Sault College: Maclean's College Profile

Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology

Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology | Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. | Founded 1972


Sault College Students

Sault College is ranked No. 1 in the province in overall student satisfaction. It has a population of about 3,900 students, and offers certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, graduate certificates, and degrees. Among its many programs are general arts and science, continuing education, business, culinary and hospitality, natural environment and outdoor services, engineering technology, and aviation. It’s located in the heart of the Great Lakes at Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., right on the border with the United States.

In 2014 Sault was awarded $150,000 by the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada, which funded Sault’s acquisition of simulation software and two robots for its new robotics lab. One is a full-sized, full-featured industrial robotic cell that performs industrial tasks, and the other is a full-featured portable industrial training robot.

Sault’s aviation program for commercial pilot training is one of the most recognized in the country. It is home to nine Zlin and two Seminole Piper planes in a hangar 15 minutes from campus, as well as to state-of-the-art flight-simulators. Training for the aircraft structural repair technician program takes place at the Fanshawe College campus in London, Ont.

Students can choose to live in residence or off-campus housing. The campus features the new Sault College Health and Wellness Centre, providing space for study, gathering and recreation, as well as food and drink services. The centre is also the new home of the athletic department.

One in four Sault students identify as Aboriginal. The centre point of Sault’s Aboriginal student population is the campus Enji Maawnjiidng Centre, an Anishinaabe meeting centre with a student lounge and numerous social and cultural events.

Fall full-time enrolment Tuition (f/t degree) Tuition (f/t diploma) Tuition (f/t certificate) Students direct from high school Residence spaces
2,387 $6,139 $2,706 $2,706 48.60% 163

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