Northwest Community College (NWCC) was established in 1975 at the site of the BC Vocational School in Terrace, BC. Since then the college has grown to be a diverse, decentralized institution that strives to meet the lifelong learning needs of Northwest residents.
The college region encompasses 80,000 square kilometres serving 90,000 residents. There are ten campus/centre locations in: Hazelton, Kitimat, Nass Valley, Prince Rupert, Queen Charlotte City, Smithers, Stewart and Terrace.
The college offers students the opportunity to select from a wide selection of basic education, career, vocational, trade, academic/university transfer and special education programs.