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College Information

Last updated on Monday, December 18, 2017.


Use these resources to help you with your college application:

College Application Presentation Sept 20173

Guide to Researching Colleges Sept 2017

Making a College Application Instructions Nov 2017

How to Apply to College

Applicants can call the OCAS Helpdesk at 1 – 888 – 892 – 2228 if you are having difficulties.















Mohawk College

  •  Fall Open House Events – Each campus will have its own date and time for the Open House Event.  We encourage all potential Mohawk College students to visit the campus they may attend and speak to representatives about the programs.
  • Spring Open House – Ask specific questions about the program you may be attending at the campus you will attend.

Questions about going to Mohawk College? 

How can I find out which colleges offer the programs that I want?
Ontariocolleges – to find programs at various colleges.
Options for college have increased over the past few years. Colleges now offer:

  • 1 year certificates
  • 2 year diplomas
  • 3 year advanced diplomas
  • 4 year degrees

Resources for finding information on Ontario Colleges

The College Information Fair
The College Information Fair 2017  is set for Tuesday, October 24, 2017 (5:00 – 9:00pm) and Wednesday, October 25, 2017 (9:00am – 2:00pm) at the  Enercare Centre, 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
College Information Program for students and parents. 
Mohawk will host all 24 colleges in Ontario as part of the College Information Program (CIP)
Event date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Event time -9:00 am – 12 noon
Location: Mohawk College Gym

Canadian College Guide
The Canadian College and University Guide contains information about colleges across Canada.

College to University Transfer Agreements
Some students will wish to attend both a college and a university to complete their post-secondary education and training. Use the following websites to find agreements that currently exist between colleges and universities (not all transfer possibilities are listed – contact the admissions office of the institution you wish to transfer to for information)

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
Some students may want/need to access privately operated colleges that have very specific courses and programs leading directly to career paths. It is recommended that students get specific information about these colleges including whether or not they are registered and have approved programs with provincial government.  Students should also ask questions about job placement statistics and recognition of diplomas and certificates before enrolling in any private career college. For more information on Private Career Colleges, visit the Government of Ontario website .
Music and Multimedia Colleges
Hair Design and Esthetics Colleges
Health and Dental Colleges
Culinary Colleges
  • 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

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.
  • The Academcy of Design Toronto offers diplomas in Interior Design, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Architectural Design, and Video Game Design and Development.