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applyalberta is how you apply to a post-secondary institution in Alberta.
The site includes information about how the process works.

You need:

  • a credit card—VISA or MasterCard—to pay the application fee
  • an Alberta Student Number (ASN). If you’re from Alberta, the system will try to find your number. If you don’t have an ASN, the system will assign you one.

You also need to know:

  • If you were in college and have been away for a semester or more, you must reapply for the program.
  • If you are coming back in the fall to the 2nd year of the same program, you don’t have to reapply.
  • If you are an apprentice, you don’t use applyalberta. Apprentices register with Lakeland College.
  • If you have a problem or a question about the applyalberta process, please email

When applications open

Applications for the next terms will open on applyalberta on these dates:
  • Bachelor of Applied Business: Emergency Services - March 1, 2019
  • Jan 2020 - April 2020 term - May 1, 2019
  • EST 2020 - May 1, 2019
  • Firefighter training (FFT) 2020 - August 15, 2019
  • Sept 2020 - April 2021 academic year - Oct 1, 2019
If your program has a waitlist
We encourage you to apply, even if your chosen program has a wait-list. Why?:
  • Wait-lists do move. You could move up before fall registration.
Waitlisted programs for 2019-2020
  • Health Care Aide 
  • Animal Health Technology
  • Veterinary Medical Assistant
  • Pre-employment Electrician
  • Environmental Sciences: Wildlife and Fisheries major
  • Heavy Oil Operations Technician
  • Heavy Oil Power Engineering
  • Esthetician
  • Hairstyling
  • American Sign Language and Deaf Culture Studies
If you don’t have a credit card

If you don't have a credit card, please contact the enrolment specialist for your program.

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    What Students Say
    With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

    – Anthony Biglieni

    Agribusiness Class of 2006

    What Alumni Say
    Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

    – Sandi Unruh

    Senior Human Resources Consultant

    What Faculty & Staff Say
    Vertex has had great experience bringing on students from Lakeland College. We have found the Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) program to provide students with good academic knowledge of the environmental industry and the criteria that governs the land reclamation

    – Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

    Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

    What Alumni Say
    There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

    – Danielle Gaboury

    Business studies, Class of 2016.

    What Students Say
    I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

    – Kelly Mykytuk

    2nd year UT student, 2017-18

    What Alumni Say
    Choosing to attend Lakeland College was one of the best decisions that I’ve made in my life so far. The welcoming and friendly Lakeland environment encourages a place of excellence, and fosters the ability to be successful not only in school, but in life.

    – Mariah Van’t Hof

    University Transfer, Class of 2015

    What Alumni Say
    I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

    – Payton Ramstead

    Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

    What Alumni Say
    At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

    – Alisa Brace

    Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

    What Alumni Say
    The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

    – Grayden Kay

    Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

    What Alumni Say
    Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

    – Carson Reid

    Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

    What Alumni Say
    The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

    – Jessica Cadrain

    Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

    What Alumni Say
    At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

    – Naomi Mason

    Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

    What Alumni Say
    I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

    – Dean Coulson

    Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

    What Alumni Say
    I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

    – Ali Mullin

    Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

    What Alumni Say
    I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

    – Stephen Mark Visser

    Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

    What Alumni Say
    I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

    – Lucas Tetreault

    HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

    What Alumni Say
    I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

    – Donald James Shaw

    Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

    What Alumni Say
    All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

    – Courtnee Coolidge

    Esthetician, Class of 2016.

    What Alumni Say
    The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

    – Stephanie Wakefeild

    University Transfer, Class of 2016.

    What Alumni Say
    They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

    – Alyssa Wells

    University Transfer, Class of 2017.

    What Alumni Say
    I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

    – Sheldon Farrell

    Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

    What Alumni Say
    In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

    – Daphney Couturier

    Esthetician, Class of 2017.

    What Alumni Say
    It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

    – Darby Watchel

    Esthetician, Class of 2017.

    What Employers Say
    Lakeland is a great place to find employees. The college provides real world training that equips soon-to-be employees with knowledge and people skills that are highly sought after in the agriculture industry these days.

    – Dustin Dinwoodie

    Key Account Manager – Western Canada Arysta LifeScience

    What Alumni Say
    The hands-on field trips, quality of education i received, professors who are invested in your success, and all the friends I made. I exceeded my academic expectations and I also had a lot of fun. If i had to do it all over gain, i would choose Lakeland!

    – Nicole (Audet) Pysh

    Class of 2006, Environmental Protection & Class of 2008, Applied Environmental Degree