DOUGLAS COLLEGE – New Westminster Campus


Douglas College combines the academic foundations of a university with the employer-ready skills of a college. This is as an applied academic institution. At Douglas College, you will receive the best of both worlds: a deep, well-rounded education and the applied, real-world skills. That is necessary to achieve academic and career success. Every year, students from around the world choose to study at Douglas College.

What’s the Douglas College Difference?

  • Programs that are practical and applied
  • A strong return-on-investment
  • A clear pathway to university
  • Access to a wide variety of career opportunities
  • The opportunity to gain Canadian work experience
  • Smaller class sizes
  • A diverse student body
  • The opportunity to stay globally-engaged
  • Direct entry through an ESL pathway
  • A unique campus experience

Tuition and Fees at Douglas College

Douglas College has some of the most affordable international tuition fees in Canada. And it provides a range of entrance scholarships for top incoming students. Moreover, the price of programs are on a per credit basis.  And for the 2020/21 academic year (starting Fall 2020), the international per credit fee for all programs is $600 CAD. Therefore, one year of study (30 credits) will cost $18,000 CAD (30 credits x $600 CAD), plus mandatory student fees.

Admissions Deposit in Douglas College

In addition, international students who are made an offer of admission have to submit a deposit. This must be by the date stated in the offer letter. And this is typically equivalent to 12 credits** of tuition plus mandatory student fees.  And the deposit is required in order to received Douglas College’s official Letter of Acceptance. This will be applied towards the first semester tuition and fees.
** Please note that some countries (India and Vietnam) may require a larger deposit.

Before submitting a deposit, students have to acknowledge Douglas College’s refund and deferral policy. Typically, the admissions deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. However, students may be eligible for a full or 50% refund of the deposit. It depends on Douglas College’s policy

Campus Information

Anvil Office Tower

11 Eighth St., New Westminster, BC
Across the street from New Westminster SkyTrain station

New Westminster Campus

700 Royal Ave., New Westminster, BC
1 block from New Westminster SkyTrain station

Coquitlam Campus

1250 Pinetree Way
1 kilometre north of Coquitlam Centre mall

Switchboard (Both Campuses)

604 527 5400
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Surrey Training Centre13769 – 104th Avenue, Surrey, BC
A short walk (10-15 mins) from the Surrey Central SkyTrain station