Durham College
Durham College, located in Durham, Ontario, was founded in 1967. Durham College had 14 employees educating 205 students in 15 portable classrooms when it first opened. It then included courses in business, applied arts, and technology. Today, The Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning (part-time and OntarioLearn study) offers over 1,000 courses, six achievement recognition programmes, 50 certificate programmes, 11 diploma programmes, and seven post-graduate programmes.

Cost of attendance

Durham College has an average annual cost of $24,000 CAD, making it quite inexpensive for students.


Durham College provides its applicants with a variety of living options, both on and off campus. Hostels, private apartments, and homestays are among the options for lodging. On-campus apartment living is another option to consider. Durham College seats a variety of candidates in its apartment buildings, with each 27-unit building housing approximately 108 students. It features a guaranteed hostel policy for first-year students. The hostel fees range between $6,000 and $8,000 every semester. The typical off-campus cost of living in Canada for a student ranges from 15,000 CAD to 20,000 CAD, depending on lifestyle and preferences. This varies from province to province in Canada.

Acceptance rate

The university has over 30000 students enrolled, with approximately 2,000 international students from over 60 countries. Durham University is moderately selective, with a 40% acceptance rate.


International students are welcome to apply to any of Durham College's two campuses. It also operates a learning facility in Pickering. The modern Student Services facility and the Centre for Collaborative Education can be found on the Oshawa campus. The W. Galen Weston Centre for Cuisine is located on the Whitby campus and includes Pantry, a retail store selling food created by students in the college's culinary departments. Trades shops, culinary kitchens, media studios, and other amenities are available on the college campus.


Durham Technical Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.

Jobs and Placement

The university has an excellent reputation for giving employment chances to its students, which attracts international applicants who want to study in Canada at Durham College. Durham College graduates are engaged in a variety of jobs related to their fields of study. Bachelor of science students at the university earn an average of 92,000 CAD per year, while bachelor of arts students earns approximately 62,000 CAD per year.

QS Ranking

#82 in QS Top University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

#162 in World University Rankings by THE 2022

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