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Durham College

Durham College

Check whether Durham College is right for you as an international student.

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Oshawa, Canada
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Study abroad at Durham College

Durham College is a post-secondary college in the Durham Region of Ontario, Canada. It has nine academic schools that offer market-driven programs, led by industry experts. The College offers a range of diplomas, undergraduate degrees and graduate certificates.

Each Durham College campus has everything you need for a great student experience. The College’s two campuses in Oshawa and Whitby are located in safe and secure locations that offer the best of country and city living with plenty of outside space as well as shopping and entertainment options. As a student on campus you can make use of recreational facilities, restaurants, and a library. Housing options are available on and off campus, with both campuses easily accessible by public transport.

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Why study at Durham College?

  • Green commitments

    the College is awarded a STARS Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)

  • Research

    one of Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges by Research Infosource Inc., a Canadian research and development intelligence company

Life as an international student

The College aims to make your international student experience as straightforward and enjoyable as possible. You will be supported from the moment you arrive, through a range of services including arrival and accommodation assistance, international orientation, academic learning support, health and well-being services, and career services.

Durham’s Student Association is responsible for social events and activities throughout the academic year and looks after more than 70 student clubs. If you are interested in sports, the Durham Lords compete at the varsity level, including in esports.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Dance Studio
    • Personal Trainers
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Individual Praying Rooms
    • Skills classes
    • Language Center
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Physiotherapy
    • Campus Pharmacy
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
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    • Campus parking
    • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities 1
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 1
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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Durham College programs

Fees and funding

Some programs may charge additional cost recovery tuition fees to Canadian and international students.

Tuition fees from CAD$12,000 - $18,000 per year

International students commencing programs at Durham College will be eligible for a variety of scholarships that can help offset the cost of your studies. You may be eligible for one of the following awards:

  • Entry scholarship based on IELTS or TOEFL scores
  • Academic Excellence Scholarships based on their program success when at university


Durham College

2000 Simcoe St. N. , Oshawa, ON, Canada L1G 0C5

Durham College is situated in the heart of the Durham Region, a hotbed for sports, culture, education and music. As part of the Greater Toronto Area, it is considered a cultural hub and key centre for business development

Visa requirements for Durham College

Many international students will require a visa to study in Canada, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Canada student visa requirements