Several post-secondary institutions are located in North Bay and offer full-time and part-time programs. The scope of programs offered ranges from arts, sciences, humanities, technology, business, apprenticeships, adult learning, and more.

Nipissing University

Situated on a beautiful 720-acre campus, Nipissing University is ranked #1 among students by Maclean’s Magazine. Nipissing University has a reputation for excellence in teacher education, arts, science, and professional programs. Students will find themselves in a high quality academic environment that is student-focused and based on personal teaching practices, innovative approaches to learning, and a growing research culture.

Canadore College

Canadore College is the fastest growing college in Ontario and has three easily accessible North Bay campuses, which include the Aerospace Centre located at Jack Garland Airport, the technical/trades campus at Commerce Court, and the arts and science campus at the Education Centre. The Education Centre, co-located with Nipissing University, resides on a pristine 720-acre site on the escarpment. Canadore College offers small classes focusing on key academic sectors.

Collège Boréal–West Nipissing Campus

The only French-language college in Northern Ontario, Collège Boréal offers the large Francophone population of Ontario a chance to further their education in their first language. It offers a wide range of programs, services, and products which prepare students to integrate into a bilingual labour market. The college also offers French as a Second Language courses to meet the needs of the English speaking population.

CTS Canadian Career College

CTS Canadian Career College offers accelerated, practical programs leading to specific careers in areas such as health, business, technology, and law.

Contact North

Contact North’s access Centre is co-located within Canadore College-Commerce Court and offers distance education technologies such as audioconferencing, videoconferencing, web conferencing, computer workstations and high-speed Internet allowing students to connect to their programs and courses.

Modern College of Hairstyling and Esthetics

Modern College of Hairstyling & Esthetics is a registered private career college that has been educating the beauty industry since 1955.