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Your University Starts Here


Are you looking for a new way to earn a degree that gives you a world class experience, with fewer costs, and more support? At NIC you can:
  • Discover your options. Take one or two years of classes at NIC before starting university.
  • Spend less. Get your degree from some of the world’s top universities while paying $10,000 less per year in tuition and living expenses.
  • Prepare for success. Gain the confidence and skills to do well in university with NIC’s small class sizes and personal instruction.
Whatever degree or university you want, NIC can get you there.
NIC-UVic student Emma Dube
Emma Dubé won $23,000 in scholarships from NIC and UVIC with Dual Admission.
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I can’t think of a better way to start university. NIC gave me a head start in my courses, I got to know my instructors, and I saved thousands of dollars in my first year of study. It was the gradual transition from high school to university I needed.
Dylan O'Hara, UVic Engineering student

	University of Victoria

University of Victoria

Want to start your degree at NIC and secure your path to UVic? Whether you’re in high school, college, or just starting out, NIC gives you improved access to UVic. Now you can:

  • Earn more. Apply for scholarships and awards at both institutions from high school with UVic Dual Admission.
  • Guarantee your seat. Use your college grades to enter competitive UVic programs with UVic Guaranteed Admission.

Whether you're interested in engineering, child and youth care, history, humanities, or sciences, NIC can help you achieve your degree!


 Royal Roads University

Royal Roads University

Complete your bachelor’s degree in just 12 months with Royal Roads and NIC. NIC's Dual Admission partnership with RRU means you save money by completing the first two years of your degree at NIC and get access to RRU's accelerated on-campus degree program, which allows you to complete the last two years of your degree in just 12 months. Programs include Entrepreneurial Management, Professional Communication, International Hotel Management, Environmental Science, or Environmental Management.


 Portland State University

Portland State University

Graduate with a 2.25 GPA in NIC's supportive, two-year associate degrees and move into your third year at Portland State University.


 Vancouver Island University

Vancouver Island University

Complete your Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree while studying at VIU and NIC. NIC's Dual Admission partnership with VIU gives arts and science students access to 17 different majors and 27 minors. Plus, you get full access to all the services and facilities that come with being a student at both institutions.


 UNBC Dual Admission

UNBC Dual Admission

Access a direct path into a four-year Bachelor of Science degree at UNBC and be eligible to apply for the Northern Medical Program in year three. You’ll save money by studying in NIC’s small class sizes and interactive labs for one or two years, guarantee your course transfer into one of five degree pathways, and enjoy undergraduate research opportunities.


	University of Manitoba 

University of Manitoba 

Earn credit for your training and rank, access friendly local learning supports and instructors and earn a degree that suits your lifestyle and career goals. NIC's partnership with the University of Manitoba provides flexible degree options for all North Island residents, including the Canadian Forces. NIC supports your career and easily transitions to the University of Manitoba. Choose from a wide range of university transfer classes, pay less tuition and graduate with a University of Manitoba degree. 

Questions? Contact:

Heather Howie
Educational Advisor
250-334-5000
1-800-715-0914
heather.howie@nic.bc.ca

Resources

UVic Dual Admission Application Form

NIC Application Form
For universities other than UVic, write "Dual Admission" plus the university as the program name

Partnership Agreements

Bachelor of Fine Arts