Established in 1966, Centennial College has been providing high quality, hands-on education to students for more than 50 years. In fact, Centennial is the oldest publicly funded college in Ontario! Based in Toronto, Centennial is also one of Ontario’s highest-rated colleges for program and service quality. It’s home to students from more than 100 ethnocultural groups and has been ranked as one of Canada’s Top 10 Research Colleges.
Overall, Centennial is a very popular study destination for international students, but its large number of campuses can make things a bit confusing. To help you make sense of each Centennial College location, we’ve highlighted the programs and specializations of the various campuses below.
Centennial College – Progress
Centennial’s Progress campus is the college’s largest and is located in Toronto’s east end neighbourhood of Scarborough. The campus offers joint programs with the University of Toronto Scarborough and is home to Centennial’s School of Tourism, Business and Hospitality, and Culinary Arts.
Students can choose from a variety of 3-year Advanced College Diploma programs, many of which have fast track and co-op options. These include:
- Biomedical Engineering Technology
- Business Administration – Supply Chain and Operations Management
- Computer Systems Technology – Networking
For a full list of available programs, visit Centennial College – Progress’ school page!
Pickering Learning Site
Centennial College’s Pickering Learning Site is a satellite campus located just east of Toronto in Durham Region. Here, students will find select post-graduate programs in Project Management and Strategic Management. Both programs offer 1-year graduate certificates, with a full-time 14-week internship designed with experiential learning in mind.
For more information about Centennial College – Pickering Learning Site, visit their school page on our website!
Eglinton Learning Site
Centennial’s Eglinton Learning Site is conveniently located in Toronto’s midtown district and is just a short walking distance from Eglinton Park. This campus is geared toward students looking to enter post-secondary programs of study. The 2-year ESL program is designed to help students of all levels develop their English language skills. In addition, the Eglinton campus offers a Graduate Certificate in Marketing – Digital Engagement Strategy with an optional co-op work term.
Learn more about Centennial College – Eglinton Learning Site by visiting our website.
Centennial College’s Ashtonbee campus is located about a 20-minute drive southwest of the Progress campus in Scarborough. This campus is home to one of the largest transportation technology training centres in North America and offers a variety of 2-year College Diploma programs. These include:
- Auto Body Repair Technician
- Automotive Parts and Service Operations (Optional Co-op)
- Community Development Work
- Early Childhood Education
For a full list of this Centennial College location’s programs, visit their school page!
Centennial College’s Downsview location is arguably one of the most exciting college campuses in Canada. Located in Downsview Park, the campus repurposed the old de Havilland Canada aircraft manufacturing facility to create 138,000 square feet of instruction space. Home to Centennial’s long-running Aviation Technician programs, the campus even houses a hangar large enough to fit commercial jets.
Located not far from the Progress campus, Centennial College – Morningside opened its doors in 2004. Previously known as Centennial College Science Technology Centre, Morningside offers joint programs with the University of Toronto Scarborough. The campus specializes in health science and environmental science programs, including:
- Biotechnology – Advanced (Optional Co-op)
- Environmental Technology (Optional Co-op)
- Food Science Technology (Optional Co-op)
To find a full list of programs offered at Centennial College – Morningside, visit their school page on our website!
Centennial College – Story Arts Centre
Located near the Danforth in East York, the Story Arts Centre campus is home to Centennial’s award-winning School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design. Students have access to programs in advertising, public relations, as well as performance arts. Here are a few popular programs worth checking out:
- College Diploma – Animation – 3D
- Advanced College Diploma – Game Development and Design
- Bachelor of Public Relations Management
Fun fact: the Story Arts Centre was the shooting location of the popular early 1990s Canadian TV series Degrassi High.
For a full list of programs available at Centennial College – Story Arts Centre, visit our website!
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