- College Applicants are advised to check their email and Ontariocollege.ca application as well as individual College accounts for offers of admission – remember Colleges will continue to release offers of admission until program start dates!
- Semester 2 midterm grades will be uploaded to ontariocolleges.ca by April 27, 2018.
- Deadline to accept current offers of admission is May 1, 2018 – NEW offers of admission will begin after this date. Any NEW offers of admission will have a 2 week expiry period.
- Students can still apply to programs that are “OPEN” – go to Ontariocolleges.ca to begin.
Use these resources to help you with your college application:
- Making a College Application Instructions
- College Application Presentation Sept 2017
- Guide to Researching Colleges Sept 2017
- How to Apply to College : video tutorial
Applicants can call the OCAS Helpdesk at 1 – 888 – 892 – 2228 if you are having difficulties.
How can I find out which colleges offer the programs that I want?
- Ontariocolleges.ca – apply to college, find programs and admission requirements.
- Open House Events – Each campus will have its own date and time for Spring and Fall Open House Events.
- Visit Mohawk College – Attend a “College Information Session” or book a tour at one of their campuses – call 905-575-2310 for details.
- Career Pathways – Not ready for college just yet? Or do you need help finding a Career?
Resources for finding information on Ontario Colleges
- College Information Fair 2018 is set for Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (5:00 – 9:00pm) and Wednesday, October 24, 2018 (9:00am – 2:00pm) at the Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd., Hall B-Exhibition Place in Toronto. Colleges from across Ontario will be present to answer questions about their programs and admission policies.
- College Information Program for students and parents. Mohawk will host all 24 colleges in Ontario as part of the College Information Program (CIP) – Friday, October 19, 2018 from 9:00am to noon.
- Canadian College and University Guide contains information about colleges across Canada.
College to University Transfer Agreements
- Transfer from college to university: Ontariocolleges.ca has new information on transfer options
Financial Aid for College
Ontario Student Loans are available to students entering college and for students currently in college, who qualify. The process for assessment can be lengthy (10 weeks), so students are advised to apply for Ontario Student Loans as soon as they accept an offer of admission to college.
- OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program) to apply for a student loan. Students will require financial information from parents as well as the cost of tuition, residence/transportation, additional program fees… All OSAP information will be handled through the Financial Aid Office of the college they will attend.
- OSAP Estimator will help determine what you will likely be eligible to receive in student loans.
- How to Apply to OSAP
- Canlearn website – created by the Canadian government to assist post-secondary students in saving for, planning for, and paying for a post-secondary education. Get information on Canada Student Loans, Provincial Student Loans, and Study and Access Grants.
Do College Graduates get Jobs?
- Check out the Mohawk College Graduate Employment Report 2015.
Private Career Colleges
Music and Multimedia Colleges
- Metalworks Institute has 1 year, 2 year, or certificate programs for students interested in music performance and technology and those interested in various aspects of the music industry.
- Recording Arts Canada Digital Arts College (RAC) has 3 programs of study: Sound and Music Recording, Digital Media, and Game Design.
- The Ontario Institute of Audio Recodring Technology – OIART has many courses to train students in areas of audio engineering, including Recording Technology, Music Production, and Live Sound
- The Toronto Film School has programs in Film Production, Acting, and Film and Television Writing.
- The Arts Institutes has courses in the areas of design, fashion, media arts and culinary.
Hair Design and Esthetics Colleges
- College of Makeup Art and Design – Makeup for Fashion, Photography, Special Effects, and Character Design.
- Marca College – a NEW Hamilton location is coming soon.
- Bruno’s School of Hair Design – 1500 hour course focuses on specifics of modern hair design.
Health and Dental Colleges
- Ontario College of Health & Technology: programs include Paramedic, Massage Therapy, Communications Dispatcher, Medical/Dental Office Administration
- Southern Ontario Dental College: programs in Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting – in Ancaster
- The Canadian Academy of Dental Health and Community Sciences :programs in Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting – in Mississauga
- Medix School: programs in Dental Assisting, Pharmacy Assistant, Community Service Worker, Personal Support Worker – in Brantford
- Stratford Chefs School – students are registered apprentices who train and attend classes through the school.
- Liaison College – several programs with a variety of training provided.
Performing Arts Colleges
- The Randolph Academy of Performing Arts in Toronto offers training in dance, vocal, and acting.
Multiple Diploma Options
- triOS College Canada offers programs in areas of business, technology, law, and health care.
- Westervelt College in London, Ontario provides programs in Business, Healthcare, Law, IT or the Service industry.