History, Affiliations and Rankings
Since 1969, the College of New Caledonia has served students in British Columbia's Central Interior. The college was founded in 1969 as a successor to the British Columbia Vocational School in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. The institution was named after Simon Fraser, an early explorer who gave the region the name "New Caledonia." The College of New Caledonia is also accredited by the national authorities and has the world ranking of #8493, Continental Ranking of #2067 and Country ranking of #115. The college is at #5127 position in the category of Impact Ranking. They are among the Top Colleges in Canada in terms of openness and excellence as per the reports by Webometrics.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
The college has six campuses namely, Prince George, Burns Lake, Fort St. James, Mackenzie, Quesnel and Vanderhoof. The college’s main campus Prince George is situated on the traditional territory of the Lheidli T’enneh. It is known as B.C.'s Northern Capital. It has a regional centre for shopping, sports, and the arts. They are appealing to the outdoor enthusiast with hundreds of kilometres of trails. It offers a total of 87 programs and 609 courses in the credentials of Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Diploma, College Certificates, apprenticeship and many more. Business and Management, Community and Continuing Education, Health Sciences, Human Services Technologies, Trades and Industry and University Studies are among the courses available at the college. The College region covers an area of about 117,500 square kilometres (or 12% of the province)
Accomplishments and Alumni
CNC is a unique learning environment because it is grounded in the community while also being dynamic in bringing new ideas to life. Buildings, projects, and programmes are only a few examples. They are recognized over the world for their contribution to Innovation Centre, Inclusiveness and Diversity, Institutional Research, Internationalisation and Sustainability. The college has a prestigious network of nearly 100,000 graduates applying their skills and expertise across the globe.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
At CNC, students can study and connect in a variety of ways. Digital delivery instruction (DDI), online education, and in-classroom learning are among them. The College offers a full range of Career, Technical, Vocational, and University Credit programming. The average annual enrollment is approximately 5,000 students. There are nearly 700+ international students from 60+ countries of the world. For students from various backgrounds, there are numerous organisations, groups, bands, and leagues to join. Students at the College of New Caledonia consistently rank the college first among regional colleges in terms of student satisfaction.