Alexander College

Canada - Vancouver

Alexander College is a private post-secondary institution established in 2006 under the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education.

Alexander College is a private post-secondary institution serving approximately 2,000 students every year. Alexander College offers a variety of undergraduate degree and transfer programs  including University Transfer, Associate of Arts degree and Associate of Science degree. An integrated English for Academic Purposes program is also available to assist non-native English speakers with their transition to university level studies in the English language.

Alexander College is recognized and accredited by the BC Ministry of Advanced Education, Degree Quality Assurance Board (DQAB), BC Education Quality Assurance (EQA) program, and is a proud participant in the BC Transfer System, organized by the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT).

Mission

Alexander College strives for excellence in higher education for students from many cultural backgrounds and language abilities by providing internationally recognized university transfer courses and degree programs, individual support services, and campus activities to foster local and global community engagement.


Core Themes

  • Provide a supportive learning environment for students with many cultural backgrounds and language abilities.
  • Offer internationally recognized university transfer courses and degree programs.
  • Support individual growth and development through academic achievement and community engagement, preparing students for future studies and careers.

 

Our History

Our name, Alexander College is from Sir Alexander Mackenzie, the Scottish-born fur trade adventurer and author. Alexander Mackenzie holds a special place in Canadian history. Thus, the name Alexander College is in the spirit of his achievement and vision.

Established in 2006 under the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education, Alexander College consists of two urban campuses. These campuses are located in Burnaby and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Alexander College first offered University Transfer and English for Academic Purposes programs. We design our programs to help first and second year undergraduates to achieve success in their transition to the post-secondary environment. This is through strong student support and services available.

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