Colleges and Universities

Brantford has 4 post-secondary institutions offering a variety of programming. Wilfrid Laurier University, Conestoga College and Six Nations Polytechnic operate campuses located in Brantford. In addition, McMaster University offers a residency program at the Brantford General Hospital. Wilfrid Laurier University, the largest university campus in the city, offers 19 undergraduate and 4 graduate programs with over 3,100 students.

There are 17 universities (including specialty university colleges) located within 125 km (80 miles) of Brantford. In 2017, over 362,000 students studied at these universities, including 276,000 full-time undergraduate and 43,000 full-time graduate students.

There are also 9 colleges located within 125 km (80 miles) of Brantford. In 2016, over 149,000 students studied at these colleges in a total of 1,289 programs.

Universities within 125 km (80 miles) of Brantford

University

Campus Location

Km (miles)

* All Students

Full Time
Undergrads

Full Time Graduate

Brock University

Hamilton, Niagara

47 (29)

18,550

14,800

1,400

McMaster University

Hamilton, Burlington

35 (22)

32,600

26,700

3,900

OCAD University

Toronto

100 (62)

4,470

3,200

190

Ryerson University

Toronto

101 (63)

42,860

28,200

2,300

University of Guelph

Guelph

53 (33)

29,910

24,300

2,600

University of Toronto

Toronto

101 (63)

89,540

64,900

17,000

University of Waterloo

Waterloo

56 (35)

39,200

32,000

4,600

University of Western Ontario

London

98 (61)

32,500

24,600

5,900

Wilfrid Laurier University

Waterloo

56 (35)

19,800

15,300

1,200

York University

Toronto

114 (71)

53,500

42,000

4,200

TOTAL

   

362,930

276,000

43,290

* Includes part time students.

Colleges within 125 km (80 miles) of Brantford

College

Campus Location

km (miles)

Total Students

Programs

Centennial College

Toronto

125 (78)

14,955

162

Conestoga College *

Kitchener

36 (22)

11,492

155

Fanshawe College

London, Woodstock, Simcoe

43 (27)

14,681

146

George Brown College *

Toronto

101 (63)

20,435

143

Humber College *

Toronto

91 (56)

24,709

164

Mohawk College

Hamilton

35 (22)

13,368

101

Niagara College

Welland, St. Catherines

80 (50)

9,154

109

Seneca College *

Toronto

120 (75)

21,905

160

Sheridan College *

Oakville, Brampton

66 (41)

18,670

149

TOTAL

   

149,369

1,289

* Designated as an Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.