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Selkirk College - Castlegar Campus

canada flagCastlegar, British Columbia, Canada

University Overview

Feel at home in our classrooms and communities, nestled within the welcoming West Kootenay and Boundary regions. Since 1966, Selkirk College has been providing innovative and unique learning opportunities.

Located amidst the breathtaking beauty of southern British Columbia, Selkirk College is home to 60-plus nationally recognized programs serving about 2,700 full-time learners per year in certificate, diploma, bachelor degree, co-operative education and continuing education programs. With eight campus locations in six different West Kootenay and Boundary communities, Selkirk College offers outcomes for in-demand employment, credit transfer to a multitude of universities for degree completion and enhanced training to further career opportunities.

CAD 12000

Living Cost

CAD 9000-25000


CAD 10000-15000


University Facts

Established in 1966

Programmes 9 Available

Total Students 2200+

Total Int. Students 0+

Admission Requirement

The following requirements must be fulfilled to get admitted to Selkirk College

  • International students are considered on a 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(9)

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

9000 - 25000 Per year


10000 - 15000 Per year


CAD13158Tuition Fee

CAD12000Living Cost

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  • Accomodation (On Campus)
  • Campus Security
  • Career Support
  • Co-op Program
  • Food & Dining Sevices
  • Health Insurance
  • Internet Services
  • Internship & on-the-job training
  • IT Services Helpdesk
  • Library Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Orientation for new students
  • Parking and Transit
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Recruitment Services
  • Scholarships and Awards
  • Social and Cultural Events
  • Sports & Recreation Facilities
  • Student Club and Socities
  • Student Leaderships
  • Student Unions and Associations
  • Study & Work Permit
  • Tax Information (T2202A)
  • Volunteer & Community Outreach Programme
  • Work While Studying
  • Student Learning Centre
  • University Transfer Options
  • Continuing Education
  • Online learning Programs
  • Part Time Programs
  • Women Safety and Resources Centre
  • International Student Life Centre
  • Academic/Career Portals


Selkirk College offers impeccable student services and helps the students feel at home instantly on coming to campus. The services designed keeping in mind intricate details of student life and everything they need to have a great life at campus.

  • Health and Dental Services
  • Outdoor Learning Labs
  • Mental Health and Counseling Services
  • Sports and Recreation Facilities
  • Open House and Campus Tours
  • Accessibility Services for Physically Challenged
  • International Student Service Centre
  • Social and Cultural Events
  • Aboriginal Services Centre
  • Peer Mentorship


Selkirk College offers multiple scholarships, awards & bursaries in order to aid their finances and also to provide them accreditation for their outstanding performance. Selkirk College awards more than $400,000 in scholarships and bursaries on an annual basis.

  • Selkirk College Internal Scholarships
    • GPA Scholarships 
    • Department Nominations
    • Application Scholarships 
    • International Scholarships
  • Selkirk Bursaries
    • Selkirk College Bursaries
    • Columbia Basin Trust Bursary
    • SIDIT Bursaries
  • Entrance Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries
    • Irving K Barber Scholarship
    • Bev LaPointe Memorial Scholarship for Women on Trades
    • British Columbia Environment Industry Association (BCEIA) Scholarship
    • CCU/CSC John St-Amand / Madeleine Parent Bursary
    • Ch’nook Scholars Program
    • Chinese Government Scholarship and Guangdong Scholarship Programs
    • ECEBC Bursary - Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia
    • Pisapio Undergraduate Scholarship
    • The Public Guardian and Trustee Educational Assistance Fund

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