From College To University

If you’re coming to the end of your college diploma program you probably are considering your next steps. Now that you have a great educational foundation, you have endless options, opportunities and paths you could take. Many college students are interested in completing their degree after their diploma, but it can be a daunting prospect. Nipissing University is a great choice if you’re thinking about furthering your education and obtaining your degree on a beautiful campus with a supportive environment.

These days, more and more students are choosing to go to university after college for the many benefits that it affords in their future careers. The employment landscape is evolving, and it is important to start thinking about what will set you apart from other candidates who may have similar qualifications. Working towards your degree after college shows employers that you have the initiative and drive to further your education. Combining a diploma and degree also gives you a wide range of skill sets that makes you well rounded and employable. Not only that, but a survey done for Statistics Canada in 2014 found that university graduates continue to have the highest earning potential, earning on average $49,277 two years after graduation.

Nipissing University offers Advanced Standing for students who have completed a diploma program and are looking obtain their degree. This means that instead of spending four more years to complete your university education, you could get credits toward that degree which could potentially take years off of your studies. Nipissing also offers flexible programming and distance education. For example, our Bachelor of Commerce degree is also offered completely online allowing students the flexibility of studying wherever they are.

If you’re nervous about going from studying at a college to studying at a university, Nipissing offers a course specifically to help student’s transition and make sure that you are successful. Not only that, but our small supportive campus has a range of student services including counseling, academic advising and drop-in centres to make sure you succeed and complete your degree.

If you’re thinking about taking the plunge and obtaining your degree, contact our Admissions office at 705-474-3450 ext. 4761, or by email at admissions@nipissingu.ca. Speak to someone today to discover why you belong at Nipissing University.

– Courtney