Conestoga College

Conestoga College

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Program Overview

The School of Engineering and Information Technology at Conestoga College (Conestoga) offers interesting and challenging programs leading to exciting careers in fields of emerging and applied technology. One can choose from one year certificate, two and three year diploma, and four year bachelor’s degree programs. Program clusters include Mechanical, Electronics, Electrical, Civil, Environmental, Architecture, Woodworking, Welding, Computer Programming, Software, Telecommunications and Computer Engineering Technology. Co-operative education has been a principal feature of the School of Engineering and Information Technology, enhancing the quality of in-school learning, providing relevant experience during the program of study, leading to career opportunities with leading national and international companies.


Co-operative education features paid, full-time work opportunities
Heavy emphasis on "real-world" projects throughout the curriculum. Projects of increasing complexity require students to apply theoretical training in a practical context
Projects are designed, managed and evaluated jointly by teams of faculty members and industry representatives, woven through the four years so that students will be "at school" with faculty and industry both in the classroom and in the workplace
Focus on communications skills, ethics, teamwork, leadership studies, project management and the application of theory in extensive Co-op work experiences in industry
Small class sizes - typically under 30

Institute Accreditation

Provincial Accreditation

Colleges in Canada Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

Credentials Offered (Undergraduate Only)

Colleges in Canada Bachelor Degree

Fields of Study

Colleges in Canada Architectural Engineering
Colleges in Canada Civil Engineering
Colleges in Canada Computer Engineering
Colleges in Canada Electrical Engineering
Colleges in Canada Environmental Engineering
Colleges in Canada Industrial & Management Systems Engineering
Colleges in Canada Manufacturing Engineering
Colleges in Canada Mechanical Engineering
Colleges in Canada Mechatronics
Colleges in Canada Software Engineering
Colleges in Canada Systems Engineering
Engineering Technology & Applied Technology
Colleges in Canada Construction Engineering
Colleges in Canada Electrical Technology
Colleges in Canada Engineering Technology
Colleges in Canada Environmental Technology
Colleges in Canada Information Technology
Colleges in Canada Manufacturing Technology
Colleges in Canada Network Administration
Colleges in Canada Systems Engineering & Database Admin

Program Options

Colleges in Canada Co-op Education
Colleges in Canada International Exchange
Colleges in Canada Peer Tutoring

Buildings & Facilities

Students enrolled in the School of Engineering and Information Technology's Integrated Advanced Manufacturing Technologies study in the ATS Engineering complex at the Kitchener (Doon) Campus. State-of-the-art classrooms are set-up with a teaching pod at one end and a working lab at the other end to facilitate a Project Based Learning Process. Students learn the high-end theory associated with an engineering degree, but then apply that knowledge immediately on relevant projects. Students also have access to many amenities on campus including the Recreation Centre, Health Services and three cafeterias.

Admissions & Tuition

% Accepted:  75
Application Deadline    
Notification of Acceptance
Advanced Acceptance (Fall): 
Fall Semester: 
Winter Semester: 
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Summer Semester: 
Colleges in Canada Rolling Notification
Minimum GPA:  3
Personal Statement: Not Required
Interview: Not Required
Letters of Reference: Not Required
Annual Tuition (C$): 5,230 - 6,100
Faculty/Department Scholarships & Bursaries Available: Yes
Annual Program Fees (excluding books) (C$): 1,421
Estimated Total Cost of Program (C$): 6,651 - 7,521

Conestoga College
299 Doon Valley Drive
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4M4
Phone:  1-519-748-5220 ext.2244
Fax: 1-519-895-1097

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Program Profile
Canadian Schools  Name of Credential Awarded: Bachelor of Applied Technology
Canadian Schools  Length of Program: < 4 Yrs
Canadian Schools Direct Entry: Yes
Canadian Schools Cohort Model: Yes
Teaching Methods:
 Colleges in Canada Case Studies
 Colleges in Canada Field Work/Projects
 Colleges in Canada Labs
 Colleges in Canada Lectures
Average Class Size:
Colleges in Canada Core Classes: 25 - 30
Colleges in Canada Areas of Concentration Classes: 25 - 30

Student Profile
Canadian Schools Total F/T Undergraduate Student Enrolment in Program (All Years): 60
Male/Female Ratio:
Colleges in Canada % Male: 90
Colleges in Canada % Female: 10
Canadian Schools % Students from Out of Province: 0
Canadian Schools % International Students: 2
Canadian Schools # Countries of Origin: 10 or less
Program Quick Stats
Canadian Schools Faculty/Department Name: School of Engineering and Information Technology
Canadian Schools Year Faculty/Department Founded: 1967
Canadian Schools # Fields of Study/Concentrations: 19
Canadian Schools Opportunities for Part-Time Study: No
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Faculty: 73
Canadian Schools Total Tuition/Program Fees for Credential (C$): 28,490
Canadian Schools % Graduates Employed Within 3 Months of Graduation: 94
Institute Overview
Canadian Schools Institute Name: Conestoga College
Canadian Schools Institute Type: Community College
Canadian Schools Public or Private: Private
Canadian Schools Year Founded: 1967
Canadian Schools # Faculties: 10
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Faculty: 381
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Students: 8,500
Canadian Schools # Part-Time Students: 38,000
Canadian Schools % International Students: 5
Canadian Schools Campus Setting: Suburban
Canadian Schools On-Campus Residence/Dormitories: Yes
Canadian Schools Nearest City: Kitchener
Canadian Schools City Population: 478,121
Canadian Schools Cost of Living: Medium
Canadian Schools Climate Range: -15°C to 30°C
Conestoga College
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