Northern Lights College - Fort St. John Campus

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Northern Lights College - Fort St. John Campus

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  • Updated On: Jan 31,2023 03:58 PM IST

University Overview

Northern Lights College is a post-secondary academic institution located in Northern British Columbia and established in 1975. Northern Lights College is a member of British Columbia Colleges and a group of 11 colleges located throughout the province of British Columbia. With a catchment area of 324,000 square kilometres, with campus locations in Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John and Tumbler Ridge with access centers in Atlin, Dease Lake and Hudson’s Hope. 

Northern Lights College has a unique regional advantage and a l-collaboration with industry, employers, communities are designed to provide students the opportunity to obtain the classroom education, and supplement to make the successful transition from student to employees. This collaborative approach allows NLC to produces successful graduates with great skills and a bright future.

The college is a Centre of Excellence for British Columbia in three key areas of training: Oil and Gas, Clean Energy Technology, and Aerospace. NLC offers Upgrading, University Transfers and Online Courses. The institution has videoconference facilities available at all campuses. Programs at NLC are designed to provide students the opportunity to obtain the necessary classroom education, and supplement that with appropriate practicum or hands-on opportunities to make the successful transition from student to employee.

CAD 11000

Living Cost

CAD 8500-18500


CAD 11000-12000


University Facts

Established in 1975

Programmes 24 Available

Total Students 700+

Admission Requirement

The following requirements must be fulfilled to get admitted to Northern Lights College

  • International students are considered on case-by-case basis. There can be some additional requirements, depending on the program you are applying to.
  • Students are required to submit their original transcripts from their last attended academic institutions. If they are not in English, then submit the translated copies of the same along with the originals.
  • Should provide the certificate issued by the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) that compares educational credentials from other countries to educational standards in Canada.
  • Applicants must be 18 years old at the time of the beginning of the course.
  • You need to submit your English language proficiency test scores if you are coming from a non-English speaking country.

Please note: If you are not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, you must obtain a valid study permit before you come to Canada.

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All Programs(24)

Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Approximate Tuition Fee Per Year

8500 - 18500 Per year


11000 - 12000 Per year


CAD11710Tuition Fee

CAD11000Living Cost

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  • Accomodation (On Campus)
  • Campus Security
  • Career Support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Food & Dining Sevices
  • Health Insurance
  • Internship & on-the-job training
  • Library Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Orientation for new students
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Recruitment Services
  • Social and Cultural Events
  • Sports & Recreation Facilities
  • Student Club and Socities
  • Student Leaderships
  • Student Unions and Associations
  • Volunteer & Community Outreach Programme


Northern Lights College has carved a niche for itself owing to the exceptional student services made available to the students. There are a vast number of student services available at Northern Lights College, which help the students both old and new in numerous different ways. The following are a few of them:

  • On Campus Housing
  • Health and Dental Services
  • Mental Health and Counseling Services
  • Sports and Recreation Facilities
  • Student Connect  Center
  • Open House and Campus Tours
  • Orientation Program
  • Community Outreach Program
  • Accessibility Services for Physically Challenged
  • International Student Service Centre
  • Social and Cultural Events
  • Aboriginal Services Centre
  • Peer Mentorship


Scholarship Announced for First 6 Associate of Science Degree Students
For the first time scholarship has been announced for Associate of Science Degree Students. First 6 students who will get LOA of Jan 2021 after payment of Tuition fee for Associate of Science Degree Program will get a credit of $500 in their second semester fees.

Northern Lights College provides its students to win for themselves a number scholarships, awards and bursaries in order to work on their finances as well as win accolades for their outstanding performance. The Northern Lights College Foundation is responsible for managing and giving away these scholarships and awards. Mentioned below are certain major scholarships, bursaries and awards for the students:

  • Entrance Awards and Scholarships
  • New Student Awards and Scholarships
  • General Awards
  • NLC Graduate Awards and Scholarships
  • Emergency Assistance Grants
  • Indigenous Awards and Bursaries
  • External Awards and Scholarships

Map and Location

9820 120 Ave, Fort St John, BC V1J 6K1, Canada

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