Assiniboine Community College

About Assiniboine Community College

Established in 1961, Assiniboine Community College (ACC) is a publically funded school that is located in Brandon Manitoba, with a number of satellite campuses located throughout the province. ACC offers students more than 40 academic programs from its five faculties. The college is best known for Practical Nurse Program, the Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts, as well as its diversity in terms of course delivery. Some of its most popular programs include business, environment, health and agriculture.

Campus Life at Assiniboine Community College

Campus life is typical of most community college setting at ACC. Community is a big part of campus life and this is reflected in the atmosphere on all of ACC’s campuses in Manitoba. However, your experience will depend on which of the campuses you attend. While the schools main campus is located in Brandon, ACC is divided into a number of campuses. They are:

  • Victoria Avenue East Campus in Brandon
  • North Hill Campus in Brandon
  • Parkland Campus – A satellite campus located in Dauphin
  • Adult Collegiate located in downtown Brandon (for mature students)

The school also has a number of additional training and education centers in Winnipeg as well as in small towns such as Russell, Swan River, Neepawa, and Steinbach, allowing for access to programs throughout the province.

Why Study at Assiniboine Community College

Diversity of programming is one of the main reasons why students choose to study at Assiniboine Community College. With a number accessible campuses, a wide variety of diploma and certificate programs, there is something for every student at ACC. Students have the option of traditional classroom learning, apprenticeship programs, distance learning, online courses and a blended approach for many of the programs offered.

Considering the way that education at the post-secondary level, this creates a welcoming and flexible for students that have a variety of needs when it comes to education options. ACC also offers the Manitoba Matures Student High School Diploma program for students that want to get their high school equivalency and then extend this into a college education.

Through on-campus study, distance education, or continuing studies, students can choose programs from one of 7 areas – Trades, Technology, Human Services, Health, Food and Hospitality, Business, and Agriculture & Environment.

Another attractive feature about studying at ACC is that the school boasts a close to 90% employment rate within 6 weeks of graduation – this can in part be attributed to the schools 12 apprenticeship programs and the internship opportunities that are offered to students to gain practical experience to complement their studies -  something that cannot be overlooked.

Assiniboine Community College is also part of Project Hero, offers students a number of scholarships and buries opportunities, and offers specialized scholarships for First Nations, Metis, and Aboriginal students.


School Address

1430 Victoria Avenue East,
Brandon,Manitoba
R7A 2A9

Quick Facts

  • Location

    Brandon, Manitoba

  • Year Founded

    1961

  • Number of Students

    2400

  • School Link

    http://public.assiniboine.net/

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