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Algonquin College Ottawa Canada

Address: Woodroffe Ave, Ottawa, ON K2G 3H2, Canada

Description Algonquin College Ottawa Canada

  • Year of foundation: 1967
  • Location: Ontario, Canada
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: 19,000 people
  • Age of students: from 16 years
  • Type of program: full board, full time.

Algonquin College Ottawa Canada - College of Applied Arts and Technology - was founded in 1967 and is named after the indigenous people who lived in the area. Algonquin was formed by the merger of the Eastern Ontario Institute of Technology, established in 1957, and the Professional Center of Ontario, founded in 1965. The college has been a leader in professional, higher education in the region for over 50 years. The institution has undergone significant growth since its inception and continues to grow. Three university campuses recently completed major expansion projects: the Perth and Pembroke campuses were rebuilt, and an innovation district was completed on the campus of Ottawa, and the Dare library was opened.

The college offers:

  • Undergraduate degree programs
  • Associate Degree Programs
  • College Certificate Programs
  • Diploma programs.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Algonquin College Ottawa Canada

Program name
from 14 300 $CAD / year
  • College Certificate - 24 weeks
  • College Graduate Certificate - 45 weeks.
  • College Diploma - 2 years
  • College Advanced Diploma - 3 years.
  • Honors Degree - 4 years
  • Degree - 4 years.

Accommodation, housing and food

The college offers students several forms of stay:

  • Full time
  • Full / partial board.

Borders students are accommodated in comfortable, secure, controlled-access residences. Students live in apartments of two.

The price includes:

  • Utilities
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Access to common rooms, game rooms and laundry.

For students who prefer to live off campus, the college provides a list of apartments, shared houses available for rent.

On campus there are several food outlets with a wide variety of menus: there is a selection of fruit and vegetable salads, vegetarian dishes, soups, fresh pastries, sandwiches, and drinks. On the territory there are vending machines with drinks, snacks. All campuses are equipped with several recreation areas, spaces for independent work, free time for students.

Events Algonquin College Ottawa Canada

All students at Algonquin College are becoming an integral part of the student community. Modern open conceptual spaces, designed as universal access points, sources of information, events, and seminars, are opened for work with students. Students develop partnerships, friendships and networking in the process of working together on school projects, the exchange of human resources, the search for new ideas.

The college offers students a specially designed program of social and entertainment events, excursions, trips.


  1. Algonquin College is opened to students who come to study abroad. Today, more than 2,100 international students study in more than 100 countries.
  2. According to the Infosource study, Algonquin is consistently ranked among the top research colleges in Canada.
  3. The university is located in three campuses: Ottawa, the capital of Canada, and the Ottawa Valley. The capital campus is just a few minutes from entertainment routes, parks, unique natural areas, shops, sports facilities, museums, restaurants and festival sites.
  4. The campus in the Ottawa Valley on the banks of the river of the same name is located in Pembroke, which is surrounded by hundreds of kilometers of forests and waterways: rafting, canoeing, kayaking, boating, many organized camping, hiking trails are developed here. Pembroke is home to the largest Canadian outdoor art gallery, Hockeytown, and prime shopping, museums and festivals complement your stay in this city.
  5. Algonquin College in Perth is located one hour from Ottawa in the historic center. Perth is full of cultural and historical attractions: thanks to its architecture, boutiques and museums, it has been named the most beautiful city of Ontario.

Equipment Algonquin College Ottawa Canada

The college has three campuses in Ottawa, Pembroke and Perth with extensive sites and a developed infrastructure that provides a high-tech educational process, comfortable living. Area of Algonquin College campuses:

  • In Ottawa - 370340 sq.m
  • In Pembroke - 56296 sq. M
  • In Perth - 49498 sq.m.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Courses start twice a year, in autumn and spring. The timing of admission to individual programs vary.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Algonquin college applicants must provide an Ontario High School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (GED, ACE certificates). Students over the age of 19 may apply without equivalent to a high school diploma.

Applications are reviewed individually. Some applicants may be asked to pass exams in English, math, if the selected program requires grades in a particular subject.

Some programs require the fulfillment of additional conditions - specify the conditions for admission to specific programs from Smapse managers.

Scholarships Algonquin College Ottawa Canada

The institution offers many options for grants and scholarships for students as a sign of recognition of academic, creative, sporting excellence, and may have a monetary or other expression. A number of annually awarded scholarships and awards:

  • Dr. Hhj Nesbitt Award
  • Governor's General Medal
  • Prize to the best international student
  • President Rosser Prize
  • Steve stafford memorial
  • Leadership Award by Robert S. Giletta
  • Terry Colesa Memorial Prize.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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