College of the Rockies

For more than 40 years, College of the Rockies has provided post-secondary education that meets the needs and aspirations of the people, industry and businesses of our region. Each year, we welcome more than 10,000 full-time and part-time students into a full range of programs, including: skilled trades, university studies, adult upgrading, early childhood education, health and human services, business, office administration, tourism, hospitality, recreation, fire services, continuing education and contract training. Through smaller class sizes, highly-personalized instruction and dedicated support services, our students are primed to succeed in the job market, or in the next stage of their academic journey.


Fast Facts

  • College of the Rockies serves a regional population of close to 83,000 people.
  • The BC Student Outcomes Survey reports 94% of College of the Rockies graduates say they were satisfied with their education, and rated the quality of instruction at 96%.
  • College of the Rockies embraces diversity, with students from over 30 different countries making up their student body.
  • College of the Rockies aims to incorporate experiential learning and local indigenous knowledge into all of their certificate, diploma, and degree programs.
  • Will be launching an Autonomous Systems Technician pilot program in September 2020, a direct response to industry need.
  • Located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains with skiing and other outdoor opportunities minutes from the classroom. Hundreds of kms of marked trails are just steps from the main campus.

Our programs include:


2700 College Way
Cranbrook, BC
V1C 5L7

Telephone: 877-489-2687
Website: www.cotr.bc.ca