Learn about NorQuest College certificate, diploma, prepatory and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs
Inclusive and diverse - this is NorQuest College. NorQuest College gives students the skills and confidence to further their studies, begin new careers, provide better lives for their families and make valuable contributions to our world.
NorQuest College is a publicly-funded, post-secondary institution in the Edmonton region serving approximately 11,552 students each year—57% of whom are born outside of Canada—and offering a truly Canadian learning experience. NorQuest has a full range of learning options including:
NorQuest College is recognized for its award winning English as a Second Language (ESL) programs, workforce ready certificates and diplomas, and for learning opportunities such as Academic Upgrading (high school) and University Transfer programs.
NorQuest students experience unique educational opportunities in a supportive environment that is dedicated to student success. Graduates are culturally aware, competent global citizens who are valued by employers. NorQuest College is truly different – because we believe you have to be different to make a difference. Our higher education diploma and certificate programs offer career paths in:
NorQuest embraces diversity and honours inclusiveness:
57% of its students are born outside of Canada
Students come from 152 countries
More than 72 languages are spoken on campus
By collaborating with business, industry, government and communities, NorQuest ensures its higher education is necessary and workforce relevant. Graduates contribute significantly to Alberta’s growing economy, with 95% finding employment or enroling in further education.