Durham College

    Durham College
    World Rank: 162nd by TImes Higher Education
    Established on: 1967

    Durham College has been around since 1967 and can be found in the city of Durham, which is in the Canadian province of Ontario. The first-day classes were held at Durham College, there were a total of 205 students enrolled, and there were 14 staff members to teach them in a total of 15 temporary classrooms.

    The media, art, public arts, justice, health, skilled trade, and engineering are just a few of the subject areas currently covered by the extensive catalogue of full-time, online certificate and diploma programs that Durham College offers.

    These are just some of the areas that are covered. We have a facility in Oshawa, a campus in Whitby, and a learning site in Pickering. These are in addition to the location in Whitby. These two places may both be found in the Durham Region. In addition, the organisation provides summer workshops in the fields of cooking, sewing, fashion, and cosmetics.

    Around 13,600 students attend Durham College full-time and are enrolled in post-secondary programs and apprenticeships. Over 2,000 of these students are international students from over 60 nations worldwide.

    More than 91,000 graduates of the institution are now dispersed worldwide in various countries and regions. In addition, it has around 1,270 teaching staff personnel working part-time and a full-time workforce of over 800 teaching and staff people.

    In addition, Durham College can provide community employment services in the following cities and towns: Port Perry, Uxbridge, Oshawa, Beaverton, Port Hope, and Bowmanville. In addition, Durham College provides its students with a selection of different on-campus housing options from which they may choose and choose.

    In addition, the college campus is home to a wide array of retail enterprises, medical care facilities, parking spaces, recreational possibilities, and food restaurants.

    There are bookstores, athletic fields, ice centres, facilities for using computers and studying, study rooms, places for working out, libraries, and lockers on each campus. In addition, it is the responsibility of the Student Association (SA) to create events and activities that are accessible to students from all academic areas.

    Several well-known people have affiliations with the institution throughout Durham College's existence. Jeffrey S. Boyce, the current President and Chief Executive Officer of Sure Energy, Inc., graduated with the General Business - Marketing degree in the past (1980).

    Tyler Boyco is a vocalist who is also involved in the filmmaking and art industries. In 2014, he created a painting of Robin Williams that quickly gained widespread attention on the internet.

    University Ranking

    Durham College is one of Canada's finest public institutions. In the Universities Ranking Web, Durham College is ranked 7254.

    University highlights

    University Type


    Established Year


    No of Students


    Number of Courses


    Tuition Fees for International Students Yearly

    14,000-15,000 CAD


    September, January, and May.

    Main intakes

    The main intakes are in September, January, and May.


    English Proficiency Entrance Scholarship

    • Award Range: 1250-2000 CAD

    Academic Excellence Scholarships

    • Fourteen foreign students were awarded Academic Excellence Scholarships. These awards are often presented to deserving students at formal ceremonies.

    Bachelor’s Degree Entrance Scholarships

    Application Process/ documents needed for admission

    Academic Documents (For Bachelor)

    • SLC Mark sheet
    • School Leaving Certificate
    • SLC Character Certificate
    • Transcript of 12th grade
    • Individual Mark sheet of 12th grade
    • Character Certificate of 12th grade
    • Provisional Certificate of 12th grade
    • Migration Certificate of 12th grade

    Academic Documents (For Masters)

    • Transcript of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Individual Mark sheets of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Character Certificate of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Provisional Certificate of Bachelor’s Degree and 12th grade
    • Migration Certificate of Bachelor’s Degree and 12th grade
    • IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores
    • Passport
    • Experience letter
    • Statement of Purpose
    • 2-3 LORs 
    • GRE/GMAT Scores
    • Application Fees
    • Proof of Scholarships - If any
    • Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
    • College Recommendation (if a current student)

    Language Requirement


    Minimum Score requirement

    TOFEL Requirements

    80( Minimum of 20 in each section)

    IELTS Requirements

    6.5( Minimum of 6.0 in each section) 


    53( Minimum of 49 in each section)


    Q. Can I work as a student in Canada?

    Yes, International students in Canada can work part-time (up to 20 hours per week) during school terms.

    Q. Does Durham College offer financial aid to International Students?

    Yes, Durham College offers scholarships to international students. You can find details about scholarships in our scholarship section.

    Q. What are the different intakes at Durham College?

    Generally, September, January, and May are the time when intakes occur.

    Q. Does the university offer any accommodation?

    Yes, the university does provide accommodation. Durham College offers accommodation options if you want to live and study on campus. The cost ranges from 6,350 CAD per year.

    Q. How welcoming is Durham College to students from other countries?

    Durham College's campus is quite multicultural and open to foreign students, and the placement rates for students once they complete their studies are very high.



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