History, Affiliations and Rankings
Northern Lights College was officially established in May 1975. At first, it changed into a vocational college referred to as BC Vocational School Dawson Creek. The curriculum of this college is split into two main parts: pre-apprenticeship and pre-employment. Northeast Community College was created in May 1975. The university held a "Name the College" competition. "Northern Lights College Canada" changed into decided from all of the names submitted, and that became the foundation of the college. NLC College is accredited to BCC and ACCC.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
Northern Lights College Canada has five campuses and three access centres. The first campus is located in Dawson Creek. This is a small metropolis close to the Japanese fringe of the Heping River location. The second campus is located in Fort St. John. Fort St. John is a town in northeastern British Columbia. It is the maximum populous location withinside the Hepinghe location. The third campuses are in Fort Nelson. Fort Nelson is a network in northeastern British Columbia, Canada. The fourth campus is located in Tumbler Ridge. It is a borough withinside the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. The fifth campus is situated in Chetwynd, additionally withinside the foothills of the Canadian Rockies.
Accomplishments & Alumni
There are many awards and scholarships given to students from this university and other organizations. NLC has an awards catalogue to help future undergraduate and graduate students recognize their success. NLC has a foundation that helps the university financially, and then these funds are used to award prizes to students. Canadian Politician and Member of Parliament in the house of commons of Canada, Bob Zimmer was a prestigious part of this college.
Each year, nearly 1800 students choose NLC as their alma mater. There are over 500 international students representing 15 different countries. Northern Lights College promotes students' health, well-being, and healthy lifestyles in order to foster a healthy and safe learning environment. Students can participate in social, cultural, and recreational activities through the Northern Lights College Students' Association (NLCSA). Through Local Institution Student Councils, which control student activities on each campus, the NLCSA aspires to have student representation from each campus.
The NLC Board of Directors has approved the tuition and other fees for each course. The fees vary depending on the type and duration of the program. In addition to the approved tuition, class-related fees, and student union fees, students are also required to pay the fees charged by the NLC Student Association (NLCSA). Part-time students (less than 9 credits per semester or part-time courses) are assessed at 55% of tuition fees. Northern Lights College Tuition Fee is usually calculated by multiplying the rate by the number of contact hours or credits in the course or program. It is important to note that for courses that enrol students for more than one academic year (September to August), the price applies to subsequent years. The academic tuition fees for International students stands at $359.00/credit hour and the estimated application fee of $100 is not included.