College of the North Atlantic - Bonavista

301 Confederation Drive, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada | Public University | Established 1997

About us

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 Bonavista campus of College of the North Atlantic is located on the east coast of Newfoundland in Bonavista Bay. The historic and scenic community is home to approximately 4,000 residents.

  • Facilities: Bonavista campus is unique with respect to the provincial education scene, as it is linked with the local high school, Discovery Collegiate. There is a skywalk connecting the two buildings.

  • 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. 

Fees

Courses Duration 1st Year Tuition Fees
College Certificate - Plumber 1 Year CAD 7,480
Advanced College Diploma - Cultural Culinary Arts and Tourism - Year 2 Entry 3 Year CAD 8,250
Advanced College Diploma - Cultural Culinary Arts and Tourism 3 Year CAD 8,250
College Certificate - Business Administration 1 Year CAD 8,250

Admission Requirements

Courses Exams
Certificate Course
  • Min TOEFL iBT: 79
  • Min IELTS overall: 6
  • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105
Diploma Course
  • Min TOEFL iBT: 79
  • Min IELTS overall: 6
  • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105

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