Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College was first established in 1957 as the first public community college in Canada. Today the school serves more than 4,000 students across its campuses in Lethbridge, Claresholm, Vulcan County and the Crowsnest Pass.

Lethbridge offers an engaging environment where students learn by doing, both in the classroom and through hands-on industry experience. With the accredited programs and high-quality content offered at Lethbridge, employers trust the education and skills of the schools graduates. The school prides itself on providing exceptional programs that prepare graduates for field work in as little as 24 months.

Students can choose from a range of applied degrees, apprenticeship programs, and more than 50 quality career-training programs. There are also a multitude of classroom-based and online credit classes open to all.  A number of bachelor’s degrees which are available in partnership with  the University of Alberta, Athabasca University, University of Calgary and University of Lethbridge.

The college houses the impressive and globally recognized Hubbard Wildlife Collection of taxidermy. The school has undertaken some intense renovations over the recent years and offers a modern apartment-style residence as well as a modern fitness facility, the Physical Education Centre, which offers a range of quality equipment, courts and more. There is also a full day care centre on campus for staff and students.
Why Choose Lethbridge College

The facilities at Lethbridge are among some of the best around the world. The school is home to many unique educational centers, which provide valuable opportunities for study and hands on learning. The Cousins Science Centre was completely re-designed in 2007, offering health equipment, high-tech labs, and equipment used by environmental science and students in cellular courses.

For those students looking for opportunities in applied research and innovation, Lethbridge has lots to offer. Certain studies require students to assist in projects that transfer knowledge and technology to business and industry – helping to solve real-word challenges.
In the nursing and EMT students can take advantage of the school’s world class Simulated Patient Health Environment for Research and Education (SPHERE). Students’ can also get involved in the college’s unique venture–the Aquaculture Centre of Excellence.

There are endless options at Lethbridge College, no matter if you’re seeking a bachelor’s degree, an apprenticeship or looking to grow your existing knowledge. Lethbridge College is an expert in continuing education offering a wide range of courses in both full-time and part-time study options.

Student Life

Lethbridge College is a welcoming community made up of students who are excited to learn and meet like-minded people. The college is known for being among the best in the fields it teaches, while emphasizing the importance of individual student recognition.
There are an abundance of activities that help students discover their talents and make learning at Lethbridge a memorable experience. Students can join in recreational activities or stay fit at the top-quality campus fitness center. The Lethbridge College Kodiaks offer athletic opportunities in basketball, soccer, and volleyball as well as cross-country, running, and golf. The cross country team has brought home a number of national titles. The women’s basketball team has also left a mark in the basketball community.

School Address

3000 College Drive South,
T1K 1L6

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    Lethbridge, Alberta

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