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Fast Facts

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

Inspiring life-changing learning

  • Founded in 1971
  • 19,000+ learners a year
  • 160+ programs
  • 24 students - typical class size
  • 25 years - median student age
  • 1,100 Indigenous students of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit ancestry
  • 1,900+ international students from more than 80 countries
  • 60,000+ alumni

Programming areas

Partnering with industry

  • Over 500 faculty experts
  • Research, design, development, and prototyping services through Camosun's Enterprise Point:
    • Camosun Innovates - advanced manufacturing, rapid prototyping, and technology access
    • SPIN - SPort INnovation Centre within the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence (PISE)
  • Co-op education programs, internships, and practicum opportunities
  • 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
  • 86% of employed grads reside in Vancouver Island communities

Student numbers (2016/17)

  • 10,108 FTE student activity in certificate, diploma, and applied degree programs
  • 5,687 Continuing Education registrants
  • 1,900+ international students from 80 countries
  • 1,100+ Indigenous students
  • 93% of recent grads satisfied or very satisfied with their education at Camosun
  • 94% of students who go on to further studies say they were well prepared
  • Camosun has 5 Provincial and National award-winning intercollegiate Charger athletic teams in volleyball, basketball, and golf

Employees (2016/17)

  • 1,193 FTE faculty, staff, administration

Financial results (2016/17)

Revenue ($million) Expenses ($million)
Total $126.7 Total $126.5
Provincial and other grants 56.5 Salaries & benefits 95.6
Tuition & fees 45.5 Suppliers & services 14.9
Goods & services 24.7 Minor repairs & maintenance 16

Camosun College Foundation (2016/17)*

  • 1,500+ students supported by bursaries and awards
  • $21.5 million in total assets
  • $950,000+ disbursed for student assistance
  • 14-member volunteer board
  • 100% of every dollar donated goes directly to Camosun causes

*Based on 2016 figures.

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Faculty and staff

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External Requests

If you aren't a member of the Camosun community please contact Dan Hodgson at hodgsond@camosun.ca.

Students at Lansdowne
Contact Us
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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