificate||Academic Certificates|
|Programme - |
Specific Supporting Documents
|Two Written Confidential Character References||Police Certificate of Character||Nursing Council Permit||Personal Statement|
|General Nursing (AAS, BSc)||YES||YES||YES|
|Psychiatric Nursing (AAS, BSc)||YES||YES||YES|
|Medical Laboratory Technology (AAS, BSc)||YES|
|Medical Ultrasound (AdvDip)||YES|
|Environmental Health (AAS, BSc)||YES|
|Occupational Safety and Health (AAS, BSc)||YES|
|Social Work (BSW)||YES|
|Early Childhood Care and Education (BA)||YES||YES|
Submission of supporting documents
Once you have completed your application online, you must submit all relevant supporting documents in JPEG or PDF format within two (2) weeks to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are unable to submit your documents within that time, you must advise us via email to email@example.com.
A student who has not completed any college-level courses and who wishes to enrol in a degree programme at COSTAATT.
To download your paper application or apply online (only applicable to New, Transfer, CARICOM and International applicants)
A student who has completed college-level courses at a recognised higher education institution and who wishes to enrol in a degree programme at COSTAATT.
The College evaluates the transcripts of transfer students to determine equivalency with its own programmes and requirements for graduation. Please note that, depending on the programme of study, there is a limit to the number of credits that may be transferred or the number of exemptions that may be granted. Transfer applicants must be in good academic standing at the previous institution. Please contact the Admissions Office for further information.
Applicants wishing to transfer to COSTAATT with advanced standing* must submit the following:
*Advanced standing acknowledges prior study through the award of credit
Download your paper application or apply online (only applicable to New, Transfer, CARICOM and International applicants)
Complete a re-admission form if you:
Previously started a programme with COSTAATT, but have been absent for three or more consecutive semesters;
Previously completed a programme with COSTAATT and wish to apply for another.
Step 1: Download the Re-admission Application Form
Step 2: Fill-in all relevant information
Step 3: Submit the completed form with all relevant supporting documents (see above) to the Admissions Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The submission of a readmission form does not guarantee re-entry to the college.
A student who is interested in earning credit for specific college-level courses without registering for a full diploma or degree programme. Such students enjoy the same privileges and responsibilities as other students and are also required to observe all college rules and regulations, including those governing student conduct.
Non-matriculated students must satisfy relevant entry requirements.
A student who wishes to pursue discrete courses for personal enrichment (no examinations or credit is awarded).
CARICOM and international applicants must submit official copies of transcripts of all subjects completed at prior secondary and tertiary institutions. If these documents are not in English, a certified translation is required. It may also be necessary to have the qualifications assessed by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad & Tobago (ACTT) or the Curriculum Planning and Development Division (CPDD), Ministry of Education located at the Rudranath Capildeo Learning Resource Centre. Qualifications supplied will be assessed to determine equivalence to programme entry requirements.
Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in English via an internationally recognized English Language test, such as the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System). Please see our website for minimum test scores required. To obtain information on TOEFL please visit the ETS (Education Testing Service) website at www.ets.org or email email@example.com. For information on IELTS tests please visit the IELTS website at www.ielts.org or alternatively contact the nearest British Council office for information
Download the paper application or apply online (only applicable to New, Transfer, CARICOM and International applicants)
It takes approximately 2 weeks after submission of your application to be processed, and 2 weeks after which an admissions decision can be made.
Some programmes require:
To be admitted to the following programmes, short-listed applicants must be successful at
an admissions interview:
General Nursing (BSc, AAS)
Psychiatric Nursing (BSc, AAS)
Medical Laboratory Technology (BSc, AAS)
Social Work (BSW)
Early Childhood Care and Education (BA)
Applied Psychology (BSc)
To be admitted to the music programme (bachelor’s and associate degree), short-listed
applicants will be required to successfully complete the audition process.
Formal offers of Admission to any programme shall be made, in writing, by the Director
of Enrolment or designate.
Applicants who receive the offer of a place on a programme will receive a placement test invitation from the Admissions department. Do not be alarmed! If you do not pass a test or do as well as you expect, this will not affect your place on a programme.
However, you may be exempt from taking tests in English language and mathematics if you already have the requisite level of achievement (see the exemptions below). The results of these tests tell us whether you may need help to strengthen your academic foundations. If you do need help, we will place you in the appropriate level course to help you succeed in your major.
Please note that placement tests are online assessments. For applicants who do not have access to a laptop, computer or Internet, arrangements will be made to sit an ‘in-person’ test at a campus.
Remember, this is an important step towards your academic success!
Please note that the following persons are exempted from taking the placement test, as
detailed below: –
Exempt from English & Mathematics test:
Exempt from English test only:
Exempt from Mathematics test only:
Please note that the qualifications listed below must have been attained no more than 5 years prior to
applying to COSTAATT