Douglas College

Douglas College

New Westminster , Canada
  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 19
    Available Programs
  • 25000
  • Program
  • Permit


Douglas offers bachelor’s degrees in: Business Administration in Accounting; Business Administration in Financial Services; Business Administration in Management; Child and Youth Care; Criminology; Applied Criminology; Nursing; Physical Education and Coaching; Performing Arts; Psychiatric Nursing; Psychology; Applied Psychology; Social Work; Therapeutic Recreation etc.

Entry requirements

1. Undergraduate (diploma and associate degree) programs: High school graduation OR minimum 17 years of age by the end of the first month of studies in the semester of entry to Douglas College; and Minimum overall grade average of 60% (or equivalent) in the final year of high school; and Minimum final grade of “C” or 60% (or equivalent) in Grade 11 Mathematics or equivalent for most programs. 

2. Post-Graduate (Post-Degree and Post-Baccalaureate) programs: Graduation from a recognized degree granting post-secondary institution with a minimum 3-year bachelor degree; and Minimum cumulative grade point average of 60% (or equivalent) during the bachelor degree program. 

3. English Language Proficiency.

4. Other Admission Requirements: please refer to the website. Minimum age requirement: you must be at least 17 years of age by the end of the first month of studies in the semester of entry to Douglas College. For students transferring from other recognized post-secondary institutions in Canada, a minimum GPA of 2.0 is required (based on most recent full time studies). Some programs may have additional admission requirements.

Scholarship & funding

Entrance Scholarships for international students at Douglas College

Douglas College offers nearly $100,000 in entrance scholarships to new international students each year who have proven to be successful in their previous academic studies.

We currently have two categories of entrance scholarships available for Fall, Winter, and Summer semesters at Douglas College:

1) Regional Entrance Awards: $500 or $1000

  • No separate application necessary. Students will automatically be assessed upon application to Douglas College, and will be notified of this award when we send an offer of admission.
  • Available to students from: CIS countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan), Europe, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia.
  • To be eligible, students must have applied to Douglas College by the official semester application deadline listed below.
  • Successful recipients typically have an above average GPA (80% or higher) and strong English language proficiency test scores (i.e. IELTS 7.0 and above, or equivalent).

2) Douglas International Merit-Based Scholarships: $2500 (13 available)

  • Separate application required. Applicants must complete the entrance scholarship form (PDF) by the below deadline and email along with all supporting documents to [email protected] To be considered, students must have already applied to Douglas College.
  • Students are selected based on their previous academic performance and their engagement in their school, community and/or personal development.
  • Students from all countries are eligible for these scholarships.


Student life

Check out Douglas College, an applied academic institution located in the heart of Metro Vancouver. Douglas combines the academic foundations of a university with the employer-ready skills of a college. You’ll receive the best of both worlds: a deep, well-rounded education and the applied, real-world skills necessary to achieve academic and career success.