List of colleges in Alberta

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

Publicly funded colleges[edit]

Alberta's publicly funded colleges may offer academic upgrading, job readiness, apprenticeship, certificate, diploma, university transfer, baccalaureate and applied degree programs.[1]

College Location Founded Enrollment
Bow Valley College Calgary 1964 16,000
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[edit]


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

Private Technical institute[edit]

Institution City Founded Enrollment
Canford Institute of Technology Edmonton 2016 40 (20 full-time students, 20 part-time and online students)

Private colleges[edit]

The following private colleges are accredited to grant degrees:[3]

Institution City Founded Enrollment
Alberta Bible College Calgary 1932
CLAC Career Development College Edmonton 2017
Cambrooks College Calgary 2011
St. Mary's University Calgary 1986 500
Peace River Bible Institute Sexsmith 1933 150
Prairie Bible Institute Three Hills 1922 300
Taylor Seminary Edmonton 1939
Vanguard College Edmonton 1964 250

The following private colleges offer programs licensed by the Private Career Colleges branch in accordance with the Private Vocational Training Act and Regulation:[4]

College City Founded Enrollment
ABM College of Health and Technology Calgary 2010 500
High Velocity Equipment Training Camrose 2008
MaKami College Edmonton and Calgary 2003 250
MTG Healthcare Academy Calgary and Red Deer 2011
Alberta Caregiving Institute Edmonton 2010 40
Edmonton Digital Arts College Edmonton 2002 80
Robertson College Calgary and Edmonton 2004
InnoTech College Calgary and Edmonton 2015 40
Elevated Learning Academy Calgary and Edmonton 2010 150
Reeves College Calgary and Edmonton 1961 500
Sundance College Calgary 2016

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