George Brown College

George Brown College is a public, fully-accredited college of applied arts and technology with 3 full campuses in downtown Toronto. The college offers more than 66 diploma programs, as well as five degree programs, one in conjunction with Ryerson University. An additional 45 certificate programs and 33 post-graduate programs round out the college’s full-time offering.


There are also over 1,300 continuing education courses available. George Brown College educates about 15,000 full-time students, including 1,400 international students, as well as over 60,000 part-time and continuing education students.

Some of the wide variety of programs George Brown offers is art and design, business, community services, early childhood education, construction and engineering technologies, health sciences, hospitality and culinary arts, preparatory studies, as well as specialized programs and services for recent immigrants and international students.

George Brown is also the largest distance education college in Canada, with 12,000 students studying in over 30 countries. The most popular distance education program offered by the college is its award-winning Electronics Technician distance education program.

George Brown Campuses

Casa Loma Campus

The largest George Brown Campus is the Casa Loma campus which is situated on the stretch of Kendal Ave. between Davenport Rd. and MacPherson Ave. Nearby features include Casa Loma, and the City of Toronto Archives. The Dupont subway station is a mere three minute walk from the campus.

The campus itself is a collection of five buildings, which are;

Building B – Functions include Dentistry, 175 Kendal Ave.
Building C – Main building of the campus, 160 Kendal Ave.
Building D – ESL and building technologies, 1 Dartnell Ave.
Building E – Student centre, 146 Kendal Ave.
Building F – Finance and student records, 500 McPherson Ave.

St James Campus

The George Brown College St. James campus is home to Financial Services, Creative Arts, Business Administration and the faculty of Hospitality and Tourism. This campus is where the chef school is located.

The campus itself is a collection of five buildings, which are;

Building A – The main building of the campus, 200 King St. East
Building B – Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 300 Adelaide St. East
Building C – Financial Services, 290 Adelaide St. East
Building D – Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts, 215 King St. East
Building E – School of Design, 230 Richmond St. East

Ryerson University Campus

This associate campus is located in Kerr Hall at Ryerson University. George Brown also has classes from the Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Assistant and Activation Coordinator Gerontology programs at the Sally Horsfall Eaton (SHE) Building at Ryerson (located at the corner of Gould St and Mutual St.)

Young Centre for the Performing Arts

The Theatre School at George Brown College presents a season of productions at the theatre in the Distillery District in downtown Toronto. It is a brand-new theatre built into 1800s era Victorian industrial buildings, with the incorporation of additional teaching facilities.

Directions and Map to George Brown College Casa Loma Campus

By Car

From DVP or 401 East: Merge onto the DVP from the 401 East, Take the BAYVIEW Ave exit toward Bloor St, Merge onto Bloor – Bayview Ramp, Turn left at Castle Frank Rd, Turn right at Bloor St E , Turn right at Spadina Rd, Turn left at Bridgman Ave, Take the 2nd right onto Kendal Ave, College will be on the left.

From 401 West: Take exit 365 for Allen Rd, Merge onto William R Allen Rd, Take the EGLINTON Ave exit, Turn left at Eglinton Ave W, Turn right at Bathurst St , Turn left at Davenport Rd, Turn right at Kendal Ave, College will be on the right.

From QEW / Gardiner: Head east on QEW continue onto Gardiner Expy, Take the Spadina Ave exit , Turn left at Spadina Ave, At Spadina Crescent, take the 3rd exit and stay on Spadina Ave, Turn left at Bridgman Ave, Take the 2nd right onto Kendal Ave, College will be on the left

By Public Transit TTC

Exit at Dupont subway station, walk north on Spadina Rd. to MacPherson Ave., walk one block west to Kendal Ave.

Directions and Map to George Brown College St James Campus

By Car

From DVP or 401 East or West: Merge onto the DVP from the 401 East or West, Take the exit toward RICHMOND St, Merge onto Eastern ave, Turn right at Sackville St, Turn left at King St E, College will be on the right

From QEW / Gardiner: Head east on QEW continue onto Gardiner Expy, Take the Jarvis St exit, Turn left at Lower Jarvis St, Continue onto Jarvis St, Turn right at King St E, College will be on the left

By Public Transit TTC

Exit at King Subway station, walk or take the King streetcar east to Jarvis St, walk one block east on King St.

Map of Casa Loma Campus Location

Video of George Brown College

Contact George Brown College

Email: webmaster at gbrownc.on.ca
Contact Centre: 416-415-2000
Toll-free: 1-800-265-2002
TTY: 1-877-515-5559

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