is a College of Applied Arts and Technology
within the Niagara Region
of Southern Ontario
. The College has four campuses: the Welland Campus in Welland
, the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake
, the Maid of the Mist
Campus in Niagara Falls
, home of the Tourism Industry Development Centre, and the Ontario Street Site in St. Catharines
. With 8,000 full-time students, including more than 500 international students
from more than 60 countries, the College offers over 90 post-secondary diploma, baccalaureate degrees and advanced level programs. The Continuing Education Division attracts approximately 15,000 registrants to more than 400 courses each year.
Niagara College employs 245 faculty, 73 administration staff and 208 support staff and has graduated more than 50,000 students.
- Source: Niagara College Fast Facts (2010)
On May 21, 1965, Ontario led the way for Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology with the creation of its college system. In 1967, Niagara College’s Welland Campus was established in response to the provincial initiative to create many such institutions
, providing career-oriented diploma
courses, as well as continuing education
programs.<br /><br />In March 2004, the School of Hospitality and Tourism and the relocated from the Maid of the Mist Campus in Niagara Falls to a new facility on the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus, which was opened in 1998. The new facility features food preparation... Read More