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The Great Lakes College of Toronto (Toronto Campus)



The Great Lakes College of Toronto is a private international school preparing students for entrance into Canadian and American universities. Established in 1978, the school has developed expertise in providing university preparation courses and English language training for overseas students. The Great Lakes College of Toronto is renowned for “The Personalized Educational Program”, which responds to the diverse needs of all students. To date, universities in Canada, the United States, and throughout the world have accepted over 10,000 of our graduates. In the year 2011, 99% of our graduates gained acceptance in Canadian and American universities, and 33% earned special awards and scholarships in a very reflects the professionalism and academic competence that have become synonymous with the name, The Great Lakes College of Toronto. We are proud of our students, our graduates, and our school. Highlights - Certified and inspected independent high school leading to university entrance. - Full academic programs form Grade 10 to 12 and pre-university courses. - Fast track six month pre-university entrance programs. - English as a second language summer campus program with small classes. - Qualified and experienced Canadian teachers. - Day and boarding school at downtown Toronto campus. - Flexible courses and entry dates, five semesters per year. - Joint GLCT/University acceptance.

Areas of Expertise

GLCT is registered with the Ontario Ministry of Education and offers courses at the academic Grade 10, 11, 12, and pre-university, as well as full-time ESL programs. It offers all the courses required for university admission including Advanced Functions, Calculus and Vectors, Date Management, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Accounting, English, Geography, Computer Science, Social Sciences, and Visual Arts. All credit courses of the college are inspected and approved by the Ontario Ministry of Education, and all teaching staffs are fully qualified and certified by the Ontario Ministry of Education and Training. The short term English Study Residence program is a part of the total educational package and provides intensive in class English as a second language training during the week and cultural or travel activities within southern Ontario on the weekends. This program is offered in two to four week modules. The training is personalized, thereby permitting students to progress at their own rate. Educational credits, leading to the provincial Ontario Secondary School Diploma, may by earned in the summer program.

On Campus Housing

 # BedsLowestHighest
Co-ed:1 bedsLowest: $580Highest: $580

A full range of accommodation arrangements is available, including on-campus co-educational residences. The on-campus residences are equipped with bedding and furniture, and are supervised by live in tutors.

Off Campus Housing

 # BedsLowestHighest
Homestay:1 bedsLowest: $550Highest: $1,000

A variety of apartments and houses are available for rent close to the school.

Incoming Students

Care for all students, in helping them succeed, is a daily procedure for the staff at the Great Lakes College of Toronto. We offer an excellent study environment and a chance for students to enhance their learning skills that leads them on their path to success. In addition, The Great Lakes College of Toronto strives to provide students with an excellent program of students and help them to mature into successful and responsible adults.

Career Planning

To prepare students for post-secondary success in North American universities and colleges by developing their English language, academic knowledge, and study skills. The preparation of students for university involves the support and development of self discipline, hard work, and stable moral characteristics. Success is never a state of achievement, but always a state of achieving.


The college owns its own campus with good facilities including classrooms, science labs, computer labs, ESL labs, art rooms, a TV room, a guidance centre, and activity room is available for student use. In addition, the campus has a large cheerful cafeteria, as well as an exercise room and outdoor basketball court.

Modified on October 04, 2011