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Institutional Research and Planning

Fast Facts

A snapshot of Camosun's community and contribution to education and the economy.

Inspiring life-changing learning

  • Founded in 1971
  • 18,650 learners a year
  • 160+ programs
  • 24 students - typical class size
  • 25 years - median student age
  • 1,200 Indigenous students of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit ancestry
  • 2,100+ international students from more than 80 countries
  • 65,000+ alumni

Programming areas

Partnering with industry

  • Over 500 faculty experts
  • Applied research, product design, advanced manufacturing & prototyping services through Camosun Innovates:
    • Babcock Canada Interaction Lab – offers 3D virtual reality simulation services
    • Technology Access Centre – offers access to specialized technology including 3D scanners & printers, CNC machines, robotic systems & more
  • Work-integrated learning opportunities - students available for co-op education work terms, internships & practicums
  • 50 active Program Advisory Committees (PACs) with close to 500 volunteer members

Integral to the economy, BC and beyond

  • $1 billion/year economic impact to BC
  • 83% of employed graduates stay in the Vancouver Island/Coastal region to live and work

Student numbers (2017/18)

  • 10,083 FTE student activity in certificate, diploma, and applied degree programs
  • 5,500+ Continuing Education registrants
  • 2,100+ international students from 80 countries
  • 1,200+ Indigenous students
  • 92% of recent grads satisfied or very satisfied with their education at Camosun
  • 92% of students who go on to further studies say they were well prepared
  • Camosun has five Provincial and National award-winning intercollegiate Chargers athletic teams in volleyball, basketball, and golf

Employees (2017/18)

  • 1,235 FTE faculty, staff, administration

Financial results (2017/18)

Revenue ($million) Expenses ($million)
Total $132 Total $129.4
Provincial grants 64.8 Salaries & benefits 95.6
Federal & other grants 2.6 Suppliers & services 14.9
Tuition & fees 46.2 Costs of goods sold 3.4
Goods & services 16.3 Minor repairs & maintenance 16
Other 2.1 Amortization 7.8

Camosun College Foundation (2017/18)*

  • 1,450+ students supported by bursaries and awards
  • $25.3 million in total assets
  • $960,000+ disbursed for student assistance
  • 14-member volunteer board
  • 100% of every dollar donated goes directly to Camosun causes

*Based on 2017 figures.

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Students at Lansdowne
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Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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