Post-secondary options in Brampton continue to grow.
G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education
The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education at Toronto Metropolitan University offers innovative courses in high-demand subject areas to students in Brampton. This is part of the City of Brampton’s commitment to, and recognition of, the transformational benefits and economic opportunities of a university for the city and its residents. Courses are held in the West Tower of City Hall Campus. i
In 2016 Algoma University presented a 5-year vision to Council and its expansion plans specifically within downtown Brampton. With its newly renovated and expanded location at 24 Queen Street, Algoma University continues to add new programming. In May 2022, for example, it announced a new program at the School of Business and Economics for the business of eSports, to commence fall of 2022.
Brampton is home to Sheridan’s Davis Campus, the largest of the college’s three campuses in the Greater Toronto Area. With approximately 10,800 full and part-time students, the Davis campus offers 64 programs including four-year degrees in applied health, engineering, early childhood and community safety, along with dozens of advanced diplomas and certificates in technology, nursing, community services and pharmacy technology.
In March 2022, the Government of Ontario announced that it is expanding medical school education to build a stronger, more resilient healthcare system, including adding 80 undergraduate seats and 95 postgraduate positions for the Toronto Metropolitan (formerly Ryerson) University School of Medicine in Brampton when it opens in 2025. In July 2021, Brampton City Council voted in favour of a $1 million planning grant to help fund a future School of Medicine in the city, matching the funding invested by the Province of Ontario earlier that year.ii