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Algonquin College


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  • Algonquin College of Applied Arts & Technology is a publicly sponsored English language college nested in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It serves the National Capital Region and the outskirts of Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec and uptown New York.
  • The College was founded during the establishment of Ontario's College system in 1967, and the College of Applied Arts and Technology was established on the 21st of May 1965. The finding institution was Eastern Ontario Institute of Technology and the Ontario Vocational Centre Ottawa.
  • Algonquin College offers bachelor's degrees, diplomas and multiple certificates in a range of disciplines and specialties.
  • Algonquin College is the first Canadian College to promote sustainability and sign the Talloires Declaration.
  • The College offers 52 Ontario College Graduate certificates, 10 bachelor's degrees and 6 collaborative degrees. There are also 19 apprenticeship programs and 27 full time online programs available for students to choose from

Faculty and Schools

  • Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley
  • Faculty of Arts, Media and Design
    • School of Media and Design
    • Career Academic Access Centre
    • General Arts and Science
    • Language Institute
  • Faculty of Health, Public Safety and Community Studies
    • School of Health and Community Studies
    • Police and Public Safety Institute
  • School of Advance Technology
  • Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence
  • Algonquin College Heritage Institute
  • School of Business
  • School of Hospitality and Tourism

Why Study at Algonquin College?

  • Algonquin College offers an education that is career-oriented with hands-on skills at labs and classroom environment, as soon as the students are graduate, they are ready to enter the work world.
  • 90% of Algonquin graduates are employed within six months of graduation, and 92% of employers encourage programs at Algonquin College.
  • The College ranks among the top 50 Research colleges in Canada and is also recognized as Canada's top innovation leader.
  • At Algonquin College total population is around 19,957 including 4,000 international students hailing from more than 130 countries all across the globe.


The College has three campuses, all three campuses are located in Ontario and primary campus is located in Ottawa, and the secondary campus is located in Perth and Pembroke.


  • Algonquin's Ottawa campus is a primary campus.
  • The Ottawa Campus offers a unique academic environment by encouraging debate and building vital relationships between faculty and students. Students have access to a variety of public services and healthy food options.


  • Algonquin's Perth campus offers students a modern community with a retro charm, all at one place.
  • The campus has a small class size and an interactive learning environment. The campus provides students with an opportunity to stay with local communities and work at local buildings and use recreational facilities.


  • Algonquin College's Waterfront campus is located in downtown Pembroke and offers an exceptional learning environment to students.
  • The school is located along the Ottawa River's bank, yet close to a developing commercial and residential district, allowing students to find homes within walking distance of the campus.

International Campuses and offshores Partners

  • Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad India
  • Hotelski Educativni Centar in Montenegro
  • Algonquin College, Al-Naseem, Jahra, Kuwait
  • Jiangsu Maritime Institute, Nanjing, China


Algonquin College offers scholarships and financial aids to international students. Awards and Scholarships are awards based on academic excellence, and the scholarship may include tuition fee waiver, books, awards & medals and combinations too. Following are the scholarships and awards offered:

  • Guard.me Study Work Abroad Award
  • Awards According to the Department of Study
    • Algonquin Centre of Construction Excellence
    • Algonquin Centre of Heritage Institute
    • Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley
    • AC Online and many more.
  • Student's Association awards
  • Awards for Graduating Students


  • Aircraft Maintenance Technician
  • Applied Museum Studies
  • Building Automation System Operation
  • Child and Youth Care
  • Community and Justice Service
  • Dental Assisting
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Paralegal
  • Paramedic
  • Powerline Technician and many more


  • Algonquin College offers on-campus accommodation, the College's residence community assist students with desired rooms and roommates with identical interest and values in encouraging healthy interaction and peaceful stay.
  • Colleges residence has various suites with two bedrooms, a common kitchenette, a dining area, and shared washrooms.
    • Bedrooms consist of a double bed, desk & chair, open closet & storage units, a phone equipped with free local class and high-speed internet.
    • Kitchenettes have a microwave, refrigerator and kitchen workstation with sink and storage space.
  • The Ottawa campus residence hall - The Woodroffe campus residence consists of 525 two-bedroom suites accommodated 1,050 students.

Off-Campus Accommodation

  • College's Perth and Pembroke campus has off-campus accommodation options for students.
  • Students willing to live off-campus also have various housing options such as rental houses, apartments, homestays.
  • Students can visit the places4students website for verified accommodation according to the desired budget.