Established in 1965, Bow Valley College a government-funded higher education institution functions in Alberta's Post-Secondary Learning Act. Later on 1st April 1998, the Bow Valley College became a board-governed College.
The institution offers a range of programs at different levels, such as certificates, diplomas, post-diploma certificates, and English language learning. The College offers career programs and other advanced courses.
At Bow Valley College, new teaching and learning methods and tools are introduced at the campuses, including amenities such as hi-tech computer laboratories, a library, a studio, meeting rooms and a completely Wi-Fi enabled campus.
The College is home to more than 2,359 international students from 148 different countries.
According to Webometrics, the Bow Valley College is ranked at 6384 positions globally, at 1486 in North America and 90th positions in Canada.
The College has 85% of Graduate Employment Rate and 93% of programs are with work experience component.
The main campus of Bow Valley College is the Calgary Campus, located in Calgary, Alberta.
The College has various branch campuses in Banff and Canmore, Strathmore, Cochrane, Okotoks, Airdrie and High River.
Banff & Canmore campus and Airdrie Campus: The campus offer facilities of Community collaboration and Canadian Language Benchmark Testing.
The Cochrane Campus offers Community collaboration facilities.
The facilities offered at Okotoks, Strathmore and High River Campuses are Exam Proctoring, Community Collaboration and Online Basic Life Support.
Schools and Faculties
Centre of Entertainment Arts
Chiu School of Business
School of Community Studies
School of Foundational Learning
School of Access
School of Health and Wellness
School of Technology
Bow Valley School recognises the student's accomplishments and needs in order to provide them with financial aid and scholarships.
The College offers more than 300 student awards, scholarships and bursaries to the students based on the following:
Academic achievement and excellence
Financial need assistance
Financial literacy coaching
Leadership, community involvement and volunteering
Career and personal growth
Academic Upgrading and English as a Second Language
Business and Administration Studies
Clerical and Administrative Support
Health Care, Medical Studies and Technologies
Social Science, Law and Interdisciplinary Studies
Social, Community and Protective Services
Child and Youth Care
Data Management and Analytics
The Bow Valley College offers students with exclusive discount at Homestay and helps international students find a suitable host for living.