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The Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the Academic Ranking of World Universities both rank Northern Lights College as one of the best colleges in the world. The university has kept these rankings for nearly ten years with very little change.








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Course Duration Fee/Year
Bachelor in Practical Nursing 2 Years CAD 35,761.61
General Arts and Sciences Certificate 1 Year CAD 9,788.01
Certificate in Business Management 7 Months CAD 10,584.02
Advanced Certificate in Management 1 Year CAD 10,584.02
Certificate in Engineering 1 Year CAD 10,766.82
Advanced Certificate in Wind Turbine Maintenance 13 Months CAD 17,625.30
Certificate in Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation 1 Year CAD 11,057.71
Advanced Certificate in Culinary Arts 1 Year CAD 11,742.66
Diploma in Criminology 2 Years CAD 10,584.023
Associate of Arts Degree in Health Studies 2 Years CAD 11,642.43
Diploma in Interactive Technologies & Game Design 2 Years CAD 11,112.73

Course Duration Fee/Year
Business Management Post-Graduate Diploma 2 Years CAD 10,759.93
Business Management Post Degree Diploma - Health Administration Specialization 2 Years CAD 10,936.82
Business Management Post Degree Diploma - Information Technology Specialization 2 Years CAD 10,936.82

Admission Process

Among the British Columbia colleges, Northern Lights College stands out for its extensive selection of courses (54+) leading to various levels of certification and education. Every year, North Lights College welcomes new students for the fall, winter, and spring terms, beginning in September, January, and May. Some of its best-known programs are business management, oil and gas training, and health and human services.

Any interested party may obtain an application form from Northern Lights College. It is crucial that overseas students show they are proficient in English. Also, applications have to be sent to the school at least six months before the course starts.


Northern Lights College students get a 13% yearly return on their time and money investment. Students get a total of $3.10 in greater future wages for every $1 invested in Northern Lights College throughout the duration of their working lives. Northern Lights College improves students' lives and enhances their lifetime earnings. It helps taxpayers because a growing economy means more tax money and less need for social services that taxpayers pay for. Finally, it helps to keep both the local and provincial economies alive.

The hourly rate at Northern Lights College varies from roughly $20.98 for coaches to $46.66 for human resources specialists.

B.O.A. Merrill Lynch, Accenture, and HSBC Stemcell Technologies is Northern Lights University's most successful corporate recruiter.

Course Annual Package
Nursing Instructor $45.78 per hour
Personal Care and Home Health $46.55 per hour
Business Manager $46.66 per hour
Marketing Communications Coordinator $22.31 per hour
Animator $42.79 per hour
Business Teacher $42.40 per hour
Technical Support Specialist $23.68 per hour
Scientific Research & Development $45.25 per hour
Media & Communications $23.48 per hour
Food Preparation & Service $27.74 per hour

University Alumni work at some of the best companies in the world

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International students are eligible for a variety of scholarships, honors, and bursaries from the institution. Most scholarships are awarded based on merit, academic performance, and the recipients' financial requirements. Students must submit their scholarship applications by the end of January. The following are the scholarships provided by the NLC: Entrance Awards: NLC Graduate Awards: Emergency Assistance: New Student Awards: External Awards:

The institution has four admissions periods: fall, winter, spring, and summer. The application deadlines are as follows: Fall (September to December) Mid-August Winter (January to April) Early-March Spring (May to August) Mid-April Summer (July to August) Early-July Deadlines vary by course and may change frequently. We recommend that you check the university's website for specific deadlines.

After sending in their applications, students will hear back from the school in a few days or weeks. Students may use the university's admission site to verify the progress of their applications.

The institution has not released information about student enrollment or the overall number of students enrolled. However, the institution has 1.8% minority students, 21.6% provincial students, and 76.6% white, African-American, and foreign students.

Students are permitted to work both on and off campus, depending on their immigration status. During the semester, students may work a maximum of 20 hours per week. During vacations and holidays, students may work full-time, or 40 hours each week.

PICTA, which is now called PTIB, is a private college for career training. Northern Lights College, on the other hand, is a public school for people who have already finished high school.

Students and teachers meet for free over a worldwide phone line at a set time and day for teleconferenced lessons, which can last anywhere from 12 to 2 hours.