Who We Are

Coast Mountain College (CMTN) is connected to place – to rich cultures, rugged landscapes and breathtaking vistas. It is where lifestyle and learning go hand in hand. And experiential learning brings theory to life.


An accredited college tucked away in the coastal mountains of spectacular British Columbia, Coast Mountain College provides its communities with innovative programs and experiential, place-based education. With seven regional campuses in Hazelton, Masset, Queen Charlotte, Prince Rupert, Smithers and Terrace, the College is rich with opportunities for connection; where the communities support and mentor student transformation.


Coast Mountain College provides quality education and a wide variety of post-degree diplomas, associate degrees, Red Seal Trades training, diplomas and certificates. With strong ties to the First Nations communities, Coast Mountain College emphasizes Indigenous programming with a student body made up of 56% of self-identified Indigenous students.

General Info General Info

Enrolment Details

NWCC is a recognized leader in Aboriginal education; Aboriginals make up roughly 40 per cent of the student body. This success is attributed to the College’s accessible teaching practices and the development of programs and courses specifically tailored to Aboriginal learners.

Detailed Costs
Campus Locations

5331 McConnell Avenue,
Terrace, BC

5331 McConnell Avenue
Terrace, BC

Credentials Available
  • Associate Degree
  • Certificates: 1 Year or Less
  • Diplomas: 2-3 Years
  • Trades Apprenticeship
  • Trades Foundation Certificate
  • Upgrading / HS Completion

Programs Programs

Info on All Programs
Study Abroad Opportunities

Five international transfer agreements enable students to Study Abroad at select institutions in Portugal, Finland, Australia, Denmark and the U.S.

Admissions Admissions

Basic Admissions Requirements

Entrance requirements are specific to individual programs and these requirements must be met before you can attend. Certain programs may be restricted to individuals over 18 years of age.

Application Deadline

In most programs, applicants are admitted on a first qualified, first admitted basis. If the next intake is full, you will be added to a waitlist for a future offering.

How to Apply

You can apply to NWCC online or through paper application. We recommend that you apply online as this will significantly reduce processing time. As soon as you apply be sure to email copies of your transcripts and documents to: info@nwcc.bc.ca which will also speed the process.

Admissions Contact Email

Financial Aid Financial Aid

Entrance Scholarships Deadline

May 31st

Entrance Scholarships Info
Other Scholarship Info
Student Loan Info

Residence Residence

First Year Residence Spots
Space is limited. We recommend you complete and submit your housing application as soon as you apply to Coast Mountain College.
Residence Options

Terrace campus has five, two-floor traditional residence buildings and a 47-bed work camp style trades dorm.

Total Average Residence Cost
Single and shared options are available, ranging from $350-$700 month on Terrace Campus.
Residence Cost Details

Single: $500/month; Superior: $600/month; Shared: $350/month.

Residence Application Deadline

Limited space. Apply as soon as you apply for admission.

How to Apply

In order to apply to Coast Mountain College Student Housing you must complete and submit a Residence Application Form and include the non-refundable residence application fee of $25.00. The form is available on the website.

Residence Contact Email
Residence Contact Phone

International Students International Students

International Student Info

International students can choose to complete their Certificates, Diplomas and Associate Degrees studying in beautiful Northwest British Columbia, with options that include Field Schools, Degree Partnerships and University Transfer opportunities.

English Language Requirement

If English is not your first language, or you do not meet the English language requirements of your program, you can demonstrate your proficiency through an evaluation method such as TOEFL, IELTS, or more.

More International Student Info

International Students Contact Email
International Students Contact Phone