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You’ve decided to take your education further. Where do you start? What career path do you want to follow? What schools can take you there? (Hint: you can do it all in Northern BC)

There’s some good advice at the EducationPlannerBC site.

  • University Arts Bridging Program
    Institution:
    NWCC
    Program Credentials:
    No Credential Granted
    Program Length:
    Eight Months
    Location: Terrace
    Approx. Cost of Books: $250 Total
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $2083 Total
    Application Fee: No Charge
    Application Deadline:

    Applications should be submitted as early as possible. Qualified applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Program Details: Academic

    1. One of:
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • Grade 12
    • Be 17 years of age and out of school for at least a year
    • written recommendation from a local high school principal
    2. Meet with an NWCC Educational Advisor or CCP Coordinator

    3. English

    One of :
    • ENGL 040
    • ENGL 043
    • ENGL 045
    • Placement at the Provincial Level English (Grade 12) level
    4. Science

    One of:
    • Science 10
    • SCIE 030
    • SCIE 033

    5. Math

    One of:

    • Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10
    • MATH 0301/0302
    • MATH 032
    • MATH 033
  • University Sciences Bridging Program
    Institution:
    NWCC
    Program Credentials:
    No Credential Granted
    Program Length:
    Eight Months
    Location: Terrace
    Approx. Cost of Books: $250 Total
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $2648 Total
    Application Fee: No Charge
    Application Deadline:

    Applications should be submitted as early as possible. Qualified applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Program Details: Academic

    1. One of:
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • Grade 12
    • Be 17 years of age and out of school for at least a year
    • written recommendation from a local high school principal
    2. Meet with an NWCC Educational Advisor or CCP Coordinator

    3. English

    One of :
    • ENGL 040
    • ENGL 043
    • ENGL 045
    • Placement at the Provincial Level English (Grade 12) level
    4. Science

    One of:
    • Science 10
    • SCIE 030
    • SCIE 033

    5. Math

    One of:

    • MATH 0401
    • MATH 0402
    • Placement at the Provincial Level
  • University Transfer Program
    Institution:
    NLC
    Program Credentials:
    University Course Transfer
    Program Length:
    Up to Two Years
    Location: Chetwyn, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John
    Approx. Cost of Books: $1000 per year approximately
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $3185 per year
    Application Fee: $25
    Application Deadline: Qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Early application is recommended.

    Application Advice: As early as possible - please check with the Admissions Office for exact application deadline dates. Email appinfo@nlc.bc.ca or 250.782.5152.
    Program Details:

    Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

    English

    One of:

    • English 12 (B)
    • English 12 First Peoples (B)
    • English Literature 12 (B)
    • ENGL 050 (B)
    • ENGL 099 (B)
    • university-level English course (C)
    • equivalent course

    Admission Advice

    1. If you don't meet the English prerequisite you must complete the NLC Writing Assessment before registering in any English courses. Feedback on the Writing Assessment is provided to help you make informed decisions about course selection.

    2. Individual courses in the program may also have prerequisites which must be met.

  • University Transfer Studies
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    University Course Transfer
    Program Length:
    Up to Two Years
    Location: Prince George, Burns Lake, Nechako and Quesnel Campuses
    Approx. Cost of Books: $2000 per year
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $3355 - $4016 per year
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications are accepted after September 15 for entry the following Fall. Applications for the following Fall should be received by March 31 to ensure priority admissions processing and review. Applications for the following Winter should be received by October 31.

    Application Advice: Applications may be submitted any time after September 15 for the following year.

    Applications received by January 31 (for September entry) will be considered for early admission. All other applications should be received by March 31 to ensure priority admissions processing and review. Applications for January entry should be submitted by October 31 to ensure priority admission and review.
    Program Details:

    Academic

    One of:

    • high school graduation with English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
    • ABE/Academic Upgrading Advanced Certificate
    • General Educational Development (GED) Certificate

    Admission Advice

    1. You will need to meet prerequisites of specific courses.

    2. If you have received less than a "B" grade in English 12 (or equivalent) you are strongly encouraged to select ENGL 103 as your first university transfer English course.

    3. Students applying for admission to MATH 101, CSC 109, PHYS 101, or CHEM 111 who have obtained a "C+" grade or less in Principles of Math 12 (interim grade) or MATH 050 will be registered in Math 100.

  • Web and Graphic Design
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Diploma
    Program Length:
    Two Years
    Location: Prince George
    Approx. Cost of Books: $800 per year
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $3997 Year One
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications are accepted after September 15 for entry the following Fall. Applications for the following Fall should be received by March 31 to ensure priority admissions processing and review. Applications for the following Winter should be received by October 31.

    Program Details:

    Academic

    One of:

    • high school graduation with one of English 12, English 12 First Peoples, Communications 12 or equivalent
    • Mature student status with English and Math prerequisites as demonstrated on the Student Readiness Assessment

    Admission Advice

    1. Foundations of Math 11, Foundations of Math 12, Applications of Math 12, MATH 045, or equivalent is a prerequisite for several business courses required to complete the diploma.

  • Web and Graphic Design Certificate
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Certificate
    Program Length:
    Two Years
    Location: Prince George
    Approx. Cost of Books: $445 Total
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $4987 Total
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications are accepted after September 15 for entry the following Fall. Applications for the following Fall should be received by March 31 to ensure priority admissions processing and review. Applications for the following Winter should be received by October 31.

    Program Details:

    Academic

    1. One of:

    • high school graduation with English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
    • ABE/Academic Upgrading Advanced Certificate with ENGL 050
    • mature student status and completion of an English assessment
    Admission Advice

    1. Basic computer skills are required.
  • Web and Graphic Design Citation
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Citation
    Program Length:
    Two Years
    Location: Prince George
    Approx. Cost of Books: $445 Total
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $2380 Total
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications are accepted after September 15 for entry the following Fall. Applications for the following Fall should be received by March 31 to ensure priority admissions processing and review. Applications for the following Winter should be received by October 31.

    Program Details:

    Academic

    1. One of:

    • high school graduation with English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
    • ABE/Academic Upgrading Advanced Certificate with ENGL 050
    • mature student status and completion of an English assessment
    Admission Advice

    1. Basic computer skills are required.
  • Web and Graphic Design Diploma
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Diploma
    Program Length:
    Two Years
    Location: Prince George
    Approx. Cost of Books: $445 per year
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $4987 per year
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications are accepted after September 15 for entry the following Fall. Applications for the following Fall should be received by March 31 to ensure priority admissions processing and review. Applications for the following Winter should be received by October 31.

    Program Details:

    Academic

    1. One of:

    • high school graduation with English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
    • ABE/Academic Upgrading Advanced Certificate with ENGL 050
    • mature student status and completion of an English assessment
    Admission Advice

    1. Basic computer skills are required.
  • Web and Graphic Design Option
    Institution:
    CNC
    Program Credentials:
    Diploma
    Program Length:
    Two Years
    Location: Prince George
    Approx. Cost of Books: $800 per year
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $3997 Year One
    Application Fee: $15
    Application Deadline: Applications are accepted after September 15 for entry the following Fall. Applications for the following Fall should be received by March 31 to ensure priority admissions processing and review. Applications for the following Winter should be received by October 31.

    Program Details:

    Academic

    One of:

    • high school graduation with one of English 12, English 12 First Peoples, Communications 12 or equivalent
    • Mature student status with English and Math prerequisites as demonstrated on the Student Readiness Assessment

    Admission Advice

    1. Foundations of Math 11, Foundations of Math 12, Applications of Math 12, MATH 045, or equivalent is a prerequisite for several business courses required to complete the diploma.

  • Web Graphic Design Diploma
    Institution:
    Northwest Community College
    Program Length:
    3 Years