Arts, Science and Management

Start your degree with the NIC advantage. North Island College offers a wide range of courses that transfer to universities across British Columbia and beyond. With our small class sizes, supportive instructors and competitive tuition, you’ll be better prepared for university and career success.

Complete your first two years with us then transfer to universities throughout BC including; VIU, UVic, UBC, Thompson Rivers, Royal Roads, SFU, Camosun and more.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

Whether you see yourself working on high-level design, in a lab conducting experiments or solving problems on the workshop floor, you will leave NIC’s STEM courses with a broad skill set and be ready to succeed.

Humanities Programs

Learn how to ask big questions and deepen your understanding of the world in which we live.

Social Science Programs

Investigate the human condition while learning how to think critically and speculatively.


Explore the English language through literature, writing, analysis, research and critiques.

NIC Alumni Say


The NIC Experience


The NIC Advantage

  • Seamless transferability
  • Customized, flexible education plans
  • Dual and Guaranteed admission options to UVic and VIU
  • Average class size is 18 students
  • International field school opportunities, such as Greece and Croatia
  • Applied research opportunities
  • Learn from expert faculty including nuclear astrophysicists, marine biologists, anthropologists and criminologists.

NIC challenged me to think bigger, providing me with tools to help me get to where I am today.

James Flawith
Associate of Arts degree alumnus
and 2018 Top 20 Under 40 Community
Achievement Award recipient

Dual Credit

Earn university transfer credit while still in high school.