Conestoga College

Conestoga College

  • 85%
    Acceptance Rate
  • 180
    Available Programs
  • 22955
  • CAD 10300
    Average Cost
  • 93.1
    Employment Rate
  • Program
  • Permit


Established in 1967, Conestoga now serves approximately 23,000 registered students through campuses and training centres in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Stratford, Ingersoll and Brantford and is a provincial leader in apprenticeship training. Continuing education programs attract approximately 30,000 enrolments each year.

As the region’s only provider of polytechnic education, Conestoga plays an integral role in the success of our community: 65 per cent of our graduates remain in the area after completing their education, contributing more than $2.3 billion each year to the local economy. More than 50 per cent of the local adult population has accessed our services.

Conestoga delivers more than 200 career-focused programs, and has more degree offerings than any other college outside of the GTA, including Ontario’s only college-based, accredited engineering degrees.

Our comprehensive range of programming meets the needs of a variety of learners, providing multiple entry points and established pathways to ensure that individuals across our community can access the education they need for their chosen careers. Articulation agreements with colleges and universities around the world provide our students with ready access to additional post-secondary opportunities.

Entry requirements

Official secondary school records
Official test scores: SAT or ACT
English language proficiency, if your native language is not English

Scholarship & funding

General Eligibility Criteria:

  • Students are eligible to receive one scholarship from these two categories:
    A. Entrance Scholarships
    B. Regional Scholarships
  • Entrance, regional and priority program scholarships are open to new students only (excluding 2nd program and English to post-secondary studies scholarship)
  • Applicants will be ranked based on previous highest academic performance
  • Applicants must be full-time students


Student life

First day at Conestoga College