College of the North Atlantic (CNA) is Newfoundland and Labrador’s (NL) public college – one of the largest post-secondary educational and skills training centres in Atlantic Canada, with a history dating back over 55 years. Today, College of the North Atlantic has 17 campus locations, which include facilities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador; thousands of students studying at various partner universities in China; and, a technical education college for the State of Qatar in the Middle East. In NL, CNA has over 100 full-time program offerings for approximately 9,000 students each year.
CNA continues to have the lowest tuition fees of any post-secondary institution in Atlantic Canada. CNA offers an impressive world-class, nationally accredited range of programming that meets the highest demands of industry; transferability opportunities that promote continuing education at home and abroad; research and development leadership in the community and regional innovation; and, precedent-setting international partnerships. College of the North Atlantic welcomes students from all parts of the world. International students are attracted by the college’s high quality education, reasonable costs, safe and friendly living environment, student support services, and the acceptability and transferability of its certificates and diplomas. College of the North Atlantic places a high value on the contribution that international students make towards the development of intercultural communications and understanding throughout the college and the community.
Why College of the North Atlantic
- Campus: The Labrador West campus of College of the North Atlantic is located in western Labrador, an area that includes the communities of Labrador City, Wabush and Churchill Falls. Western Labrador, which has a population of approximately 9,600 residents, is rich in iron ore and surrounded by pristine wilderness.
- Facilities: The Labrador West campus is a new purpose-built facility that opened in September 2011 and offers an assortment of academic, trades and business programs.
- Hands-on experience: Many of College of the North Atlantic's programs offer field opportunities where students can apply what they've learned in the classroom to the community.
Type: Public, College