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Centennial College (Toronto, Canada)

As a recognized Public College in Ontario, all programs meet strict educational standards set by The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development in Ontario. Canada’s high academic standards and rigorous quality controls ensure high-quality education that is globally recognized and will benefit your career over the long term.

The value for High-Quality Education at Centennial is strong around the world. Our programs are cost-effective, shorter in duration, and most importantly are employment focused, compared to traditional research, theory and lecture focused programs offered in University. A two-year Ontario College Diploma, Advanced Diploma (Fast-Track), or Graduate Certificate program offers successful graduates the opportunity apply for a three-year Post-Graduation Work Permit, which is the maximum length available through Canada’s excellent work permit program for international students.

With seven specialized academic schools, Centennial College offers more than 160 Programs. Centennial offers foundations, post-secondary and post-graduate programs in Business, Engineering Technology and Applied Science, Communications, Media, Arts and Design, Health, Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts, and Transportation. Centennial also offers English Language Learning and Foundations programs for college and university preparation.

An award-winning Canadian institution

Centennial received the Gold Medal for Leadership Development at the 2018 World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) Awards of Excellence. Centennial also received the 2016 Gold Medal for Internationalization Excellence from Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan).

We are leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs

We work with over 800 industry partners! You have access to the latest equipment and technology, industry-leading faculty and co-op opportunities to get you work-ready upon graduation. Centennial received first prize for Innovation in Applied Research (CICan 2015). Among 125 colleges, Centennial ranks third in Canada for the number of students employed and paid to conduct applied research (Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges: 2017 Report).

Over 1,000 pathways! Centennial College programs offer 367 Degree Pathways and 40 Masters Degree Pathways with partner universities in Canada and abroad.

You belong here! Centennial is the #1 College Choice for International Students in Canada! Our 25,000 full-time students include over 11,000 international students from 137 countries! As you enjoy the academic benefits of a Canadian college education, a wide range of global perspectives will enrich your education and experience. 


“A good opportunity to be a member of the research team to conduct research for reputed institutions like University of Toronto and Centennial College. Gained a lot a new knowledge and hands-on experience in conducting research. Learned sampling techniques and different data analysis methods.”

Sushil Anu // Performance of Existing Oil-Grit Separators (Stormceptor) and Development a New Generation of Urban Sediment-Contaminant Separators

Key Facts

Connected with Industry

Centennial College works with your future employers to help pave your way through professional development, skills development and networking.

Applied Work Experiences

Many Centennial programs offer Canadian work experience and provide eligibility for designations from Canadian professional associations.

International Education Leadership

For five consecutive years, Centennial College is the number one college choice for international students in Canada.