Sault Ste. Marie, OntarioLOCATION
Estd 1965Established Year

Sault College is a public college located in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. The college was established in 1965 and offers courses in the areas of Applied Arts and Technology. 

Why should you choose Sault College?

Sault college offers A+ in its 34 programs. Given are the unique features of the college distinguishing it from others falling in the same category

Rankings and Standings

  • Ranked 162 in Canada by Webometrics
  • Ranked 10,099 in the world by Webometrics
  • Ranked 2nd in the terms of student satisfaction in Ontario
  • Received overall ranking #1 in Ontario by Masterstudies

Key Features

  • Offers full time programs, which includes apprenticeships and part time programs which include online and independent programs.
  • Provides Professional Development and Corporate Training programs under the part time and distance learning courses.
  • Offers summer exchanges as well as International Degree Completion programs, in partnership with various international universities.
  • Provision of exchange and study abroad programs with international universities like Korea Aerospace University, Institutes of Technology Ireland, Iverness College, University of Northampton, etc.
  • Offers admission to Mature Students. These students are required to submit the scores obtained in the Canadian Academic Achievement Test (CAAT) at the time of application.


Number of Specializations162
Programs AvailableUndergraduate, Graduate, Apprenticeship, and Certificate Programs
Annual Intake2316 (2015-16)
Number of International Students63 (2015-16)
Test scores accepted for international studentsIELTS and TOEFL
Test scores accepted for matured studentsCAAT

Campus & Residence

The students studying in Sault college has numerous benefits from the campus. Besides residence, mentioned are few advantages of the campus.


Sault College has its only campus in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. It offers unparalleled services to its students

  • Counselling center for students – Academic and personal counselling setup is available, its helps to resolve issues in various aspects of life.
  • Sault college respects and celebrates diversity in culture. They offer a welcoming place with numerous diverse students, making the college rich in culture.
  • Library offers an opportunity of individual and group studies along with computers and comfortable lounges for peaceful studies.
  • The student job center in the campus helps current students and alumni find employment in the field of study.


On-Campus Residence

  • Sault College provides on-campus housing and has double, single, premium single and barrier-free rooms available for its students.
  • Students can also opt for off-campus housing with Sault College’s off-campus connections.
  • The college has various franchises like Subway, Tim Hortons and Chartwells Cafeteria, providing various meal options for the students of Sault College.

How to apply for On-Campus Residence?

  • Visit the official website of the college at
  • Click on “Student Life” tab following “Campus Services” tab.
  • Click on “Residence and Housing” option.
  • Click on “How to Apply” under the “Residence” option.
  • Click on “Online Application Form” and fill the form.
  • Pay the application fees – CAD 50.
  • Submit the application form.

Off-Campus Residence

Sault college provides the facility of off-campus. The college has partnered with Place4Students Inc. which provides online collection of various housing options. The database provides real-time data about the vacancies in the required area.

Students can receive a high quality and reliable options for housing in the provided area.

Programs Offered

  • The college offers full time and part time undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
  • College also offers various Part-Time & Distance Learning Programs.
  • Student exchange and International Degree Completion programs are offered in partnership with various international universities.

Full-Time – Fields of Study

Academic UpgradingApprenticeshipAviation
BusinessCommunity Integration Through Co-Operative EducationCommunity Services
Continuing EducationCulinaryEngineering Technology
General Arts & ScienceHealth ProgramsIndigenous Studies
Information Technology StudiesJustice StudiesLanguage and Communication
Media and DesignNatural Environment and Outdoor StudiesSalon and Spa Services

Graduate Studies

BusinessContinuing Education
Information Technology StudiesEngineering Technology
Natural Environment and Outdoor Studies-

Apprenticeship Programs

Automotive Service TechnicianCommercial Vehicle Common Core - Level IConstruction and Maintenance Electrician
CookHairstylistHeavy Duty Equipment Technician
Industrial ElectricianIronworkerParts technician
PlumberSteamfittingTruck & Coach Technician
Utility Arborist--

All you need to know about Application Process

The applications are available for fall, winter and summer season. The requirement may differ for domestic and international students. Mentioned is the detail about filing an application with the college.


Every program has its own requirements. Students can find out the requirements for the chosen program at the official website.

English Language Proficiency for International Students

The college receives scores from various tests acceptable as a proof of English language proficiency. Mentioned are the tests acceptable, by the programs along with the minimum score requirement decided as an eligibility criterion

For Diploma Program

TestMinimum Score Required
TOEFL550 (PBT), 213 (CBT) & 79-80 (iBT)
IELTS6.0 with lower band not below 5.5
CAE52-57 or level B2
CPEGrade C

Graduate or Degree Programs

TestMinimum Score Required
TOEFL550 (PBT), 230 (CBT) & 88-89 (iBT)
IELTS6.0 with lower band not below 5.5
CAE52-57 or level B2
CPEGrade C

Documents Required for International Students

Requirement of scanned copies of the documents:

  • Educational Documents
  • Passport
  • English Proficiency test results
  • Transcripts
  • backlog certificates
  • No resume required unless the gap years of 5-10 years from education occurs.
  • Document size must not be higher than 50MB.

How to Apply?

  • Students can apply in Fall, Winter and Summers.
  • The fall term starts in the month of September, the winter term starts in the month of January and the summer term starts in the month of May.

For Domestic Students

  • Visit the official website of the college at
  • Click on the “Admissions” tab at the top right corner of the page.
  • Click on the “How to apply” tab.
  • Click on the link provided in the first step of the How to Apply page.
  • Click on the “Apply Now” button.
  • Fill the necessary details and register as a new candidate.
  • Login with the credentials and fill out the application form accurately for your respective courses.
  • Pay the application fees of CAD 95 to
  • Submit the application form and wait for further instructions from the college.

For International Students

  • Visit the official website of the college at
  • Click on the “Admissions” tab at the top right corner of the page.
  • Click on the “How to apply” tab.
  • Click on the “International Student” tab.
  • Scroll down to find the “Apply Now” button and click on it.
  • Click on the “Sign up” button.
  • Fill out the required details and register as a new candidate.
  • Login with your credentials and fill out the application form accurately.
  • Application fee is CAD 50 and can be paid online through net banking, credit card or
  • Submit the application form and await further communication from the college.

Cost & Expenditure

The tuition fee depends upon the program chosen. Mentioned is the range of tuition fees along with the charges for residence and meal plan.

Tuition Fee

Domestic StudentsCAD 2,943 – CAD 9,471
International StudentsCAD 14,297 – CAD 21,564

Few Other Expenses

  • Campus One Card – CAD 15
  • Student Financial Assistance Fee – CAD 15
  • Employment Service Fee – CAD 45
  • SCSU – CAD 158 Student Trust Fund – CAD 184

Residence Fees

Room AssignmentMeal PlanTotal Charges
Traditional Double – CAD 5,356Standard – CAD 3,074CAD 8,430
Enhanced – CAD 3,698CAD 9,054
Single – CAD 6,156Standard – CAD 3,074CAD 9,230
Enhanced – CAD 3,698CAD 9,854
Premium Single – CAD 6,956Standard – CAD 3,074CAD 10,030
Enhanced – CAD 3,698CAD 10,654

Financial Aids and Assistance

Sault College offers various financial assistance and scholarships for its students. Some of them are mentioned below:

Entrance Awards

The college provides an expected award of CAD 500 which would be paid during the fall season in the tuition fee.

OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program)

This program aids the students who are unable to fund for the college. It is a need-based program which supplements the financial resources that students are expected to contribute.

Scholarships, Bursaries & Awards

Scholarships are released for the students who have attained minimum GPA of 3.0. Bursaries are need-based and support the financially weak students. Awards are based on grades and financial needs.

Few Well-Known


Dr. Rose Meraglia Caicco AwardCAD 1,000
Mike Channer "High Flight" AwardCAD 2,500
Adnet AwardCAD 1,000


Dr. Samarendranath Banerjee MemorialCAD 1,000 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd year and CAD1,500 4th year
Brookfield Renewable Energy Group - Power GenerationCAD 1,000
Community First Mildred Krmpotich MemorialCAD 1,000


Gwen Iburg BursaryCAD 1,000
Gwen Korrey Memorial Bursary - Zonta Club Of Sault Ste. Marie AreaCAD 500
Masonic Foundation Of Ontario BursaryCAD 500 (approx)
  • Bursaries for Student with Disabilities and Canada Student Grant for Services and Equipment for Persons with Permanent Disabilities (BSWD & CSG-PDSE).
  • Student Exceptional Expense Bursaries for students having difficulties in meeting their educational costs.
  • Part-time Canada Student Loans for low-income students.

Work while you Study

Sault college offers work-study program for the students in need of financial help. The students can work on the regular days and summers too.

Student Employment On-Campus during the Academic Year

The students who need financial help are offered this program. The students can work a maximum of 10 hours per week for 20 weeks or 200 hours. Jobs are posted as per the job updates.

Sault College Summer Work Program

The students who need financial help are offered this program during the summer period i.e. May to August. Jobs are posted, and application is available at student job center in the month of April.

Alumni Network

Alumni of Sault college can take the benefits from the college even after the course is completed. Benefits to the alumni network are provided along with names of the famous alumni.

The alumni may take an advantage of the insurance provider Johnson Inc. selected by the college.

Some notable Alumni

  • Charles (Chuck) Cartmill - CEO, Cartmill Group of Companies: Solar Global Solutions
  • Kristina Lengyel - Vice President, Global Professional Services: Kronos
  • Darren Madahbee - Registered Social Service Worker
  • Jeannette Orazietti - Business Owner: Jeannette's Custom Cakes
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