Established in 1967, George Brown College was named after a newspaper publisher and politician as well, George Brown. It is also known as George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology. Sally Horsfall Eaton was the first chancellor of the college. The college is known to be the first college to start distance education system. Currently, it has over 15,000 distance education students from all over the world.

Located in Canada, George Brown College has 3 campuses, namely Casa Loma Campus, St. James Campus and Waterfront Campus. The Casa Loma Campus is the main campus and is known as clean and green space of the college. The second campus, St. James Campus comprises of five buildings and houses the faculty of Financial Services, Creative Arts, Business Administration, and Centre for Hospitality as well as Culinary Arts. The Waterfront campus is the newest campus, opened in 2012 and comprises of Centre for Health Sciences.

All the three campuses are nearby to restaurants, shops, and stores. The college is located at a place where students are in reach of a job market, as the companies play a significant role in the academic life of students, providing them with practical experience, advice about meeting industry needs by building an effective curriculum and sharpen their skills in the particular field of interest.

George Brown College provides a number of subjects like business, art and design, engineering technologies, health sciences, and hospitality. Also, it offers specialized and diploma programs along with 28 graduate certificate programs. The college is home to over 26,000 including 4,000 international students. It also provides personal assistance and guidance, advice for diploma courses and opportunities for practical experience as well. Moreover, Electronics Technician is an award-winning program developed by Dr. Colin Simpson. Also, the college was named as one of Toronto’s top employer and best research college in the country in 2014.

George Brown College has a list of notable alumni. The list includes: Valerie Buhagiar (Film director and actress), Mark McEwan (Celebrity Chef), Gigi gorgeous (You tuber), John Henry (Politician), Shasha Shaun Navazesh (Founder of Shasha Bread Company), Lou Rinaldi (Politician and Entrepreneur) and Daniel Maclvor (Actor, Playwriter, Theatre director and Film director).

University at a glance

% International Students27 %
No.of Campuses3
Yearly Hostel & Meals ExpenseINR 5.8 Lakh
International Students Website


CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
BE/Btech(1 Course)4 YearsINR 9.9L
Other Courses(17 Courses)0.7 – 4 YearsINR 8.3L – 12.6L

Entry Criteria

BE/Btech(1 Course)IELTS: 6.5 & AboveTOEFL: 84 & AbovePTE: 60 & Above
Other Courses(17 Courses)IELTS: 6-6.5TOEFL: 80-88PTE: 54-60

On campus accommodation



  • College offer accommodation to its students, it is situated within walking distance of St. James Campus and the Daphne Cockwell Centre for Health Sciences at Waterfront Campus and less than 40 minutes by public transit to Casa Loma Campus
  • The rooms are fully furnished and include Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV with cable service, phone with local calls and all utilities
  • It offers payment options and students may choose to pay in installments

Off campus accommodation


Details for off-campus

  • Dorm style housing to single and shared room options is available for students in toronto
  • Average price ranges from: Shared room: CA$1,265/month, Private Room CA$ 1,350 to 1,777/month and Entire Place CA$3,010/month
  • Common facilities includes: Furnished apartments, Air Conditioning, Shared Kitchen, internet and laundry

Know more about Studying in Canada

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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