Assiniboine Community College, BRANDON, MANITOBA

    Brandon, ManitobaLocation
    CollegeSchool type
    EStd 1961established year

    Assiniboine Community College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    Established in the year 1961, Assiniboine Community College in Manitoba, Canada has been providing high-quality education to the students for the past 55 years. The accredited college with the Province of Manitoba has been providing an unparalleled learning experience to the students. The college currently has over 2,800 full-time students and it offers over 50 diploma, advanced diploma, certificate, and apprenticeship programs in diverse disciplines to the students. The admission process will have to be carried out before the deadline. However, because of the present COVID-19 scenario, the admission dates may be deferred.


    University Type Public community college
    Faculty members 500
    Application Deadlines Rolling admissions
    Intake Sessions September and January
    Graduate Employment Rate 91%
    financial aid 300,000 CAD in scholarships and bursaries each year
    Admission helpdesk


    • The college has 5 campuses namely Victoria Avenue East Campus, North Hill Campus, Parkland Campus, Adult Collegiate, Winnipeg Campus at the best cities for international students in Canada
    • Victoria Avenue East campus: Located in Brandon equipped with large classrooms, labs, a large bookstore, gymnasium, lecture theatre, TV studio, cafeteria, etc. The cultural center organizes various events from time to time like movie nights, craft sessions, etc.
    • North Hill Campus: features Len Evans Centre for Trades and Technology and Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts
    • Parkland Campus: Located at Dauphin, Manitoba the campus features a contemporary trades shop, healthcare training lab, enhanced student lounge, and an early learning center.
    • Adult Collegiate, Winnipeg Campus is located at downtown Brandon and Winnipeg
    • The Student’s Association takes care of the needs of the students. It offers students clubs, events, and activities, and much more to the students.
    • The city of Manitoba hosts various cultural festivals and recreational activities. It is very well connected and also provides abundant part-time job opportunities to the students.


    • Assiniboine Community College does not have any on-campus residence facilities so students are required to make their arrangements.
    • Some private landlords provide rooms and suites to the students. Various single student modern residences are available near the Victoria Avenue East campus.
    • Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Housing Authority and Brandon Friendship Centre Housing Referral Service offer family housing services to the students.
    • The college also offers reasonable accommodation for the disabled and the underprivileged students.


    • Assiniboine Community College offers over 50 diploma, advanced diploma, and certificate courses to the students in the majors of marketing, accounting, finance, agribusiness, business administration, and many more.
    • There are both part-time and full-time and distance learning programs available for both domestic as well as international students.
    • You can apply for continuing studies courses online through the MyAcc online portal.
    • Assiniboine Community College also offers several short-duration apprenticeship training programs for the candidates. A total of 55 different apprentice programs are offered to the students.
    • The Agricultural Extension programs are extremely popular and have hundreds of applicants each year. The practical nursing course is also very famous.
    • The college also offers several quality programs to the students. Henceforth, graduates of the college will help to improve the economic condition of the country.
    • The college has several sports programs like men's and women's soccer, women’s hockey, volleyball, futsal for the students.
    • The programs for international students have intakes in September every year except Business Administration with a January intake.

    Application Process

    International students are required to follow the enlisted steps to secure admission to the program.

    • Application Portal: International Application Form
    • Application Fee: 95 CAD for domestic candidates;125 CAD for international candidates.
    • Student Class Profile:
      • Total full-time students: 2,800
      • Total part-time and evening program students: 11,009
    • Academic Requirements
      • Grade 12/diploma
      • TOEFL(iBT): 79/ IELTS: 6.5/CanTEST: 4.5/CAEL: 60/PTE:58 to demonstrate English proficiency
    • Supporting Documents:
      • High-school transcripts from all previously attended institutes
      • Transcripts related to GED,
      • Permanent resident card
      • TOEFL/IELTS/ PTE scores as proof of English Language proficiency
      • Passport (international applicants).
    • Most classes start in September. The students must apply for the courses at least 12 months before the commencement of the classes.12

    Cost of Attendance

    • The tuition fee depends on the credits required for each course. The tuition fee is 44.25 USD per credit.
    • For the Agribusiness diploma course, the total tuition fee and Student’s Association fee is 4,950 USD for 1 year and 3,980 USD for two years.
    • For the Business Administration course, the total tuition fee and Student’s Association fee is 3,870 USD for 1 year and 3,930 USD for two years.
    • The book and supply fee will vary according to the selection of the course.
    • For international students willing to study in Canada the cost of living in Canada per month is 800 USD- 1,000 USD. The cost of food is 250 USD- 350 USD.

    Financial Aid for the International Students

    • No financial aid, bursaries, and scholarships are currently given to the international candidates through Assiniboine Community Colleges.
    • However, there are several scholarships in Canada for international students. These scholarships include both private and government scholarships apart from the Work-study options in Canada
    • The Lime Connect Pathways Scholarship 2020 is available for all students who wish to study undergraduate courses in the universities in Canada
    • The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Artists (Canada) is provided to students who wish to study Drawing, Printmaking, Painting, Sculpture in Canada. The scholarship amount is 15,000 CAD -18,000 CAD.
    • The Canada Government-funded Ph.D. Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) 2019 is meant for the engineering and health science students. The scholarship amount is approximately 50,000 CAD.


    • The Alumni Association is focused on strengthening the bond between the present students and the alumni.
    • Several benefits are offered to alumni including various job opportunities from the college, access to the college library, a lifetime of free learning opportunities, access to the computers to edit their resume, look for job opportunities, etc.
    • Some of the alumni include Garth Donald, Darren Motuz, Darcy Spence.


    • Assiniboine Community College is an excellent place for placements. The Co-op work placement provides placement opportunities to the students.
    • The Co-op work placements provide job and internship opportunities to over 200 graduating students.
    • Employer Day is held every year to offer jobs to students from various departments.
    • 91% of the recent graduates have found employment in different reputed organizations. The average gross salary of the graduates is 45,903 CAD

    COVID-19 Related Information

    • Because of the COVID-19 situation, all the admission-related procedures have been postponed and the on-campus classes have been wrapped up for the present session.
    • The college is currently accepting students for the September 2020 programs on the official website.
    • The start date of the fall programs may be impacted due to the present scenario.
    • After the commencement of the current session, alternative methods of learning may be applied.


    Ques. What is the placement scenario at Assiniboine Community College?

    Ans. The placement scenario is quite good and 91% of the recent graduates from the college have received employment.

    Ques. What programs are available for international candidates?

    Ans. Some of the diploma courses available for international candidates include Agribusiness, Business Administration, Culinary Arts, Office Management.

    Ques. What is the deadline to apply for the courses?

    Ans. There are no specific deadlines but the students are advised to apply for the courses at least 12 months before the start date.

    Ques. What is the date for the commencement of the classes?

    Ans. Most classes start in September.

    Ques. Which English Proficiency Test scores are accepted by Assiniboine Community College?

    Ans. Assiniboine Community College accepts IELTS, TOEFL, CAEL, MELAB, and other popular test scores. Currently, the Duolingo English Proficiency Test score is also accepted.

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Dec 24

    Application Deadline

    $ 12,6711st YEAR

    9 months

    Course Duration

    $ 13,5751st YEAR

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Dec 24

    Application Deadline

    $ 10,5671st YEAR

    8 months

    Course Duration

    Dec 24

    Application Deadline


    2 years

    Course Duration

    Dec 24

    Application Deadline


    Assiniboine Community College Overview

    Insitution type
    DLI Number
    Application Cost
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $10,687 / Year

    Admission & dates

    Fall Deadlines

    December 20

    Application deadline

    winter Deadlines

    May 1

    Application deadline

    Spring Deadlines

    June 26

    Application deadline

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
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    Attendance Cost


    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $10,687 / Year
    On Campus
    Residence Room
    $9,000 / Year
    Meal Plan
    $3,150 / Year

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Program wise accreditation
    Engineering Programs
    Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists

    College Rating

    Based on 5 Students Rating

    7.9 out of 10
    8.8/10Social Life


    6.5 /10

    I was motivated to opt for ACC because they combine classroom theory with hands-on learning, giving us a comprehensive educational experience. Whether it’s building houses, running daily broadcast news shows, charting a patient, analyzing soil and water quality, developing computer networks. My GPA of 7.6 helped me to get admitted here. I had to submit an online application form costing around $200.

    Course Curriculum :

    I'm building on my existing post-secondary education with this fast-tracked, focused advanced diploma that prepared me to work in an HR department. Higher-level courses enhance critical thinking skills and Indigenous-focused content provides perspective on First Nation issues within a business context.

    9 /10 academic/food
    7 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    7 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 extracurricular
    6.7 /10

    I decided to join this college after I read all the student review written by current and former students of this university, the review were very positive and they mentioned that they combine classroom theory with hands-on learning, giving us a comprehensive educational experience and considering other such aspects, I decided to join here. My GPA of 6 helped me to get admitted here by applying through an application form. The application fee was around $100.

    Course Curriculum :

    Industry exams are written as part of my program curriculum, and I was licensed to sell mutual funds. Obtain credit from the Investment Funds Institute of Canada for financial planning by registering directly with the organization. Peak employers’ interest with an advanced diploma that gave me the skills needed to get to work right after completing this program.

    8 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    7 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 extracurricular
    10.0 /10

    My friend suggests to me. It has a good reputation in this area. My preference was the Manitoba region. I done IELTS, this minimum required score was 6 band each. In my course, there are 13 students in the same class. It's agriculture program. I am learning horticulture. The growing culture of Canada. It's an interesting program.

    Exams :

    I done IELTS, this minimum required score was 6 band each. In my course, they are 13 students in the same class. It's agriculture program. I am learning horticulture. The growing culture of Canada. It's an interesting program. Mine IELTS score was 6.5 bands overall. This is a post-graduate diploma.

    10 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    10 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
    6.8 /10

    I heard about this college when I was back in the home country. It's one of the best colleges in Manitoba for business programs. I had a great experience and when I first contacted them through the email they replied to me well and it showed how college communications work.

    Course Curriculum :

    The courses at Assiniboine Community College are designed in such a way that it is more useful in practice and career. It is designed caring for the structure of the program and the importance of credits.

    8 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    2 /10 accomodation
    6 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    9.5 /10

    They pride themselves on diversity and acceptance of all, and they have so many extra resources and activities\clubs for their students to get involved in to create an even closer bond between classmates.

    Course Curriculum :

    This course curriculum is great, although the one thing I would change is the amount of Accounting that is required. I have talked to real accountants that have never done some of the things that we learn, and I just think this amount of Accounting knowledge should be required for the Accounting specialization, not for the Business Admin year 1. Other than this I love the curriculum and the classes we take.

    10 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
    1430 Victoria Avenue East, Brandon, MB

    Nearby this campus

    • Book Store
    • Pharmacy
    • Shopping Mall
    • Restaurant
    • Airport
    • Bus Station

    Book Store

    Assiniboine Community College Bookstore0.01 km
    Bookmart2.32 km
    Friendly Neighborhood Comic Shop2.41 km
    Brandon University Campus Books3.18 km
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    Shopping Mall

    First Street Plaza1.40 km
    First Victoria Mall1.53 km
    The Town Centre2.30 km
    Global Market2.70 km
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    Brandon Airport7.37 km
    Brandon VORTAC YBR 113.8 085X7.92 km


    Super Thrifty Drugs Canada Ltd.1.23 km
    Pharmasave Brandon Clinic Pharmacy1.41 km
    Clinic Pharmacy1.41 km
    The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy2.12 km
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    Coffee Culture Cafe & Eatery1.52 km
    Sub Shop1.55 km
    Jin's Place2.20 km
    Pizza Express2.38 km
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    Bus Station

    Assiniboine Community College95.61 km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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