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List of colleges in Alberta


List of colleges in Alberta

This is a list of colleges in Alberta. Post-secondary education in the province of Alberta, Canada is regulated by the Ministry of Innovation and Advanced Education. Alberta is home to the following tertiary education institutions:


  • Publicly funded colleges 1
  • Technical institutes 2
  • Private Colleges 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Publicly funded colleges

Alberta's publicly funded colleges may offer academic upgrading, job readiness, apprenticeship, certificate, diploma, university transfer, baccalaureate and applied degree programs.[1]
University Location Founded Enrollment
Alberta College of Art and Design Calgary 1973 1,115
Bow Valley College Calgary 1965 14,000
Grande Prairie Regional College Grande Prairie 1966 2,000
Keyano College Fort McMurray 1965 10,000
Lakeland College Vermilion 1913 7,000
Lethbridge College Lethbridge 1957 7,200
Medicine Hat College Medicine Hat 1965 2,700
NorQuest College Edmonton 1965 10,800
Northern Lakes College Grouard 1999
Olds College Olds 1913 1,288
Portage College Lac La Biche 1968
Red Deer College Red Deer 1964 10,000

Technical institutes

University City Founded Enrollment
NAIT - Northern Alberta Institute of Technology Edmonton 1962 81,000 (8,600 full-time students, 12,600 apprentice registrants and 59,800 part-time students)
SAIT Polytechnic Calgary 1916 75,000 (14,000 full-time, 61,000 part-time)

Private Colleges

The following Private Colleges are accredited to grant degrees:[1]

University City Founded Enrollment
Alberta Bible College Calgary 1932
Ambrose University Calgary 1921 ~800
Burman University Lacombe 1907 520
Concordia University of Edmonton Edmonton 1921 1,700
Cambrooks College Calgary 2011
The King's University Edmonton 1979 667
St. Mary's University Calgary 1986 500
Peace River Bible Institute Sexsmith 1933 150
Prairie Bible Institute Three Hills 1922 300
Taylor University College and Seminary Edmonton 1939
The following Private Colleges offer programs licensed by the Private Vocational Training branch in accordance with the Private Vocational Training Act and Regulation:[2]
College City Founded Enrollment
ABM College of Health and Technology Calgary 2010 500
High Velocity Equipment Training Camrose 2008
MaKami College Edmonton & Calgary 2003 250
Alberta Caregiving Institute Edmonton 2010 40
Robertson College Calgary & Edmonton 2004
Reeves College Calgary & Edmonton 1961 500

See also


  1. ^ a b c
  2. ^

External links

  • Government of Alberta. Innovation and Advanced Education > Post-Secondary System
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