Loyalist College

Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology | Belleville, Ont. | Founded 1967

Loyalist College student in the lab

A student of Loyalist College works in the lab. (Loyalist College)

Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology is located on more than 80 hectares in the Bay of Quinte region, situated between Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. It offers more than 70 full-time diploma, certificate and apprenticeship programs in areas such as health sciences, human studies, public safety, community services, media studies, building sciences and the skilled trades.

Loyalist recently introduced its Centre for Natural Products and Medical Cannabis, Canada’s first technology access centre (TAC) for natural products and cannabis. The TAC cultivates an environment where college and industry partnerships can thrive. The college has entered into separate partnerships with Northeastern University and MediPharm Labs. Both collaborations offer students more training and applied research opportunities in cannabis-related programs. Projects include environmentally friendly ways to develop cannabis.

In the Northumberland wing of the Kente Building, students in the health science, community service and public safety programs collaborate on integrated programming, projects and applied research. Trades and technology students receive hands-on training at the Bay of Quinte Skills Centre. Loyalist’s main campus in Belleville has suite-style and townhouse residences. Loyalist’s Bancroft campus includes distance and in-class learning for diploma and certificate programs for students on campus and in the community.


Size of school Tuition (degree) Tuition (diploma) Tuition (certificate) Tuition (post-grad) Residence offerings
Mid-sized (2,000 full-time students to fewer than 10,000 full-time students) $7,471 $4,184 $4,184 $4,184 Yes

Cool Options

  • Broadcasting—Television, Filmmaking and Digital Content Creation: Study television production, digital filmmaking and web streaming. Students can access camera, audio, lighting and grip equipment.
  • Financial Technology: This new, one-year program covers market trends, monetary and fiscal policies, and business strategies. Study the ways AI and machine learning interact with emotional intelligence.
  • Massage Therapy: In this hands-on program, students learn to develop, implement and evaluate treatment plans for a range of clients and health goals.

Popular Programs

  • Business
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Systems Technician
  • Social Services Worker
  • Practical Nursing

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