Conestoga College

Canada ,Kitchener | Waterloo

Advanced Diploma in Computer Programming and Analysis (Optional Co-op)

  • Duration: 36
  • $ 16077/year
  • IELTS: 6(6)
  • Advanced Diploma

Conestoga College is one of the best public colleges in Canada. It opened in 1967. It is ranked as one of the best colleges in Ontario for course instruction, student placement, and employer satisfaction. It is also one of the top 100 colleges in Canada. Conestoga College has campuses and training centers in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Stratford, Ingersoll, and Brantford. It serves about 23,000 students, 11,000 of whom are full-time students. Conestoga College's main campus is at Doon. Conestoga College in Ontario is the only college that offers full-time, part-time, open, degree, diploma, graduation, post-graduation, accelerated, continuous, trade, and apprenticeship courses.


There are 11 schools that offer these courses: the School of Business, Community Service, Creative Industries, Engineering & Technology, Health & Life Sciences, Applied Computer Science & Information Technology, Hospitality & Culinary Arts, Language & Communication Studies, Liberal Studies, Trade Apprenticeship, and the School of Workforce Development. Students have access to the best lab and research equipment with the most up-to-date technology. They also have access to courses that focus on real-world applications, field experiments, and career counseling services. The number of teachers to students is 1 teacher for every 127 students. Contesoga has more than 300 career-focused programs and more degree options than any other college outside of GTA. It also has Ontario's only accredited engineering degrees that can be earned at a college.


The campus is more than 150 acres and has the best places for students to study and do activities outside of school. There are gyms, fitness centers, a running track, and health and wellness centers in the Student Recreation Centers at the college. The college also has a sports complex where students can play badminton, basketball, indoor soccer, rugby, outdoor soccer, volleyball, and softball, among other sports. Conestoga College is part of the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association and the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association. These groups hold inter-college competitions in which Conestoga students takes part.


The colleges have campuses in Waterloo, Kitchener, Guelph, and Cambridge, as well as training facilities in Ingersoll and Brantford, where they offer different trades programs. The school offers programs in industrial and service sectors, construction and motive power, Traditional Apprenticeship, and Pre-apprenticeship. Conestoga is a leader in polytechnic education and one of the colleges in Ontario with the most growth. It has training and research programs that help students get ready for the future and their careers.


Students are also given a lot of ways to grow in their careers, such as career advice, career events, and services like soft skill development programs and help with building a resume and cover letter. There is a lot of help for students who want to start their own businesses in terms of growth, productivity, and funding. College also helps students with money by giving them scholarships, bursaries, and other home awards.



A recognized leader in applied learning and research that enables student success in meeting workforce demands.



To promote the prosperity and well-being of the communities we serve through the delivery of programming, workforce development, and industry-focused research that meets local, regional, and international demands


Students who complete the three-year advanced diploma program in computer programming and analysis acquire the most recent abilities required by developers in the business world. The course focuses developing enterprise, internet, and mobile applications while utilizing the most recent releases of Microsoft, Oracle, Java, and open-source technologies. Programming skills, agile approaches, and object-oriented design and analysis are all mastered and used throughout the program. Students gain knowledge by applying it to hard projects and hands-on assignments that combine theory and practice. The basic IT courses are supported by supplementary courses in disciplines including mathematics, accounting, and communications.


Tuition: $13750 per year                                   

Anciliary: $2327 per year

Total: $16077 per year



Entrance Excellence Scholarship: $1,500 scholarships awarded each intake to students at the highest level of academic performance. Applicants will be ranked based on past academic performance (highest academic average) and awards will be distributed across all countries of origin.  



Academics:2.8 GPA

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