History, Affiliations and Rankings
In 1966, Mohawk College was founded as part of the creation of Ontario's college system. The school was established in 1967 as part of a provincial commitment to establish a number of such institutions to provide Ontario communities with career-oriented advanced diplomas, diplomas, and certificate courses, as well as continuing education programmes. Mohawk College is a member of the Association of Community Colleges of Canada (ACCC) and is fully accredited and sponsored by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. Mohawk College has the world ranking of #6890, Continental Ranking of #1384 and Country ranking of #88. They are the #2765 position holders in the category of Impact Ranking as per the reports by Webometrics.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
The college has three campuses namely, Fennell Campus, Stoney Creek Campus for Skilled Trades and Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster. Along with this, its partner location is at Six Nations Polytechnic - Brantford and Ogwehoweh Skills and Trades Training Centre. The College’s Fennell Campus, on the edge of the Hamilton escarpment, has undergone the most extensive refurbishment in Mohawk history. The refurbishment, which has created a modernised space while improving energy efficiency, barrier-free access, and more, has been redesigned as a welcome environment to live and learn. The college offers a total of 161 programs in the credentials of Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Diploma and Ontario College Certificates. Business, Communication Arts, Community Services, Graduate Studies, Health, Preparatory Studies, Technology and Skilled Trades are among the courses available at the college.
Accomplishments and Alumni
Mohawk College is recognized over the world for its contribution to Applied Research - Ideaworks, College Student Success Innovation Centre, Inclusiveness and Diversity, Institutional Research, Internationalisation, Research Ethics Board and Sustainability. Mohawk was the first college in Ontario to implement a complete environmental management plan, which establishes ambitious carbon reduction goals by tackling important aspects of college operations including buildings, energy consumption, transportation, waste management, and food. The college has a prestigious network of nearly 134,000 graduates applying their skills and expertise across the globe.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
The college has an annual enrolment of over 13,000 students including more than 3000 international students from 80+ countries around the world. There are many clubs, societies, bands and leagues for students coming from all sorts of backgrounds. Mohawk students have consistently given the college top marks in student satisfaction among Ontario colleges.