Choose BC's Colleges

There are many post-secondary education options available to learners in BC. Relevant, affordable, accessible and applied, BC's colleges have an outstanding reputation.

With smaller classes, flexible admissions, and world-class transfer programs, these are just some of the reasons BC's colleges are a smart choice:

  • BC's colleges deliver more than 250 programs to more than 125,000 students through campuses and learning centres in over 50 communities.
  • Tuition at our colleges is affordable– learners pay significantly less than at a university.
  • Credentials earned at college are in high demand by employers.
  • Our colleges offer flexible admission policies, and a wide range of preparatory and upgrading courses that make post-secondary credentials (certificate, diploma, degree or post-degree) a reality for our learners.
  • BC’s colleges are renowned for their friendly, inclusive quality learning environment, and supports offered to learners of all ages.
  • Classes are smaller – learners get more individual attention, have more opportunities to ask questions and are better able to learn and practice new skills.
  • Colleges offer extensive choice – it’s easy for learners to find a program that suits their unique needs and goals.
  • Colleges have a world-class university transfer program – unlike in many other jurisdictions, our learners can take advantage of the smaller class sizes while earning course credits that can be transferred to another college or university degree program, in BC, nationally or internationally.