Information about applying to and attending an Indigenous Institute in Ontario.
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There are nine Indigenous Institutes in Ontario recognized in regulation under the Indigenous Institutes Act, 2017.
Indigenous Institutes are Indigenous governed and operated institutions that provide opportunities for students to start and complete postsecondary education credentials in a flexible, personalized and culturally responsive learning environment.
Under the Indigenous Institutes Act, 2017, Institutes can develop independent postsecondary credential granting programs.
Indigenous Institutes currently partner with colleges and universities to offer:
- degree programs
- apprenticeship programs
- certificate programs
Some Indigenous Institutes also provide:
- high school programs
- continuing education courses
- literacy and basic skills training
- Indigenous language education programs
How to apply
You can apply directly through the school.