Why Choose Loyalist?

We’ll give you 10 reasons:


Our grads get jobs. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), released on November 19, 2018 by Colleges Ontario, show that an outstanding 90.8 percent of Loyalist College graduates found employment within six months of graduation, compared with an average rate of 85.7 percent for Ontario colleges across the province. Loyalist is committed to helping students find great jobs, as well as supporting and enhancing the economic and social development of all individuals in our communities.

Listen to the experts (our students!)

The best testament to the College’s value is from students, 96 percent of whom say they would recommend Loyalist to a friend.

Show me the money

A college education is an investment that pays…for life. Each year, we provide over $1 million in funding to students through awards, bursaries, scholarships and work study opportunities. In addition, The Career Centre on campus makes it easy for you to find a part-time position that complements your interests.

Start with a diploma and finish with a degree

With more than 100 university transfer agreements, your possibilities are endless. Begin your studies at Loyalist College and finish your degree program virtually anywhere in the world.

Experienced faculty

Learning from teachers with experience – not only academic, but working in their field – translates into practical, real-world knowledge for you.

Small classes, big opportunities

Smaller classes mean higher professor-student interactions. Enjoy a positive learning environment and friendly atmosphere with more one-on-one attention.

Get your career in gear

Many of our programs include field placements where students gain real-world employment experience with companies such as CTV, Ipsos Reid, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, the Toronto Star and USA Football.

Get credit for prior work experience

For more than two decades, Loyalist has led the process of recognizing prior learning that occurs outside of a formal classroom environment, including work and life experiences, training, independent studies, volunteering, travel, hobbies and family experiences. Get the recognition you deserve.


Loyalist offers learning for life with more than 70 full-time programs, as well as part-time learning, distance and continuing education. Our programs range from apprenticeships to diplomas, degrees and post-graduate studies.

Accelerate your opportunities

Your personal life and career opportunities will expand at Loyalist College. We take your achievements and satisfaction personally and want you to be proud of your education.