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About Ontario

Thinking about Studying in Ontario?

Located in the center of the country, Ontario is a province that has a lot to offer. Housing almost half of the total popular of the country, it is culturally diverse, has many diverse geographic regions, has a strong economy, and world class academic institutions, making it an attractive place to get a degree.

There are also many things to do to keep yourself entertained. You can visit parliament in Ottawa, the CN Tower, Royal Ontario Museum, Science Center, or Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, or make the trip to Niagara Falls to check out one of the true wonders of the world.  The province literally has something for everyone.

Education Options in Ontario 

With approximately 70 colleges and universities to choose from, Ontario offers the most in terms of academic options than any other province in Canada. By far the most populated province in the country, there are no shortage of places to study. From the largest city in the country, Toronto, the Capital of Canada, Ottawa, and other larger cities such as Hamilton and London, the province is full of internationally renowned universities.

At the center of it all is Toronto. There are dozens of colleges and universities across the city and throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

Regulated by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities there is literally an academic program for every student, no matter what they want to major in. Whether you want to study business, economic, medicine, or social sciences, there is no shortage of degree and diploma options for you to consider. Plus, there are many options to learn in both French and English.

Major Universities include:

  • Carleton University
  • University of Ottawa
  • Wilfred Laurier University
  • University Of Toronto
  • McMaster University
  • Western University (Formerly University of Western Ontario)
  • University of Waterloo
  • Queens University

Major Colleges include:

  • Royal Military College
  • Mohawk College
  • Kings University College
  • Conestoga College
  • George Brown College
  • Fanshawe College
  • Humber College
  • Seneca College
  • St Clair College

Schools offer programs at the certificate, diploma, degree, graduate, and doctorate level.

Why Study in Ontario?

Hundreds of thousands of students choose to study in the province of Ontario each year for many reasons. They include:

  • High quality internship opportunities with international companies throughout the province
  • Great employment opportunities for current students and new graduates
  • Innovative academic programs and world class research facilities
  • High quality of life, regardless if you choose to study in a large city in Southwestern Ontario or in a smaller community in Northern Ontario
  • Through Opportunities Ontario: Provincial Nominee Program, international students may have the opportunity to become permanent residents and work or continue their education at the graduate level.

If you are an international student, like in other provinces, you may be required to obtain a study permit in addition to being accepted by admissions at a college or university in Ontario.

More Information about Ontario Education

For more information about the province of Ontario and your academic options check out www.ontario.ca and www.ontarioimmigration.ca

Schools in Ontario

School name Address City Postal Code Phone Number
Algoma University 1520 Queen Street E Sault St Marie P6A 2G4 705-949-2301
Algonquin College 1385 Woodroffe Avenue Ottawa K2G 1V8 613-727-4723
Brescia University College 1285 Western Road London N6G 1H2 519-432-8353
Brock University 500 Glenridge Ave St Catharines L2S 3A1 905-688-5550
Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary 110 West 27th Street Hamilton L9C 5A1 905-575-3688
Canadore College 100 College Drive North Bay P1B 8K9 705-474-7600
Carleton University 1125 Colonel By Drive Ottawa K1S 5B6 613-520-7400
Centennial College PO Box 631 Station A Toronto M1K 5E9 416-289-5300
College Boreal 21 Lasalle Blvd. Sudbury P3A 6B1 705-560-6673
Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary 470 Glenridge Ave St.Catharines L2T 4C3 905-688-2362
Conestoga College 299 Doon Valley Drive Kitchener N2G 4M4 519-748-5220
Confederation College 1450 Nakina Drive Thunder Bay P7C 4W1 807-475-6110
Dominican University College 96 Empress Avenue Ottawa K1R 7G3 613-233-5696
Durham College 2000 Simcoe Oshawa L1H 7K4 905-721-2000
Emmanuel College 75 Queen's Park Crescent Toronto M5S 1K7 416-585-4539
Fanshawe College 1001 Fanshawe College London N5Y 5R6 519-452-4430
Fleming College 599 Brealey Drive Peterborough K9J 7B1 705-749-5530
Georgian College One Georgian Drive Barrie L4M 3X9 705-728-1968
George Brown College 160 Kendal Ave Toronto M5R 1M3 416-415-2000
Heritage College & Seminary 175 Holiday Inn Drive Cambridge N3C 3T2 519-651-2869
Humber College 205 Humber College Blvd Toronto M9W 5L7 416-675-3111
Huron University College 1349 Western Rd London N6G 1H3 519-438-7224
King's University College 266 Epworth Avenue London N6A 2M3 519-433-3491
Knox College 59 St. George Street Toronto M5S 2E6 416-978-4500
La Cite collegiale 21 rue College Toronto M5G 2B3 613-742-2483
Lakehead University 955 Oliver Road Thunder Bay P7B 5E1 807-343-8110
Lambton College 1457 London Road Sarnia N7S 6K4 519-542-7751
Laurentian University 935 Ramsey Lake Road Sudbury P3E 2C6 705-675-1151
Loyalist College 376 Wallbridge Loyalist Rd Belleville K8N 5B9 613-969-1913
McMaster Divinity College 1280 Main Street West Hamilton L8S 4K1 905-525-9140
Mohawk College 135 Fennell Avenue West Hamilton L9C 1E9 905-575-1212
Niagara College Canada 5881 Dunn St Niagara Falls L2G 2N9 905-374-7454
Nipissing University 100 College Drive North Bay P1B 8L7 705-474-3450
OCAD University 100 Mccaul Street Toronto M5T 1W1 416-997-6000
Queen's School of Religion 99 University Ave Kingston K7L 3N6 613-533-2000
Queen's University 99 University Ave Kingston K7L 3N6 613-533-2000
Redeemer University College 777 Garner Road East Ancaster L9K 1J4 905-648-2131
Regis College 100 Wellesley St. W Toronto M5S 2Z5 416-922-5474
Royal Military College 17000 Station Forces Kingston K7K 7B4 613-541-6000
Ryerson University 350 Victoria Street Toronto M5B 2K3 416-979-5000
Saint Paul University 223 Main Street Ottawa K1S 1C4 613-236-1393
Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology 443 Northern Avenue Sault Ste. Marie P6B 4J3 705-759-2554
Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology 1750 Finch Ave East Toronto M2J 2X5 416-491-5050
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning 1430 Trafalgar Rd Oakville L6H 2L1 905-845-9430
St. Augustine's Seminary 2661 Kingston Road Scarborough M1M 1M3 416-261-7207
St. Jerome's University 290 Westmount Road North Waterloo N2L 3G3 519-884-8110
St. Peter's Seminary 1040 Waterloo St North London N6A 3Y1 519-432-1824
St.Clair College 2000 Talbot Road West Windsor N9A 6S4 519-966-1656
St.Lawrence College 2288 Parkedale Ave Brockville K6V 5X3 613-345-0660
The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences 222 St Patrick Street Toronto M5T 1V4 416-596-3101
Toronto School of Theology 47 Queen's Park Cresesnt East Toronto M5S 2C3 416-978-4039
Trent University 1600 West Bank Drive Peterborough K9J 7B8 705-748-1011
Trinity College 6 Hoskin Avenue Toronto M5S 1H8 416-978-2522
Tyndale University College and Seminary 25 Ballyconnor Cour Toronto M2M 4B3 416-226-6380
University of Guelph 50 Stone Road East Guelph N1G 2W1 519-824-4120
University of Guelph - Alfred Campus 31 St. Paul Street Alfred K0B 1A0 613-679-2218
University of Guelph - Kemptville Campus 830 Prescott Street Kemptville K0G 1J0 613-258-8336
University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus 120 Main Street East Ridgetown N0P 2C0 519-674-1500
University of Ontario Institute of Technology 2000 Simcoe Street North Oshawa L1H 7L7 905-721-3190
University of Ottawa 550 Cumberland Street Ottawa K1N 6N5 613-562-5800
University of St Michael's College 81 St. Mary Street Toronto M5S 1J4 416-926-7265
University of Sudbury 935 Ramsey Lake Road Sudbury P3E 2C6 705-673-5661
University of Toronto 27 King's College Circle Toronto M5S 1A1 416-978-2011
University of Waterloo 200 University Avenue West Waterloo N2L 3G1 519-885-1211
University of Western Ontario 1151 Richmond Street London N6A 5B8 519-661-2111
University of Windsor 401 Sunset Avenue Windsor N9B 3P4 519-253-4232
Westervelt College 1060 Wellington Road London N6E 3W5 519-668-2000
Wilfrid Laurier University 75 University Avenue West Waterloo N2L 3C5 519-884-1970
Wycliffe College 5 Hoskin Avenue Toronto M5S 1H7 416-946-3535
York University 4700 Keele Street Toronto M3J 1P3 416-736-2100

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