Newfoundland Colleges and Universities

 

Colleges and Universities in Newfoundland

Living in Newfoundland, the easternmost province of Canada, means enjoying life off the beaten path. The province's friendly residents include people of the English, Irish, French and Aboriginal descent. St. John's, Newfoundland, has one of the highest concentrations of writers, musicians, actors, and comedians on a per capita basis, according to the Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism website. But even those in the arts could find a degree useful when seeking employment. Memorial University of Newfoundland is the province's largest institution of higher learning, but there are also many other schools offering education based in a vocational trade, in nursing, or even the marine industries.

Newfoundland college jobs: the best of the best

Your first job in Newfoundland doesn't have to involve flipping burgers. Here are some hourly wages for occupations in Newfoundland. Pay is in Canadian dollars.

  1. Biologists and related scientists: CAN $29.95
  2. College and vocational instructors: CAN $23.90
  3. Journalists: CAN $17.04
  4. Licensed practical nurses: CAN $21.80
  5. Nurse aides, orderlies, patient service associates: CAN $16.20

Sometimes the only thing between you and a career is an education and the right training and skills. Discover whether Newfoundland might be the right place to discover an education and seek a career.

See also: Newfoundland Vocational Schools and Career Training

Directory of Newfoundland Colleges & Universities

Campus & Online Schools Accepting Students from Newfoundland

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  • Providing accredited online courses and degree programs since 1987.
  • A military-friendly school, it ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
  • Students can customize monthly payments to fit their budgets and lifestyle.
  • Program and course tuition is all-inclusive: textbooks, learning materials, and academic support are covered in the cost.
  • Alumni can enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.
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  • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
  • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
  • Offers a high school diploma program through distance learning materials.
  • Specializes in distance learning courses to award diplomas.
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• Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is a premier, private, accredited, nondenominational Christian university located in Phoenix, Arizona
• Its student-faculty ratio is 16:1 and 33.9% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
• As a Christian university, the school encourages students to find their purpose in Christ, with an emphasis on applying Christian values and ethics to the workplace.
• 65% of students have cars on campus, and alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age.

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  • Founded in 1970 by Bernie and Rita Turner, two teachers who wanted to help working adults pursue their doctoral degrees.
  • All student services are available 24/7, including financial aid, course registration, technical issues, and other inquiries. 
  • Returning students get a waived enrollment fee, automatic transcript retrieval, and other benefits.
  • Has regional accreditation from The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1990, as well as specialized certification or licensure-specific accreditations from multiple organizations.
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  • A member of The Russell Group of 24 UK research-led universities.
  • Ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide.
  • Teaches students are from over 160 countries worldwide.
  • Holds full accreditation with degrees widely recognized internationally.
  • Degrees pursued online will look the same as degrees pursued on campus.
  • Its Royal Charter has allowed it to independently award bachelors, masters, and doctorate degrees since 1903.
  • Over 6,000 international students on campus.
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  • Ranked among the top 20 Regional Universities in the West in 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Listed as one of America’s Best Colleges by Forbes Magazine in 2013.
  • Designated as a 2015 College of Distinction.
  • Accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), with accreditation for The College of Business Administration by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
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  • Ranked among the Best Online Graduate Business Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Offers over 60 online degree programs.
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), and the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).
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Other Colleges & Universities in Newfoundland

College of the North Atlantic
courses in Newfoundland and Labrador; also Qatar
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's
Newfoundland Department of Education
Newfoundland and Labrador
Private Training Institutions
various postsecondary courses
Nexient Learning
St. John's, also locations in other provinces