RDC Quick Facts

  • More than 100 program options
  • Collaborative degrees, applied degrees, certificates, diplomas, apprenticeships, graduate certificates, career development certificates and University transfer programs
  • Located in the emerging city of Red Deer; Alberta's third-largest city
  • 24 National titles and 151 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference team titles won by RDC Kings and Queens Athletics teams
  • Three vibrant locations: main campus, downtown campus and Welikoklad Event Centre
  • Affordable tuition, residence and parking rates
  • More than $1,000,000 awarded in student scholarships and bursaries
  • Dedicated instructors
  • Most of our classes have 40 students or less
  • 7,500 full-and part-time students
  • 2,300 of our students are enrolled in University programs at RDC
  • More than 100,000 visitors to our campuses each year for performances, Athletics games, community events and lifelong learning options
  • Lots of places to eat on our campus including Tim Hortons, The Patch, The Far Side Bar & Grill, Starbucks, Subway, 2Mato, Reds Grill, The Lift and Smoke's Poutinerie
  • More than 36,000 learners in School of Continuing Education each year 
  • Host 20,000 community learners for workshops, seminars and other educational opportunities

Welcome to RDC

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For over 50 years RDC has been proudly serving our learners and our communities. RDC offers more than 100 different programs (including full degrees, certificates, diplomas and skilled trades programs) to 7,500 full- and part-time credit students and more than 36,000 youth and adult learners in the School of Continuing Education each year. Named by Alberta Venture magazine as one of Alberta’s most innovative organizations for the Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing, RDC is a key location for applied and industry-led research. Our main campus is strategically situated on 290 acres of Alberta’s natural landscape along Queen Elizabeth II Highway. We have also expanded our learning and performing arts space into the heart of downtown Red Deer through our Welikoklad Event Centre and the Donald School of Business.
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