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Bow Valley College is Calgary and region’s largest college and serves more than 16,000 full-time and part-time students. Programs and courses — in class, online, part-time, full-time, and blended — are offered at campuses in downtown Calgary and at seven regional campuses throughout southern Alberta. South Campus houses the Calgary campuses for the University of Lethbridge, Athabasca University, and Olds College.
The College offers one-year certificates and two-year diplomas for programs in the Chiu School of Business, the School of Health and Wellness, the School of Community Studies, and the School of Creative Technologies. The College has four post-diploma certificate programs in Digital Marketing, Health and Human Services Management, Kitchen and Bath Design, and Software Development. Bow Valley College also launched its first post-baccalaureate certificate in Data Management and Analytics, which provides the opportunity for university graduates to expand their skill sets. The School of Global Access offers English language learning, and academic upgrading is offered through the School of Foundational Learning.
Bow Valley College offers a wide range of continuing education courses and workplace training services through the School of Continuing Learning. Career planning and assessment services are also made available to thousands of Albertans every year.
Funding is available through an extensive financial aid and awards program. College advisors help learners with planning and funding applications. Year-round entry for many programs allows students to begin studies at their convenience.
Bow Valley College welcomes students from all parts of the world and from all walks of life, ensuring rich learning and life experiences.
Campuses: Calgary, Airdrie, Banff & Canmore, Cochrane, High River, Okotoks, Strathmore
Indigenous Student Services
Child Care and Daycare
Disabilities and Special Needs Services
Extension and Continuing Education
Extracurricular Social Activities
Extracurricular Sports and Fitness Facilities
International Student Services
Job Search Services
Study/Work Abroad Programs
First Day Applications Accepted
For most programs, applications open on the first business day of the month, 13 months before the program begins.
Last Day Applications Accepted
Programs are filled on a first-qualified, first-accepted basis. Admissions will close either when the program reaches capacity or the day before the program begins. Many programs reach capacity 8-10 months before the program starts.
Our Practical Nurse Diploma has strict application and transcript deadlines. Learners should visit bowvalleycollege.ca/applying for more details.
Admission requirements vary significantly by program, and may include academic courses, career program pathways, GED exam results, or BVC admissions testing. Visit bowvalleycollege.ca/applying for more details.