Fleming College

Peterborough, Canada

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Fleming College - Overview & Details

Fleming College, also known as Sir Sandford Fleming College, is located at Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. The college is home to more than 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students. There are campuses at Sutherland, Frost, Haliburton, and Cobourg.

Located at the heart of the Kawarthas in Peterborough, Fleming's Sutherland Campus is the largest campus of Fleming College.

The campus hosts around 4,380 full-time students. It has state-of-the-art learning and teaching facilities and six on-campus student residence buildings. Situated on the grounds of Sutherland Campus, the Peterborough campus comprises of a triple gymnasium, aquatic facilities and the latest fitness equipment. The Frost campus is home to the School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences which offers 20 programs.

Founder Inventor Sandford Fleming
Location Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
University Motto Let the Deed Show
University Type Public Research University
Student to Faculty Ratio 12:1
Campus Size 150 acres
Acceptance Rate 40-45%
Work-Study Programs Yes, available
Main Campus Sutherland Campus
Programs 100+ Programs in Diploma, Degree & Certificate Courses
Cost for Indian Applicants 12-15 Lakhs INR | 16000 - 18000 CAD
Average Salary in Placements 55000 CAD per Annum
Official Website Link Fleming College, Canada
Contact Detail +1 705-749-5530


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The Haliburton campus is home to the Haliburton School of Art + Design, known for providing high quality arts programming. 

The following academic schools are present in the college:

  • list items School of Environmental & Natural Resource Sciences
  • list items Haliburton School of Art + Design
  • list items School of Business
  • list items School of General Arts and Sciences
  • list items School of Health and Wellness
  • list items School of Justice and Community Development
  • It is renowned for the quality education it provides in environmental and natural resources science, business, museum management and cultural heritage, and social services. The college also has to offer a wide range  of post-graduate diplomas in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Aquaculture, and Environmental Visual Communication.


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    Fleming College Notable Alumni

  • list items Troy Hurtubise - Canadian inventor and Conservationist
  • list items Jeremie Kayeye
  • list items Andrew Moriarity
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    The university has earmarked $2 million annually for student bursaries and scholarships.


    Jobs and Placements

    The college assists students in developing their career plan and conducting professional job search. The college also provides employment and volunteer opportunities and resources to help students and graduates find part-time, full-time and summer employment.
    Some of the services provided are:

  • list items Online Job Postings
  • list items On-Campus Recruiting and Job Fair
  • list items Resume and Cover Letter workshops and critiquing
  • list items LinkedIn Advising
  • list items Mock Interviews
  • list items Online Job Search Resources
  • list items Labour Market Information
  • list items Job Search Workshops
  • list items Career Resource and Employer Information Library and website listings
  • list items Employment Programs and Services Information
  • As per the Key Performance Indicator (KPI) report of the university, the graduate employment rate is 85.3%. The employer satisfaction has been reported to be 95.7%. 



    At the Lindsay and Peterborough campuses, residential facilities for students are available. Students are usually placed with 1-5 roommates of any gender identity. They share a common space and a private washroom. Students also have their own private bedroom.

    Students could be allocated either of the following housing types:

  • list items Same-Gender Housing
  • list items Mixed-Gender Housing 
  • These amenities are present:

  • list items Suite style living accommodating six students, shared - completely furnished
  • list items Air conditioned
  • list items Individual mailboxes
  • list items Wireless internet
  • list items 24-hr onsite laundry facilities
  • list items Smoke-free living environment
  • list items Residence life staff available 24 hours a day
  • list items Convenient parking lot available
  • list items Outdoor basketball, volleyball courts and a barbeque area
  • list items Limited indoor bicycle storage
  • list items Social, recreational, academic, and cultural programs
  • Landlords near the college have been providing, safe, secure, affordable accommodation to students living off-campus.

    The accommodations include:

  • list items room in a private home
  • list items room with meals in a private home
  • list items apartments
  • list items houses and cottages
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    The college has libraries at Sutherland and Frost campuses and Haliburton School of the Arts. The libraries boast of harbouring over 200000 e-books, thousands of journals, videos, citation management tools, research guides, tutorials, and so on. Fleming College also houses the Office of Applied Research and Innovation which supports the faculty who are keen to do research. 

    In 2016, it was announced that the college;s Frost and Sutherland campuses were going to receive fu4nding from federal and provincial governments to upgrade their classrooms and labs. 


    Fleming College Map and Location

    Address: Fleming College Sutherland Campus, 599 Brealey Dr., Peterborough, ON, K9J 7B1


    Frequently Asked Questions about Fleming College

    Q1. Is Fleming a Good College?

    Answer - Yes, of course. Fleming College, which has three campuses (Peterborough, the Sutherland Campus, and the others in Lindsay and Haliburton) and more than 100 programs, is a well-renowned institution. What makes Fleming University particularly unique is the sense of community that permeates all of the campuses. Students particularly value access to urban conveniences and the availability of beautiful natural surroundings, in addition to the top-quality education offered in first-rate facilities by knowledgeable and supportive instructors. The fact that a Fleming College credential—diploma, certificate, graduate certificate, etc.—is acknowledged throughout all North America and all over the world is equally significant to many international student graduates.

    Fleming College also provides financial aid to international students through scholarships intended just for them. In fact, there are certain merit-based scholarships available for returning overseas students as well. These awards can be worth up to CAD 2,000 depending on a student's period of study and GPA.

    Q2. Does Fleming College require IELTS?

    Yes, all applicants to Fleming College must also exhibit verification of their English language ability, with the IELTS test being one possibility, in addition to the academic entrance requirements. The following criteria apply:

  • list items For Diplomas, Certificate, and Advanced Diplomas: 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 (SDS stream applicants to meet 6.0, with no bands less than 6.0)
  • list items For Graduate Certificates: 6.5 with no score less than 6.0
  • list items Pharmacy Technician Diploma (as per the NAPRA): 6.5 with no score less than 6.0
  • Q3. Is Fleming College recognized?

    The Project Management Institute (PMI), the biggest member association for project managers in the world, has given Fleming College permission to operate as a Registered Education Provider (REP). The recognition confirms that Fleming has complied with PMI's exacting standards for instructional design, instructor qualification, and course content. PMI approves these REPs so that project managers can get and maintain their Program Management Professional (PgMP)®, Project Management Professional (PMP) ®, and other PMI professional credentials. The college presently affiliates with more than 1,500 REPs in over 80 nations.