Quick Start is a fast-track, six-week summer (July 15 to August 26) and fall (October 21 - December 2) residential English language program offered at King's. Click here for the application.

The Quick Start Program is for students who have just missed the minimum English as a second language (ESL) requirements to be admitted directly to King's for degree studies in September.

In partnership with CultureWorks ESL, King's will conditionally admit students to study in this intensive ESL program if one of the following test results are be met:

  • Please note for this year (2021) the Quick Start program will be completed online
  • IELTS: minimum score of 6.0, with no section less than 5.5
  • TOEFL: minimum score of 65, Reading and Listening not below 12, Speaking and Writing not below 16
  • CAEL: minimum 50 in all sections
  • PTE Academic: minimum overall score of 54, with no section less than 54
  • Duolingo: minimum score of 95
  • Applicants must be academically eligible.

Quick Start Program - London Campus

Click here for the application.

  • Intensive 6 week English studies and 1 week bridging (extra cost of $535.00)
  • Quick Start Dates:
    • Summer: July 15 - August 26, 2022. Begin university September 2022.
    • Fall: October 21 to December 2, 2022. Begin university January, 2023.
  • Cost: tuition + books = $4,150  *subject to change
  • Please note for this year (2021) the Quick Start program will be completed online

*For any student that has applied through OUAC, the Quick Start application fee will be waived. If you are currently attending an Ontario High School, you MUST apply through OUAC in addition to the Quick Start Program application.

Where can I learn more about my housing options at King's?

Please visit King’s Housing website.

Need Help?

We are happy to help students select the program that is right for them and to guide them through the application process.

Please contact us with any questions.
Phone: (519) 433-3491, extension 7200
Email: info@kings.uwo.ca