Top 5 Colleges in Ontario, Canada

The Ontario province in Canada is the most opted province by international students for their studies due to the large number of colleges it has. The highest number of colleges in Canada is in the Quebec province but due to the necessity of French language, most doesn’t want to go there, so they selects the Ontario province which is the second highest in number of colleges and is also an affordable province with lot of opportunities.  Unfortunately, like I said in the Best Canadian Colleges for International Students, it’s really hard to find the best college from the long list since we lack proper and reliable success stories or testimonials. So the resource most depend upon are groups or forums in social medias like Facebook, Google Plus, etc.. but these days it has been noticed that many of the study abroad consultancies are spamming those groups and thus such groups too are becoming a place of business. Hence, I’m depicting the list of top 5 colleges in Ontario province of Canada which are good for the international students in matter of studies and future jobs.

Top 5 Colleges in Ontario, Canada, Canada

1. Confederation College

Top 5 Colleges in Ontario

Confederation College is a provincially funded college of applied arts and technology located in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. It was established in 1967, and has area campuses inDryden, Fort Frances, Geraldton, Kenora, Marathon, Sioux Lookout, Red Lake and Wawa. The college, with its area campuses, serves an area of approximately 215,000 square kilometres. It is one of two colleges servicing Northwestern Ontario.  According to the Ontario Key Performance Indicators Report (KPI), Confederation College ranked number one of all colleges in Ontario for employer satisfaction with a rate of 97.5%. This signifies the number of employers who are very satisfied with the level of education graduates are relaying in the workforce. The college moved up from the number four position last year.  The provincial average was reported at 93.4%. Unfortunately, the college doesn’t offer any post graduate programs. Also, the college doesn’t have a lot of programs which makes them less noticed by the students.

2.  George Brown College

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GBC campuses are located in and around the core of Toronto which means you have access to hundreds of the top employers in the country. Top teaching professionals will help you sharpen your practical skills with industry guided curriculum while sharing their experience and industry connections. In addition, You’ll gain hands-on experience in a variety of modern learning facilities. Most programs of GBC have a field education component, which means students have a valuable opportunity to work and learn with industry partners that may become their future employer. International placement opportunities in certain programs offer the chance to study abroad and gain international work experience.

3. Niagara College

Top 5 Colleges in Ontario

Since opening its doors in 1967 in Welland and expanding into other parts of Niagara, Niagara College has grown to become a leader in education and training and one of the most enterprising colleges in Canada. Niagara College is also recognized as a leader in student satisfaction, consistently ranking among the top colleges in Ontario in this area according to annual Key Performance Indicator surveys mandated by the province of Ontario. In April 2013, it was ranked Number One in Student Satisfaction among all 24 Ontario colleges for the eighth time in the past nine years. The survey also gives Niagara College high marks in graduate employment rate, graduate satisfaction and employer satisfaction. Niagara College has an enrolment of more than 9,000 full-time students and more than 15,000 Continuing Education registrants annually. The College offers more than 100 post-secondary diploma and post-graduate certificate programs, skills and apprenticeship training programs and two bachelor’s degree programs.

4.  Seneca College

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Seneca offers more than an education. With campuses throughout the Greater Toronto Area, Seneca’s size and diversity give students the advantage of partnerships with industry leaders, the latest in hands-on computer technology, a variety of class sizes, and full-time, part-time and continuing education options. Seneca offers more than 145 full-time programs and 135 part-time programs including 14 Bachelor’s degrees. Some programs offer co-op options, while others include a mandatory co-op period prior to graduation. Seneca also offers work placement assistance to students upon graduation. All Seneca College programs are developed and kept current with the assistance of academic advisory committees.

5. St. Lawrence College

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St. Lawrence College (SLC) is a College of Applied Arts and Technology with three campuses in Eastern Ontario, namely Brockville (1970), Cornwall (1968) and Kingston (founded September 1969).The College has approximately 6,700 full-time students and 20,000 part-time registrants in 89 academic programs and employs 829 full- and part-time staff; this includes 414 faculty. The school has one of the highest rated Music Theatre – Performance programs in the country, which is located at the Brockville campus.

 

 

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