Nova Scotia Community College
Campuses in Nova Scotia
Year of Establishment:1996
Number of Students:11 000
Information about NSCC
TNova Scotia Community College (NSCC) is committed to building Nova Scotia’s economy and quality of life through education and innovation. Serving the province through a network of 13 campuses, the College offers over 100 certificate and diploma programs in five academic schools, reflecting labour market needs and opportunities in Nova Scotia. From Sydney to Yarmouth, from Amherst to Halifax, you can find an NSCC learning environment in fifteen towns and cities throughout Nova Scotia. NSCC’s primary goal: student success. In an annual survey of its graduates, the College has found 86% are employed, most in their field of choice, with close to 90% of those employed living and working in Nova Scotia. Each year, NSCC welcomes more than 25,000 students.
SCC works closely with employers and industry to design programs that meet their needs, helping to build Nova Scotia’s economy through a well-educated and highly-skilled work force. The typical class size is 20-30 students. Students have the opportunity to get to know their instructors and classmates, and are very involved in their day-to-day learning.
- Low cost of education (11,000-12,000 per year)
- An individual approach - the average class size in the first year of study is 15-20 people
- Dedicated staff teams foster the importance of diversity and inclusion, the spirit of entrepreneurship, and safe work and learning practices. We are committed to sustainability and remaining accessible to communities.
- College supports a continuum of learning with increasing numbers of students coming from university to enrol in Advanced Diplomas and more NSCC graduates taking advantage of 2+2 agreements with universities.
The university offers more than 100 undergraduate
ICEAP level required for admission to diploma and advanced diploma program - Level 7