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About Cambrian College

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Year of establishment1967
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Accepted Exams
Accommodation expenses7855 CAD for 1 sharing (UG),7855 CAD for 1 sharing (PG)
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Q:   Is Cambrian College a public or private college?


Cambrian College is a public postsecondary institution of higher education in Northern Ontario. Cambrian College was founded in 1967 in Sudbury, Ontario. Dr. John T. Koski formerly principal of the Northern Ontario Institute of Technology was appointed as the first president of Cambrian College. In September 1967 classes were started on three campuses; North Bay, Sault Ste, and Sudbury campus.


Q:   Is Cambrian College a good college?


Cambrian College is one of the finest colleges in North Ontario. For the past 10 years in a row, it has been consistently ranked among Canada’s top 50 research colleges by Research Infosource. In the latest rankings, Cambrian College was placed #18 overall in Canada. Nationally, Cambrian College ranks third among medium-sized colleges for the number of paid student researchers with 109.


Q:   Is Cambrian College good for international students?


Cambrian College is very popular among international students. In the 2021/22 academic year more than 1,400 international students from more than 43 countries in the world applied to Cambrian College. Cambrian College offers a very diverse and vibrant culture on all of its campuses. Thus making it extremely comfortable and friendly for international students. Cambrian College is one of the best colleges for postsecondary education in Norther Ontario.


Q:   Where can I get free counselling for Cambrian College admission?


Some students may find the Cambrian College admission process a little tricky. Therefore, we recommend counselling. counselling offers free counselling services for students who want to study at Cambrian College. 


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Q:   How can I get scholarship in Cambrian College?


Cambrian College offers a variety of scholarships to international students. Cambrian College assists more than 1000 students annually through various awards program. A diverse range of awards are available to assist students with paying for college. International students are advised to apply before deadline.


Q:   How to apply for scholarships at Cambrian College?


Cambrian College advises all students to take the time to apply! Apply for scholarships and bursaries through your myCambrian portal during, before, and after the semester in the Financing My Education section. Please refer to the steps and how to guides to help you apply online today!

Step 1 – Complete a survey

Step 2 – Check your eligibility

Step 3 – Submit/view additional requirements

Step 4 – Request a faculty reference

Step 5 -  Track your award status


Cambrian College Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :CAD 95 - 125
  • Type of deadline :Regular
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Fall1ˢᵗ Feb 2023 - 1ˢᵗ Feb 2024
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Q:   What are the Cambrian College admission deadlines for international students?


All applications to Cambrian College are processed through International students should keep the important dates in mind and apply accordingly. The admission dates are given by OCAS and not by Cambrian College. The Cambrian College admission deadlines are:

  • Jun 2024: Tuition Deposit Due at the Colleges
  • The last date to submit a non-refundable CAD 250 term deposit is Nov 15, 2024, at Cambrian College.

Q:   What is the Cambrian College application fee for international students?


The application fee for Cambrian College is CAD 110. Students can choose up to 3 programs from Cambrian. Cambrian College takes admissions through OCAS. International students can pay application fees online via credit card or wire transfer. OCAS is the Ontario Colleges Association of Canada also known as The application fees mentioned above is a non-refundable, meaning, once it is paid, they can not be refunded.


Cambrian College Fees, Duration & Entry Requirements 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
UG Diploma(44 courses)
INR 4 L - 16 L
Duration2 years-42 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, PTE: 58 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above
PG Certificate(16 courses)
INR 9 L - 13 L
Duration8 months-3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 84 & Above, PTE: 61 & Above
UG certificate(10 courses)
INR 7 L - 11 L
Duration1 year-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5
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Q:   What are the Cambrian College admission requirements for international students?


Cambrian College offers over 100+ diploma, certificate and degree programs. To get into Cambrian College international students need to meet the minimum admission requirements along with application form. Cambrian College admission requirements for international students are listed below:

  • Copies of official educational certificates/transcripts
  • All photocopies must be certified by the issuing institution or notarized
  • If transcripts are not in English or French then they must be sent with translations with the originals/certified copies
  • Applications are received on an individual basis
  • A photocopy of the passport must accompany the application
  • Indian students must meet Student Partners Program (SPP) requirements

Q:   What are the Cambrian College English language requirements?


All the programs at Cambrian College are taught in the English language. Therefore, international students must demonstrate their proficiency in the English language. The minimum English language requirements  for international students are:



Graduate Certificate


Overall 6.0 with no band under 5.5

Overall 6.5 with no band under 6.0


550 (paper-based test)

80 (internet-based test)

570 (paper-based test)

84 (internet-based test)

PTE (Pearson)




Overall 60 with no band below 50

Overall 70 with no band below 60


Q:   What is the Cambrian College tuition fee for international students?


Cambrian College is a public college therefore, the tuition fees for international students and domestic students may vary. However, below we have provided the tuition fees for some popular courses at Cambrian College. It is an estimated tuition fee and hence subject to vary.


1st Year Tuition Fees

UG Diploma

INR 8.22 L – 11.69 L

PG Certificate

INR 5.66 L – 9.71 L

UG Certificate

INR 6.76 L – 9.58 L


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Q:   Does Cambrian College provide a work permit?


The co-op work permit will list the employer as Cambrian College and will allow you to work for any authorized co-op work term authorized by your programme of study. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada have announced the temporary lifting of the 20-hour-per-week cap on the number of hours that eligible post-secondary students are allowed to work off campus while classes are in session. However, International students who have off-campus work authorization on their study permit will not be restricted by the 20-hour-per-week rule.


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Answered 4 months ago

Cambrian College will respond and confirm your application within 48 hours. Following an application, the offer letter is normally issued within 4 weeks.  Cambrian College offers a variety of degree, Diploma and certificate programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. International students ca


Rashmi Gupta

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Answered 4 months ago

Cambrian College currently has 3 intakes – May, January and September. Cambrian College provides degree, diploma, and certificate programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. International students can apply using a single application platform, All Cambrian College applicat


Rashmi Gupta

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Answered 4 months ago

Cambrian College in Canada is largely recognised as a prestigious institution, making it an attractive option for overseas students. The college provides a wide choice of programmes, and its accreditation guarantees respect to academic standards. Prospective students should carefully assess Cambrian


Rashmi Gupta

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Answered 4 months ago

A study gap of no more than 5 years. Some exceptions are given for students with good grades and a six-year gap. Admission into a three-year programme may only result in six failures. If an applicant has an overall average of 65%, they can accept eight failures.

Rashmi Gupta

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Answered 5 months ago

International students can apply for residence at Cambrian College by filling out the online application. Residence applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until residence is full. Any applications received after Apr 15, 2024 will be placed on a wait-list on a first-come, first-serve basis. I


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1400 Barry Downe Rd, Greater Sudbury, ON P3A 3V8, Canada
Greater Sudbury ( Ontario)

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