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Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology

Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology | Barrie, Ont. | Founded 1967


Georgian College Campus

Students who aim for a career in the automotive industry should look into Automotive Business School of Canada, the only school of its kind in the country. Students of this program at Georgian College of Applied Arts and Technology can attain up to one full paid year of work experience by the time they graduate. Every year, students host the largest outdoor auto show in North America. The 2015 Georgian Auto Show featured the first Tesla S P85D in Canada.

Georgian offers a comprehensive range of more than 125 degree, certificate, diploma, apprenticeship, academic upgrading, and university transfer programs. It has seven locations in central Ontario: Barrie, Midland, Muskoka, Orangeville, Orillia, Owen Sound and South Georgian Bay. Student residences are available in Barrie, Orillia and Owen Sound.

Georgian recently introduced a number of new programs, including a graduate certificate program in marine engineering management, and a three-year advanced diploma in acupuncture. A unique program at Georgian is the diploma in Anishinaabemowin language, focused on training students to design and implement language programs in Aboriginal communities and organizations.

Georgian’s Centre for Applied Research and Innovation (CARI) focuses on research in sustainable technologies, including solar and electric vehicles, energy management, environmental systems, and product, processes, and prototype development. CARI develops research projects in partnership with industry, and aims to provide practical benefits for both businesses and students.

Fall full-time enrolment Tuition (f/t degree) Tuition (f/t diploma) Tuition (f/t certificate) Students direct from high school Residence spaces
10,143 $7,004 - $11,087 $3,403 - $14,275 $3,463 - $13,939 37.70% 1,034

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