Nova Scotia Community College

Halifax, NS, CA

Rating Score Valid Through Liaison Submitted Executive Letter
Gold - expired 67.43 Dec. 10, 2016 Michael Chapman Dec. 11, 2013 Download


Full-time Equivalent Enrollment 9,614
Number of Undergraduate Students Not Available
Number of Graduate Students Not Available
Full-time Equivalent Employees 1,618
Institution type Special Focus
Institutional control Public
Endowment size Not Available
Percentage of students that are Residential Not Available
Percentage of students that are Full-time commuter Not Available
Percentage of students that are Part-time commuter Not Available
Percentage of students that are On-line only Not Available
Gross square feet of building space 2,454,000.0
Gross square feet of laboratory space Not Available
Acres of cultivated grounds Not Available
Acres of undeveloped land Not Available
Climate region Very-Cold

Campus Features

Feature Is Present? Is Included in Report
Agricultural School No No
Medical School No No
Pharmacy School No No
Public Health No No
Veterinary School No No
Satellite Yes No
Hospital No No
Farm No No
Agricultural experiment station No No

Additional Details

The Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) consists of 13 separate campuses located across the province of Nova Scotia. NSCC’s five academic schools (Access, Applied Arts & New Media, Business, Health & Human Services, and Trades & Technology) offer more than 100 programs throughout the province. NSCC is committed to building Nova Scotia's economy and quality of life through education and innovation. NSCC programs reflect the labour market needs and opportunities of the provincial economy and set graduates on a course for career success. According to NSCC’s 2011 Graduate Follow-up Study, 87% of NSCC graduates are employed, most in their field of choice. Of those, 95% live and work in Nova Scotia. For more information about NSCC, go to

Credit Status
Innovation 1 Complete
Innovation 2 Complete
Innovation 3 Complete
Innovation 4 Complete
Credit Status
New Student Orientation Not Pursuing
Food Education Not Pursuing
Food and Beverage Purchases Not Pursuing
Confinement-Free Food Purchases Not Pursuing
Vegetarian-Fed Food Purchases Not Pursuing
Hormone-Free Food Purchases Not Pursuing
Seafood Purchases Not Pursuing
Dishware Complete
Energy Initiatives Not Pursuing
Energy Use by Type Not Pursuing
Procurement Not Pursuing
Bike Sharing Not Pursuing
Water Initiatives Not Pursuing
Endowment Not Pursuing
Sustainability Staffing Not Pursuing

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