About Alexander College

by / Thursday, 03 October 2013 / Published in Alexander College

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About Alexander College

Alexander College is a private BC Ministry of Education approved post-secondary institution located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Alexander College offer college-level courses to high school graduates from all over the world. There are two major programs offered by Alexander College: Associate Degree and University Transfer.

Associate Degrees

Alexander College offers Associate degrees in three areas: Arts, Arts Business, and Science. Students can choose the area of study that appeals most to their interests and career plans.

Associate of Arts program is a two-year program that requires completion of 20 courses in total, for the value of 60 credits. The possible employment opportunities after getting an Associate of Arts include such areas as sales, advertising, administration and tourism.

Associate of Arts Business program is a two-year program that calls for completion of 21 courses for 64 credits. Most of the subjects that students have to study in this program are economics and commerce. There are also courses in sciences and arts. Graduates of this program work in Banking, Administration, Sales, and Real Estate.

The third associate degree program at Alexander College is associate of Science program. This is a two-year, 20 course and 60 credit program. Students focus on studying sciences such as chemistry, physics, and mathematics. Students can seek employment in Research, Laboratory Technology and Information Technology.

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University Transfer

The University Transfer program is for those students who are looking to obtain a bachelor’s degree from a Canadian University via entering Alexander college for the first two years of their four-year bachelor’s program.

These students are called transfer students and they can take advantage of Alexander College courses and transfer them toward their undergraduate degree. So the students can choose to take from 30 to 60 credits at Alexander College (this will take one or two years) and transfer all their courses to the second or the third year of a bachelor’s program of a public university of their choice in British Columbia.

While studying at Alexander College, the students have the advantage of free advising, free tutoring and academic support, which will enable them to choose the right institution to transfer to. This transfer program is possible due to the participation of Alexander College in an organization called BCCAT, or the British Columbia Council for Admissions and Transfer.

Tuition and Fees

The cost of tuition at Alexander College is the same for both Associate Degree and University transfer program and is 460 Canadian dollars per credit. The base price is per credits because students are expected to fulfill a certain number of credits to either receive an associate degree or transfer to a bachelor’s program. However, this cost can be translated to the cost per semester at 6,900 Canadian dollars or per a three-semester school year (studying from September to June with a break for the summer) at 13,800 dollars.

When to apply

Unlike most public and private institutions, Alexander College has four intake dates, in Fall, Winter, Spring & Summer. The intake dates coincide with the four semesters. Student can apply to Alexander College all year around.

More information

If you would like to learn more about Alexander College, check out our website www.alexandercollege.ca, look up on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Alexander-College/32532667152 and subscribe to our YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/acbccanada


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One Response to “About Alexander College”

  1. Marcus says : Reply

    The college description looked quite appealing. Mostly colleges give more priorities to Science and Commerce courses but this college emphasizes more on the arts stream which is actually good for students who want to take arts and study abroad,have an interest in it which is the best part. Well I would like to take arts business in this college but is there a need of IELTS Tests or TOEFL as I have scored 5.0 in IELTS can I get in this college? Also needed more information about tuition fees as it describes only on credit basis.

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