Information for Adult Learners
Adult learners fit right in at NSCC where 33% of our students are over 25. We have programs designed to meet your needs – whether you’re looking to get your high school diploma, upgrade your skills or train for a new career.
Why adult learners choose NSCC
- Online, evening and part-time learning options.
- We recognize prior learning from work and life experiences.
- Most programs are one or two years.
- We offer over 700 scholarships, bursaries and awards.
- High graduate employment rate – 88% of graduates are employed and most are living and working in Nova Scotia. (NSCC 2015 Graduate Follow-up Survey)
Discover over 120 programs and find the one that’s right for you.
Earn your high school diploma, pick up academic credits for college or university, or upgrade your English language skills.
We offer over 150 courses throughout the year for personal and professional growth.
Not sure how to choose a career path? There are a few ways we can help you.
Amounts vary depending on the program.
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Get Started Welcome Event – Students admitted to 17/18 program invited to campus events to prepare for their start at NSCC.
May 12, 2017
Entrance awards application deadline.
July 4, 2017
Deadline to submit official final transcripts for all applications with conditional acceptances.
August 4, 2017
First term tuition and fees payment due for programs starting fall 2017.
September 5, 2017
First day of classes and student orientation events on campus.