Manitoba, one of the Prairie Provinces, is bounded by Nunavut territories on the north, Ontario on the east, Minnesota, North Dakota on the south, and Saskatchewan on the west. It is home to more than 100,000 lakes that includes Lake Winnipeg, one of the world’s largest inland freshwater bodies.
The name Manitoba comes from the Indian word “Man-into-wahpaow,” which means “the God who speaks.” it is popularly known as the “Heart of Canada.”
This eighth largest province of Canada has a moderately strong economy based on natural resources. Today their economy relies on agriculture, tourism, electricity, oil, mining, and forestry. Canada’s agriculture is so central to their economy that the southern half of the province’s population is in the agriculture sector.
There are 41 Designated Learning Institutions (DLI) in Manitoba. We have included all on our list of all Manitoba colleges and universities.
In Manitoba, there are many colleges and universities to choose from based on your preference and need. But, before you choose any institution be sure to check their DLI number.
Designated Learning Institution or DLI number is provided to those institutions approved by a provincial or territorial government to host international students. Moreover, please note that not all programs at the DLI institutions are eligible for Post Graduation Work Permit (PGWP).
So, before you apply make sure that your program is PGWP eligible. DLI number starts with “O” not 0 (zero). Let’s begin with the list of all Manitoba colleges and universities.
|ID||Name of Institution||Offers PGWP-Eligible Programs||City||Campuses||Designated Learning Institution Number (DLI #)|
|1||Booth University College||Yes||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O19147992362|
|2||Brandon Flying Centre||Yes||Brandon||Brandon||O110095820687|
|4||Interlake/ Lakeside Aviation||Yes||Gimli||Gimli||O123065735047|
|5||Providence University College and Theological Seminary||Yes||Otterburne||Otterburne||O19021124362|
|6||Steinbach Bible College (Steinbach Bible College Inc.)||Yes||Steinbach||Steinbach||O19208275702|
|7||Winnipeg Aviation (Winnipeg Aviation (2003) Ltd.)||Yes||St. Andrews||St. Andrews||O19370973922|
|8||Assiniboine Community College||Yes||Brandon||Brandon||O19201282282|
|10||Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering||Yes||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O214392246052|
|11||Canadian Mennonite University||Yes||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O19021102272|
|12||Louis Riel School Division Arts and Technology Centre||Yes||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O19708693987|
|13||Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology||Yes||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O19391828428|
|14||Red River College (Red River College of Applied Arts, Science and Technology)||Yes||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O19305836302|
|15||Université de Saint-Boniface||Yes||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O19126670302|
|16||University College of the North||Yes||The Pas||The Pas||O19283880122|
|17||University of Manitoba||Yes||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O19091528512|
|18||University of Winnipeg||Yes||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O19147986012|
|19||Academy of Learning Winnipeg North (Computerized Accounting)||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O143830057202|
|20||Aveda Institute Winnipeg (Hairstyling)||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O19375444982|
|21||Canadian Baptist Bible College||No||Winkler||Winkler||O113889884617|
|22||CDI College (Winnipeg Campus) - Intra-Oral Dental Assistant||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O125015936327|
|23||Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Manitoba||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O212511104177|
|24||College of Morden Inc||No||Morden||Morden||O261862108582|
|25||Commonwealth College Inc. (Culinary Arts Level One, Hospitality, Electrolysis, Esthetics, Nail Technician, Skin Technician)||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O242532309967|
|26||Heartland International English School||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O19179220532|
|28||International College of Manitoba||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O19315356682|
|29||Living Word Bible College||No||Swan River||Swan River||O213392219317|
|30||M.C. College (M.C. College Group) - [Hairstyling, Esthetics, Nail Technician]||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O19391557112|
|31||Manitoba Tourism Education College (Hospitality and Hotel Certificate)||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O263386042822|
|32||Mid-Ocean School of Media Arts (Audio in Media)||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O118486001687|
|34||Robertson College (Massage Therapy)||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O123079633257|
|35||Robertson College (Medical Laboratory Assistant)||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O123079633257|
|36||Robertson College (Pharmacy Technician)||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O123079633257|
|37||Royal Winnipeg Ballet School||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O211919169393|
|38||School of Contemporary Dancers||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O114867912617|
|39||School of Ministers (Southland Church)||No||Steinbach||Steinbach||O125192431487|
|40||St. Andrew’s College (St. Andrew’s College in Winnipeg)||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O110513623367|
|41||Winnipeg Global Education College Inc.||No||Winnipeg||Winnipeg||O243237116047|