Welcome to CNC

Nestled in the heart of Prince George, the College of New Caledonia has played an important role in training and educating residents in northern B.C. since 1969.

Programs and courses

CNC offers more than 50 programs in health sciences, trades and technologies, social services, business and university studies and is an integral part of what makes Prince George a great place to live and learn.

CNC provides affordable tuition, practical, hands-on learning and no more than 37 students in a class, which makes it easier for students to achieve their goals. In as little as 10 months, students can acquire the skills they need for a long-lasting, stable and successful career.

Our health sciences programs continuously train qualified professionals, such as nurses, medical laboratory and medical radiography technicians and dental hygienists and assistants.

Trades training

CNC constructed two new trades and technology centres at its Prince George and Quesnel campuses in 2011, worth more than $30 million. CNC provides Red Seal trades training in welding, machinist, millwright, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, heavy duty mechanics, autobody, power engineering, professional cook and more.

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Start here, go anywhere

Our campuses in Quesnel, Mackenzie, Vanderhoof, Fort St. James and Burns Lake are particularly reactive to the needs of the communities they serve.

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CNC university studies students can easily take advantage of 15 agreements with 10 universities in B.C., Alberta and elsewhere, allowing them to easily transfer into the third year of degree programs.

Living and learning in Prince George

CNC’s main campus in Prince George is within walking distance of great restaurants, Pine Centre Mall, northern B.C.’s largest shopping mall and a variety of recreational facilities such as CN Centre arena and the Prince George Aquatic Centre.

Prince George is BC’s northern capital and an active and friendly city of more than 80,000 people. It’s complemented by an excellent public transit system and an international airport. It’s just a one-hour flight to Vancouver on West Jet or Air Canada or a four-hour drive to the Rocky Mountains.

"The College of New Caledonia, as a comprehensive college, provides access to lifelong learning and facilitates the achievement of personal and educational goals. We are responsive to the diverse needs of our students, our employees, and the communities in our region. In the dynamic, consultative environment, we deliver quality programs and promote the success of every student."
- Our mission statement