Why choose Centennial?
Centennial is a large and diverse college with four campuses
offering an excellent learning experience. The college has a record of exemplary teaching, innovative programming and extensive industry partnerships.
With a real-world teaching environment, modern facilities and track record of success, Centennial is your child’s first step to a rewarding career.
- Faculty: 425 fulltime, 772 part-time
- On-campus housing: 380 beds at Progress Campus Residence
- Centennial offers a full range of programs: Certificates, Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, Post Graduate Certificates, Degrees, and Apprenticeship programs
At Centennial we offer numerous services to assist students during their studies to help them be successful. As a parent/guardian is it important to know about these support services so that you can suggest them to your favorite student when they may need them.
Centennial College is Ontario’s first community college, established in 1966, primarily serving the eastern portion of the Greater Toronto Area through four campuses and seven satellite locations
. It has a record of exemplary teaching, innovative programming and extensive partnership building. Centennial is recognized as one of the most culturally diverse post-secondary institutions in Canada. Almost 100 ethno cultural groups are represented and 80 languages are spoken on campus.
Centennial is committed to both broad public access and successful career education. Offering more than 95 diploma and certificate programs on a full-time and Continuing Education basis in business, communication arts, community and consumer services, engineering technology, health and transportation
. These career-oriented programs emphasize practical experience with laboratory learning, industry and agency placements, as well as co-op education. Students also prepare for college and university through the General Arts and Science program, and English language training. Centennial supports enrolments of 12,000 full-time students and 28,000 in Continuing Education.
Centennial offers a wide range of programs and courses for high school graduates, professionally trained mature status students, international students and part-time students.
Our programs are focused on helping you achieve the successful career you've always dreamed of.
People choose Centennial for a number of reasons including improving their qualifications in an existing position or changing their career path entirely.
The Signature Learning Experience reflects our promise to students of a distinctive, inclusive educational experience that builds on a foundation of global citizenship, social justice and diversity.
Our students have an opportunity to learn about these concepts, develop their critical thinking and analysis skills, undertake meaningful projects and develop their reflective skills through use of a portfolio that will document their personal, career and social growth.
All of this contributes to our mission to educate students for career success so that they can enter the world of work and life, and participate in transforming lives and communities through their learning.