Lakeland College is a post-secondary college in Alberta, Canada. It is publicly funded, and maintains two campuses in Vermilion and Lloydminster. Lakeland serves over 7,000 students through the academic year with studying full- and part-time.Canada's only inter-provincial college,Lakeland College serves both Alberta and Saskatchewan residents, following a partnership agreement between the governments ofthe two provinces in 1975.Lakeland College is a member of Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN) and the Alberta Rural Development Network.In the 1960s with the rise in vocational training, the college's name was changed to Vermilion Agricultural and Vocational College.It changed again to simply Vermilion College..Vermilion College became Lakeland College in 1975.It was established as Canada's first, and to date only, interprovincial college with regional campuses in eastern Alberta and western Saskatchewan. Today only the Vermilion and Lloydminster campuses remain..
Although established to provide agricultural training, Lakeland has branched out beyond agriculture while maintaining those roots. Today Lakeland students take agricultural sciences, business, environmental sciences, fire and emergency services, health and wellness, human services, interior design technology, apprenticeship and pre-employment trades training, street rod technologies and university transfer.