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Future International Students


We are excited that you are considering Red Deer Polytechnic for your post-secondary studies! Below, you will find additional information that will help you take your next step towards becoming an RDP International Student.

What You Can Study at RDP

Red Deer Polytechnic has a variety of different programs to challenge, inspire and prepare students for the future. Program options include certificates, diplomas, university transfers and degrees. Program length ranges from several months to four years, depending on the area of study. Check out the popular programs accepting international students here.

International Admissions

Ready to apply? In order to gain admission into a Red Deer Polytechnic program, international applicants must meet both the English language proficiency requirements and academic program requirements. Check out the International Admissions webpage to learn more our international application process and requirements.

Accepted International Students

Visit the Accepted International Students webpage to ensure you have key information prior to beginning or continuing your studies at our institution!


International Student Tuition & Fees


Visit the International Student Tuition & Fees webpage to learn more about Red Deer Polytechnic’s tuition and program fee estimates, payment deadlines, and payment options for international students.


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Immigration Information & Requirements


Visit the Immigration Information & Requirements webpage to learn about the required visa and permits, study permit conditions, work authorization, and the Post-Graduation Work Permit program. 


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Housing for International Students


Visit the Housing for International Students webpage webpage to learn about the variety of housing options available, including on-campus, off-campus, homestays, and short-term accommodations.


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Why Alberta and Red Deer Polytechnic?

Red Deer Polytechnic is located in Alberta, a beautiful and vibrant province in Canada. It is a modern city that maintains its small-town charm, and has a diverse international community. We offer a blend of programming in degrees, certificates and diplomas that are eligible for post-graduate work permits. For more information about studying in Alberta, Canada at Red Deer Polytechnic check out our International Brochure

Book an Appointment with RDP International

Are you a prospective international student who has questions about our programs or the international student application process? Click below to book an appointment with RDP International!


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