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 examples of how we’re fostering student success and in Games Changers, our 2017-18 annual report.

George Brown College By The Numbers

george brown college by the numbers
Enrolment Student Demographics
  • Full-Time: 30,466
  • Female 57%
  • Part-Time: 3,213
  • Male 42%
  • Continuing Education Registrants: 68,579
  • Other gender identity 1%
Full-Time programs: 167
Continuing Education Certificates/Designations: 191 

New programs in fall 2018 

We launched three new programs in September 2018, including Blockchain Development – the first comprehensive certificate program of its kind at a Canadian college. 

Enabling the Innovation Economy

We’ve successfully built applied research and advanced training capacity across five strategic areas:

  1. Design for the Smart Economy
  2. Sustainability and the Built Environment
  3. Community Health, Wellness and Education
  4. Food and Beverage Innovation
  5. Business/Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Expansion plans

January 2019 – New Waterfront Campus facility opens

An exciting new facility for our School of Design opens in the new year at the Daniels City of the Arts complex at Queens Quay East and Jarvis Street, as we expand our Waterfront Campus.

2021 – Constructions starts on our tall-wood building, The Arbour

We’re building Ontario’s first tall wood institutional building. Construction on the structure, designed by the team of Moriyama + Teshima Architects and Acton Ostry Architects, is slated to begin in 2021. We’re aiming to build a net positive building.