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Red Deer Polytechnic welcomes students from all over the world and from all walks of life. We know your specific needs are unique, depending on the program you want to study and what your past experiences may be. No matter where you’re starting from or what your goals are, we’re here to support you along the way. We can’t wait to meet you.

Prospective Students

Are you a Canadian citizen or permanent resident? Start your journey by reviewing Red Deer Polytechnic’s offerings to find the right program for you. 

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International Students 

Are you coming to study in Red Deer from abroad? Red Deer Polytechnic has diverse programs to meet your goals. Learn more about what you can study here.

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Apprenticeship Students

Starting or continuing your apprenticeship? RDP supports skilled apprenticeship and trades students to develop exceptional skills and knowledge.

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Indigenous Students

Looking to connect? Indigenous Student Services offers academic, social and cultural support for First Nations, Metis, Inuit and Non-Status students.

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What Comes Next?

After you’ve selected a program, you may still have questions. We can help.

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