Conestoga College is one of the leading colleges in Canada, established in 1967. It is among the top 100 colleges in Canada and ranked the best time and again in Ontario for course instruction, student placement and employer satisfaction. Conestoga College has campus and training centres in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Stratford, Ingersoll and Brantford, serving over 22,500 students. Conestoga College in Ontario is the only college that provides a maximum number of academic and workforce development courses which range from Full-Time, Part-time, Open, Degree, Diploma, Graduation, Post-graduation, Accelerated, Continuous and Trade & Apprenticeship Programmes.
These courses are provided through 11 schools, the School of Business, Community Service, Creative Industries, Engineering & Technology, Health & Life Sciences, Applied Computer Science & Information Technology, Hospitality & Culinary Arts, Language & Communication Studies, Liberal Studies, Trade Apprenticeship and the School of Workforce Development. The students are provided the best lab and research equipment with the latest technology, application-based courses, field experiments and career advisory services. The faculty to student ratio is 1 faculty for 127 students. The faculty of the college has received a lot of faculty awards.
Admission to this college is accepted through ILETS and TOEFL scores with minimum scores being 6.5 bands in ILETS and 88 in TOEFL (IBT). The campus size is more than 150 acres with the finest facilities for student engagement in academics and extra-curricular activities. The college has Student Recreation centers with gymnasium, fitness centres, running track, and health and wellness centres. Students have a sports complex where they play badminton, basketball, indoor soccer, rugby, outdoor soccer, volleyball and softball. Conestoga College is associated with the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association and Canadian Collegiate Athletics Association which conduct inter-collegiate competitions where students of Conestoga are active participants.
The other facilities provided are bookstores, dinning, library services and housing facilities for international students. The housing provided has all the amenities like kitchen, microwave, fridge, freezer, television and Wi-Fi facilities. The new students at the campus have to undergo inaugural courses which familiarize them with course credits, student facilities and services to make them comfortable to the environment. The college is very encouraging towards students with permanent or temporary disabilities. They are provided with academic and testing accommodations, tutoring, writing and learning skills.
Students are also provided with ample career growth opportunities like career advice, career events, services like soft skill development programmes and resume, cover letter building. Students interested in the field of entrepreneurship are provided with a lot of support for their business growth, productivity and funding. College also provides financial help to students through scholarships, bursaries and certain other home awards.
University at a glance
Total International Students
USD 4 million
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense
INR 4.5 Lakh
International Students Website
1st Year Tuition Fees
Other Courses(6 Courses)
2 – 3 Years
INR 6.8L – 10.1L
Other Courses(6 Courses)
IELTS: 6-6.5TOEFL: 80-88PTE: 51-58
On campus accommodation
Living arrangements are made next to the Kitchener (Doon) and Cambridge campuses
Conestoga College Residence is located within walking distance to the Doon campus
Off campus accommodation
Details for off-campus
The average rent is 500 to 600 CAD/month
The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
The apartments are fully furnished with free Hi-speed WIFI and central air-conditioning facility
The student residences comprise of the secured entrance, video surveillance, and individual thermostats