Vanguard College

Vanguard College

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Institute Overview

Vanguard College (Vanguard) is a Canadian Bible College that is committed to Developing Innovative Spirit-Filled Leaders. Vanguard offers accredited degrees, diplomas and certificates to prepare students for ministry. Vanguard believes that where one ends up has a lot to do with where one starts. Come feel the difference at Vanguard College.


  • A vibrant campus community in the heart of a growing city
  • An atmosphere of life-changing spiritual growth
  • An accredited education that opens doors for ministry
  • Challenging 1-year certificates that train students to make a difference

  • Institute Accreditation

    National Accreditation

    Colleges in Canada Association for Biblical Higher Education

    Provincial Accreditation

    Colleges in Canada Alberta Advanced Education and Technology

    Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates Offered

    Colleges in Canada Bachelor's Degrees 3 - 4 yrs
    Colleges in Canada Certificates < 1 yr
    Colleges in Canada Diplomas 1 - 3 yrs

    Program Majors

    Prgram Majors Religious Studies

    Academic Options for Students

    Colleges in Canada Online Programs
    Colleges in Canada Part-Time Programs

    Admissions & Tuition

    # Students Admitted to 1st Year:  90
     % Accepted: 75
     Open Admissions: Yes
     Application Deadline
    Notification of Acceptance
    Advanced Acceptance to Fall Semester: 
    Fall Semester: 
    Winter Semester: 
    Spring Semester: 
    Summer Semester: 
    Annual Tuition (C$): 5,985
    Student Health Care Coverage: Not Provided
    Institute Scholarships & Bursaries Available: Yes
    Estimated Total Cost of Tuition for Degree/Diploma (C$): 27,000

    Scholarships/Awards and Financial Assistance

    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Bursary Programs
    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Emergency Loan Programs
    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Loan Programs
    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Scholarship Programs
    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Teaching/Research Assistantships
    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Work Opportunities Programs

    Institute Support for Students

    Colleges in Canada Academic Counselling
    Colleges in Canada Career and Employment Counselling
    Colleges in Canada Chaplaincy
    Colleges in Canada Daycare Services
    Colleges in Canada Disabilities Resources
    Colleges in Canada Incoming Student Orientation and Advising

    Buildings & Facilities

    In 2004, Vanguard moved from its old Edmonton campus to the beautifully restored HA Gray school building. God has provided Vanguard this new facility debt-free, complete with state-of-the-art classrooms and chapel, gym and a rooftop prayer room overlooking the community and city it is called to serve.

    Vanguard College
    12140-103 Street
    Edmonton, Alberta T5G 2J9
    Phone:  1-866-222-0808
    Fax: 1-780-452-5803

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    Christian Higher Education Canada Member Institute Overview
    Canadian Schools Year Institute Founded: 1946
    Canadian Schools # of Full-Time Faculty: 15
    Canadian Schools Opportunities for Part-Time Study: Yes
    Canadian Schools Opportunities for Online Study: Yes
    Canadian Schools # of Campuses: 1
    Canadian Schools Campus Setting (Main Campus): Urban
    Canadian Schools Nearest City (Main Campus): Edmonton
    Canadian Schools City Population: 1,000,000
    Canadian Schools Cost of Living: Medium
    Canadian Schools Climate Range: -30°C to 30°C

    Student Profile
    Canadian Schools Total Undergraduate Program Enrolment (all years): 220
    Canadian Schools % of Out-of-Province Students (all years): 30
    Canadian Schools % of Undergraduate International Students (all years): 2
    Canadian Schools # Countries of Origin: 10 or less

    On-Campus Housing
    Canadian Schools On-campus Housing Available: No
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