Algonquin College

Algonquin College

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Institute Overview

Dedication to student success is Algonquin College's (the College) guiding principal and is demonstrated through the quality of programs, staff, the continual expansion of its facilities, and by forging strategic partnerships. Every action since the College was established in 1967 has been to ensure students have access to the education and skills training demanded by the marketplace to launch a rewarding career. The College celebrates 42 years as a leader in post secondary education, has undergone significant growth since its establishment, and continues to grow today. All three Algonquin College Campuses (Ottawa, Perth, Pembroke) are undergoing major expansion projects in 2011.


  • Algonquin has just launched a fabulous new Mobile Learning Centre (AMLC) on its Woodroffe Campus that provides technology-driven student collaboration options, mobile study spaces and access to virtual solutions that provide additional learning resources. Students benefit from full access to the college network, printers, e-resources, student services, and numerous virtual resources all from within the AMLC
  • Algonquin is investing heavily in a brand new web presence which will provide rich, dynamic and relevant content to students, faculty and staff going forward
  • In the last two years, Algonquin College has built 4 buildings; the Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence, Student Commons, a brand new campus Pembroke and brand new campus for Perth. These areas have provided students with a place for renewal, a place to study, a social hub and has given them an increased sense of pride

  • Institute Accreditation

    Provincial Accreditation

    Colleges in Canada Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

    Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates Offered

    Colleges in Canada Bachelor's Degrees 3 - 4 yrs
    Colleges in Canada Certificates < 1 yr
    Colleges in Canada Diplomas 1 - 3 yrs
    Colleges in Canada University Transfer Programs

    Program Majors

    Prgram Majors Agriculture
    Prgram Majors Applied Business Technology
    Prgram Majors Applied Health Care & Technology
    Prgram Majors Business Administration
    Prgram Majors Computer Science
    Prgram Majors Culinary, Travel & Hospitality
    Prgram Majors Design & Applied Arts
    Prgram Majors Education
    Prgram Majors Engineering
    Prgram Majors Engineering Technology & Applied Technology
    Prgram Majors Humanities
    Prgram Majors Natural Sciences
    Prgram Majors Nursing & Allied Health
    Prgram Majors Public Administration
    Prgram Majors Trades & Apprenticeships
    Prgram Majors Visual Arts

    Academic Options for Students

    Colleges in Canada Co-op Education/Work Experience Programs
    Colleges in Canada Online Programs
    Colleges in Canada Part-Time Programs
    Colleges in Canada Visiting/Exchange Student Programs

    Admissions & Tuition

    # Students Admitted to 1st Year:  7,000
     Application Deadline
    Notification of Acceptance
    Advanced Acceptance to Fall Semester: 
    Fall Semester: 
    Winter Semester: 
    Spring Semester: 
    Summer Semester: 
    Annual Tuition (C$): 3,000 - 8,000
    Student Health Care Coverage: Included in Tuition
    Institute Scholarships & Bursaries Available: Yes
    Estimated Total Cost of Tuition for Degree/Diploma (C$): 3,000 - 26,000

    Scholarships/Awards and Financial Assistance

    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Bursary Programs
    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Loan Programs
    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Scholarship Programs
    Colleges in Canada Canadian Student Work Opportunities Programs

    Institute Support for Students

    Colleges in Canada Academic Counselling
    Colleges in Canada Career and Employment Counselling
    Colleges in Canada Chaplaincy
    Colleges in Canada Daycare Services
    Colleges in Canada Disabilities Resources
    Colleges in Canada Health Services
    Colleges in Canada Incoming Student Orientation and Advising
    Colleges in Canada Native Student Services
    Colleges in Canada Ombuds Services
    Colleges in Canada Peer Counselling and Buddy Programs

    Buildings & Facilities

    To meet an ever-increasing demand for student space/functionality at Algonquin College, approximately $177 million has been committed to expanding the College's three campuses, including the new Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence, providing 600 additional student spaces and a new 110,000 square foot Student Commons, both on the Ottawa campus, a brand-new location and buildings on the Pembroke campus, providing 300 new student spaces, and new buildings on the Perth campus, providing 100 new student spaces, all to be completed throughout 2011-2012.

    Algonquin College
    1385 Woodroffe Avenue
    Ottawa, Ontario K2G 1V8
    Phone:  1-613-727-4723
    Fax: 1-613-727-7639

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    Canadian Schools Year Institute Founded: 1967
    Canadian Schools Opportunities for Part-Time Study: Yes
    Canadian Schools Opportunities for Online Study: Yes
    Canadian Schools # of Campuses: 3
    Canadian Schools Campus Setting (Main Campus): Urban
    Canadian Schools Nearest City (Main Campus): Ottawa
    Canadian Schools City Population: 1,000,000
    Canadian Schools Cost of Living: Medium
    Canadian Schools Climate Range: -20°C to 30°C

    Student Profile
    Canadian Schools % of Out-of-Province Students (all years): 5
    Canadian Schools % of Undergraduate International Students (all years): 7
    Canadian Schools # Countries of Origin: 31 or more
    Canadian Schools Famous Alumni:
      Jon Cassar - noted director of "24" & other TV series
      John Galenyse - Director, Apple Inc.
      Neil MacDonald - CBC Washington Bureau Chief

    On-Campus Housing
    Canadian Schools On-campus Housing Available: Yes
    Canadian Schools # Students with On-campus Housing: 1,050
    Canadian Schools Preference Given to Entering Students: First come/First served
    Canadian Schools Style of Accommodation:
      Canadian Colleges Coed on Same Floors
    Canadian Schools Type of Accommodation:
      Canadian Colleges Double Rooms
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