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As a small college we pride ourselves in getting to know our students and our international students agreed! We ranked #1 out of 176 institutions for student satisfaction, learning support and lecture quality.

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From COTR to Doctor

Raised in Kimberley, Lori Wik knew that College of the Rockies was the ideal first step for her long educational journey. After completing two years of University Transfer Science courses at College of the Rockies, Lori went on to complete a Bachelor of Medical Science and a Doctor of Medicine with special training in research. Read more about Dr. Wik

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We offer a comprehensive mix of vocational, trades, career technical and academic programs and services, for full-time or part-time study. Not close to one of our campuses? No problem. We have hundreds of classes you can take online.  

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Orientation Week 2015

We're welcoming new and returning students for the 2015-2016 academic year! Our Orientation Week Welcome starts on Tuesday September 8th at 9:45am in the gym and is followed by program meetings and information sessions. For lunch we are offering FREE BBQ for all COTR students!

See the complete schedule of Orientation Week 2015

Cook Program: $1000 Award for Fall Intake

Are you passionate about the culinary arts? We’re offering all students who enroll this fall in our Professional Cook Training program $1000 towards their tuition. Here is your chance to get hands-on culinary training from top chefs at College of the Rockies. You'll work in a fully functional kitchen environment learning different cooking methods, food safety and kitchen management. Apply now!

Learn more about our Certified Cook Program

Study Adventure Tourism this September!

Interested in Adventure Tourism? With our program you'll go from business training in the classroom to rock climbing, mountaineering, white-water kayaking and backcountry skiing in the BC Rockies. Apply for this Sept!

Learn more about Adventure Tourism Business Operations program