St. Lawrence College

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St. Lawrence College is a great place for those considering post-secondary education in Ontario, Canada. Our campus locations offer a lifestyle you can’t find just anywhere. Brockville, Cornwall, and Kingston campuses are beautiful, safe, and exciting communities with history and charm situated along the mighty St. Lawrence River. We have more than 100 programs featuring small class sizes, hands on study, and faculty with a wide range of industry experience. You get a world class education, knowledge, and skill that will help you get ahead, but without the hassles or expenses of big city living, while being just a couple hours away from Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal, Canada.

Established in 1967, St. Lawrence College campuses have abundant campus life activities to keep you busy outside of the classroom. In addition, each campus has intramural, varsity, and recreational sports, student governments, social nights, and more.

Areas of Expertise

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN), Behavioural Psychology, Biotechnology, Business, Child and Youth Care, Communicative Disorders, Game Development, Energy Systems Engineering Technology, Music Theatre - Performance, Police Foundations, Practical Nursing, Wind Turbine Technician, Pre-Service Firefighter, Veterinary Technology, Visual & Creative Arts - Fine Arts, and Apprenticeship Training and Trades, and more.

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:700 beds

All three campuses offer fully furnished suites, suites designed for students with disabilities, residence life activities, common areas for group study and social activities, access to dining services, and meal plans, with easy access to public transit. For residence costs and more details on each resident, visit the website.

Off Campus Housing

The College offers three separate listings for off-campus housing located near each campus. Please refer to the website.

Incoming Students

Orientation typically follows Labour Day - during the first week of September.

Career Planning

We offer Career Services at St. Lawrence College. Our Career Coach is designed to give you valuable information to prepare you for jobs in our region and across Canada. This tool shows you salary ranges, types of job you could consider, the job predictions for this career in the future, and more. Visit


Brockville, Cornwall, and Kingston campuses each offer a variety of recreational activities, intramural sports, and varsity sports. To find out what each campus offers, visit


Athletic facilities include a gymnasium with change rooms and showers, a cardio weight room, soccer field, baseball diamonds, and football field (facilities differ on each campus).


Extremely active student governments on each campus host exciting orientation week activities. Numerous intercollegiate and intramural sports provide opportunities for participation at all skill levels. Extracurricular events, such as Winter Carnival and Oktoberfest, encourage student involvement. Each campus boasts its own newspaper and students are encouraged to participate.

Information Technology

The three campus libraries offer computers providing access to the Internet as well as to local databases, printers, and photocopiers. Computer labs are also available on campuses. Internet hookup is available in all three campus residences; the Kingston residence also has Wi-fi, which allows students to connect to the Internet on their smartphones and tablets, including iPads.


The Eagle Learning Café,on the Kingston campus and on the Cornwall campus, is a comfortable space for Aboriginal students to relax, study, and interact with other Aboriginal students. The Eagle Learning Café features: Aboriginal resources, computers, enlarged screen for use with laptops, and areas for work and relaxation. An Aboriginal Advisor is available to assist First Nations, Metis, and Inuit students on all three campuses by e-mail or phone, as well as in person where possible. Status is not required for college-related services; students need only self-identify as having Aboriginal ancestry.

Special Services

Accommodations for special needs may include the adjustment of the physical environment; the provision of technical devices, services, and counselling; and the possible alteration of academic delivery strategies and evaluations. All discussions with Special Needs Counsellors are confidential and early disclosure of a special need definitely enhances the student's success at St. Lawrence College. Each campus has a computer lab that is specially designed for special needs accommodation and each campus is physically accessible.

Affiliated Institutions

Imagine an education with a diploma from St. Lawrence College, a certificate from Florida State University, and academic training experience from Walt Disney Resort near Orlando, Florida! St. Lawrence College and Florida State University have formed a partnership that provides an international opportunity for St. Lawrence College students in select programs. To learn more, visit

International Involvement

Applications are accepted from anywhere in the world and the College has hosted students from many countries. Tours may be arranged by calling the recruitment office at any campus location.

Campus Tour

We would be pleased to create a custom tour just for you, connecting with program specific areas and people. Contact recruitment at 1-800-463-0752 or 613-544-5400 ext 1610 or Or book a tour at:


Math and writing centres, health services, counselling services, peer tutoring, Student Success Facilitators, and placement services are available to help our students succeed.

Modified on January 18, 2018