Who We Are

Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. Our two campuses serve approximately 14,000+ learners a year in certificate, diploma, bachelor’s degree programs. Each year Camosun welcomes 1,100+ Indigenous students and over 1,700+ international students from 70+ countries.

The college welcomed its first students in 1971 and adopted the name “Camosun”, a local Lkwungen (Songhees) First Nation name meaning “where different waters meet and are transformed.” Today, Camosun College offers over 160 innovative programs, including university transfer and applied degree programs; career and trades training; upgrading and preparatory programs; and continuing education to help meet the needs of students and communities in Victoria and beyond.


Applications for Admission to Fall 2024 at Camosun College open September 15th, 2023. We encourage current Grade 12’s to apply online before May 15th.

Applications for Admission to Winter 2024 at Camosun College are now open.

General Info General Info

Enrolment Total
Our two campuses serve 14,000+ students
Enrolment Details

Each year Camosun welcomes 1,100+ Indigenous students and 1,700+ international students from 70+ countries.

Detailed Costs
Campus Locations

Lansdowne Campus

3100 Foul Bay Road,
Victoria, BC

Interurban Campus

4461 Interurban Road,
Victoria, BC

Lansdowne Campus

3100 Foul Bay Road
Victoria, BC

Interurban Campus

4461 Interurban Road
Victoria, BC

Credentials Available
  • Certificates: 1 Year or Less
  • Diplomas: 2-3 Years
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Trades Foundation Certificate
  • Trades Apprenticeship
  • Upgrading / HS Completion
  • Post-Degree / Post-Graduate Diplomas
  • Continuing Education

Programs Programs

Info on All Programs
Areas of Study Available
  • Engineering and Electronics
  • Health Related
  • Legal and Social Services
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Mechanical and Related
  • Recreation, Tourism, Hospitality and Service
  • Sciences
  • Upgrading Programs
  • Visual, Performing and Fine Arts
  • Business and Management
  • Communications
  • Computer and Information Systems

Study Abroad Opportunities

Rethink your classroom. Study abroad experiences help you develop intercultural and second language competencies – skills in demand by a growing number of employers. Expand the walls of your classroom and jump into life in another country. You’ll gain a better understanding of the world’s cultures, politics and geography.

Study Abroad Info

Admissions Admissions

Basic Admissions Requirements

Each program has its own admission requirements. Refer to the specific program details on the website. A full list of the programs offered at Camosun College can be found here.

Students enrolled in grade 12 in a Canadian secondary school, and working towards graduation requirements, can apply online for conditional admission from September 15 to May 15. High school applicants eligible for conditional admission will be placed on the program list at the time of application – the admission requirements for the program must still be met, but at a later date. Not all programs are eligible for this status; check with an Admissions Advisor for information on specific programs.

IB and AP Credits

Download and complete form to request transfer credit for eligible IB and AP courses. A $50 evaluation fee is required.

English Proficiency Requirements

Admission requirements are program specific. English 12 with C+ minimum is the English requirement for University Transfer and many other programs.

Application Deadline

Current high school students must apply by May 15 to be considered for conditional admission. Applications for most programs are accepted year round; for the Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing program deadline, see the website.

Application Fee

The non-refundable application fee for domestic applicants is $46.18.

How to Apply

Applications for Camosun College can be submitted online through EducationPlannerBC. For more information on the application process, please visit our How to Apply webpage.

Admissions Contact Email
Admissions Contact Phone

Financial Aid Financial Aid

Entrance Scholarships Deadline

Entrance awards are given to outstanding students entering a full-time Camosun College credential program. All Entrance awards are adjudicated on a competitive basis. Entrance bursaries are given to students entering full time studies at Camosun College. Entrance bursaries are normally based on financial need and additional criteria.

Entrance Scholarships Info
Other Scholarship Info
Student Loan Info

Financial Aid Contact Email
Financial Aid Contact Phone

Residence Residence

Residence Options

Camosun College does not have on-campus residence. Students who need housing should consider finding a place that is near the bus routes that directly connect to Camosun. Please visit our housing webpage for more information.

Accessibility Supports & Services Accessibility Supports & Services

Accessibility Supports & Services Info

The Centre for Accessible Learning (CAL) supports students who self-identify with a documented, diagnosed disability in achieving their educational goals by arranging and coordinating appropriate academic accommodations and related services. Information on how to register with CAL can be found here.

More Accessibility Info

Indigenous Student Supports & Services Indigenous Student Supports & Services

Indigenous Student Supports & Services Info

Camosun College welcomes more than 1,100 Indigenous from over 50 nations each year. The Centre for Indigenous Education & Community Connections (IECC) offers support services and Indigenous programs for Indigenous students and provides links between Camosun College, students, local Indigenous organizations and First Nations communities.

More Indigenous Student Info

International Students International Students

International Student Info

International students choose Camosun College for the exceptional educational experience and the remarkable beauty of Victoria, BC. The International Department is ready to support you at every step of your journey.

English Language Requirement

For information on satisfying the English Language requirement as an international applicant, please visit our English Proficiency webpage.

More International Student Info

International Students Contact Email
International Students Contact Phone