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Conestoga College

Why Conestoga College?

Conestoga is member of Polytechnics Canada, committed to providing career-focused education that responds to learner, industry and community needs. Conestoga provides a broad range of education opportunities, including four-year bachelor’s degree, post-graduate certificates and two - three year diploma as well as continuing education and corporate training. 

EC Quick Facts

Which EC course should I take

  • Intensive Course (30 lessons per week)

IELTS/TOEFL waiver granted for students who complete:

Graduates of the agreed pathway level with EC

Conditional admissions offered for

Certificate programs, Post-graduate programs, Diploma programs, Bachelor programs

Class size
14,000+ students
Conditional admissions offered for
  • Business and Hospitality
  • Engineering and Information Technology
  • Health & Life Science
  • Media & Design
  • Trades and Apprenticeship
  • Liberal
Annual Tuition
  • $15,000 - $16,000

Employment rate of graduates

Approximately 87% of graduates are employed within six months of graduation.

Conestoga College 299 Doon Valley Drive Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4M4, Canada

Doon is Conestoga’s original – and largest – campus, located just off the 401 at the Homer Watson Blvd. interchange.

The College’s main administrative offices are located at Doon, which is also home to full- and part-time programs in a wide range of areas.

Residence accommodation for full-time students is available directly adjacent to the Doon campus.

Video about our international students

Application Information

Application deadlines

Rolling admission; Students may begin in January or May or September. (programs will remain open until they are filled)

Application Requirements

 1. An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent (usually graduation from secondary school in most countries)

2.  Grade 12 mathematics or equivalent (usually mathematics at the senior level in secondary school)

Estimated processing times:  

Letter of Acceptance issued within 10 working days 

for most programs
Once you receive your Letter of Acceptance:
1.  Confirm your acceptance with the International Office as outlined in the Letter of Acceptance
2. Contact your local Canadian Immigration office and apply for your study permit
3. Include your letter of acceptance with your study permit application

What do I need to apply?

Please ensure that you have the following when submitting your application to Conestoga: 
2. A non-refundable application processing fee of $100.00 CND. Please provide the fee in the form of a certified cheque, bank draft or money order payable to Conestoga College
3. Copies of all secondary and post-secondary transcripts and certificates (in original language, as well as English or translated into English). Please click this link for a listing of Required International Documents (pdf) 
4. Copy of TOEFL or IELTS examination results or other recognized international test of English (if available)