Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology
Number of Students
3,400 full-time students
The Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology provides a wide array of educational services throughout northwestern Ontario including in excess of 68 full-time and part-time post-secondary programs, apprenticeship and cooperative options, pre-employment and skills training opportunities, and specialty programs for business and industry. The College specializes in the areas of Aviation, Business, Engineering Technology, General Arts and Science, Health Sciences, Hospitality, Human Services, Indigenous Studies, Industrial Technology, Media Arts, and Protective Services. Notable offerings by the College include the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a 4-year program offered in partnership with Lakehead University, and the Bachelor of Applied Services in Indigenous Leadership and Community Development, which is aimed to create globally aware individuals conscious of the inter-connectedness of all living things through the principles of realization, reciprocity, relationship, and responsibility. Through its Continuing Education division, the College has many courses, programs, seminars, and workshops of special interest to healthcare professionals.
With its main campus in Thunder Bay and secondary campuses in Dryden, Fort Frances, Geraldton, Kenora, Marathon, and Sioux Lookout, the Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology serves the educational needs of northwestern Ontario. The College’s operating budget is approximately $45 million a year.