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We Are Humber

Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is one of Canada's leading post-secondary institutions, located in Toronto - one of the most diverse cities in the world. Transforming post-secondary education through global, polytechnic leadership, Humber is one of only five Ontario Colleges designated an Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. Humber emphasizes hands-on, career-focused education through a broad range of credentials.

Humber Lakeshore campus grounds


Founded in 1967, Humber has the North and Lakeshore campuses in west Toronto and the Humber International Graduate School location in downtown Toronto.

Where Our Students Come From

  • Approximately 51 per cent are students directly from secondary school
  • More than 50 per cent of incoming Humber students have some previous post-secondary education
  • Approximately 6,500 international students are from more than 120 countries

student wearing a backpack at the airport

a group of students sitting in a Humber lounge area


  • Humber offers more than 220 full-time programs
  • Approximately one quarter of all students in college degree programs in the province study at Humber
  • More than 38,000 full-time and 19,000 part-time students and professional learners studying in-person and online annually
  • Humber receives more than 155,000 program applications annually - more than any other Ontario college
  • Three per cent of students self-identify as Indigenous
  • There are more than 278,000 alumni. 14,000 Humber students graduate annually
  • Humber offers joint programs through the University of Guelph-Humber, where graduates receive a university honours degree and a college diploma in four years
  • Humber offers more than 80 pathways from Ontario Graduate Certificates to Master's programs at partner institutions and more than 100 Humber diploma to degree pathway opportunities

Humber’s Centres of Innovation

Humber's COI network will bring together talented people with the insight, imagination and skills to put ideas into action.

We are collaborating in exciting new ways, bringing a unique perspective to challenges and opportunities. Our COI teams will examine problems from many different angles, leveraging their diverse backgrounds and industry expertise to disrupt traditional thinking and design creative, user-centred solutions.

Humber's COIs are focused in five areas of proven strength and industry sector growth:

Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation

Sustainability at Humber


1st institutional building retrofit to achieve Passive House Institute EnerPHit certification (Buidling NX at North campus is on of the most energy-efficient in Canada)


2,910 textbooks donated, repurposed or recycled in 2019


6 years in a row, Humber recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers


3 car-share vehicles on campus for Humber community use


14 beehives at North and Lakeshore Campuses


20 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at North and Lakeshore Campuses – the most of any Ontario college


6.5 million+ single use plastic bottles saved from landfill since 2014