Information for University Students

Callum Mireault
Callum Mireault had a degree in biology. He came to NSCC to advance his skills. Now he’s developing underwater camera systems. Learn more

Maybe you have a degree. Maybe you started university and discovered it wasn’t right for you. It’s normal to change directions and many people combine university and college educations. 

Why university students choose NSCC

  • 120+ career-oriented programs in IT, creative fields, trades, technology, business, healthcare and human services.
  • Many online and part-time programs.
  • Several post-graduate advanced diplomas and unique program offerings.
  • High graduate employment rate – 88% of graduates are employed and most are living and working in Nova Scotia. (NSCC 2015 Graduate Follow-up Survey)
Explore programs

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

700 scholarships, bursaries & awards

We offer over $800,000 in scholarships, bursaries and awards.

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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