Founded in 1965, Bow Valley College is located in Alberta and is the largest Comprehensive Community College in the area providing technical and vocational training to students from Canada and around the world.
Whether you pursue a one-year certificate or a two-year diploma, or follow a continuing learning or professional development path, you’ll graduate with the skills you need to get hired. After you graduate from Bow Valley College, you’ll be ready to join the workforce in whatever industry you’ve chosen. 88% of Bow Valley graduates find employment within one year of finishing their studies.
Bow Valley offers certificates, diplomas, and post-diploma certificates across the following courses and departments:
Bow Valley College has over 17,000 students, and almost 2,500 international students enrolled, studying programs in in-demand sectors such as cybersecurity, information technology services, business, health care, and many more.
The Students’ Association of Bow Valley College is your voice on campus, your advocate outside Bow Valley College, and your access point for volunteer opportunities, career and learning events, and other services for your success.
Bow Valley College provides facilities from housing and food to healthcare and legal aid to its students. There is also an expert team to help students with their academic needs. It offers support services such as academic advising, career services and peer tutoring.
Orientation sessions are conducted for new starters so they will become familiar with College life. Informational and advisory sessions are conducted so that students will learn about policies, general rules, and the college's honour code.
Bow Valley College was recognised as one of Canada’s top 50 research colleges in the annual Research Infosource rankings.
Bow Valley does not provide any on-campus accommodation, but can assist with off-campus living. Contact Learner Success Services at Bow to find out more.
Bow Valley College has four campuses in Airdrie, Banff, Cochrane, and Okotoks.
When you study at Bow Valley College, you get to be downtown every day. That includes easy and fast public transit, a vibrant city feel on campus, and plenty of places nearby to relax and recharge before or after class.
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