Who We Are
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Coast Mountain College, previously Northwest Community College (NWCC), is an accredited post-secondary institution that serves the rich and diverse communities and learners of BC’s beautiful northwest region.
Established in 1975 in Terrace, BC, Coast Mountain College has expanded to six regional campuses serving 34 communities, 21 of which are First Nations communities. The College provides students with innovative programs that lead to sustainable careers for people in the north. Our campuses are located in Hazelton, Queen Charlotte, Masset, Smithers, Prince Rupert and Terrace.
CMTN offers college access programs; small class sizes; health and human services programs; online programs; university credit programs, trades foundation and apprenticeship programs. Coast Mountain College also offers innovative and flexible mobile training, reaching communities beyond its campuses.
Coast Mountain College aims to be the college of choice for experiential, place-based learning allowing students to learn both in the classroom and in the spectacular outdoor spaces that are so unique to this part of Canada.
5331 McConnell Avenue,
5331 McConnell Avenue
- Associate Degree
- Certificates: 1 Year or Less
- Diplomas: 2-3 Years
- Trades Apprenticeship
- Trades Foundation Certificate
- Upgrading / HS Completion
Info on All Programs
Areas of Study Available
- Business and Management
- Health Related
- Agriculture, Natural Resources and Science
- Engineering and Electronics
- Upgrading Programs
Study Abroad Opportunities
Study Abroad at select institutions in Portugal, Finland, Australia, Denmark, The U.S, and more!
Study Abroad Info
Basic Admissions Requirements
Entrance requirements are specific to individual programs and these requirements must be met before you can attend.
English Proficiency Requirements
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.
No application fee.
How to Apply
Entrance Scholarships Deadline
Other Scholarship Info
Student Loan Info
Financial Aid Contact Phone
First Year Residence Spots
Terrace campus has five, two-floor traditional residence buildings.
Total Average Residence Cost
Residence Cost Details
Single: $500/month; Superior: $600/month; Short stay: $40.00 per night
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.
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.