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Program Comparison Help

Decision-making made easy! This tool gives you a breakdown of individual programs offered at George Brown College and how they differ from other programs you’re interested in. Use this tool to select up to 10 programs to compare, helping you make the right choice for the career you want.

1. Under Program Comparison, click Add a New Program

2. Search for one of the programs you’re interested in (either alphabetically, by interest or by job)

3. Click on the title of the program in the menu

4. Click Add to Comparison

5. Continue searching for programs using steps 2-4

6. When you’re done, clicking Program Comparison will give you a preview of the programs and the option to delete, add or clear all

7. Open Program Compare for more details and an easy-to-read comparison of the programs you’ve selected

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Fast Facts

George Brown College equips students with the skills, industry experience and credentials to pursue the careers of their choice. Below, you’ll find several examples of how we’re fostering student success. For a detailed list of quick facts about the college, including enrolment, academic offerings and campus locations, download the full PDF by clicking on the Fast Facts front cover to the right.

George Brown College By The Numbers


Student Demographics

  • Full-Time: 25,888
  • Female 57%
  • Part-Time: 3,279
  • Male 43%
  • Continuing Education Registrants: 62,840


Full-Time programs: 142

Continuing Education Certificates/Designations: 193

For a more detailed breakdown of student, staff and program data, download the full PDF.

Expansion & Innovation

At George Brown, we understand that by helping individual students achieve their career goals, we're also helping Toronto build the skilled workforce it requires. To that end, George Brown continues to innovate and expand in several ways:

  • Digital Learning Initiative:George Brown is addressing evolving learner expectations, faculty interest and advancing technologies to create flexible learning opportunities for students.

  • New Applied Research Facility:The state-of-the-art Green Building Centre at our Casa Loma campus provides new space for Canadian innovation in sustainable building practices. The 9,000-square-foot facility prepares students to lead in green building design and serves as a space for industry to develop and test new products and techniques.

  • First Student Residence:George Brown's role in the revitalization of Toronto's east waterfront communities began with the 2012 launch of our Waterfront campus. Now, construction is nearly complete on our first student residence. It will open in 2016 after playing its part in the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Open New Browser Window. Developed in collaboration with Infrastructure Ontario Open New Browser Window and Waterfront Toronto Open New Browser Window, the residence will anchor a vibrant new community in the Canary District.

Evolving Program Options

George Brown launched a number of new programs in 2014 to meet the needs of employers and our students in the following areas:

Arts & Design

  • Interaction Design and Development aims to meet the predicted demand for professionals who can not only build an application or website but can also understand human-computer interaction and the needs of users.


Construction & Engineering Technology

  • Electromechanical Engineering Technology - Building Automation ensures the construction and property development sectors have access to employees who can optimize building control systems and smart building technology to ensure buildings operate efficiently.
  • Interior Design Technology provides a greater emphasis on interior architectural design and technology, as requested by interior design firms.
  • Residential Construction Management meets a need identified by the Residential Construction Council of Ontario, providing specialized training in residential construction management to graduates of our Construction Engineering Technology program.

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