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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As a recognized leader in student satisfaction

we have consistently ranked among the top colleges in Ontario

according to surveys mandated by the government of Ontario.

We’re celebrating 50 years 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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The right size for you

At Niagara College, more than 9,000 full-time students study in over 100 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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Three specialized campuses

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


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.

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