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Confederation College

Confederation College



Confederation College has been serving the citizens of Northwestern Ontario since 1967 by meeting the educational needs of students encompassing a catchment area of 550,000 square kilometers. Committed to student success, we are a dynamic and innovative college providing quality learning opportunities and excellent service to our students. You will be impressed with the quality of our caring and friendly staff, the diversity of our programs, and the availability of student support services. Our main campus is situated on 130 acres of park-style property located in Thunder Bay, (Northwestern) Ontario, Canada. Eight regional campuses are located in the communities of Dryden, Fort Frances, Geraldton, Kenora, Marathon, Red Lake, and Sioux Lookout.

Areas of Expertise

We offer programming in the following sectors: Access and Upgrading; Aviation; Business; Community Services; Engineering Technology; Health Services; Culinary/Tourism; Media Arts; Natural Resources; Protective Services; Skilled Trades; and Distance Education and Online Learning. The Technology, Education and Collaboration (TEC) Hub is the newest facility. This facility will contribute to the development of a skilled, employment-ready technology and trades workforce for northwestern Ontario. It will also host vibrant research, incubation and technology transfer services to support the region’s advanced manufacturing, technology and resource sectors.

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:Lowest: $4,670Highest: $8,790

Confederation College’s residence offers everything you need to make your College experience an enjoyable and safe time. Enjoy the convenience of being steps away from class with access to city wide transit, available directly on Campus. With a number of different room options, tons of awesome amenities, weekly social events and a comfortable environment, residence can quickly become the focal point of your social life at Confederation as you meet new people and create lifelong friendships. Spruce and Cedar Houses: New to Confederation College are two new fully furnished, 3.5 storey (four floor) apartment style residences. Apartments include four bedrooms per unit, common kitchen and living room with LCD flat screen, cable and internet access, en suite laundry and much more. Sibley Hall Residence: Sibley Hall is a community oriented, fully staffed, co-ed residence facility with availability for 229 students in two different rooming options. Rooms come fully furnished and features High Speed Internet Access and Wi-Fi throughout the entire building. Other features include: on site laundry, games hall, large activity room, ATM in lobby, 24 hours video monitoring and so much more. Visit

Career Planning

Career/program exploration involves helping people to make decisions about their future, such as: secondary school students unsure of what to do next; mature individuals who have been in the workforce and are considering a change for any number of reasons; college students who are considering a change in their program of study; and post-secondary graduates who are looking for post-graduate opportunities. The Counselling Department utilizes a number of interest, value and personality inventories which help in career/program exploration. For more information, visit


The Confederation College Wellness Centre is a modern multi-use facility with fitness equipment and spaces to promote students’ health and well-being and to provide a gathering place for students and the community. Visit for more information.


SUCCI proudly presents a wide variety of events, and activities to meet a wide variety of needs and interests. From Social Events planned to give you a chance to meet new people, hang out with friends and be entertained, to Wellness and Diversity Events to educate, raise awareness and engage, and our Campus Recreation Program offers a variety of sports, activities & events that will entice even the non active person to participate. A dedicated team of SUCCI Board Members, Staff and Students work hard to create an activity calendar that is fun and diverse.

Special Services

Confederation College has International Student Advisors available to help you while you are a student at our college. They can assist with questions regarding your study permit, work permit, visa and other immigration issues pertinent to international students. They are not able to assist with post-graduation immigration matters. For more information, please see

Affiliated Institutions

Confederation College students have the opportunity to continue their education and transfer to other post-secondary institutions across Canada and Australia. Confederation College has agreements in place that permit credits that are earned in certain programs to be transferred to programs at other colleges and universities. This allows our students to gain advanced standing in a wide variety of programs. University degree graduates also have the opportunity to come to college to apply their learning. Agreements also apply to high school students moving to college to recognize the learning that has occurred. For more information, visit

International Involvement

The International Education Centre facilitates our student exchange programs. Confederation College students have the opportunity to study abroad at one of our partner colleges or universities, and students from these partner institutions have the opportunity to come to Canada and attend courses at Confederation College. The following international post secondary institutions offer exchange programs for Confederation College students: Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Ceará, Brazil; INACAP, Chile; Universidad Iberoamericana; Dominican Republic; Escuela Bancaria y Comercial, Universidad de Monterrey, and Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico; NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands; HAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland; IPAG, France; NFU, Taiwan; Kyung Hee U and Korea University, South Korea. For more information on study abroad programs contact the IEC office, 251 Shuniah or

Campus Tour

There’s no better way to get a taste of campus life than our guided tours. From financial aid to residence to recreation and more, this is your chance to find out more about life at Confederation College. To schedule a campus tour, visit or call (807) 475-6335.

Modified on July 21, 2022