It is an institute of advanced learning and technology. It was founded by the Government of Ontario in 1967 and is supported by Ministry of Education and training. It is a polytechnic institute with approximately 25,000 students registered for full time programs. It has campuses in Mississauga, Brampton and Oakville.
According to the rankings given by Research Infosource Inc., Sheridan is one in the top 5 research colleges in Canada. Two of the Alumni were given Emmy’s in 2018 in the field of editing.