North Island College

Courtenay + 5 other campuses



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North Island College is a community college located on Vancouver Island offering over 900 courses and 70 credit programs. Serving a region of 80,000 square kilometres, the college has four campuses; Comox Valley, Campbell River, Port Alberni and Mt.Waddington as well as a smaller centre in Ucluelet.

Students may access a broad range of learning opportunities including: college preparatory, academic/university transfer, Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees, Post Degree Diplomas, vocational and trades training programs. There is a wide range of study areas: Business, Health Care, Tourism & Hospitality, Fine Arts & Design, Interactive Media, Trades & Technology and university partnerships/transfer, many with co-op options.

Students can expect small classes of typically no more than 35, advising and consulting support, the latest in technology and web based options, on-site library, bookstore and cafeteria facilities at the main campuses and student council, student recreation and other clubs to get involved in the college and community.

Institution Size

  • Domestic: 6,330
  • International: 425