St. Catharines is home to a wide variety of schools and educational opportunities at levels from junior kindergarten to graduate studies. There are four boards of education with elementary and secondary schools in the city, offering instruction in English, French or French immersion.
Brock University is also situated in St. Catharines on a growing campus atop the Niagara Escarpment. Brock offers a multitude of degree options from unique faculties and institutes.
Niagara College, voted No. 1 for student satisfaction six years in a row, has campuses near St. Catharines in neighbouring Niagara-on-the-Lake and in Welland.