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St. Clair College

About St. Clair College

St. Clair College was established in 1967 and is a highly acclaimed public community college serving over 8,500 full time and 20,000 part-time learners on three campuses. The College offers hundreds of career paths in health sciences, community studies, business and information technology, engineering technologies, and media, art & design.

The small, intimate campus, fosters an active student life with intramural sports and a community arena on site for the over 1,300 full-time students. There is a residence on campus and lots of housing opportunities in the community.

The college three campuses are located in safe, clean communities that are in the heart of North America's technology & manufacturing section. Windsor-Essex County is Canada's automotive capital and intellectual center of the Canadian automotive industry and home to the Big 3 Automakers. Surrounded by beautiful lakes, rivers, and waterfront landscapes, its campuses are located in the most southern part of Canada

St.Clair College  Rankings

  • Ranked 126th in Canadian Universities by Webometrics.
  • Scored 80.2% in student satisfaction (as compared to the Ontario average of 76.5%).
  • Ranked in the top 5 colleges for student satisfaction among Ontario colleges in 2017 by Time Higher Education.

St.Clair College  Campus

Windsor Campus

Nearest City: Ottawa

Estimated cost of living: -1

Type: On-campus

Address: 2000 Talbot Road West, Windsor, Ontario, N9A 6S4 Canada

Centre for the Arts

Nearest City: Ottawa

Estimated cost of living: -1

Type: On-campus

Address: 201 Riverside Drive West, Windsor, Ontario, N9A 5K4 Canada

Chatham Campus

Nearest City: Ottawa

Type: On-campus

Address: 1001 Grand Avenue West, Chatham, Ontario, N7M 5W4 Canada


Nearest City: Ottawa

Type: On-campus

Address: 275 Victoria Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, N9A 6Z8 Canada

Acumen Campus

Nearest City: Toronto

Estimated cost of living: -1

Type: On-campus

Address: 1440 Don Mills Road, Unit 102, Toronto, Ontario, M3B 3M1 Canada

St.Clair College  Teaching Quality

St. Clair College is dedicated not only to the highest quality of academic program curriculum and learning experiences, and to processes that ensure ongoing quality improvements through a quality assurance program review process but is also committed to ensuring that there is a process of accountability for the completion of the Quality Assurance Program reviews as well as the completion of appropriate improvement action plans created as a result of the Quality Assurance academic program reviews.

The quality assurance review process is designed to articulate with and support the Program Quality Assurance Process Audit initiative (PQAPA) or the accreditation process of the Ontario College Quality Assurance Service (OCQAS) and the Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board (PEQAB

Student Teacher Ratio


St.Clair College  Academic Divisions:

  • The College offers a Bachelor of Applied Technology (Mechanical Engineering Technology - Automotive Product Design).
  • The College also offers Apprentice programs, English as a Second Language (ESL) and Post Secondary career programs.
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • Academic and Career Entrance; College and Employment Preparation; English as a Second Language; General Arts and Science; Health Foundations; Pre-Business; Pre-Health Science; Pre-Nursing and Pre-Technology
  • Business & Information Technology
    • Business; Business Administration; Computer Systems Technician/Technology (#1 College Computer networking program in Ontario); International Business; Office Administration; Business Accounting; Mobile Applications Development; Internet Applications and Web Development
  • Community Studies
    • Autism and Behavioral Science; Child and Youth Worker; Developmental Service Worker; Early Childhood Education; Educational Assistant; Law Clerk; Law and Security Administration; Native Community Worker; Native Early Childhood Education; Community and Justice Services; Restorative Justice Practices
  • Engineering Technologies
    • Architectural; Chemical Laboratory; Civil Engineering; Construction Engineering; Electronics Engineering; Manufacturing; Mechanical; Power Engineering;
  • Health Sciences
    • Concurrent Bachelor of Science/Medical Laboratory Science; Dental Assisting; Dental Hygiene; Medical Laboratory; Nursing – BScN; Paramedic; Personal Support Worker; Pharmacy Technician; Practical Nursing; Respiratory Therapy; Veterinary Technician
  • Media, Art & Design
    • Advertising; Animation; Entertainment Technology; Graphic Design; Hospitality Management; Interior Design; Journalism; Music Theatre Performance; Tourism and Travel
  • Skilled Trades
    • Chef; Culinary Management; Electrical Techniques; Esthetician; Hairstylist; Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning; Horticulture; Motive Power Technician; Welding; Woodworking
  • Apprenticeship
  • Bachelor's degree Programs:
    • Bachelor of Science – Nursing; Bachelor of Science/Medical Laboratory Science; Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Education/ Early Childhood Education.Bachelor of Applied Technology-Mechanical Engineering Technology - Automotive Product Design.

Top Programs in St. Clair College

Programs Fees Per Annum
Bachelor of Science in Nursing $7,266
Advanced Diploma in Mobile Applications Development $9,932
Advanced Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology $9,932
Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technician $9,932
Diploma in Internet Applications and Web Development $9,932

Advantages of St.Clair College

  • Has 20 university transfer agreements within Canada and internationally.
  • Partnered with 16 institutions in 9 countries.
  • Has three well-known campuses with various programs and hundreds of career opportunities.
  • Supportive faculty along with one-on-one tutoring facility after-classes.
  • Small class sizes allow students to receive personalized attention from professors.
  •  Around 85% of the students graduating from the college get the job within 6 months of the degree completion.
  • Around 90% employers are satisfied with the knowledge base of the students at the college.
  • Average salary package goes around CAD 34,276.

St.Clair College  Scholarships and Financial Aid

The college spent CAD 400,000 on the scholarship program awarding 600 scholarships to the students. The College also provides several scholarships to its non-Canadian students. These scholarships are provided by the St. Clair College Foundation Board in collaboration with the companies, organizations and individuals.

To be eligible for these scholarships, students must be enrolled in a full-time program and must maintain a satisfactory academic standing, i.e. a minimum of 2.0 GPA.

Given are the schools based on which foundation scholarships are awarded

  • School of Business and Information Technology
  • School of Community Studies
  • School of Engineering Technologies
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Media, Art & Design
  • School of Nursing – Windsor
  • School of Skilled Trades
  • Open to all St. Clair College students
  • Athletics
  • Chatham Campus

Financial Aid and Awards

St. Clair offers various scholarships and bursaries to the deserving students. Apart from the school-based scholarships, there are more scholarships offered to the students.

  • Entrance scholarships
  • External scholarships/bursaries
  • First Generation/ Indigenous students bursary
  • Internal scholarships
  • OSAP
  • Skills scholarships and more

Students must submit one common application to be considered for all or any of these scholarships. Additional requirements such as essays may be attached to certain scholarships. Complete details on these scholarships including eligibility requirements can be found on the official website of the college.

Famous Alumni’s

Andrew Banar(Designer and Spokesperson, Group Hug Apparel), David Sellick (Vice President, Sellick Equipment Limited), Judy Robinet (Executive Director-A Life Worth Living)

St. Clair College English Language Requirements:


Academic Purposes

Certificates/Diploma Programs

Postgraduate Programs/Fast-Track













St. Clair College Highlights

Type of College Public
Programs 115 full-time programs
Total Number of Seats 8,500 (full time) + 20,000 (part time)
Basic Tuition Fee, International Students CAD 10,855 per year
Basic Tuition Fee, U.S.A. students CAD 7,176 per year

St. Clair College The Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

Expenses Estimated Cost
Avg.Tution Fees CAD 10,850 per year
Cost per week 78.60 - 122.28 CAD
Bus charge $60 / month
Bus pass 44.40 CAD
Health and dental plan 229.50 CAD
Textbook cost $1,000 - $1,500 per year

St. Clair College Residence Fee

Windsor and Chatham Campus

Period of Stay

Residence Fee

September to April

CAD 6,090

May to August

CAD 1,980

January to March

CAD 3,045

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

St. Clair College Average Tuition Fee Per Year


$ 17,660


$ 15,000

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

$ 11,030

Campus accommodation

$ 5,265

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