Georgian College - Barrie Campus

Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Type: College

Location Type: Urban

Founded: 1967   Total Students: 13,000+

Int. Students: 3,600+

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.

Programs Offered in Georgian College - Barrie Campus

  • UG Certificate / Diploma
  • 3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • 4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma
  • Highlights

    • One of the highest graduate employment rates among Ontario colleges
      • 89.7% of our alumni found work within six months of graduation, well above the provincial average, which we’ve exceeded for 20 years (2018-19 KPIs)
    • Recognized leader in student work experience:
      • Ontario’s #1 co-op college
      • 6,200 employer partners
      • Pioneer in co-op programs across the province with highest percentage of students enrolled in paid co-op work terms in the Ontario college system
      • All programs emphasize practical, hands-on learning and most offer formal work-integrated opportunity-ranging from paid co-op terms to internships and field placements
    • 82,000 alumni, 13,000 full-time students, more than 3,600 international students from 85 countries
    • 88 programs, 780 transfer agreements with 59 institutions
    • Average class size: 26 students
    • Approximately 2,600 full and part-time employees
    • $3 million in bursaries and scholarships available each year
    • On-campus residences in Barrie, Orillia and Owen Sound; variety of off-campus housing options
    • Career and Employment Community Services locations in Barrie, Orillia and Orangeville

    Campus Detail

    Main Campus Address

    1 Georgian Dr, Barrie, ON L4M 3X9, Canada

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