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Red Deer Polytechnicrdpolytech.ca
Red Deer College (RDC) is a comprehensive community college serving 7,500 full-and part-time credit and apprenticeship students, and more than 38,000 youth and adult learners in the School of Continuing Education. New program development has RDC well-positioned as it transitions to a polytechnic over the next three to five years.
As a polytechnic, RDC will continue to offer over 100 program options including apprenticeship, certificates, diplomas, university transfer, degree completion programs with partner universities, and its own applied and baccalaureate degrees, allowing students to remain at RDC for the duration of their program.
Applied learning and small class sizes, with a variety of student services and clubs, along with a historic RDC Athletics program of 24 national championships and 166 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) team and individual titles, make Red Deer College a great choice for students.
The College has expanded its teaching, learning, athletic and living spaces with the additions of the state-of-the-art Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre/Centre des Jeux du Canada Gary W. Harris, Alternative Energy Lab and construction of a new Residence which all enhance RDC’s Alternative Energy Initiative.
Red Deer College’s main campus is strategically situated on 290 acres of Alberta’s natural landscape along Queen Elizabeth II Highway. RDC is also proud to serve its Donald School of Business students housed at a downtown campus, located in the Millennium Centre, in addition to housing teaching and learning space at the Welikoklad Event Centre.
Program Type University Transfer
Credential Type Non-Credential
Length 2 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
1. Minimum average of 60% with no mark below 50% in:
a. ELA 30-1
b. 4 courses from Groups A, B, or C (Social Studies 30-1 and a 30-level Language Other than English highly recommended), with no more than one course from Group B
Note: Some universities require Math 30-1 for admission or as a prerequisite for required courses. Transfer students are responsible for learning the specific admission, progression, and prerequisite requirements of their programs.
2. Mature Student
You must be 19 years of age or older, out of high school at least one full year before the program starts, and have a minimum average of 60% with no mark below 50% in:
a. ELA 30-1
b. Subject from Group A, B, or C
3. Successful completion of one year of a diploma program and Associate Dean approval.
Students should be aware of the following:
whether or not Math 30-1 is required for admission or as a prerequisite varies depending on transfer destination
students without Math 30-1 may limit their eligibility to some majors or institutions
- this recommendation applies only to Bachelor of Arts majors available at RDC and Math 30-1 specifically. For other 30-level admission or prerequisite requirements, or for admission to other degrees, please refer to the appropriate university calendar.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.
Tuition $5,472.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,924.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,600.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Yes
Updated July 07, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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