Bow Valley College

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Type: College

Location Type: Urban

Founded: 1965   Total Students: 15,000+

Int. Students: 1,500+


Bow Valley College is a prestigious and well-known public, board-governed college located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is one the largest comprehensive community college in Alberta. In 1965 it was originally known as Alberta Vocational Centre. However, in 1990 Alberta Vocational Centre was renamed as Alberta Vocational College. Then in 1998 Alberta Vocational College became a Board-Governed institution and the name was officially changed to Bow Valley College. This college is a member of the Alberta Rural Development Network and Colleges/Institutes of Canada.

Since 1965, Bow Valley College has prided itself on being a student-focused community college that is immensely diverse. This diversity is reflected across the breadth and depth of our programming, which includes foundational skills development and English-language learning.

The college offers certificate and diploma programs in health care, community services, business, and creative technologies, and many of our career programs include work experience. This means you will get hands-on experience before you graduate. If you already have a degree, our post-diploma certificates give you the fast, focused skills to keep moving forward in your career.

Regardless of where you’re beginning, we offer support services that help you succeed. Our programs are designed in partnership with industry leaders to make sure the skills we teach are the skills employers want. Our experienced instructors want to see you reach your goals.

Get ready for an exciting career journey with programs that get you job-ready in one or two years, support services that set you up for success, and flexible learning options that fit your life.

Campus Detail

Main Campus Address

345 6 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 4V1, Canada

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