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Canadore College

About Canadore College

Canadore College is a college of applied arts and technology located in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1967 as a campus of Sudbury's Cambrian College, and became an independent institution in 1972. The enabling legislation is the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Canadore has a full-time enrolment of 3500 students. Canadore College has four campuses: Aviation Technology Campus, Commerce Court Campus, and the Education Centre in North Bay, Ontario, and one campus in Parry Sound, Ontario.

Canadore College offers more than 65 full-time post-secondary programs, focused in several key academic sectors: aviation technology; business and management; community justice and police studies; culinary arts; environmental studies and biotechnology; health, human care and wellness; indigenous studies; language, access and preparatory studies; media, design and dramatic arts; sport and recreation; and trades and technology. Part-time studies in business; general interest; geographic information systems; health sciences; hospitality; information technology; languages; law and justice; preparatory studies; recreation and leisure services; trades and technology; and transportation are also offered in the traditional classroom and/or online.

  • Cafeteria: Full-course meals and short-order lunches are available, along with Pizza Pizza, Mr. Sub and Tim Hortons. Access to microwaves is available.
  • Tim Hortons: Three on-campus locations
  • 100 Elements: lunches and dinners are offered in the dining room at reasonable prices; prepared and served by the Culinary Arts program. Open to the public.

Canadore College higlight

  • It has recently developed a state of the art fitness facility by the name of The Canadore Panthers. It is valued at $1 million
  • It has its own theatre program by the name of rep 21 where they stage a play where theatre grads of the college display their skills
  • The college provides state of the art innovation facility for industries of Canada which is called ICAMP (innovation center for advanced manufacturing and production). They have completed 400 projects for 100 different companies. ICAMP is endorsed by industry leaders such as Drillco and Atlas Copco. The facility is spread across 13,300 square feet
  • The college has a dedicated center for budding entrepreneurs; it is called the E-HUB. Students can get funding up to 5,000 Canadian dollars for their startup

Top Programs in Canadore College

Programs Fees Per Annum
B.Sc Nursing $7,057
Diploma in Business $9,575
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology $9,316

Canadore College Scholarships, Financial Grants, and Bursaries

Canadore College does not provide any scholarships or financial aid to international students. International students can apply for scholarships in their home country or look for other scholarships in Canada. 

Work while Study

Canadore College offers part-time and summer works to help students take their first steps towards their professional career. International students are eligible to Work while studying in Canada. The college runs two programs:

  • Canadore Work Study Program: Part-time job opportunity that students could pursue while studying.
  • On-Campus Job iCanWork: Work on-campus during the summer break and gain professional experience through this program.

Canadore College also runs entrepreneurial services for its students to frame their professional career while completing their degree.

Canadore College English Proficiency Requirements

International students may submit either TOEFL, IELTS or any other equivalent scores to prove their English proficiency, mandatorily if they don't have English as their first language. Some of the tests considered as valid proof of language proficiency skills along with their corresponding scores are as tabulated below.

Test Minimum required score
TOEFL (iBT) 86
TOEFL (pBT) 550
TOEFL (cBT) 213

Canadore College Highlights

Type of College Public
Establishment Year 1972
Number of Campuses 4
Mode of Instruction Campus, Hybrid, and Online
International Intake 150+
Test Scores Accepted TOEFL, IELTS
Medium of Instruction English

Canadore College Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

Course Tuition Fee/year (in USD)
Business Management 10712.54
Civil Engineering (3 year diploma) 10712.54 
Environmental Management(PG) 13701.37
Supply Chain Management(PG) 10411

Other Expenses

Particulars Estimated Cost(in USD)
On-Campus residence(North Bay) 8,700 - 10,500
Of-campus residence 12,500 - 14,500
Books and Supplies 1000 -3000
Personal Expenses(per week) 200 - 800

Know more about Studying in Canada

Tuition Fees in Canada (1st Year Average) BE / BTech: CA$22,600 | MBA: CA$25,375 | MS: CA$17,225 | BBA: CA$20,560 | MEng: CA$22,225 | BSc: CA$20,745 | MASc: CA$20,375 | MIM: CA$28,900 | MA: CA$12,970 | MFin: CA$32,785 | BHM: CA$20,560 | MEM: CA$17,040
Average Accomodation & Food Costs in Canada CA$8890 Per Year
Entrance Exams in Canada TOEFL: 86 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 60 | GRE: 309 | GMAT: 560 | SAT: 1177
Work and Study in Canada Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.
Post Study Work Permit in Canada Up to 3 Years after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in Canada CAD 150
Student Visa in Canada A Canada student permit is a document issued by IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) for international students in Canada. To study in Canada, you will require a student permit, which serves as a student visa.
Intakes in Canada There are Three Intakes in Canada: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring (May)
Top Job Sectors in Canada Business Management, Engineering, Economics, Dentisty, Law, Computer Science.
Economy in Canada GDP Growth of 1.9% (2018) 1.5% (2019e), 10th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal

Canadore College Average Tuition Fee Per Year


$ 14,070


$ 13,630

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

$ 11,330

Campus accommodation

$ 70,600

Please note that fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.