Sheridan college has long been considered one of the best animation schools in the world, offering cutting edge hardware and software. It regularly sends graduates to high-profile companies like Pixar and Dreamworks, and alumni have worked on Academy Award-nominated films including Big Hero Six and How to Train Your Dragon.
Sheridan offers a diverse range of programs leading to degrees, diplomas and certificates. The college also offers skilled trades and apprenticeship training, as well as continuing education classes. It has three campuses in Brampton, Oakville, and Mississauga. Suite-style student residences are available at the Trafalgar campus in Oakville and Davis campus in Brampton.
Applied research at Sheridan benefits from a number of specialized facilities. Students can work on cloud computing and wearable devices at the Centre for Mobile Innovation, or team up with industry partners to develop technology-driven solutions at the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies.
Sheridan’s music theatre program stages six musicals each year, along with a number of small productions. Fourth-year students also have a chance to work with writers at Sheridan’s Canadian Music Theatre Project, the first incubator for musical theatre in the country. Since its launch in 2011, the project has produced 19 new productions, including the Tony Award-winning Come From Away.
|Size of school||Tuition (degree)||Tuition (diploma)||Tuition (certificate)||Tuition (post-grad)||Residence offerings|
|Large (10,000 full-time students or more)||$5,912-$8,532||$3,002-$3,752||$3,002||$4,866-$13,726||Yes|
• Athletic Therapy: Students are taught by certified therapists with advanced degrees in the areas of rehabilitation sciences, biomechanics and physiology.
• Information Systems Security: The first program of its kind in Canada, this program starts with computer science principles and then covers network security, penetration testing and incident detection.
• Accounting: In addition to learning the fundamentals of business and accounting, students learn to think creatively to fully evaluate processes and assess complex situations.
• Early Childhood Education
• Social Service Worker
• Computer Systems Technology