Cambrian College, established in 1967, has been the leading post-secondary institution in the Northern Ontario region. Cambrian College was founded during the creation of the college system in Ontario as a trade school. It was established originally with university grounds in Sault Ste. Marie, North Bay, and Sudbury.

Till 1995, Cambrian had been a bilingual institute, providing courses in French and English. In the same year, the French curriculum was moved to Collège Boréal. In Northern Ontario, this is the largest college. It has more than 4,100 full-time students and offers 80 regular programs that suit the employment and academic aspirations of people.

Located in Greater Sudbury in Ontario, Cambrian College is an applied arts and technology institution. With a population of 161,531, Sudbury is the largest municipality, cultural, economic, and entertainment hub of Northern Ontario. Within the campus of Cambrian College, you will find places to play, eat and live.

Be it searching for a student group to join or consulting a healthcare professional, Cambrian covers all needs of the students. Cambrian College has a lively community of over 11,000 students, with over 4100 students in eighty full-time programs, and more than 7000 students in nearly 900 part-time programs throughout the three campus sites in Northern Ontario: Little Current – Manitoulin Island, Espanola, and Sudbury. Cambrian secured $3.2 million in the research income of 2018 fiscal year. This shows a 73% up in comparison to the research income reported over the fiscal year of 2017.

Thus, the College has climbed to rank 22, overall on the list of Canada’s top 50 research colleges. Cambrian College offers employers access to alumni and students. One can rely on Cambrian College when it comes to recruiting alumni, graduates for job positions or meeting the needs of temporary staffing. More than 50,000 alumni are among the top leading positions across the world with half of them being residents of Canada.

Some of the notable alumni include François Chartrand – Product designer, Brian Bigger – Canadian politician, Abbas Homayed – Businessperson, Brian Hayes – Canadian politician, Glenn Thibeault – Canadian politician and Will Morin – Canadian politician. 

University at a glance

No.of Campuses3
Yearly Hostel & Meals ExpenseINR 4.2 Lakh
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CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
Other Courses(16 Courses)1 – 3 YearsINR 7.9L – 10.5L

Entry Criteria

Other Courses(16 Courses)IELTS: 6-6.5TOEFL: 80-84PTE: 58-61

On campus accommodation



  • Cambrian Residence can house up to 677 students in two styles of residences – Townhouse, which holds 300 students, and Dorm style, which holds 377 students
  • Facilities like laundry, lounging, kitchens, cleaning etc are available to students living on residence at Cambrian

Off campus accommodation


Details for off-campus

  • Mostly apartment options are available for students
  • Available properties are 4-5 km. far from the university (Laurentian University & Cambrian College)
  • Average rent is $600 per month
  • Lease period is available from monthly to yearly basis
  • Rent include internet
  • Facilities include furnished rooms, microwave, stove and laundry

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Studying Canada Details
Average 1st Year Tuition CostBE/Btech INR 18.2 L|MS INR 9.5 L|BBA INR 13 L|BSc INR 12.3 L|MEng INR 13.7 L|MIM INR 16.1 L|MBA INR 23.6 L|MASc INR 12.4 L|MA INR 8.1 L|BHM INR 12.5 L|MEM INR 11.7 L
Average Hostel & Meals ExpenseINR 5.3 L (based on 103 colleges listed on
Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 85|IELTS: 6.5|PTE: 59|GRE: 308|GMAT: 560
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