Douglas College



Douglas College is a major community college with two campuses in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It serves 20,000 credit students each year and offers two-year career and University Transfer programs to local, national, and international students. As well, the College provides specialized short-duration courses - mature students needing to upgrade literacy or study skills, or students interested in short-term continuing education courses. Douglas College operates campuses in New Westminster and Coquitlam.

Areas of Expertise

We offer a wide variety of programs including university transfer, vocational, career, and college preparatory programs. We're a public community college with a learning environment that is second to none, including smaller classes, award-winning faculty, and a commitment to the success of every single student.

On Campus Housing

Douglas College does not offer on-campus housing for students but does have a housing registry for students to access.

Off Campus Housing

 # BedsLowestHighest
Homestay:Lowest: $700Highest: $700

As of Oct 1/05 - monthly cost is quoted above Contact for Homestay information: Ms. Cecilia Lascano Centre for International Education Douglas College PO Box 2503 (700 Royal Avenue) New Westminster, BC Canada V3L 5B2 Phone: 604-527-5650 E-mail: Fax: 604-527-5516

Career Planning

The counsellors at Douglas College are professionals trained to provide a variety of counselling services. Career counselling is a very important part of the counselling service. In addition to individual counselling, this service is provided in credit courses, which are taught by professional counsellors. Several classes are offered each semester.


Both campuses offer a fitness centre for the use of students. Fitness Classes, Ki Aikido, Latin Dance, Pilates and Yoga, Tang Soo Do, and weights are available. Most intra-mural sports are co-ed.

Information Technology

State-of-the-art computer labs are available on both campuses.

Special Services

Students at Douglas College can access specialized services that deal with many specific issues, needs or interests. These include First Nations Student Services, Centre for Students with Disabilities, Peer Support Services and The Women's Centre. Both campuses offer daycare centres for children aged 3-5.

Modified on November 02, 2012