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Georgian College - Barrie Campus

canada flagBarrie, Ontario, Canada

University Overview

Georgian College is a prestigious and well-known public college located in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. It is one of the largest government funded college for applied art and technology, founded in 1967. Georgian College has more than 13,000 full-time students, including 3,600 international students from 85 countries, across seven campuses (Barrie, Midland, Muskoka (Bracebridge), Orangeville, Orillia, Owen Sound, South Georgian Bay (Collingwood)). Georgian College is proud to offer students a rich learning environment that includes an amazing variety of experiential learning opportunities from co-op programs. The dynamic faculty teach 130+ market-driven programs, including:

  • Certificates
  • Diplomas
  • Degrees
  • Graduate certificates
  • Combined degree-diploma programs with Lakehead University
  • Continuing education and workforce development options
  • Academic upgrading and career preparation
  • Apprenticeship and skills training
  • Academic areas:
    • Automotive Business
    • Business and Management
    • Community Safety
    • Computer Studies
    • Design and Visual Arts
    • Engineering and Environmental Technologies
    • Health, Wellness and Sciences
    • Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation
    • Human Services
    • Indigenous Studies
    • Liberal Arts
    • Marine Studies
    • Skilled Trades

At Georgian, we work with industry and community partners to offer relevant, cutting-edge curriculum, quality work placements and co-op experiences with top employers. Our students graduate with the skills and the mindset to be innovative thinkers and changemakers who can transform their workplaces and communities. Georgian is a changemaker college. We are the first and only college in Canada designated a changemaker college by Ashoka U for our role as a leader in social innovation and changemaking in higher education.

Georgian College - Barrie Campus

  • The largest of Georgian’s seven campuses, the Barrie Campus is a community within a community – a welcoming and safe place to study, with all the amenities.
  • Barrie is known for its friendly residents and four-season lifestyle.
  • With a gorgeous waterfront on Kempenfelt Bay, nearby trails and ski hills, several shopping malls, a vast assortment of restaurants and great nightlife, there is plenty to do when you’re not studying.

CAD 11000

Living Cost

CAD 13500-14500

Undergraduate

CAD 13500-20000

Graduate

University Facts

Established in 1967

Programmes 103 Available

Total Students 13000+

Total Int. Students 3600+

Admission Requirement

The following requirements must be fulfilled to get admitted to Georgian College.

  • International students are considered on case-by-case basis. There can be some additional requirements, depending on the program you are applying to.
  • Students are required to submit their original transcripts from their last attended academic institutions. If they are not in English, then submit the translated copies of the same along with the originals.
  • Should provide the certificate issued by the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) that compares educational credentials from other countries to educational standards in Canada.
  • Applicants must be 18 years old at the time of the beginning of the course.
  • You need to submit your English language proficiency test scores if you are coming from a non-English speaking country.

Please note: If you are not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, you must obtain a valid study permit before you come to Canada.

Minimum IELTS Score

6+

Undergraduate

6.5+

Graduate

Minimum TOEFL Score

79+

Undergraduate

79+

Graduate

All Programs(103)

Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Approximate Tuition Fee Per Year

13500 - 14500 Per year

Undergraduate(CAD)

13500 - 20000 Per year

Graduate(CAD)

CAD14578Tuition Fee

CAD11000Living Cost

Comparison with other universities of similar tier

Features

  • Academic Counseling
  • Accomodation (On Campus)
  • Campus Security
  • Campus Shuttle
  • Career Support
  • Co-op Program
  • Day Care Centers
  • Financial Assistance
  • Food & Dining Sevices
  • Health Insurance
  • Internet Services
  • Internship & on-the-job training
  • IT Services Helpdesk
  • Library Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Orientation for new students
  • Parking and Transit
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Recruitment Services
  • Scholarships and Awards
  • Social and Cultural Events
  • Sports & Recreation Facilities
  • Student Club and Socities
  • Student Leaderships
  • Student Unions and Associations
  • Study & Work Permit
  • Tax Information (T2202A)
  • Volunteer & Community Outreach Programme
  • Work While Studying
  • Student Learning Centre
  • University Transfer Options
  • Continuing Education
  • Online learning Programs
  • Part Time Programs
  • Women Safety and Resources Centre
  • International Student Life Centre
  • Academic/Career Portals

Students

Georgian College has carved a niche for itself owing to the exceptional student services made available to the students. There are a vast number of student services available at Georgian College, which help the students both old and new in numerous different ways. Georgian’s Barrie Campus has many features and services to enhance your college experience. The following are a few of them:

  • Accessibility services
  • Co-op Education and Career Success
  • Counselling
  • Health services
  • Indigenous services
  • Library and Academic Success
  • Placement Offices
  • Student advising
  • Testing services
  • Food services
  • Campus safety and security
  • Residence and housing

Scholarships

Awards, scholarships and bursaries
Postsecondary education is an investment in your future. We know many students find it tough to make ends meet, which is why we offer so many options to help you pay your way to graduation.
Georgian offers awards, scholarships and bursaries to students of all walks of life — domestic, international and Indigenous, full-time and part-time, first years, upcoming graduates and everyone in between. You can afford this!

By the numbers

$3 million

in bursaries awarded to Georgian students annually

650+

awards and scholarships available to students each year

$750,000+

of donor-funded student awards, scholarships and bursaries annually

Awards and scholarships

  • What is an award?
    • An award is a gift or sum of money presented to students in recognition of their accomplishments or situational needs.
  • What is a scholarship?
    • A scholarship is a gift or sum of money presented to a student primarily on the basis of academic achievement. Other criteria may apply.

What awards and scholarships are available at Georgian?

  • With more than 650 awards and scholarships available to students each year with a combined value of over $750,000, we’re confident there’s one for you!
  • The average value of a Georgian award or scholarship is $1,000. Recipients may be selected based on:
    • Community involvement
    • Involvement within the Georgian community
    • Academic achievements
    • Financial need
    • Sports and athletics
    • First generation students

As you can see, it’s not all about your marks. You also don’t need to be fresh out of high school or in your first year of study. You don’t even need to be enrolled full-time! There truly are awards and scholarships for Georgian students from all walks of life. Find out how to apply.

Bursaries

  • A bursary is a non-repayable sum of money presented to students based strictly on financial need.
  • The minimum bursary value is $500. Georgian disburses more than $3 million in bursaries every single year, so it’s worth applying! Find out how to apply.
  • The bursaries listed below are administered by Financial Aid and Awards and are subject to the availability of funding each year.
  • What bursaries are available at Georgian?
    • Georgian Bursary
    • Emergency Bursary
    • Indigenous Student Bursary
    • Métis Nation of Ontario Bursary
    • Ontario First Generation Bursary

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