George Brown College


At a Glance

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Urban Centre Size
Major (over 500K)
Number of Students
Over 30,000
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Located in the heart of Toronto, our campuses allow you to experience the multiculturalism that Toronto has to offer. Whether you’re exploring city neighbourhoods or meeting classmates on campus, you’ll be studying and interacting with people from around the world. With nearly 30% of our student population made up of international students, you’ll have the unique opportunity to learn in a culturally diverse environment while experiencing life in Canada and preparing for your career afterwards.

We want to help our students become the best they can be. That’s why we recruit the best talent and professionals when it comes to faculty and college employees. We have teams dedicated to student services to ensure you receive the support you need as you make Canada your home.

George Brown College provides a blend of theory and hands-on experience prioritizing real-world learning and provides students with opportunities to work alongside industry professionals in applied research and field education opportunities. George Brown College’s industry partnerships mean students get the latest trends and tech they can expect in the field.


Balancing work, home and education is easy at George Brown with full-time, part-time and continuing education programs to suit your availability and allowing you to work towards a diploma, degree or certificate.

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Campus Locations

George Brown College’s location gives students access to top employers for field education (Opens In A New Tab) and networking opportunities. It also means you’ll get to enjoy other perks of going to school downtown, including being close to great cafes, restaurants, shopping, and Toronto attractions. Our three campuses — Casa Loma, St. James and Waterfront — are all easily accessible by public transit and surrounded by bike lanes as part of Toronto’s cycling network.

Requirements and Admissions

The admission requirements differ depending on your program choice and your country of citizenship. Each program has a minimum grade requirement, and some programs require additional selection criteria such as a portfolio, audition, interview, resume, or related work experience. See the links below for details regarding academic requirements and additional requirements.

For Admission Requirements for international students use the Requirements by Country (Opens In A New Tab) finder. Also search for your program of interest using Program Finder (Opens In A New Tab), or find it on the Program Availability page (Opens In A New Tab), and click on: How to Qualify and Apply

Have any questions about admissions?

Book a virtual one-on-one meeting with a George Brown College recruitment representative specializing by country of origin.

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Student Experience

Why choose George Brown College?

Toronto is home to many major industries in Canada and one of the most important economic hubs in North America. As such, the city becomes a living lab for our students. We have three main campuses and several other locations that place students in the heart of downtown Toronto — St. James Campus, Casa Loma Campus and Waterfront Campus.

We’ve taken advantage of our location (Opens In A New Tab) to give our students an edge in the job market. We partner with companies and organizations that play a role in the academic life of our students by advising course curriculum, providing field education and employment. By helping us develop curriculum, these companies nurture our students to meet industry needs and gain skills that are highly sought after in the current job market.

There are so many more reasons to choose George Brown College that you’ll find in the Why George Brown (Opens In A New Tab) section.

Scholarships and Bursaries

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Contact Information

  • George Brown International Centre

    Toronto, Ontario

    200 King St. East (Main Floor)
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    M5A 3W8


Student Testimonials

Read about the experiences of past international students.

  1. I started as an advisor with Sun Life in 2007. In March 2010 I was promoted to be a sales manager in the Markham office… As a recruiter I go to different colleges and universities and different job fairs trying to look for new talent for our company. George Brown has a very special spot in my heart.

    Jing Jing Yang, Graduate 2007, Financial Planning, Sales Manager, Sun Life Financial
  2. You have to know all the newest software and George Brown taught us all the latest software that’s used in the industry.

    Maria Pavlou, Graduate 2015, Architectural Technology, Program Technologist, Moriyama & Teshima Architects
  3. As an art director, I’m responsible for the visual communications of a brand… George Brown played a very important role in how I got my job today – it helped me develop my portfolio so I could showcase my skills and my craft.

    Steven Tiao, Graduate 2012, Graphic Design, Art Director, Leo Burnett

Have questions about admissions?

To learn more about the admissions criteria for each of our programs please contact the admissions office.

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