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A self-help guide for applying to college

Most college programs consist of a package of courses that will train you for a very specific area of employment. There are over 600 programs that are available through the 28 Ontario Community Colleges. Colleges offer many type of programs, including Applied Degree Programs. Some types of college programs are not available for direct entry from high school. Find the most up to date information amongst the programs and colleges that interest you at : www.ontariocolleges.ca.

To look up specific information such as admission requirements, possible careers related to the program and the complete list of all of the courses that make up the course package for the program, refer to the college links provided for college calendars.

Applications to Ontario Colleges are traditionally due in February. The application fee is $95, which allows you a maximum of five choices with no more than three choices from one college.

Application tutorials for SJAM students are usually held in November where the application process is fully explained. To apply to an Ontario college students will have to create an account by selecting a username and password.

The Ontario College – University Transfer Guide (OCUTG) will be of interest to a college student who is thinking of transferring to a university or for a university student who is thinking of transferring to a college. This guide lists collaborative programs, articulation agreements and credit transfer between Ontario universities and colleges.


Collège Boréal Algonquin College Cambrian College Centennial College
Conestoga Confederation College Durham College Fleming College
Fanshawe College George Brown College Georgian Lambton College
Humber Loyalist Michener Institue Niagara College
Mohawk College Northern College Sault ST. Clair College
Sheridan St. Lawrence College
Updated on Friday, May 25, 2018.
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