For our students, our dedication to our mission means that we strive to ensure you have the absolute best experience from the first time you meet us, through your studies and other activities on our diverse campus, to when you graduate and go on to a rewarding career. For our partners, that means we look for ways to share resources and expertise so we can support our students and ultimately foster broad social and economic health for our communities.
Our college is home to more than 30,000 students, including 13,600 in full-time post-secondary and apprenticeship programs, and thousands more in Continuing Education, Academic Upgrading and dual-credit studies. We are proud to be home to more than 2,000 international students from over 60 different countries around the world.
Whether it’s a diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate, apprenticeship or a continuing education designation that matches a personal interest, we offer a broad range of programs and courses to meet your needs and those of today’s employers. We are very pleased to announce our very first degree program and the first program of its kind in Canada, an Honours Bachelor of Health Care Technology Management.
In addition, we provide direct training, education and other support in advancing innovation for local businesses through our Corporate Training, Applied Research and Employment services. Our family culture means you will find our employees friendly, helpful and dedicated to your success. To offer our high-quality programs designed for today’s job market we hire the best – women and men with years of real-world experience that give our students a distinct advantage post-graduation.
That’s a big reason why each year more than 90 per cent of employers say they are happy with their decision to hire a DC graduate – great news for students and employers.
The college has a strong economic impact of $913.3 million to Durham Region, according to a recent study conducted by Economic Modeling Specialists International. This substantial contribution is equal to approximately 4.9 per cent of the area’s total gross regional product and supports 9,558 jobs, which means one out of every 24 jobs in the Durham Region is supported by the activities of DC and its students.
Our alumni ranks are more than 87,000 strong and spread out across every possible industry and area of the economy. Our partnerships number in the hundreds and we have more than 1,000 business and industry leaders participating in Program Advisory Committees to ensure our programs are current and relevant.
Enjoy our website and be sure to check out the many program-related and other informative videos. Explore who we are, check out our DC ambassadors on social media, and discover how we can help you succeed and let us know when you have questions. I look forward to seeing you soon.
News from the President
Prospective students and their families got a closer look at some of Durham College’s (DC) unique programs at the Program Information Night held on February...Learn More
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