Founded in 1997, College of the North Atlantic is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small town of Stephenville (population range: 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Newfoundland and Labrador. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Baie Verte, Stephenville, Bonavista, Burin, Carbonear, Clarenville, Corner Brook, Gander, Grand Falls-Windsor, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador West, Placentia, Port aux Basques, St. John's, Conception Bay South, St. Anthony, Doha (Qatar). Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education, Newfoundland & Labrador, College of the North Atlantic (CNA) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. College of the North Atlantic (CNA) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees in several areas of study. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CNA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.