The Coast Mountain College was previously known as Northwest Community College (NWCC) and is also an accredited post-secondary institution that serves the diverse and rich communities. It was established in the year 1975 in Terrace.
The college has expanded to six regional campuses that serve 34 communities. It provides students with programs that lead to sustainable careers for people in the north.
|Application Portal||Apply online to Coast Mountain College, Apply online through EducationPlanner BC|
|International Application Fee||$100 CDN|
|Mode of Payment||Credit Card|
|International Application Deadlines||12 month period prior to the start of a program.|
|Work Experience||Recommended for transfer students|
|Interview||Required for admission in the professional program|
There is no set deadline to apply for the courses. However, students can start with the application process 12 months prior to the program start date.
The admission requirements are specific and different to individual programs and these requirements must be met before you get admitted.
Application Portal: Coast Mountain College’s online portal or EducationPlannerBC
Application Fee: 100 CAD (non-refundable)
Academic Requirements: Official transcripts from high school or post-secondary and official copies of the citizenship information to CMTN, if the applicant has received permanent residents status.
International applicants are required to submit English proficiency test scores if they don’t have English as the primary language.
|Equivalencies||TOEFL (Internet-based)||IELTS (Academic module)||Pearson’s Exam (PTE-A)|
|English 1 “B” grade||90||6.5||58|
|English 12 “C+” grade||90||6.5||58|
|English 12 “pass”||80||6.0||50|
International Language Academy of Canada (ILAC)
|ILAC PW Level||3.1|
|Expected IELTS Requirement||6.0|
International Test of English Proficiency (iTEP)
|Minimum ITEP Score||3.7|
|English 12||“C” grade|
Depending on your country of origin, student visa processing can take as little as a few weeks or as long as many months. The applicant can go to Canada through visa or Electronic Travel Authorization.
Students interested to apply for graduate courses at the Coast Mountain College need to follow this basic application process:
The college offers a total of 2 graduate or post-degree programs to students. The admission requirements for some of the popular courses are tabulated below.
|Course||Application Portal||Application Deadline||Academic Requirements||English Proficiency|
|Applied Coastal Ecology (ACE) Post-Degree Diploma||EducationPlannerBC Portal||Intake season – September or January||Proof of English 12 or equivalent, B.Sc should include 6 credits in 1st-year chemistry,|
6 credits in 1st-year biology & 6 credits in 2nd-year biology
|Post-Degree Business Diploma||myCMTN||Intake season – September, January, May||Accredited Bachelor's Degree (minimum 3 years) from a recognized institution,|
Completion of at least one post-secondary math course such as Calculus, Statistics, Algebra