Red Deer College

  • Location: Red Deer, Alberta (YYC)
  • History of Institution:

    Red Deer college (RDC) has served learners for 56 years, creating a strong foundation for us to continue expanding and evolving our programs and opportunities.

    Here is a quick look at RDC:
    – 7,500 full- and part-time students
    – 96% of graduates are satisfied with the quality of their education
    – 92% of graduates find employment within 6 months of graduation

    In addition, RDC’s main campus features new world-class facilities, including a teaching, learning and athletic centre. Main campus also features a new Residence building, dynamic performing arts facilities, an innovative Alternative Energy Lab and a wide variety of spaces to study and socialize.

    RDC has two campuses: main campus and downtown campus, both located in Red Deer. RDC’s main campus is a picturesque place to learn and live, with 290 acres – almost 120 hectares – that includes state-of-the-art facilities surrounded by nature and trails.

  • Department and Programs Offer:

    RDC offers Certificate, Diploma and University Transfer Programs

    Administrative Professional Certificate
    Aviation Certificate
    Health Care Management Post-Diploma Certificate
    Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate
    Management Certificate
    Unit Clerk Certificate
    Adult and Higher Education Instructor Post-Diploma Certificate
    Early Learning and Child Care Certificate
    Educational Assistant Certificate
    eLearning Instructor Post-Diploma Certificate
    Health Care Aide Certificate
    Medical Laboratory Assistant Certificate
    Pre-Health Sciences Certificate

    Justice Studies Diploma
    Media Studies and Professional Communication Diploma
    Social Work Diploma
    Business Administration Diploma
    Legal Assistant Diploma
    Visual Art Diploma
    Early Learning and Child Care Diploma
    Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma
    Instrumentation Engineering Technology Diploma
    Mechanical Engineering Technology Diploma
    Kinesiology & Sport Studies Diploma
    Occupational and Physical Therapist Assistant Diploma
    Pharmacy Technician Diploma
    Practical Nurse Diploma

    Bachelor of Arts – Anthropology
    Bachelor of Arts – Communications Studie
    Bachelor of Arts – Economics
    Bachelor of Arts – English
    Bachelor of Arts – History
    Bachelor of Arts – Philosophy
    Bachelor of Arts – Political Science
    Bachelor of Arts – Psychology
    Bachelor of Arts – Recreation, Sport & Tourism
    Bachelor of Arts – Sociology
    Bachelor of Arts – University Transfer
    Bachelor of Business Administration – collaboration with Mount Royal University
    Bachelor of Commerce – University Transfer
    Bachelor of Applied Arts, Animation and Visual Effects
    Bachelor of Applied Arts, Film, Theatre and Live Entertainment
    Bachelor of Fine Art
    Bachelor of Education/Science Combined
    Bachelor of Education – University Transfer
    Bachelor of Education Middle Years – collaboration with University of Alberta
    Bachelor of Science – Engineering
    Bachelor of Kinesiology and Sport Studies – University Transfer
    Bachelor of Science, Nursing – collaboration with University of Alberta

    NOTE: Application for Sept programs start opening Oct 1st

    Total Student Population: 7,500 Full and Part-Time students annually

    International Population: 200 students from over 40 different nationalities

  • Population: 7,500 Full and Part-Time students annually
  • International Population: 200 students from over 40 different nationalities
  • Accommodation:

    RDC’s on-campus Residence offers a wide range of accommodations options. Whether you are looking to meet new friends or stay in a quiet place on your own, we’ve got you covered. Depending on a student’s preference and budget, there are multiple on-campus accommodation options that students can apply for, such as single accommodations
    in a bachelor suite or a room in shared accommodation. The cost of living on campus ranges from approximately $625 to $850 per month depending on the type of accommodation. International students interested in living on campus should note this on their application.

    GPI Canada also offers a Homestay Program option for those preferring to live in a family home environment. We have an extensive database of host families who are fully vetted and dedicated to providing a safe & welcoming environment throughout your studies in Canada.

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