Okanagan College is a public, post-secondary institution established in 1963. Okanagan College has since grown to be the largest college in British Columbia outside the Lower Mainland and Victoria. It operates four campuses in British Columbia at Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon, and Salmon Arm.
Okanagan College offers various programs to international students such as ESL courses/language training, vocational and trades programs and four-year degree programs in both Business and Computer Information Systems. Many students also choose the university transfer programs, which allows students a smooth transition and cost-saving entry method into many of Canada’s most prestigious universities. This program includes courses in history, literature, psychology, chemistry, biology, physics and gender studies.
Okanagan College offers a variety of career-focused programs with small class sizes including academic, vocational, trades, apprenticeship and continuing education programs and courses. Total student population at the college is more than 8,500 students (across all campuses) of which over 1,000 are international students.
Okanagan College’s Vernon campus Located minutes from downtown Vernon with a stunning view of Kalamalka Lake, which offers an abundance of programs, from Business Administration diploma and degree programs, to Arts and Science Associate degrees, and a variety of Trades, Health and Continuing Studies certificates and diplomas. The city of Vernon is the commercial hub of the North Okanagan. Surrounded by suede-like grasslands, and scenic lakes, including the iridescent Kalamalka, the community offers year-round recreation opportunities with an economy fuelled by entrepreneurship, with big Western Canadian companies getting their start here – like Kal Tire and Okanagan Springs.
Notable Alumni: Launi Skinner (CEO at First West Credit Union), Michael Blonde (Global Director, Enterprise Growth Strategy at Hoostsuite Media Inc.), Paige Schoenfeld (Associate Vice President)
Okanagan College Vernon Programs
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Bachelors: CAD$ 13,750
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees
Bachelors: Winter: January 3, Spring: May 7, Summer: July 3, Fall: September 5
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines
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