North Island College

Canada

Public University, Estd. in 1975

Updated on - May 23rd 2020 by Piyush Bhartiya

Overview

North Island College Facts

North Island College is a community institution that is located on Vancouver Island of British Columbia, Canada. The college has four campuses with three centers. The largest campus of the NIC is in the Comox Valley, at 2300 Ryan Road in Courtenay.

  • The college has a centre which is located in Ucluelet. There are two vocational centers Tebo Vocational Centre in Port Alberni and Vigar Road Vocational Centre in Campbell River, both provide good quality of education.
  • North Island College was established in 1975 with approximately 400 employees. North Island College have over 1,000 courses along with 80 programs in health care, trades, business, fine arts, tourism, and university studies.
  • NIC offers three Bachelor of Business Administration degrees, with majors in Marketing, Accounting and General Management. Along with these it also offers a B.Sc in nursing program which is done in partnership with Vancouver Island University.
  • Comox Valley Campus has more than 4,000 students while Campbell River Campus and Port Alberni Campus have more than 2500 students. Mount Waddington Regional Campus has approximately 1000 students.
  • NIC is known for two things- its dynamic research environment and strong alumni network. There are more than 1500 international students in the all the four campus of the college.

Popular Courses

1st year total fees:
Rs. 693,388.80
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 693,388.80
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 742,281.60
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 693,388.80
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
1st year total fees:
Rs. 741,170.40
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL

About North Island College

History

NIC was founded in 1975. North Island College initially opted for a distance education model which includes the outreach operations as the city had a small and dispersed population so in order took the college to the people they introduced these operations. NIC soon earned a good reputation in open learning. In 1990, the process of constructing campuses to serve the areas began. The Comox Valley campus was founded in 1992 which was followed by Port Alberni’s campus in 1995 and the Campbell River campus in 1997.

In 2004, NIC offered its first bachelors degree in Nursing in partnership with VIU, which was soon followed by a program in Liberal Studies along with a Fine Arts degree, in partnership with ECU. In 2006, NIC was granted approval to offer its own course in the Bachelor of Business Administration.

Overview

North Island College is known for advancing student success, education and community growth through NIC for more than 25 years. The college is dedicated in supporting students through various sports courses, scholarships and bursaries, equipping classes with latest technology and ensuring the best possible learning services are accessible on the college campus. In 2017, more than $290,000 in scholarships and bursaries were offered to students.

North Island College offers more than 900 courses and 70 programs.  It serves in a region of 80,000 square kilometers; the college has four campuses smaller centre in Ucluelet. Individuals can access a broad range of learning opportunities which includes college preparatory, academic/university transferor Certificates, Diplomas along with Degrees, Post Degree Diplomas, vocational and trades training programs. The college various streams in which one can opt-  Business, Health Care, Tourism & Hospitality, Fine Arts & Design, Interactive Media, Trades & Technology and university partnerships/transfer, many with other choices.

The classes have not more than 35 students and teaching is done through latest technologies and web based methods such as on-site library, bookstore. The campus has amazing cafeteria facilities with student council, student recreation and other clubs to get involved in the college’s community based activities.

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