Your university journey starts here

You can complete the first two years of a four-year degree at Lethbridge College. You’ll not only save money — $2,500 a year or more annually, based on tuition at a sampling of Alberta universities — but you’ll transfer to university with the confidence and skills to succeed. Hone your academic habits at Lethbridge College, where class sizes are small, instructors know you by name and a supportive community helps you discover who and what you want to be.

Not sure of a career direction? The General Arts and Science program is the best place to explore and discover your passion.

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Why consider University Transfer?

About 95 per cent of General Arts and Science courses at Lethbridge College are transferable to colleges and universities across Canada and the world. You can start here and go anywhere. Working with a Lethbridge College academic advisor, you can chart a course that fits your interests, your budget and your schedule. Not sure you’re ready for post-secondary academics? We can help.

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Want to learn more?

Make an appointment today with one of our knowledgeable academic advisors. They can help you plan a pathway unique to your needs and interests that leads to a credential at Lethbridge College and earns you credit toward a degree in one of our degree programs or at another post-secondary institution.

Phone: 403-320-3366

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Featured alumni

Shayne Dahl

General Studies 2004

Shayne Dahl credits instructors at Lethbridge College for igniting his passion for learning. An uninspired high school student, he used his time at college to develop academic skills. He graduated with a college diploma and a career direction. He went on to earn bachelor, master and doctorate degrees. In 2022, he’s a post-doctoral fellow at the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University, and he’s a recipient of a two-year Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship, one of Canada’s most prestigious post-graduate awards. The journey started here.

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Jess Fehr

General Studies 2005

"My time at Lethbridge College was invaluable. It opened my eyes to the world, taught me to embrace change and adapt, and maybe most importantly, helped me find my passion for my community and the people in it. The broad learning that happened at the college allowed me to adapt to any career that is relationship-focused."

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Upcoming Recruitment events


Mini Post-Secondary Fair

May 5, 2022
6 – 8 p.m.

LCI Small Gymnasium (open to all Lethbridge and area schools)

Pursue a major that fits your passion

Our General Arts and Science students can choose to pursue a general diploma in a program that encourage you to explore a wide range of courses to help you find your passion. If that spark of interest already burns inside you, you can choose from one of three majors that set a clear path toward a related university degree:

  • Psychology and Sociology
  • Pre-Social Work
  • English

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