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- Oshawa, Canada
- University type: Public
- Rank: 6118
Program types Undergraduate certificates, Diplomas, Bachelor's degrees
Programs total 99
Acceptance rates 41%
International Students 1500
Study abroad at Durham College
Durham College is a post-secondary college in the Durham Region of Ontario, Canada, with 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 right on the campus. 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.
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)
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 Your Student Association is responsible for social events and activities throughout the academic year and looks after more than 70 student clubs you can join. If you are interested in sports, the Durham Lords compete at the varsity level, including in esports.
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Fees and funding
Some programs may charge additional cost recovery tuition fees to Canadian and international students.
International students pay a tuition fee of $13,186.88 per academic year (two semesters) for most programs.
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
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