Okanagan College - Penticton

583 Duncan Avenue West, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada | Public University | Established 1963

About us

Okanagan College is a public post-secondary institution in British Columbia with four main campuses in Kelowna, Penticton, Salmon Arm, and Vernon. The College serves approximately 20,500 students annually and is the second largest trades training institution in B.C. The College offers a diverse range of degree, diploma and certificate programs, as well as a variety of university transfer and continuing studies course offerings.

Located in the vibrant South Okanagan-Similkameen region, Okanagan College‚Äôs Penticton campus proudly offers students a number of educational opportunities including first and second year university Arts and Science courses, Business Administration programs, Sustainable Construction Management Technology, Human Kinetics and Criminal and Social Justice. The small class sizes, excellent faculty, friendly staff and many student services including course/program advising, accessibility services, counselling, a Student Success Centre and a full-service library, all offer students extensive support in achieving their educational goals.  

Why Okanagan College - Penticton 

  • Campus Life: While learning in this leading-edge environment, students will also enjoy living in a world-renowned four season tourism destination, with endless entertainment and recreation activities, all amid the beautiful and unique landscape of the South Okanagan.
  • Facilities: The Penticton campus is home to the Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Technologies and Renewable Energy Conservation, recognized as the greenest post-secondary building in Canada in 2016 by Corporate Knights magazine.
  • Hands-On Experience: Co-op work options provide students with the opportunity to gain real-world experience, whilst developing important communication and networking skills. 
  • Small Classes: Classes are kept small, with the average class size being about 19 students.

Fees

Courses Duration 1st Year Tuition Fees
Associate of Arts 2 Year CAD 14,440
Associate of Science 2 Year CAD 14,440
College Diploma - Criminal and Social Justice 2 Year CAD 14,440
College Diploma - Kinesiology (Optional Co-op) 2 Year CAD 13,750
College Diploma - Business Administration (Optional Co-Op) 2 Year CAD 14,440
English as a Second Language - Kelowna Campus 2.4 Year CAD 11,552
College Diploma - Sustainable Construction Management Technology (Optional Co-Op) 2 Year CAD 22,333
College Certificate - Office Management 1 Year CAD 14,440
College Certificate - Business Administration 1 Year CAD 14,440

Admission Requirements

Courses Exams
Associate's Degree
  • Min TOEFL iBT: 79
  • Min IELTS overall: 6 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)
  • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105
Diploma Course
  • Min TOEFL iBT: 79
  • Min IELTS overall: 6 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)
  • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105
English Course
Certificate Course
  • Min TOEFL iBT: 79
  • Min IELTS overall: 6 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)
  • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105

Need Help in Applying Abroad?

Need Help in Applying Abroad?

Get end-to-end help from Travel Education in shortlisting and applying to colleges.

Other universities

Book an Appointment