Parkland college was established in the year 1973 and is located in Saskatchewan,Canada. The college has a network of 6 campuses and one training centre with a wide range of programs and courses all across.The college is a post secondary education institution offering adult basic education, sask polytech, business and industry and many other certificate programs, diplomas and Bachelor degrees.
The college has campuses in 7 different locations i.e Canora, Esterhazy, Fort Qu'appelle, kamsack, Melville and two are located in Yorkton which are the college's main campus and the Trades and Technology centre. For better learning and skill development for the local learner’s Parkland college is in partnership with the University of Regina, the University of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Polytechnic.
Parkland college does not follow a January or Fall calendar. The commencement date of the programs varies. The college has been recognized as a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) and is also recognized as a Student Direct Stream for China, India, Philippines and Vietnam.
Ranked 232 by Webometric in Canada University Rankings in 2020.
Ranked 13447 in World University Rankings by Webometric in 2020.
|Type of College||Public|
|Year of Establishment||1973|
|Full-time Students||More than 700|
|Part-time Students||More than 1600|
|Application Fee (International Students)||$140|
|Tuition Fee (International student)||$15,500-$22,000|
|Student-Housing||Assisted Off Campus Housing|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Intake Season||August or September|
|Test Scores Accepted||IELTS,TOEFL|
Parkland college offers a variety of programs and courses for its students with around 228 administrative staff members. The programs offered by the college can be categorised under Bachelor’s Degree, Diploma, Advance diploma, Adult basic Education, Certificate program and Masters Program. The college also offers Ed2go online courses for its students who are full time working and cannot spare time for a regular or a part-time program with the help of this platform they can choose from a wide range of 400 interactive courses and can complete the course at any period of time whether in office or at home.
The Programs and Courses can be categorised according to the area of interest:
For International Students
Health and Human Services
Industrial and Agricultural
Trades and Apprenticeship
The above mentioned are some of the major programs offered at the college. To get a detailed information about all the programs and courses please click here.
The campus of Parkland College has an urban setting. The college’s main campus is located in Yorktown. The campus has a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Most of the international students at the college arrive from Bangladesh, Brazil, Fiji, Jamaica, India, Mauritius, Nepal, Nigeria, Philippines, Ukraine and Vietnam. The college encourages international students to seek admissions at Parkland College by providing them with a myriad of advantages offered to them on-campus.
The college is a quality-public funded college which offers on-site services to its students. Parkland College is accredited by the Government of Saskatchewan and students can get direct entry into Saskatchewan Polytechnic or Conestoga Programs. The college has a smaller class size of 25 to 40 students and has true Canadian culture which students can enjoy.
Parkland College doesn’t provide any on campus housing facilities for it’s students but there are a lot of Off-campus options nearby campus. The off campus accommodation’s rent lies between CAD 730 to CAD 830. The rental accommodation is very well equipped with a kitchen, table, bed and many standard amenities.
International students who want to seek admissions at Parkland College have to follow the steps that are mentioned by the university before they apply. The two steps are mentioned-below:
Step 1 : International students must fulfill the three basic eligibility criteria before applying to the university. Students must meet the academic requirements of the program, be in the age bracket as mentioned by the university, and be efficient in speaking, reading and writing English.
Step 2: The university processes the application on a first come first serve basis. Thus, students are advised to start with their application process as soon as possible. If the seats in the desired program are filled then a waitlist will be announced. No application will be deferred from one year to the next. The university accepts applications till the first day of the commencement of the program if the seats are vacant.
Once students have gone through the steps mentioned by the university, they can start applying to the Parkland College. The application procedure and requirements for international students is mentioned-below:
How to Apply: Students can apply via the Online Application Form in the official website of the university.
Application Fee: Students need to submit a non-refundable application fee of $140 CAD along with the application via the flywire.
Basic Admission Requirements:
International students who want to study in Canada must submit a proof of English proficiency if their primary language is not English. Parkland College accepts the score of IELTS as a proof of English proficiency for international students. The required minimum overall score of IELTS is 6.5 and minimum of 5.5 in each band.
International students who meet the entrance requirements will be sent an offer letter. Students will need to deposit a 50 percent program fee to secure a seat in the program and also to receive a letter of acceptance. One you have received the letter of acceptance and have been enrolled for the program, the remaining fee can be paid on or before the commencement date of the program. The tuition fee for the programs offered by Parkland College are tabulated below:
|Business Certificate Programs||Dates||Tuition, Books and Fee|
|Business Certificate Year I||August 2020 - May 2021||$15,500|
|Business Certificate Year II||August 2020 - May 2021||$16,500|
|Office Administration Certificate||August 2020 - May 2021||$15,500|
|Post-Graduate Certificate Programs||Dates||Tuition, Books and Fee|
|Global Business Management Post Grad Certificate||August 2020 - May 2021||$18,000|
|Health Certificate Programs||Dates||Tuition, Books and Fee|
|Continuing Care Assistant Certificate||August 2020-2021||$16,000|
|Trades Certificate Programs||Dates||Tuition, Books and Fee|
|Agricultural Equipment Technician Certificate||August 2020 - May 2021||$24,500|
|Automotive Service Technician Certificate||August 2020 - May 2021||$21,500|
|Heavy Equipment Truck & Transport Technician||August 2020 - May 2021||$22,000|
|Power Engineering Technician||August 2020 - May 2021||$20,000|
In 1998, Parkland College celebrated its 25th Anniversary, during which they started a Parkland College Scholarship Initiative. The college has since then offered scholarships which have crossed the total value of $1,00,000 . The college offers scholarships to international students who want to study in Canada with a motto to promote, encourage and sponsor education and training for students.
In the 2019-20 academic year, the college granted more than $90,000 to students in the form of scholarships.
Students applying for the scholarships need to meet the minimum eligibility criteria as stated by the college. The university offers two types of scholarships to students based on merit and financial need:
Internal Scholarships are offered to students who are already studying and enrolled at one of the full-time programs at the university, skills, training and adult basic education programs. The Internal Scholarship Program for the academic year 2020 consisted of 60 awards. The total value of the 2020 Internal Scholarship program was $50,000.
The deadline for applying to the Internal Scholarship Program for the 2020 academic year is over. Students can check the university website for the 2021 International Scholarship Program deadline in the month of December.
Students can apply for the internal scholarship via the online application form. Students can apply for a maximum of three scholarships.
Students who will be entering in first-year or full-time education in college or skills training in the Fall session are eligible to apply for the Entrance Scholarships. Nearly 56% students availed the entrance scholarships who applied for it.
Students can apply for a maximum of three scholarships via the online application form. The deadline for the application form is May 19, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. The documents required along with the application are:
Successful candidates who are selected for the scholarship will be notified in the month of June.
Students who are enrolled in programs whose starting date is August 1, 2019 are eligible for these scholarships and will be automatically recognized for this scholarship by applying to the student loans.
|Average Cost of Attendance||$11,625 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||20 : 1|
|Parkland College Enrollment||5408|
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
|Undergraduate Programs||$11,625 / Year|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary