Northern Lights College | Lower tuition and affordable on-campus housing

Northern Lights College (NLC) is British Columbia’s Energy College, serving northern British Columbia in an area covering more than 324,000 square kilometres. NLC opened in 1975. NLC has campus locations in Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, and Tumbler Ridge, along with access centres in Atlin, Dease Lake and Hudson’s Hope.



Northern Lights College | Lower tuition and affordable on-campus housing

Why Northern Lights College?

For over 20 years, Northern Lights College has been welcoming international students from around the world to  this part of Beautiful British Columbia. While attending Northern Lights College many students complete certificates or diplomas and then successfully transfer to universities across Canada to complete their degree. Students choose Northern Lights College because of the following:

  • Small class sizes which means a lot of personal attention for every student
  • First and second year university level courses many of which transfer to universities in British Columbia and across Canada
  • Lower tuition and affordable on-campus housing and homestays 
  • Modern, new campuses and residence buildings 
  • Free wireless and on campus computer usage
  • A natural lifestyle (fishing, camping, hiking, outdoor sports, wildlife, Aurora Borealis)
  • Friendly people on campus, in our safe city, and in the welcoming homestays 
  • Many volunteer opportunities
  • A great environment with international students studying alongside Canadian students in a peaceful city with no crowds 
  • Local employment opportunities for students enrolled full-time in academic programs

Popular Programs Offered

  • Practical Nursing Diploma
  • Social Services Worker Diploma
  • Associate of Arts (Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Health Studies
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Diploma
  • Post Graduate Diploma - Business Management (General)
  • Post Graduate Diploma - Business Management (Information Technlogy)
  • Post Graduate Diploma - Business Management (Health Administration)
  • Early Childhood Education and Care Diploma
Northern Lights College is one of the Partner Schools of Gateway to Canada. You may send email to admission@gatewaytocanada.com if you need admission application assistance.