SDS Colleges in Alberta

SDS Colleges in Alberta

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Updated on Oct 14, 2023 12:28 IST

SDS Colleges in Alberta are 20+ in number and are for those students who wish to pursue education after high school at these Student Direct Stream (SDS) colleges which are basically Designated Learning Institutions (DLIs). In this article, you can check out the province-wise list of SDS colleges in Alberta for international students to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate courses.

sds colleges in alberta

The legislature of the fourth most populous province in Canada has the exclusive right to make laws related to education. The Alberta legislature has the authority to create and regulate colleges, universities, technical institutions, and other educational institutions.

The University of Alberta is the largest and oldest university in Alberta which offers excellent academics but the University of Alberta acceptance rate is quite competitive. Apart from this, the University of Calgary is the second-largest university in Alberta. Earlier the University of Calgary was affiliated with the University of Alberta but gained its autonomy in 1966.

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List of SDS Colleges in Alberta

Below is the list of colleges and universities and where they are located. You can also find out their tuition fee, their specialized programs, and fee structure by clicking on the university/college name:

University/College/Institute Location
ABM College of Business and Technology Calgary
AGA Academy Calgary
Absolute Aviation Wetaskiwin
Academy of Learning  Calgary
Academy of Learning Edmonton
Academy of Learning Edmonton South Edmonton
Academy of Learning Medicine Hat Medicine Hat
Academy of Learning  Red Deer
Adventure Aviation Grane Prairie 
Aesthetics Calgary Calgary
Alberta Ballet School Calgary
Alberta Bible College Calgary
Alberta Bible College Calgary
Alberta Business and Health Institute Red Deer
Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine Calgary
Alberta College of Massage Therapy  Edmonton
Alberta University of the Arts Calgary
Alison college  Calgary
Alpha College of Business and Technology Scarborough
Ambrose University  Calgary
Anne's Language Calgary
Athabasca University  Athabasca
Athabasca University  Edmonton
Bay River College Calgary
Bayswater  Calgary
Bow Valley College Calgary
Brookes College Calgary
Burman University  Lacombe
CDI College of Business, Technology and Health Care Edmonton
CDI College of Business, Technology and Health Care Red Deer
CFI Flight Academy  Claresholm
CFI Flight Academy  Okotoks
CLI College of Business, Health and Technology  Edmonton
CPA Western School of Business Edmonton
Calgary College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture  Calgary
Calgary Flying Club Calgary
Cambrooks College Calgary
Campbell College  Edmonton
Canadian Baptist Theological Seminary and College Cochrane
Canadian Health and Business College Calgary
Canadian Imperial College Edmonton
Canadian Institute of Osteopathic Therapy Inc Calgary
Canadian Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine Corp Calgary
Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute Camrose
Canford Institute of Technology Edmonton
Capstone Edge College Calgray
Centennial Flight Centre, Inc. Sturgeon County
Clear Water College  Caroline
Columbia College Calgary
Concordia Lutheran Seminary Edmonton
Concordia University of Edmonton Edmonton

Note: The list provided above is subject to change.


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monika akter

a year ago

I have ten years study gap after my MBA in finance subject 2011. nowadays I want to study another subject.

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Piyush Kohli

a year ago

Hi Monika, you have a huge gap and colleges prefer candidates with a study gap of 4-5 years. Please elaborate more on this and let us know which course you want to pursue, so, we can assist you better.