Number of Students
Douglas Colleges instructs upwards of 20,000 students annually of which about 12,000 are enrolled in studies for credit.
Douglas College provides over 89 programs, including vocational and university transfer options, leading to associate and undergraduate degrees, certificates, and diplomas. The College offers three bachelor degree programs in Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, and Psychology; the latter is made available through a partnership with the University College of the Fraser Valley. Cooperative education opportunities are provided to students who meet the appropriate pre-requisites which includes being registered in a diploma program in Accounting Management, Business Management, Computer Information Systems, General Business, Marketing Management, or University Transfer Arts, Commerce, or Science. The College also has a Limited Enrollment Associate of Arts program for new high school graduates, which affords successful applicants priority registration for courses. Additionally, the College’s Continuing Education department offers conferences, seminars, workshops, and short duration courses and programs for adult learners for academic, personal, and/or professional purposes, including the opportunity to complete certificates on a part-time basis, along with customized services to businesses and organizations.
Douglas College’s primary aim is to advance the knowledge and skills of learners through a wide array of offerings and smaller classes for individualized instruction. The College is one of the larger community colleges in British Columbia and has campuses in Coquitlam and New Westminster.