Cranbrook, Canada

Particular: Details

Location: British Columbia, Canada

Established: 1975

Total Students: 2,500

Percentage of International Students: 9%

Possesses the British Columbia Education Quality Assurance Designation

Has been granted LEED® Canada Certification for the Kootenay Centre South Expansion project

Offers internship opportunities and has a funding of up to $10,000 CAD in student research internship

Supports the college faculty in pursuing academic innovation and applied research through the Inspire Centre

Has a $133.8 million CAD yearly socioeconomic impact on the area according to the report of CCbenefits Inc.

On the International Student Barometer surveys held in 2013 and 2014, College of the Rockies ranked 1st in Canada and 1st in the world in overall international student satisfaction

The College of the Rockies offers online, onsite, and blended (a mix of online and onsite) courses

The types of programs offered by the College of the Rockies are:

  • Diploma – 21 programs
  • Certificate – 39 programs
  • Associate Degree – 6 programs
  • Apprenticeship – 8 programs
  • Foundation – 8 programs

The divisions of studies at the institute are:

  • University Studies
  • Business
  • Health
  • Fire Services Training
  • Global Studies
  • Kinesiology
  • Office Administration
  • Information Technology
  • Child, Youth and Family Studies
  • Trades and Adult Upgrading
  • Recreation
  • Tourism
  • Computer Science
  • Student success
  • Accessibility
  • Health and wellness
  • Academic advisors
  • Medical and mental support
  • Career advice
  • Financial aid
  • Indigenous services

Housing facility is available for students at Prucell House Residence. It has 16 living units with a total capacity of 96.  Every students gets a private bedroom at the on campus residence.

Besides on campus residence, students have the following options for accommodations:

Homestay: The international students can stay at the homes of Canadian families and the housing facilities are thoroughly checked by the representatives of the college authority.  

Off-campus residence: The off-campus residential facilities are available in the locality and the students have to make the research on their own.

The main campus is located in the city of Cranbrook in the province of British Columbia. The college also has its regional campuses in Creston, Fernie, Golden, Invermere, and Kimberley.

Each of the campuses has some Signature Programs of their own, such as-


Signature Programs

Creston Campus

Activity Assistant

Health Care Assistant

Fernie Campus

Mountain Adventure Skills Training(MAST)

Rocky Mountain Educational Adventures

Haul Truck Operator Program

Golden Campus

Adventure Tourism Business Operations

Health Care Assistant

Education and Skills for Employment

Invermere Campus

Hospitality Management Diploma

Health Care Assistant

Kimberley Campus

Birth Doula Studies

Intro to Timber Framing

Special Event Planning

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Fire Services Training

Mountain Hospitality Program

University ranking 2018 (national): ranked 128th in Canada by webometrics

University ranking 2018 (continental): ranked 2061st in the continent by webometrics

University ranking 2018 (international): ranked 8196 in the world by webometrics

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