Aurora College

country rank  99
world rank  9088

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University Overview

Founded in 1981, Aurora College is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Forth Smith (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Northwest Territories. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Inuvick, Yellowknife. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education, Culture and Employment, Northwest Territories, Aurora College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Aurora College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Founded 1981
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 50 Conibear Crescent, Box 1290
Forth Smith (population range: 2,500-9,999)
X0E 0P0 Northwest Territories
T +1 (867) 872 4511
F +1 (867) 777 2850
Other locations Inuvick, Yellowknife

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Aurora College's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported



  • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)
  • University of the Arctic (UArctic)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018