College Of The Rockies
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Live, Learn and Play! – College of the Rockies is located in the
Kootenay Rocky Mountains of southeastern BC, offering students a lifestyle and learning
opportunities to match the spectacular setting. The Main Campus and Gold Creek Campus
are in Cranbrook while the college also has regional campuses in Creston, Fernie,
Golden, Invermere and Kimberley, which offer unique programs and courses.
Smaller class sizes, personalized instruction, up-to-date technology, great support
services and professional, friendly staff who are dedicated to student success make the
College of the Rockies the best place to live, learn and play!
The college serves a regional population of close to 83,000 people, guided by their
Values and Mission Statements, and through the leadership of their President and Board
of Governors. Each year, they provide instruction in a wide variety of programs to
approximately 2100 full-time equivalent (FTE) students, including close to 200
international (FTE) students from more than 30 countries. Their commitment to providing
relevant and quality education is unwavering. Their state of the art campuses and
facilities are meeting the East Kootenay’s steadily growing demand for skilled workers
Why Study at COTR
- No. 1 in International Student Satisfaction
- Economical Tuition Rates
- Affordable Leaving Costs
- Dedicated Faculty
- Smaller Class Size
- Personalized Instruction
- Up To Date Technology
International Education & Development Department
College of the Rockies #1 overall in Canada and the World with International Students.
Impressive results in a global international student satisfaction survey conducted in
2012, which saw College of the Rockies ranked #1 overall in Canada and #2 in the world,
the 2013 and 2014 results are in: COTR moved up to #1 in the world in overall average
international student satisfaction!
College of the Rockies offers a wide range of options to meet your business education
goals. Whether you want to complete a Business Administration degree, diploma, or
certificate, there is a program for you. They offer business majors in Accounting,
General Management, and Marketing, as well as the specialty business program of
Aboriginal Financial Management.
- Bachelor of Business (Sustainable Business Practices) – The Bachelor of Business
Administration (BBA) in Sustainable Business Practices is a four-year program that
integrates social, economical and environmental theories and applications for
sustainable business practices in a wide variety of fields. The program includes
liberal arts and laboratory sciences in addition to specific business courses such
as accounting, marketing and general management and courses that address the
increasing need for organizations to commit to and demonstrate sustainability.
- Business Administration Diploma (Accounting, Marketing and General Management) –
Graduates of Business Administration Diploma programs may find employment in
accounting, banking, finance, real estate, insurance, purchasing, marketing and many
other management training positions from medium to large corporations or in small
business entrepreneurship. This program takes at least two years to complete and is
our most popular program.
- 12th with over 50%. IELTS Requirements – 6.0 overall and reading 6.0, writing 6.0,
listening 5.5, speaking 5.5. Math Requirement – minimum 65%.
- Tuition Fee – CAD 4850 per semester (15 weeks). There are two semesters per year.
- Application Fee – CAD 100(non-refundable)
Other Study Areas
Arts and Science
- Bachelor of Science Nursing
- Bachelor of Education
Child, Youth and Family Studies
- Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate
- Education Assistant
- Family Child Care
- Human Service Worker
Computers and Information Technology
- Computer Support Technician Certificate
- Bachelor of Science Nursing (Registered Nursing)
- Bridge to Health and Technical Programs
- Dental Assistant
- Health Care Assistant
- Practical Nursing Access Program – ONLINE
- Practical Nursing Program
The Student Life and Athletics team is dedicated to enhancing your entire experience by
offering a wide variety of activities and events throughout the academic year. Whether
it’s a ski day, a co-ed basketball league or an Avalanche volleyball match, we have
something for everyone. Throughout the semester, various fitness classes like Zumba and
Yoga are offered with reduced rates for the students.
Student facilities are provided such as:
- Weight Room
- Wall Climbing
- Disc Golf