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The College of New Caledonia has played an important role in training and educating residents in northern B.C. since 1969.

CNC offers more than 70 programs in health sciences, trades and technologies, social services, business and university studies and is an integral part of what makes CNC a great place to learn.

CNC provides affordable tuition, practical, hands-on learning and no more than 37 students in a class, which makes it easier for students to achieve their goals. In as little as 10 months, students can acquire the skills they need for a long-lasting, stable and successful career.

General Info General Info

Enrolment Total

Detailed Costs
Campus Locations

Prince George Campus

3330 - 22nd Avenue,
Prince George, BC

Prince George Campus

3330 - 22nd Avenue
Prince George, 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

CNC Students and employees, and Prince George community members are welcome to participate in Study Abroad programs. Join one of our International Field Schools, International Volunteer Projects, or complete your Practicum abroad. Travel to exciting and interesting places including Costa Rica, Italy, Korea, China, and a wide range of communities in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Admissions Admissions

Basic Admissions Requirements

In addition to general admission requirements, specific program requirements or course pre-requisites must be met in order to qualify for admission. Admission into many of our programs requires Student Readiness Assessment tests (SRA) and the Skilled Trades programs also require a Mechanical Reasoning assessment test.

English Proficiency Requirements


Application Deadline

March 31st for September semester; October 30th for January Semester.


Applications will be accepted after the deadlines if there are available seats.  However, we do recommend applying as early as possible as this will give students the best chance to gain acceptance to their programs of choice.

Application Fee

Applications for domestic students are $40.

How to Apply

Submit a completed application form and the application fee ($40.00) to the campus of choice, or Apply Online.

Please visit our Admissions webpage for more information.

Admissions Contact Email
Admissions Contact Phone

Financial Aid Financial Aid

Entrance Scholarships Deadline

At this time, we do not have entrance awards.  Registered CNC students can apply for a large suite of internal awards beginning in late October.  Internal awards have varying deadlines: Dec. 31; Feb. 28; April 30; June 1.

Other Scholarship Info
Student Loan Info

Financial Aid Contact Email
Financial Aid Contact Phone

Residence Residence

First Year Residence Spots
Residence Options

Located a few steps from the main campus, the Residence has 92 spaces available to both first year and returning students, mature students, trades students, and international students.

Total Average Residence Cost
Semester Rates are from $450 to $500 month depending on room option, plus Damage Depost and Semester Activity Fee.
Residence Cost Details

In addition to semester rates, Trades rooms are $115/week and the Short-Term rate is $30/day plus GST.

Residence Application Deadline

Space is limited so students are advised to apply as early as possible.

How to Apply

For more information or to apply for student housing, please visit the Student Housing & Accommodations webpage!

International Students International Students

International Student Info

The College of New Caledonia provides a welcoming environment for all students from around the world. The international student population has grown significantly in the last few years and CNC is managing this increase as best as possible. CNC does have set capacities for some programs, including PDIT, PDHRM and PDTRM. CNC will be reviewing their international student policies and procedures, which may lead to additional caps in 2019.

English Language Requirement

Completed High School with equivalent of BC Grade 12 with English 12 [Minimum C Grade]; or have a minimum TOEFL score of 80 (IBT), an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent as determined by College of New Caledonia or have completed CNC’s English for Academic Purposes

More International Student Info

International Students Contact Email
International Students Contact Phone

Indigenous Student Supports & Services Indigenous Student Supports & Services

Indigenous Student Supports & Services Info

The Aboriginal Resource Centre (ARC) at CNC provides information and support before and after you become a CNC student that will help you achieve your educational goals. We strive to provide culturally safe services and facilities to Aboriginal students.

In addition, ARC staff liaise with Aboriginal communities & organizations to engage them to work collaboratively with CNC to provide culturally relevant programs and services.

In addition, ARC provides a drop-in study centre for Aboriginal students and supports the activities of the Dream Hunters Aboriginal Student Club at CNC. The Staff at ARC provides moral support, encouragement and “a friendly listening post” to Aboriginal students whenever possible.

The Aboriginal Resource Centre (ARC) is located on the first floor of the Prince George campus, which is on the traditional unceded territory of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation.  We acknowledge their graciousness for welcoming knowledge-seekers to their territory.

More Indigenous Student Info

Accessibility Supports & Services Accessibility Supports & Services

Accessibility Supports & Services Info

Our Accessibility Services team is committed to helping CNC students with disabilities succeed in their studies.

Accessibility Services assists with ensuring you have equal access to educational opportunities by working to reduce the physical, attitudinal and systemic barriers.

More information about our services can be found by clicking the link below.

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