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George Brown College is a public institution, established in 1967, offers a wide variety of programs and services for recent immigrants and international students. It is a college of applied technology and arts with its three full campuses in downtown Toronto, Ontario.
George Brown College is affiliated to: CCAA, CBIE, CUP, Polytechnic Canada, CIC and Universities of Canada
George Brown college has been ranked well in and out of Canada. Given below are the ranks and the key features of the college which provides a good knowledge about it and answer the question above.
|Faculty Members||Full-Time – 547, Part Time - 1,029|
|Total number of students||32,254|
|Number of Full-Time students||29,205|
|Number of Part-Time students||3,049|
|Number of International Students||17%|
Out of total 32,254 students,
|Course||Full-Time Enrolment||Part-Time Enrolment|
Given below are the percentages of the age group for the students at the university
George Brown has three campuses and different location of study for different programs. Also, given below is the information on the residence facilities provided by the college.
George Brown College has three campuses located in downtown Toronto namely:
The college also has other locations in Toronto where students attend classes:
The college is in the heart of Canada's largest, and the most diverse city giving an access to the top employers for field education and networking opportunities. The college campuses are easily accessible by private and public transports and are surrounded by bike lanes as part of Toronto’s cycling network.
The institute has partnered with various companies to provide the students with fully-furnished bedrooms and various facilities.
One can avail the following facilities:
|Phone with local calls||Television Set, Fridge & microwave|
|Living room||Laundry room|
Details of type of accommodation and fees is provided in ‘Cost & Expenses’.
George Brown College offers a total of 162 programs, further divided into undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, certificate and diploma programs.
Given below are the courses offered by different programs
|Programs Offered||Number of Courses|
It is a full-time program which is divided in 9 levels in 8 weeks. According to the language skills, the level is decided. Students can request placement at the time of admission based on IELTS and TOEFL.
Given below is the application process for the college along with its pre-requisites and documents required
Before applying for the college, international students need to attempt and clear the ELP (English Language Proficiency) test to file the application for college. This exam is for the ones whose English is not the primary language.
Given below are the threshold scores for the students to get their application accepted by the college
|Exam||Score for Degree Programs|
Before applying to the college
Step 1: Select the program of interest from the official website.
Step 2: Select the country and credential type for admission requirements. The documents depend upon the country wise need
Applying for the College
Step 3: Maximum programs begin either in September or January. Select the program and apply for it at least six months before due to fast filling of the programs
Step 4: Apply on the official website of the college. The application fee of CAD 95 is to be paid. If somehow, the student doesn’t meet the English language entry requirement, an EAP (English for Academic Purpose) will be held for assistance
Step 5: A letter of Acceptance (LOA) will be issued after the application and other requirements have been satisfied. This must be attached with the study permit before sending to the Canadian Immigration Office at the Canadian Embassy or Consulate
The admission and documents requirements are based on the country and credential type. Students may visit the website and find out the suitable requirements accordingly.
The tuition fee charged by George Brown College vary from course to course and on the place of residency. Therefore, given below is the range of fees for Canadians or International students
|Canadian students||$ 3,668 to $ 20,188 (two semesters)|
|International Students||$ 14,931 to $ 31,515 (two semesters)|
Although rents may vary depending on quality and location, most rents listed by the Housing Service are within the following ranges:
|Annual Swipe & Save Plan||CAD 2,200|
|Semester Swipe & Save Plan||CAD 1,100|
|Swipe & Save Reloadable Card||Minimum CAD 500|
OSAP (Ontario Students Assistance Program)
It aids through loans (need to pay back) or grants (need not to pay back). If in case, students show unmet needs, the case may even go to Ministry of Student Access Guarantee, it provides non-repayable bursary funding.
The college identifies the students who demonstrates excellence. These aids provide support to the students in monetary terms. The college also provides emergency funding in the cases where the student is suffering from sudden financial loses.
Here are the types of scholarships provided by the college:
Students can work on campus while studying at the institute. They will have to fulfill the following conditions.
Students can also work off campus while studying at the institute. They will have to fulfill the following conditions.
SIN is mandatory to work on campus or off campus and for tax purposes. It is no way related to a person’s health insurance number. A social number is valid until the end of your stay or a maximum 5 years. You can renew the same if necessary.
One can obtain SIN by going in person to Service Canada office along with the following documents:
Given below are few world-famous alumni of the George Brown college
|Daniel Maclover||Canadian actor, playwright, theatre director, and film director|
|Wendy Babcock||Canadian activist for the rights of sex workers|
|Rob Rainford||Canadian chef, author of Rob Rainford's Born to Grill and former host of Licence to Grill on Food Network Canada, Asian Food Channel across Asia and Discovery Home in the U.S.|
|Valerie Buhagiar||Maltese-Canadian actress, film director and television host|
|Giselle Loren Lazzarato||Canadian YouTuber, socialite, actress, and glamour model and television personality|
Alumni are provided at the special rates for the services like:
The Alumni receives special deals and discounts on travel, attractions and more.
The Alumni may continue to enjoy the services which are meant for students like access to Library Learning Commons, discount at fitness centers and more.
|Start of Application process||May 01, 2019|
|End of Application process||October 31, 2018|