Information for High School Students

Information for High School Students
NSCC has a high graduate employment rate. 88% of graduates are employed and most are living and working in NS.

Let us help you get ready for the real world. It’s time to explore options and figure out where you want to go and what you want to do with your future. It’s okay if you don’t know what you want to do. We’re here to help.

Why high school students choose NSCC

  • 120+ career-oriented programs in IT, creative fields, trades, technology, business, healthcare and human services.
  • Programs can be applied towards a university degree. Learn more.
  • Programs include work terms or work experience.
  • Over $800,000 in scholarships, bursaries and awards, including 26 entrance awards for students coming direct from high school.

Get started:

Explore your skills & interests

If you don’t know what you want to do, that’s okay. Career in Gear's games and videos help you discover training options that match your interests. 

Explore programs

Discover over 120 programs and find the one that’s right for you.

View tuition, fees and costs

Amounts vary depending on the program.

Visit NSCC

Come see our campuses and explore life at NSCC.

Have questions?

Learn more about being a student. Tell us a bit about you and we’ll be in touch. Contact a Recruiter

Apply to NSCC

Find out how to apply online or in-person.

Key Dates

Spring 2017
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.

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