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College of the North Atlantic, Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Institute Mission

By the year 2011, College of the North Atlantic will have improved accessability to quality programs and enhanced services to support the success of students and communtities.

Institute Overview

The College of the North Atlantic (CNA) is Newfoundland and Labrador's public college - one of the largest post-secondary educational and skills training centres in Atlantic Canada, with a history dating back more than 40 years. Today CNA has 17 campus locations throughout Newfoundland and Labrador and one in the Middle East State of Qatar. CNA offers nearly 100 full-time program offerings and more than 300 part-time courses for some 20,000 students each year.


CNA continues to have the lowest tuition fees of any post-secondary institution in Atlantic Canada. It 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 community and regional innovation; and precedent-setting international partnerships.

College of the North Atlantic

Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates

  •  Agriculture
  •  Applied Business Technology
  •  Applied Health Care & Technology
  •  Business Administration
  •  Computer Science
  •  Culinary, Travel & Hospitality
  •  Design & Applied Arts
  •  Education
  •  Engineering
  •  Engineering Technology & Applied Technology
  •  Humanities
  •  Natural Sciences
  •  Nursing & Allied Health
  •  Public Administration
  •  Religious Studies
  •  Trades & Apprenticeships
  •  Visual Arts
  •  University Transfer Programs
  •  Certificates < 1 yr
  •  Diplomas 1 - 3 yrs

Admissions Criteria

Minimum GPA
English Language Proficiency   (Minimum Score)
   Proficiency Assessed Upon Arrival/Test Scores Not Required/Varies by Program
Application Deadline
Notification of Acceptance
Fall Semester: 
Winter Semester: 
Spring Semester: 
Summer Semester: 
Rolling Admissions/Varies by Program
Rolling Notification/Varies by Program
International Application Fee (C$): 
International Annual Tuition (C$): 

Provincial Accreditation

  • Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Education

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