Guide for High School Students
Congratulations! This is an exciting and important milestone in your life as you take charge of your future, exploring your options as you prepare to transition into the next phase of your educational journey.
We offer our students a world-class applied education that equips them the tools they need to succeed. We strive to create a culture that is innovative, entrepreneurial and student-focused.
We are proud of our consistent track record as a leader in student satisfaction among Ontario colleges, as well as the fact that our programs lead to what our students want most – jobs.
You've got options
Niagara College offers 100+ programs in a variety of credentials, including:
Not sure about a program or future career? Career Coach can help!
Career Coach is a handy tool provides local current data on wages, job postings, employment, associated education and training, and will link you to Niagara College programs that will help get you there.
Our programs lead to jobs.
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Student Life and Services
In fact, we have an entire department dedicated to helping our students get involved! Check out the Centre for Student Engagement and Leadership.
If you’re looking for student services, check our Departments and Services Directory for direct links to the many services at Niagara College.
We've got you.
Financial Aid and Awards
By choosing Niagara College, you’re making a good investment in your future. Niagara College has $4.5 million in grants, scholarships, bursaries and on-campus jobs available to students each year.Browse Scholarships & Bursaries
How much will college cost?
Tuition fees are assessed on a yearly basis for Canadian students and are set in accordance with government guidelines. Fees are broken down in a table which explains what your money is going towards.Tuition & Fees
Our Employment and Training Solutions office helps connect job seekers with employers. It offers support services and resources for job seekers, and assists with co-op opportunities.
Students can also join our hub for entrepreneurial education, ncTakeOff to help them get their own business ideas off the ground!
Students can gain valuable work experience by connecting with businesses in their field through NC Research & Innovation.
Our Research & Innovation Division collaborates with local businesses to conduct innovative research projects in various specializations.
You never know where your Niagara College education will take you. With a "Be World Ready" focus for our students and staff, our college offers a number of work abroad and study abroad experiences, as well as shorter-term International field studies.
Discover opportunities to study or work abroad with NC.
Learning Meets Enterprise
Among our state-of-the-art facilities are several on-campus “learning enterprises” where students gain the advantage of real-world experience.
Each of these specialized facilities is unique, offering unmatched opportunities for NC students to gain hands-on experience in on-campus enterprises in their field that are open to the public. Money raised from these enterprises goes back to students to help support student learning.
Our trailblazing Canadian Food and Wine Institute at our Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus is not only home to Benchmark, our teaching restaurant; but the NC Teaching Winery, Canada's first and only commercial teaching winery; and the NC Teaching Brewery, also the first of its kind in Canada.
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