Cambrian College

Location Sudbury
Established 1967
Famous For Largest College in Northern Ontario


Cambrian College is an art and applied technology college based in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1967 and is one of the largest colleges in Northern Ontario, Canada.

Programs at Cambrian College for international students include health science and nursing, engineering, business, law and justice community service, graduate certificates, creative arts and design and more.

Cambrian houses more than 4,100 full-time students, and over 1,600 international students from over 160 countries worldwide. It also has a network of over 60,000 graduates working around the world. At Cambrian College, students will:

  • Study in modern learning spaces, labs, and workshops
  • Benefit from small class sizes and learn from an expert, friendly faculty
  • Be mentored by practicing professionals with extensive industry experience
  • Participate in hands-on learning opportunities such as co-ops, placements, and community projects

Services for International Students

At Cambrian College, international students are given arrival services, support through the career centre, campus security, employment opportunities and participation in social activities.

Details on orientation events are available on the Cambrian International website. Students can access their virtual orientation program and a lot of other information through their myCambrian account.

Under the arrival services, international students can expect to receive pre-arrivals services, settlement assistance, immigration advice and more.


Cambrian College is ranked 18th overall in Canada, the highest rank to date. It also made it to the list of top 50 Research Colleges of Canada conducted by Research Infosource for the 10th consecutive year. As per Webometrics, Cambrian College ranks 8644 in the world and 2034 in the continental rankings.


Cambrian College offers on-campus and off-campus residences for international students. Their on-campus residences are known as Townhouses (available for virtual tours) and first-semester pricing starts from $450/month. Co-ed rooms are also available for couples. For off-campus residences, students can easily find the necessary resources and the College can assist with any concerns or questions.

About Location

Ample areas of interest like restaurants, retail shops, groceries, entertainment, and health and wellness sports are within walking distance surround the Barrydowne campus in Sudbury of Cambrian College. To spend weekends, students can visit Adanac Ski Hill, Bell Park, Dynamic Earth, Silver Hills Shopping Centre, SilverCity Sudbury Complex and more. 

The Cambrian Sudbury campus is a four-hour drive and a one-hour flight from Toronto. For commuting around the college campus, students can take the help of city buses, taxis, rental cars, bikes, Charter buses, or walk on foot.

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