Coast Mountain College
Coast Mountain College, previously Northwest Community College (NWCC), is an accredited post-secondary institution that serves the rich and diverse communities and learners of BC?s beautiful northwest region. Established in 1975 in Terrace, BC, Coast Mountain College has expanded to six regional campuses serving 34 communities, 21 of which are First Nations communities. The College provides students with innovative programs that lead to sustainable careers for people in the north. CMTN campuses are located in Hazelton, Queen Charlotte, Masset, Smithers, Prince Rupert and Terrace.
The college offers college access programs, small class sizes, health and human services programs, online programs, university credit programs, trades foundation and apprenticeship programs. Coast Mountain College also offers innovative and flexible mobile training, reaching communities beyond its campuses. The college also aims to be the college of choice for experiential, place-based learning allowing students to learn both in the classroom and in the spectacular outdoor spaces that are so unique to this part of Canada.
Terrace campus is thirty acres of beautifully landscaped grounds nestled in the surrounding mountain ranges and approximately five kilometres from downtown. With a multitude of walking and biking trails and public transit nearby, downtown is easily accessible to students living on and off campus. Terrace campus has five, two-floor traditional student buildings available for housing accommodation.
Prince Rupert?s Coast Mountain College campus boasts a spectacular location on an inner harbour on the north coast. A mild marine air keeps the temperatures moderate throughout the year. The campus is busy with the large library, multiple seminar rooms, trades facilities, a Learning Resource Centre, student lounge with associated offices, and administrative and service spaces.
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