Number of Students
Upwards of 2,000 a year.
Selkirk College offers over 73 academic, career, vocational, and technical programs leading to associate degrees, certificates, diplomas, and/or university transfer from the Schools of Adult Basic Education and Transitional Learning, Business and Aviation, Digital Media, Music, and Information Technology, Health and Human Services, Hospitality and Tourism, Industry and Trades Training, Renewable Resources, and University Arts and Sciences. The College’s programs are designed to enable students to enter the workforce upon graduation or to go on to university-level studies. Additionally, the College carries the University of British Columbia West Kootenay Teacher Education program, which is a 12-month offering providing qualified students with the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Education.
Selkirk College is known for is innovative programs such as its Golf Management and Operations program, the first offering of its kind in Canada. The College services the West Kootenay region of British Columbia through campuses in Castlegar, Grand Forks, Nelson, and Trail and through regional centres in Crescent Valley, Kaslo, and Nakusp. The College is home to the first Geospatial Research Centre in Western Canada. For the last 5 years, Selkirk has ranked over 90 percent in student satisfaction.