Algonquin College

About the University

If there’s one thing Algonquin College offers above and beyond most leading Canadian colleges, it’s flexibility. While some universities focus on classroom-based studies or distance/online learning, Algonquin College strives for the highest quality in both areas. As it stands, more than 130 programs are available alongside an incredible 1,000+ courses, which are accessible to both on-campus students and distance learners alike.

According to the Algonquin team, the college exists to provide students with the kinds of hands-on education that translates to valuable job-market skills and talents. Having been at the forefront of Canada’s educational scene for more than 45 years, Algonquin College has a track record of delivering incredible results for tens of thousands of students every year.

Courses and Programs

With a strong focus on diversity and dynamic study opportunities, the course catalogue at Algonquin College is uniquely comprehensive. All the usual entries you’d expect, along with any number of niche courses and vocational programs you’d be hard-pressed to find anywhere else.

Some of the most popular courses among existing students at Algonquin College include Child and Youth Care, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Ultrasonography, Early Childhood Education, General Arts and Science, Plumbing, Medical Device Reprocessing, Medical Radiation Technology, Music Industry Arts, Paralegal, Paramedic, Powerline Technician, Practical Nursing, Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training, Respiratory Therapy, Veterinary Technician and Welding and Fabrication Techniques.

Algonquin College is all about creating bespoke educational experiences for each and every student. For full details on course availability or to learn more about enrolment, check out  

Fast Facts and Info

Algonquin College was born when the Eastern Ontario Institute of Technology, established in 1957, and the Ontario Vocational Centre, established in 1965, merged in 1967. Since then, the university has seen any number of ambitious extension and expansion projects completed, resulting in the three incredible campuses that comprise Algonquin College today.

Year after year, Algonquin College consistently ranks number-one in Ontario in terms of its overall student satisfaction rating – 80% towering over the regional average of 76%. What’s more, around 83% of graduates from the college find work within six months of graduating, with an impressive 91% of employers voicing their satisfaction with the graduates they take on. There are currently around 21,000 students studying with Algonquin College, with more than 1,300 international students representing 100+ countries.

Algonquin has also recently taken part in any number of international projects and exchanges, spanning a long list of countries including India, China, South Africa, Tanzania, Yemen and Montenegro.

Contact Information

There are dedicated service centers available for both traditional classroom courses and online distance learning opportunities. Full course information and college details can be found at, or use the following information to make direct inquiries with the college:


Online Programs and Courses

Phone: 613-727-4723 ext. 3330 or 1-888-684-4444


On-campus Programs and Courses

Phone: 613-727-7655 or 1-888-684-4444



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