Humber College

Humber College

Combining theoretical learning and hands-on experience with applied research and extensive industry connections, Humber College is the largest polytechnic in Canada.

Top reasons to study here

  • Humber professors bring a wealth of relevant industry experience to the classroom.
  • Humber is the 1st public college in Canada to adopt the Okanagan Charter setting an ambitious goal to be the healthiest campus in the country.
  • Our programs blend theory and hands-on learning, giving you the opportunity to gain practical experience in-class and on-the-job.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (54)
Education & Training (4)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

About

History

  • In the early years of Toronto, the Humber River provided the local industry with the energy source and communications link it needed to flourish. In 1967, Humber College took on that heritage, dedicating itself to the communication of ideas and energy that would foster lifelong learning.
  • The Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology (CAATs) were established by provincial legislation in 1967 

Education

  • You’ll have the option to select from a wide range of credentials including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, degrees and Ontario graduate certificates. You’ll be able to get the credit you deserve and further your education through many pathways and transfer opportunities. With our diverse experiential learning opportunities ranging from placements, internships, applied research projects and more, you’ll be even closer to your dream career by the time you graduate.
  • Faculty is focused on leveraging industry experience to develop a comprehensive curriculum that aligns with evolving employer needs. 

Research

  • Applied Research & Innovation supports collaboration, applied research, and innovation at Humber and in the community.
  • Humber’s network of Centres of Innovation (COIs) bring together interdisciplinary teams of faculty, students, and partners to solve complex, real-world problems.

  • The Barrett CTI is designed to inspire innovation and support skills development with industry and community partners, as well as promote science, technology, engineering, art and math outreach.

Career

Have a concern related to your academic and career pathway? Our Career and Student Success Advisors will work with you to build your educational and career pathways. The Academic & Career Success Centre is your first stop when you just aren't sure where to start.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Services

Housing services

Humber provides on-campus residence for more than 1,450 students at our two Toronto campuses. Applying for a room in residence is a simple process. Once you have been accepted to study at Humber you may apply to live in residence with the International Student Residence Application form.

Library services

  • Humber Libraries and Learning Commons strives to be welcoming, equitable and accessible to everyone. This Service Charter is a partnership.
  • Humber Libraries promises to provide services, resources and spaces to help you thrive. We encourage you to use our services while being mindful that you are sharing spaces and resources with our diverse community.

ICT services

Information Technology Services supports Humber students and employees through the delivery of integrated technology solutions.

Medical services

Health & Counselling services at Humber are confidential and available to all registered students. Our goal is to promote student success by providing care that supports well-being.

  • Our Health Services are convenient and offer a wide range of services to Humber students.
  • Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed or stressed out? Counselling can assist students to work through these and other difficulties.

Student Life

Campus life

  • North Campus

Humber's largest campus is centrally located with easy access to the downtown core. Its balance of urban living and lush forestry makes this campus an ideal blend for all of our students.

  • Lakeshore Campus

Located just west of Toronto on the shore of Lake Ontario, the Lakeshore campus offers beautiful historic architecture, modern conveniences and lots of ways to connect with nature.

  • Orangeville Campus

Located 45 minutes north of Toronto, the Orangeville campus is home to a close-knit, thriving community. Students have access to a number of in-demand programs and services.

Sports facilities

  • Humber’s Fitness Centre is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all students, employees and the community through physical fitness.
  • The certified, friendly staff is committed to providing quality instruction and programs to help members meet personal challenges.

Student Reviews

Future in the dark.
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The teaching is systematically great but I don’t see any bright future even if I graduate from my college .

Marketing Major's
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Humber College is a great school in Toronto for anyone looking to study an undergrad or post-grad diploma/certificate, and the staff are very knowledgeable in their business field.

A great challenge
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

During my experience at university studying electronic engineer I had some different and interesting challenges cause after middle of the career in each semester you have to think, design and build a project. The projects that I built and designed were an analog multimeter, pulse meter and PSK modulation of communications. Also, I participated in a bioengineering research...

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