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Northwest Community College (NWCC)

Northwest Community College (NWCC)

Northwest Community College
Rich in history and culture, come learn and explore in the great Canadian outdoors.  Your adventure awaits you.

Totem Poles at NWCC Northwest Community College (NWCC) is an accredited post-secondary institution that provides innovative, adventurous pathways that transform the lives of our students. NWCC is located in Northwest British Columbia, Canada, with rivers, lakes and hiking trails just outside ourfront door. NWCC proudly acknowledges the traditional First Nations territories in which we operate and live.

NWCC offers a wide variety of certificates, diplomas and associate degrees in Arts, Science, Business, Health & Human Services and Trades.  With our region’s low-cost of living and natural beauty, studying at NWCC is an unbeatable package.
Field Schools
Field school at Northwest Community CollegeHands on learning in the real world.

Unique to NWCC are our adventurous field schools, where you can gain university credit studying hands-on in the field.  Experiential learning is our focus at NWCC.  Getting outdoors, outside the walls of a traditional classroom, and into the community.
University Transfer
Start here. Go anywhere.

Complete the first two years of a Bachelor's Degree at NWCC and transfer into a degree program at any university in British Columbia, Canada through our BC transfer agreements.
Degree Partnerships
Your adventurous pathway.

Our partnerships allow you to start at NWCC and finish at universities located all over the world.  We offer some of the lowest tuition in BC affording you a less expensive first two years.  Transfer your credits into one of our many degree partnerships and study abroad in Portugal, Finland, Australia, United States, Denmark and more! 
The location of Northwest Community CollegeNWCC's main campus is located in Terrace, BC with other locations in Hazelton, Kitimat, Prince Rupert, Smithers and two locations on HaidaGwaii in Masset and Queen Charlotte City.Terrace is a 90-minute flight from Vancouver, BC with daily departure times.

Northern BC boasts untamed forests, dramatic oceanscapes, and mountains that have to be experienced to be believed. In Northern BC, you can escape the crowds and the costs of city life, without compromising the quality of your education. Our communitiesare multi-cultural, safe and friendly with accommodation and homestay opportunities available.

At NWCC incredible people, rugged landscapes, clean air and deep flowing rivers elevate your experience. Join us for your international experience.
Tuition and Fees
Residence at the Terrace campus* (8 months @ $435) $3,480
Meals (8 months @ $350) $ 2,800
International tuition fees (10 courses) $12,259
Textbooks/supplies $1,600
Miscellaneous expenses $1,000
All prices in Canadian dollars.
Estimates only.  Prices vary and are subject to change.

*A shared apartment off campus is estimated to range between $500 to $800 per month.  Homestay is $800 monthly plus application and placement fees.
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