Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP), formerly known as Red Deer College, is a public polytechnic institute. Red Deer College was transformed into Red Deer Polytechnic, a regional polytechnic institute with the potential to issue bachelor's degrees, in 2021. Red Deer Polytechnic now offers certifications, diplomas, advanced certificates, applied degrees, bachelor's degrees, academic upgrading, and apprenticeship in over 75 career and academic programmes, including the creative and liberal arts, engineering, and trades.

Cost of attendance

The average annual cost of attendance for Undergraduate Programs provided to overseas students is 933,166 INR / Year. The amount may vary depending on the course chosen, the type of lodging, and the candidate's personal spending habits.


Students at Red Deer College can live on campus. Because the resident halls are close to the university campus, students can visit the library and athletic fields at any time of day. The cost of on-campus housing ranges from $2,240 to $3,180 per semester. The typical off-campus cost of living in Canada for a student ranges from 15,000 CAD to 20,000 CAD, depending on lifestyle and preferences. This varies from province to province in Canada.

Acceptance rate

The institution has 7,500 students enrolled in credit programmes and 10,000 students enrolled in non-credit programmes. The university's admittance rate – N/R.


The Main Campus of Red Deer Polytechnic is located in the city of Red Deer, halfway between the major towns of Edmonton and Calgary. The school lies near the Queen Elizabeth II Highway, about an hour and a half drive from either of the aforementioned cities. A library, a bar, a restaurant, a Tim Hortons, a Starbucks, and other food-related enterprises may be found on the main campus. Donald School of Business/Downtown Campus, Welikoklad Event Centre, and Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre are the additional campuses. The Donald School of Business (DSB) was housed at the Millennium Centre building in downtown Red Deer. Red Deer College has a third campus/building located right across the street from the DSB. It has a stage, a cinema theatre, and an art gallery. The Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre (popularly known as the GWH) was completed in 2018 for the 2019 Canada Winter Games and includes an ice arena (capable of Olympic sized ice), a performance gymnasium, a fitness centre, running/sprinting tracks, squash courts, and a massive court surface capable of holding four volleyball or two basketball games simultaneously.


The College has its affiliations with ACCC, CCAA, AACTI, ACAC and CBIE. 

Jobs and Placement

Red Deer College assists students with job placement. From resume generation to interview preparation, we've got you covered. The institution assists students in finding their ideal employment and keeps them up to date on new job posts and vacancies in and around Canada. Red Deer College Social Work Diploma graduates have an 84 percent employment rate.

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