Residence is much more than a roof over your head or a place to hang your hat. The following form the principles and purposes of the residence:

The residence provides an economical, healthy and safe living environment.
The residence supports the academic journey of students.
The residence offers a context of Christian community.
The residence fosters the process of Christian Development.

For more information about living in residence, please review the Residence Handbook.

For suggestions of what to bring, see our what to bring to college list.

Off Campus Housing

Prairie-owned campus housing is available on a first come, first served basis. Priority is given to student families, full-time senior students (3rd & 4th year taking 9 credits or more) and Prairie staff, over single and part-time students. Those interested in applying for Prairie off-campus housing should submit an Off Campus Housing Request Form.

Please note that students must be accepted into a program and must have paid their tuition deposit in order to be considered for housing. Once you have been accepted and paid the required deposit, please submit the Off Campus Housing Request form. If you have any questions, please contact your Admissions Counselor.

Campus Rental Listings 

There is a limited supply of rental homes and apartments in Three Hills for those students eligible to live off campus.  Owners are welcome to post their housing availability here. 

Off-Campus Rental Listing

Submit Off-Campus Rental Opportunities

Campus Dining

Prairie College offers a meal plan for all students living in residence. This service is provided by Chartwells Canada.

Enjoy tasty and healthy food, served in our spacious dining room, buffet style. Daily offerings includes soup, salad bar, make your own sandwich bar, regular pizza options, as well as a meat and vegetarian hot option, desserts and a variety of drink options.

There is an option of a 7 day plan or a 5 day plan (Sunday supper through Friday lunch) for commuting students.

The dining hall is very accommodating to the dietary needs of students with allergies or special dietary restrictions.

Meal Times are:

Monday to Friday

  • Breakfast – 7:30 am to 9:00 am
  • Lunch – 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
  • Supper – 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday  & Holidays

  • Breakfast – 8:00 am to 9:00 am
  • Lunch – 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
  • Supper – 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Off Campus
students are welcome to eat in the dining room as well, at a very reasonable cash price.

Canada & United States Application

Winter 2024 (January start) and Online Education (start anytime) are open.

Application for Fall 2024 (September start) will open on October 2, 2023. 

International Student Application

Prairie welcomes applications from individuals all around the world! To begin the International Student Application please click the link below. 

Master's Application

If you are applying for the Master of Leadership in Global Christian Education and need more information visit the program page. 

There are many opportunities to make a difference.

Capital Campaign: Expanding for Greater Impact

In 2022 we launched a 5-year, $100 million dollar Capital Campaign. This ambitious campaign includes a major overhaul to Prairie’s facilities in various areas on campus. It is a long-term investment to equip Prairie to expand our reach and impact students to meet the greatest needs of the world for God’s glory. 

Prison Bible Encounter Program

Encourage inmates in three institutions across Alberta to discover or reconnect with Jesus Christ. This fund assists the students studying the Certificate in Bible program with scholarships, resources for classes, and instruction. 

Scholarships & Education Fund

Invest in the next generation of world changers for God’s Kingdom. Your gift to this fund reduces the burden of students’ tuition and allows more students to receive scholarships and bursaries each year. 

General Ministries

Prairie College is educating students to pursue a Biblical foundation for life and career.  Your contribution to this fund assists in minimizing the College’s general operating expenses.  

To allocate your gift, please select either of the donation buttons below.

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