About NC

Since opening our doors in 1967 in Welland and expanding into other parts of the Niagara region, we have grown to become a leader in applied education and training, and we’re consistently ranked among Ontario’s top colleges for student satisfaction.

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Niagara College Canada
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The right size for you

At Niagara College, more than 9,000 full-time students study in over 111 diploma, graduate certificate, apprenticeship and Bachelor’s Degree programs. We also welcome more than 15,000 Part-Time Studies registrants each year, who study in 600+ credit, vocational and general interest programs.

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Two specialized campuses

The College features two campuses located in the Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada.

2017-2018 was full of celebrations for our 50th year of applied education.

Over the span of half a century, Niagara College has become a leader in applied education, and a regional college with global reach. Founded in Welland in 1967, Niagara College now operates from specialized campuses in Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake.

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Niagara College has implemented practices and policies to ensure consistency in the rules and regulations governing both academic and college life.

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Teaching and Learning Excellence

The Centre for Academic Excellence at Niagara College is dedicated to fostering an unparalleled teaching and learning community through structured curriculum design, teaching resources for faculty, and quality assessment and assurance of Niagara College program.