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International Students

Click here for the most current information specific to Medicine Hat College regarding the IRCC's announcement on International Student program changes.

Welcome to MHC!

Medicine Hat College (MHC) is a public, community college located in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.  With just over 2000 full-time students, we are able to offer personalized supports and services.

MHC is a Designated Learning Institution (DLI# O18795445892). All academic credit programs are designated programs. Apprenticeship, Continuing Studies and Conservatory of Music & Dance programs do not qualify as designated learning programs.



The MHC Advantage

  • Competitive international tuition fees
  • Safe community environment
  • Small classes and individual attention and support
  • High student satisfaction (98%) and employment (87%) rates 
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Study at MHC

MHC offers certificate, diploma, applied degree and university transfer programs in the areas of Arts, Education, Business, Health, Science, and Trades and Technology.


Visit Study at MHC to find information about application processes, important dates and deadlines, and tuition and fees, or take a virtual tour of our campus, located in beautiful Southeast Alberta! 

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Find Support

As a newcomer to Canada, Medicine Hat and MHC, there are many aspects of life that may be unfamiliar. Discover programs and services that support international student life – both on and off campus.

From pre-departure to graduation, the programs and services offered will help you to stay healthy, succeed in your studies, integrate into the community and get involved in campus life.
Find Support
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English Language Requirements

English language proficiency (ELP) is a requirement for any student not educated in an ELP exempt country.

Students should be aware that their program may also have a requirement for an Academic English or Literature requirement that is not fulfilled by completing their ELP requirement. All ELP exams must be academic and not general where applicable.

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