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St. Lawrence College

With more than 85 full-time programs and 10+ apprenticeship training programs on three friendly campuses in Brockville, Cornwall, and Kingston, St. Lawrence College is an integral part of the economic engine and social fabric of Eastern Ontario with a close-knit community of 7,000 full-time students, and more than 82,000 proud alumni. Our program offerings include more than 900 online and continuing education courses that feature full-time and part-time diploma programs, and many personal interest continuing education options. Our collaborative degrees with Laurentian University include the Bachelor of Business Administration and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing. We are also proud to offer SLCs own Bachelor of Applied Arts – Behavioural Psychology degree, the first undergraduate degree in Canada that provides a comprehensive program of study with 1,100 hours of supervised placements in three different community settings. Students can pursue one-year foundational certificates in General Arts and Science with specific streams leading them to full-time programs or workplace preparation. For those with prior postsecondary education we offer Fast-Track programs and Ontario Graduate Certificates that provide hands-on, industry relevant skills in two to three semesters.

As part of our ongoing sustainability initiatives, the College boasts 1,600+ rooftop solar modules on Kingston and Brockville campuses, the largest solar roof-top installation of any post-secondary institution in Canada. The college has many Applied Research projects in progress, as well, our Corporate Learning and Performance Improvement team has developed training modules to help more than 350 organizations grow and prosper. The Employment Service offices offer a variety of resources and information to thousands of clients annually, connecting job seekers to meaningful employment and employers to a talented workforce.

Fast Facts

  • St. Lawrence College consistently ranks in the top three colleges in Ontario in Key Performance Indicators that measure student satisfaction and engagement (April 2015): 88.1% Graduate Employment Rate.
  • 80.7% Student Satisfaction.
  • 87% Employer Satisfaction.
  • 86.1% Graduate Satisfaction.

Our research specialization:

  • Renewable Energy
  • Behavioural Science
  • Health Science
  • Small Manufacturing
  • Biotechnology




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Contribute to our Community

The Eastern Ontario Region received approximately $95.2 million in added income in 2012-13 due to the operations of St. Lawrence and the spending of out-of-region students. Former St. Lawrence college students who were active in the regional workforce in 2012-13 generated another $766.1 million in added income through their higher earnings and increased productivity of their employers. Altogether, St. Lawrence College and its students added $861.3 million to the Eastern Ontario Region economy (source: 2012-13 EMSI Economic Impact Study).

Foster Student Success

Jack J. Collins

St. Lawrence College Graduate Wins Premier’s Award SLC graduate and Chief Capital Officer of Metrolinx, Jack J. Collins, was awarded The Premier’s Award in Technology at the 2015 awards gala on November 16 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. The awards celebrate Ontario’s outstanding college graduates in the province and throughout the world. Jack J. Collins, a native of Hamilton, ON, is a graduate of the Environmental Engineering Technology program in 1974 in Kingston. Learn more.

SLC students take top two awards at Canadian Marketing Association Awards St. Lawrence College Business Marketing students won silver and bronze awards at the 2015 Canadian Marketing Association Awards Gala held at the Westin Habour Castle in Toronto, November 27, 2015. These are the top awards as there is no gold awarded in this category. The annual CMA Awards Gala is the largest and most prestigious marketing event in Canada, featuring more than 1,500 advertising and marketing professionals being honoured for the top marketing awards in the country.

St. Lawrence College wins sustainability award The Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce held their twentieth annual Chair’s Gala, featuring the Business Achievement Awards Thursday November 5th, 2015 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel & Suites. Over 250 guests attended the gala, which celebrates the success of local businesses. The winners were: Sustainability Award (sponsored by Union Gas Ltd): St. Lawrence College – Footprint.

Support Indigenous Students

We have dedicated spaces on two of our three campuses for Indigenous students to gather, learn, and be supported. These friendly space provide Indigenous students a place to relax, foster cultural connections, socialization, and study. Our Indigenous Advisors assist students on all three campuses with any Indigenous, transition, or College concerns, including information and support regarding financial aid opportunities.

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Date modified: 2017-10-02