St. Clair College, WINDSOR, ONTARIO

    Windsor, OntarioLocation
    CollegeSchool type
    EStd 1966established year

    St. Clair College Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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    St. Clair College was founded in the year 1967 and now has three campuses serving over 8,500 full-time students and 20,000 part-time students. This public community college offers more than 120 programs with several pathway agreements with leading universities in Canada and across the world. The college is specialized in applied arts and technology. The multicultural communities in and around the college enhance the quality of life and give opportunities to gain experience of a lifetime. 

    St. Clair College for Top Courses

    Programs Annual Fees Deadlines
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing $7,266 Fall: February 1;
    Winter: September 15
    Advanced Diploma in Animation - 2D/3D $11,524 Fall: February 1;
    Winter: September 15
    Advanced Diploma in Architectural Technology $11,723 Fall: February 1;
    Winter: September 15
    Diploma in Business - Accounting $11,524 Fall: February 1;
    Winter: September 15
    Advanced Diploma in Business Administration - Finance $11,524 Fall: February 1;
    Winter: September 15
    Advanced Diploma in Business Administration - Human Resources $11,524 Fall: February 1;
    Winter: September 15
    Advanced Diploma in Business Administration - Marketing $11,524 Fall: February 1;
    Winter: September 15
    Advanced Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology $11,723 Fall: February 1;
    Winter: September 15
    Advanced Diploma in Computer Systems Technology - Networking $11,524 Fall: February 1;
    Winter: September 15
    Diploma in Construction Engineering Technician $11,723 Fall: February 1;
    Winter: September 15
    Diploma in Early Childhood Education $11,524 Fall: February 1;
    Winter: September 15
    Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technician $11,637 Fall: February 1;
    Winter: September 15
    Diploma in Electromechanical Engineering Technician - Robotics $10,639 Fall: February 1;
    Winter: September 15
    Advanced Diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology - Industrial Automation $11,524 Fall: February 1;
    Winter: September 15

    Why should you choose St. Clair College?

    The goal is student satisfaction which St. Clair has achieved well with being at the position of 126 in Canada as stated by Webometrics in Canadian Universities. Mentioned are few features of St. Claire which distinguishes it from other universities.

    St. Clair College Ranking and Standings

    • Ranked 126th in Canadian Universities by Webometrics.
    • Scored 80.2% in student satisfaction (as compared to the Ontario average of 76.5%).
    • St. Clair women’s volleyball team ranked 2nd in the OCAA and 10th in CCAA.
    • Ranked in the top 5 colleges for student satisfaction among Ontario colleges in 2017 by Time Higher Education.
    • It is ranked No.1 in Canada for having the highest enrolment of females in Computer networking programs.

    Key Features

    • 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 college get the job within 6 months of degree completion.
    • Around 90% of employers are satisfied with the knowledge base of the students at the college.
    • Average salary package goes around CAD 34,276.


    Type of College Public
    Campus Setting Urban
    Programs 115 full-time programs
    Graduate employment rate 84%
    Academic Calendar Semester-based
    Intake Sessions Fall, Summer, and Spring
    Work Experience Required for different Graduate 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 Campus

    St. Clair college has three campuses i.e. Windsor, Chatham and Wallaceburg. It also provides residential facilities at Windsor and Chatham campuses.

    The Windsor campus

    It offers programs in Business and Information Technology, Health Sciences, Engineering Technology, Skilled Trades, and Community Studies. Around 6,500 full-time and 14,000 part-time students study at the Windsor campus with over 80+ programs running successfully.

    Two new academic buildings established recently are: -

    1. The Centre for Applied Health Sciences - It has all the learning labs for the Health Science programs
    2. The Centre for Construction Innovation & Production - Supports the skilled trades programs
    • St. Clair understands, health is important, one may find Sportsflex and Saints Athletic club for the students to stay fit.
    • Windsor campus St. Clair College Centre For the Arts where over 800 students study in in programs related to Media, Art & Design; Hospitality Management; and Justice Studies.
    • Close to the Centre For the Arts is the MediaPlex, a unique facility with a central news station, a large studio and A/V editing suite. It caters to the Convergence Journalism, Public Relations and Travel and Tourism programs.
    • The College has a high-end restaurant called Eatery 101 which provides work experience to students in the Culinary Management and Hospitality Management programs. The College also has several other dining options including Tim Hortons and Subway.

    The Chatham Campus

    It has around 1,300 students on-campus. It offers programs in the areas of health sciences, community studies, business and technology. The campus features the HealthPlex with fitness and gym facilities along with the elevated walking track for the students who want to work-out.

    The Wallaceburg Campus

    • It caters to students interested in a career in manufacturing and specializes in metal cutting programs.
    • The campus is also equipped with a library, health services including a dental clinic, deaf and interpreting services.

    St. Clair College Residence

    The Windsor and Chatham campuses of St. Clair college have residential facilities. The residences are near the campus giving students easy access to campus facilities and cutting down on travel time. Both residences are available for the 8 months of the academic year.

    The Windsor Campus Residence

    Windsor residence has 204 two-bedroom suites that can accommodate 408 students.

    Apart from general requirements, other facilities available at the residence are: -

    • Common kitchen
    • Security
    • Laundry facility
    • Housekeeping
    • Common lounge areas including game rooms, movie lounges and study lounges

    The Chatham Campus Residence

    Chatham residence has 12 four-bedroom units that can accommodate 48 students.

    Each apartment at the Chatham residence is equipped with

    • Bedroom – double bed, desk, chair, lamp, WiFi internet, cable television, closet
    • Kitchen – fridge, stove, oven, dishwasher, and microwave
    • Living room with flat-screen LCD TV
    • Bathroom

    St. Clair College Programs

    • The College offers 115 full-time programs in applied arts and technology along with 50 + part-time online courses and 30+ continuing education courses and programs health sciences, community studies, business and information technology, media, art and design, and engineering technology.

    • Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Cardiovascular Technology, Nursing BSc, Medical Laboratory Science, Paramedic, Practical Nursing, and Respiratory Therapy are oversubscribed programs of St. Clair.
    • The courses at St. Clair College are offered in the following study areas:
      • Business & Information Technology
      • Community Studies
      • Engineering Technologies
      • Health Sciences
      • Justice Studies
      • Media, Art and Design
      • Skilled Trades
    • The number of full-time programs offered at: -
      • Windsor Campus Program – 88
      • Chatham Campus Programs - 25
    • At St. Clair, credentials are offered in the following type of degrees:
      • Diploma
      • Undergraduate Programs
      • Postgraduate Programs
      • Advanced Diploma
      • Continuing Education
      • Apprenticeships
      • Pre-Apprenticeships
      • Skilled Trades
    • Through Corporate and Professional training programs St. Clair extends its training services to business and industry.
    • Students are given the liberty to apply for classes as per their schedule and study plan. Some of the groups in which programs can be filtered in are:
      • Schedule: On-campus courses, Online courses
      • Study Plan: Full-time, Part-time, Fast-track

    St. Clair College Application Process

    The international students except for the pre-requisites for all the programs must appear for English Proficiency test if their first language is not English. Other factors and application process are mentioned.


    The requirements are based on the program a student is interested in. Apart from that, some common requirements maybe

    • High school diploma or equivalent along with transcripts.
    • Students must appear for English-language proficiency test as well.

    Students can prove their proficiency by taking one of the below-mentioned tests and obtaining the minimum indicated score:

    Exams Academic Purposes Certificates/Diploma Programs Postgraduate Programs/Fast-Track
    TOEFL 65 80 84
    IELTS 5.0 6.0 6.50
    CAEL - 60 70

    How to Apply? (International Students)

    • Fill the International Student Application Form available at the official website of St. Clair College.
    • Send the required documents – Application form, High School diploma and transcripts, English Proficiency test score report etc. to
    • Pay the Application fee CAD 125 through the College’s international payment platform – WU® GlobalPay for Students.
    • If selected, Letter of Acceptance will be issued.
    • Pay the tuition fee in the LOA and the college will send the receipt in return.
    • Apply for Student Visa.
    • If the students get the Visa, they may send the Notice of Arrival to the college.

    English Proficiency for Domestic Applicants

    The college accepts scores of St. Clair College EAP Program, TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, MELAB and CAEL.

    For the given programs

    • Diploma/Certificate Programs
    • Collaborative Nursing Programs
    • Pharmacy Technician Program

    St. Clair College Cost of Attendance

    The tuition fee of the college is different for domestic and international students. Also, the accommodation charge is available for the students for the on-campus stay.

    Tuition Fee

    The basic tuition fee for full-time students applicable to

    • Canadian students - CAD 2851.48 per year
    • Canadian Continuing Education - 2695.60.
    • International students - CAD 10,850 per year

    Part time fee is assessed on a contract hour basis.

    Some of the programs in the areas of business and management, engineering technologies, health services and justice studies cost higher than the abovementioned fees for international students. Depending on the program, the costs range between CAD14,057.38 (Music Theatre Performance) and CAD23,863.02 (Hairstylist).

    Residence Fee

    Windsor and Chatham Campus

    Period of Stay Residence Fee
    September to April 6,090 CAD
    May to August 1,980 CAD
    January to March 3,045 CAD

    Meal plans

    Students can purchase meal plans at the Campus Eats cafeteria. The meal plans range from CAD 300, CAD 600, and CAD 900. Students can purchase a plan according to their requirement.

    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.

    Work While You Study

    The college hires full-time students for on-campus jobs. The applications are available at the college departments who are looking forward to work-study students.

    Work-study opportunity for tutoring Services – The students will be paid according to the decided amount. They may reap the benefits like:

    • The highest student paid job on campus
    • Making a self-regulated schedule
    • Paid training

    Students may review the job description and may send their resume at Windsor and Chatham campus tutoringservices;

    St. Clair College Alumni Network

    The College has a strong alumni network and organizes several alumni events throughout the year. Some of the College’s notable alumni are mentioned below:

    • Toni Savoni – Windsor Operations Site Manager, Ford Motor Company
    • Robin Greenall – Chief Librarian/CEO, Essex County Library
    • Adriano Ciotoli – Founder, WindsorEats
    • Matt Boismier – Art Director/Visual Development Artist, Vancouver, British Columbia

    After graduation, alumni can take assistance from the St. Clair College Employment Centre which offers Employment for Ontario programs and services. Through this service, alumni can get connected to potential employers or find training, skills and experience.

    Benefits to Alumni

    • Alumni can take advantage of discounted rates for Community Memberships to athletic facilities at the South and Chatham Campuses, these memberships are offered for Aquatics, the SportsPlex and the HealthPlex.
    • Get special rates for Johnson Preferred Service Home-Auto Insurance Plan.
    • Gets borrowing privileges from the college.
    • Get special discounts for night stay at the residence.
    • Scholarships are available for 2nd generation St. Clair students.

    St. Clair College Placements

    • St. Clair has an employer satisfaction rating of 84%.
    • It has an 88% graduate employment rate.
    • The Career Center at Windsor and Chatham campuses offers job search resources and assistance.
    • La Trobe offers Job connection and Job grant programs to assist employers with hiring and training.
    • The university provides several cost-effective options to connect employers and students on campus.
    • It organized Employer Day and Career Day to assist students to find suitable jobs/careers and employers to get skillful talents.
    • Students have the option to become industry-relevant through the university’s Corporate and Professional Training program.
    $ 7,2661st YEAR

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Feb 01

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    Options Available


    7.8 / 10

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    8 / 10

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    7.2 / 10

    St. Clair College Overview

    Insitution type
    Student Population
    DLI Number
    Application Cost
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $11,524 / Year

    Admission & dates

    Application Portal :

    Fall Deadlines

    February 1

    Application deadline

    May 1

    Application results

    Winter Deadlines

    September 30

    Application deadline

    November 1

    Application results

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Language Proficiency
    IELTS Check Detailed Score-6.5--
    TOEFL Check Detailed Score-83--

    Attendance Cost


    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $11,524 / Year
    On Campus
    Residence Room
    $6,300 / Year

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Program wise accreditation
    Language Programs
    Languages Canada
    Nursing Programs
    Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing
    Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario

    College Rating

    Based on 35 Students Rating

    7.8 out of 10
    8.0/10Social Life


    8.3 /10

    I have taken this college because i have good interest in learning business program and my brother was passed his qualifications in st clair college that’s why he suggested me that teachers and the way of explaining all the courses in this college is something extra from other colleges .Afterthat i have also checked reviews of this which was pretty good so that’s why i have decided to pursue my program in this college

    Course Curriculum :

    My opinion is that if someone who has good taste in studying business language for his future they can take admission and experience in tHis college i promise it will be very very good for them as I'm getting very high profile knowledge in both curriculum and academics .

    10 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    10 /10 placement
    7.8 /10

    I opted for this college because my relatives live very close by to this university. Its about 30 minutes drive and also it being comparatively cheaper than other nursing colleges here in Canada. The application form cost me $100 for which I filled up through the online college portal.

    Course Curriculum :

    It was very fast paced and I had to take a lot of notes in order to keep up with the course. Lectures are sometimes interactive and sometimes boring but it is really important not to miss out on notes.

    8 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    7 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    9.2 /10

    I along with my cousin decided to pursue my bachelor's in nursing from Canada and therefore I found this college to be the most suitable for me as I was impressed by the infrastructure and the facilities provided by the college. I was required to pay an application fee of $125 and applied through the online portal of the college.

    Course Curriculum :

    I learned a lot from this course. I was taught about nursing from a very basic as I belong to a Commerce background but I never felt any difficulty in understanding the curriculum as it was taught so well.

    10 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    7.8 /10

    I wanted to seek my higher education from Canada. Before selecting this university, I did a lot of research. This college was also recommended to me by my friend who lived in Canada. I submitted an online application form along with the application fee of $125. College even checked my bachelors score of 9.2 GPA.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course was very well structured and covered all the basic concepts of business. Curriculum focused on practical learning and taught be subjects like Financial and Management Accounting, Production and Material Management, Personnel Management and Industrial Relations, Marketing Management. All concepts were clear to me.

    9 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    7 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    7 /10 extracurricular
    8.0 /10

    My brother who is settled in Canada had asked me to take admission in this college beacuse of the many facilities that it offers and it's affordability. To get an admission I was required to fill an online application form for which I had to pay $125 in the form of application fee. Also my high bachelors score of 9.5 GPA were counted.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course was very well structured and included all the major subjects like Business law, Financial markets, Auditing, Management accounting, Taxation. All the topics were very rigorously taught which helped me a lot in my career development. Through the frequent presentation that were held my communication skills also got improved.

    9 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    7 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    7 /10 extracurricular
    2000 Talbot Road West, Box 18

    Nearby this campus

    • Book Store
    • Bus Station
    • Shopping Mall
    • Airport
    • Hospital

    Book Store

    Campus Book Store0.17 km
    Indigo - Windsor3.22 km
    Paper Heroes Comic Book Lounge & Collectibles3.72 km
    Scholar's Choice Retail Store4.70 km
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    Shopping Mall

    Chez Talbot0.24 km
    Yorktown Square2.25 km
    Roundhouse Centre3.10 km
    Town Centre Plaza3.18 km
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    Ultima Medical Center and Pharmacy4.08 km
    Windsor Medical Centre4.13 km
    Allison McAvoy, Osteopathic Manual Practitioner4.55 km
    SwiftCharts4.64 km
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    Bus Station

    Geraedts at St. Clair Residence0.20 km
    Geraedts at St. Clair Residence0.25 km
    Mount Royal at Villa Maria South0.33 km
    St. Clair College Front Entrance0.48 km
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    Laurel NDB ZQG 3982.30 km
    Your Quick Gateway (Windsor) Inc.4.82 km
    Windsor International Airport5.72 km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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