Loyalist College, BELLEVILLE, ONTARIO

    Belleville, OntarioLocation
    CollegeSchool type
    EStd 1967established year

    Loyalist College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    Loyalist College formerly known as Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology is a public college with its campuses across Canada. The college was established in 1967 as a part of provincial initiatives to create institutions to provide certificate and diploma courses. The college is recognized for its strong, pioneering presence, community resolve, determination, and forward-thinking leaders. Ranked amongst the top colleges in Canada, it is one of the best English-language institutions focused on Applied Arts and Technology programs. 

    Admission at Loyalst College more than 3,000 where around 800 students are from different countries and around 12,000 students are part-time students. Programs are offered in 3 terms. Diplomas, certificates, and continuing education in different areas are provided at this college on-campus and online. 200 acres size campus located 2 hours east of Toronto provides many facilities to students.

    The campus contains 5 residential buildings with laundry, food, computer access, security, and entertainment facilities and can hold approx. 474 students. The student to faculty ratio is 21:1 at Loyalist College the tuition and fees for the students range from 4,000 to 16,000 Canadian dollars from domestic to international students.

    Loyalist College Campus

    Loyalist College Rankings

    • Loyalist College ranks #! for industry research income as a percentage of total research income.
    • #1 in Ontario for graduate employment by Colleges Ontario at a rate of 90.8% in comparison with the provincial average of 85.7%
    • Ranked amongst colleges in the province for graduate satisfaction, employer satisfaction, student satisfaction, and graduation rate by Colleges Ontario.
    • #147 amongst the top Canadian Universities in Webometrics ranking.


    Type of College Public
    Year of Establishment 1967
    Campuses Belleville, Bancroft, and Mississauga
    Campus Setting Urban
    Application Portal
    Mode of Programs Full Time and Part-Time
    Number of Programs 77
    Intake Sessions Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter
    Academic Calendar Semester Based
    Language Proficiency Test TOEFL and IELTS
    Financial Assistance Work-Study Funding and OSAP
    Official Website
    Admission Helpline

    Loyalist College Campus

    • The Loyalist College campus is at Belleville, Bancroft, and Mississauga which are regarded as one of the best cities for international students in Canada.
    • The main campus sprawls across 200 acres at Belleville, situated 2 hours east of Toronto and conveniently located near shopping centers, restaurants, housing and all kinds of entertainment facility
    • The students can also take part in outdoor activities such as fishing, boating and take a walk near the Lake Ontario Waterfront
    • Highway 401, buses and trains are in close proximity to the campus making commuting easier for students
    • The campus is well equipped with facilities such as classrooms, labs, workshops, digital media center, fitness center, library, and the campus bookstore
    • Students can enroll themselves in student groups and communities such as community choir, LGBTQ+, Loyalist retracts, and sustainable communities.
    • The Bay of Quinte Skills Centre for students enrolled in skilled trades programs, Biosciences lab for biotechnology, chemical engineering, and environmental technology programs and Human Simulation lab for students in healthcare programs offers hands-on training to students.

    Loyalist College Residence

    • Loyalist College offers On-campus accommodation to its students across 5 residence halls spread across campus with a housing capacity of more than 600 students.
    • The residence near downtown Belleville has an apartment-style set-up with six private bedrooms including kitchen, unlimited internet, two bathrooms, and a common living room
    • The residences are also equipped with facilities such as laundry, volleyball court, picnic tables, outdoor patios, and security equipped common area for students to hang out.

    Residence Fees:

    Single Occupancy 6000 CAD for the current academic year
    Double Occupancy 3080 CAD for the current academic year

    Off-campus accommodation:

    • For students interested in living off-campus, Loyalist college offers accommodation via which enables them to search for a place, roommate and post a listing
    • The college does not inspect listed rooms and it is the student’s responsibility to ensure the credibility of the listed apartment

    Loyalist College Top Programs

    • Loyalist College offers 77 programs through 3 schools. The programs are offered in 3 terms i.e. fall, spring, winter
    • The programs are post-secondary diplomas, certificate programs, pathway programs,  college access, bachelor degrees, and post-graduate programs
    • It also provides continuing education, career preparation program, dual credit programs, apprenticeships, and distance education
    • Popular programs of the college are Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Biotechnology, Cannabis Applied Science, Civil Engineer Technology, Culinary Management, Fitness and Health Promotion, Journalism, Paramedic, Radiation Safety, Welding Techniques, etc
    • The nursing programs of the college is accredited by the Canadian Association of School of Nursing Accreditation Bureau
    • Some programs with annual fees-
    Programs Domestic tuition (CAD) International Tuition
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing 6,008 14,332
    Practice Nursing 3,986 14,332
    Business- Accounting 2,722 14,332
    Child and Youth Care 2,722 14,332
    Project Management 2,722 14,332

    Loyalist College Application Process

    International students willing to study in Canada are required to fulfill the additional requirements including English proficiency, visa, and additional documents to secure admission at Canadian Universities. The admissions at the Loyalist College are offered for more than 77 programs at the diploma, graduate certificate, and college certificate program levels to undergraduate and graduate applicants.

    The application process at Loyalist College includes the following:

    Application Portal: authorised education agent

    Note: For details on education agent students can contact the international admissions at

    Application Fee: 100 CAD ( non- refundable) through flywire

    How to Apply:

    The steps involved in submitting the application are as follows:

    The applicants are required to create an online account on After creating the account, applicants can choose their program of interest and apply with required documents as listed below:

    • Passport copy
    • Certified and translated copies of secondary and post-secondary transcripts with a minimum grade of 50%

    English Language Proficiency Test Scores

    Language proficiency test score Certificate/Advanced Diploma/Diploma Post Graduate/Fast Track
    TOEFL: PBT 550 560
    TOEFL: iBt 80 84
    IELTS 6.0 6.5
    CAEL Overall band of 60 Overall band of 70
    Cambridge English Exam C2 proficiency or C1 advanced C2 proficiency or C1 advanced
    Duolingo English Test 95-100 105-110
    • After uploading the requested document, the application can be submitted with the application fee. If the application is approved you will receive the letter of acceptance through the application portal
    • Pay the tuition fee and download the fee receipt
    • Download the fee receipt and letter of acceptance to support your VISA application
    • Apply for a study permit and visa
    • Apply to residence if applicable

    Loyalist College Cost of Attendance

    International students are required to have funding sufficient to meet the cost of living in Canada. They can pay their tuition via flywire or bank transfer from a Canadian bank account. International students are required to pay a minimum fee of 8000 CAD for an academic semester before the start of classes.

    Expenses Fall (First Year Two Semesters) Costs in CAD Winter (First Year Two Semesters)Costs in CAD Spring (First Year One Semester) Costs in CAD 2nd year (Two Semesters)Costs in CAD 3rd Year (Two Semesters)Costs in CAD
    Tuition 14,332.50 14,332.50 7,166.25 13.786.50 13.786.50
    Ancillary Fees 1,535.74 1421.38 711.23 1,535.74 1,535.74
    Health Insurance 600 600 600 600 600
    Total 16,467.97 16,353.88 8,477.48 15,921.97 15,921.97

    Other Expenses:

    Textbooks and supplies 50-150 CAD depending on the program
    Living 550-750 CAD

    Financial Aid for International Students.

    • Loyalist College students are offered many scholarships, awards, and bursaries
    • Some of the scholarships are-Ad standard scholarship given to undergraduate advertising and marketing students with an amount of $1500
    • A place for Mom scholarship which is provided to students of medicine, nursing, sociology, occupational therapy, etc warded quarterly with an amount of $1000
    • Kevin Collins Abilities Scholarship with an amount of $3000 awarded to students with disabilities
    • Garry Douglas Memorial Scholarship is offered to graduating year students of Architectural technology related programs with a minimum 80% GPA. The value is $1000
    • Canadian Technical Asphalt Association Scholarships to students science, technology, and engineering with an amount of $2000 for undergraduate and graduate levels
    • International students are offered many smaller scholarships which are awarded only during the fall semester


    • Loyalist College has a wide alumni network across the globe to keep graduates and professors connected to one another
    • College alumni have access to numerous benefits and discount programs
    • Loyalist notable alumni include Erin Davis, David Doel, Laurie Scott, Paul Johnson, Mark Potter, and Cam Mather

    Loyalist College Placements

    • Loyalist colleges do not receive work placement after completion of the program. Although, a paid co-op which is a part of a program results in a full time
    • Students also have access to an online job board exclusively designed for Loyalist graduates and alumni
    • Graduates are recommended to apply via the job board as the career center receive job postings from employers who seek college graduates or student for co-op, full time and part-time programs.
    • The career center of the college provides a variety of services to its alumni and students that include job search, career fairs, mock interviews sessions, resume/cover letter writing, career advising, etc
    • The graduate employment rate of the college is 90.8%
    •  Popular employers of Loyalist College graduates are HGS ltd., Pita Pit inc., Tucows, Inc., Loyalist College, and Goodwill industries

    Some entry-level provincial average salaries of the graduates by programs published by Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities-

    Programs Average Salary (CAD)
    Chemical Engineering Technologist(3 years) 40,000 to 44,999
    Radiation Safety(1 year) 70,000 to 74,999
    Business Administration(3 years) 30,000 to 34,999
    Accounting(2 years) 30,000 to 34,999
    Business Sales and Marketing(2 years 30,000 to 34,999
    Paramedic( 2years) 55,000 to 59,999
    Practical Nursing( 2years) 34,999 to 45,000
    Welding techniques(1 year) 35,000 to 39,999
    Photojournalism(2 year) 30,000 to 34,999
    Culinary Management(2years) 30,000 to 34,999

    The average salary of graduates according to payscale is 47,067 CAD. Salaries according to the job roles are:

    Job Roles Average Salary (CAD)
    Reporter 32,000
    HR Manager 47,000
    Office Manager 40,000
    Quality Assurance Coordinator 45,000
    Office administrator 36,000
    Loyalist College is committed to assist international students with a conducive learning atmosphere. The student services team is committed to helping international students from every step of the way from assisting students for finances, on-campus accommodation, international documentation, and employment services.

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    Loyalist College Overview

    Insitution type
    Student Population
    DLI Number
    Application Cost
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $10,749 / Year

    Admission & dates

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Language Proficiency
    IELTS Check Detailed Score-6--
    TOEFL Check Detailed Score-80--

    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
    $10,749 / Year
    On Campus
    Student housing
    $4,387 / Year

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

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


    College Rating

    Based on 15 Students Rating

    7.9 out of 10
    8.4/10Social Life


    9.2 /10

    I opted for this university because it had offered an excellent academic program and other opportunities.The admission process was really simple and totally online.I had applied not applied at any other college.For my admission there I had to filled an online application form through the official website of college by paying around $100.

    Course Curriculum :

    From this degree I had gained the knowledge and in-demand skills needed to become an industry-ready IT security professional. It had equipped me to help organizations prevent fraud, data breaches and other vulnerabilities.I had learn how to develop, implement and evaluate cyber security solutions to protect organizations from internal and external threats.I really loved the classes structure and the lessons are delivered in a very unique way.

    9 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    7.5 /10

    I always wanted to study at Canada.So I applied at the multiple colleges there but I got selected in this colleges so I took admission here.There was an online application made by me through the official website of the college and the application process had cost me around 100 CAD.

    Course Curriculum :

    This program delivered concrete, marketable skills with a dual focus on financial and management accounting. I had develop managerial skills in budgeting, product costing and price setting, eliminating financial waste. Through this program I got access opportunities to gain certification in industry-leading software such as MS Excel.I had learnt from case studies and guest speakers from the local business community which were very important for getting real world experience.

    9 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 extracurricular
    7.2 /10

    When I passed my senior secondary school, I started my search for a business course which must had more than banking or tradition commerce courses. Hence I came across the business diploma course of this university which I found a best fit for my needs.

    Course Curriculum :

    My course curriculum had various segment like basic computer application, business maths analysis, operation management etc. The course had examined the factors that influence human behavior and performance in the workplace. In addition to it, I had learned to apply the fundamentals of accounting to improve budget management, increase potential profits, sell new ideas, etc. in it.

    8 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 extracurricular
    7.2 /10

    After completing my school education, I started consulting private agencies in order to get admission in Canada. The chandigarh consultancy had supported me from start to end. Under their tutelage I appeared in IELTS exam and scored well in it in the very first attempt. My cost of application was $100 for one course.

    Course Curriculum :

    My course was the best sales and marketing course being offered in colleges that time. I had learned in an environment that was assisted by business professionals. Basically my course was divided in to four semesters. I had learned about the business maths, sales presentations, cultural values and norms and how they impact the workplace. My course defined marketing and the core concepts of needs, wants, demand, etc.

    8 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 extracurricular
    9.0 /10

    I got accepted in a total of 4 colleges after which I did my part of the research thoroughly by reading students review, rankings and facilities being provided in colleges. At last, I decided to opt for Loyalist College because along with being one of the top colleges in Canada, it offers amazing facilities. To apply here, I was required to submit an application form online and along with that, pay $100 as the application fee.

    Course Curriculum :

    Through the curriculum, I'm learning more than just filing taxes and bookkeeping as it is more about understanding a business from the ground up and guiding it through sound financial practice. The program is training us to become Auditor, Financial Analyst, Accountant, Financial Analyst, Personal Banking Officer, Accounts Payable Associate, etc.

    10 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
    376 Wallbridge Loyalist Rd, Belleville, ON K8N 5B9

    Nearby this campus

    • Book Store
    • Bus Station
    • Shopping Mall
    • Super Market
    • Airport

    Book Store

    Loyalist College Bookstore0.02 km
    Value Village4.05 km
    Chapters - Belleville4.16 km

    Shopping Mall

    Big Brothers Big Sisters HPEC3.32 km
    Infinite Vaper3.98 km
    Quinte Mall4.31 km
    Bell Front Shopping Centre4.32 km
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    Quinte Healthcare6.45 km

    Bus Station

    Loyalist College0.27 km
    Pioneer Building0.39 km
    Moira St West0.63 km
    179 Avondale Rd0.88 km
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    Super Market

    Metro3.75 km
    Taste Of Country4.27 km
    FreshCo4.37 km
    Giant Tiger5.10 km
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    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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