Featured Profile | Capilano University

Capilano University, North Vancouver, British Columbia

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Institute Mission

Capilano University is a teaching-focused university offering programs and services that enable students to succeed in their studies, ongoing education, chosen careers, lifelong pursuit of knowledge, and in their contribution as responsible citizens in a rapidly changing and diverse global community.

Institute Overview

Founded in 1968, Capilano University is one of the oldest publicly funded post-secondary institutions in British Columbia. With more than 7,000 students, the university welcomes over 600 international students from over 45 countries each semester. Known for its reputation for teaching excellence and innovation, Capilano University has distinguished itself by its commitment to student success. Capilano's main campus is located in North Vancouver just 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver.


Capilano University offers a complete range of preparatory courses, university transfer courses, business and management studies, creative and applied arts programs, health and human services programs, plus a range of services in support of student learning and success. The university offers Bachelor Degrees, Arts & Science Transfer, Associate Degrees, Career/Vocation Diplomas and certificates in unique programs including Motion Picture Production, Early Childhood Education, Music Therapy, Tourism Management, Legal Studies, Global Stewardship, Engineering Transition and more. Credentials awarded from Capilano University are widely recognized throughout Canada and credits are easily transferred to schools in Canada and overseas.

Capilano University

Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates

 canadian majors and degree Applied Health Care & Technology
 canadian majors and degree Business Administration
 canadian majors and degree Computer Science
 canadian majors and degree Culinary, Travel & Hospitality
 canadian majors and degree Design & Applied Arts
 canadian majors and degree Education
 canadian majors and degree Engineering
 canadian majors and degree Humanities
 canadian majors and degree Natural Sciences
 canadian majors and degree Visual Arts
 Get a Canadian Degree University Transfer Programs
 Get a Canadian Degree Certificates < 1 yr
 Get a Canadian Degree Diplomas 1 - 3 yrs
 Get a Canadian Degree Associate's Degrees 2 - 3 yrs
 Get a Canadian Degree Bachelor's Degrees 3 - 4 yrs

Admissions Criteria

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 Open Admissions
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  Admissions Programs Proficiency Assessed Upon Arrival/Test Scores Not Required/Varies by Program
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Schools in Canada
Admission Rolling Notification/Varies by Program
International Application Fee (C$): 
International Annual Tuition (C$): 
8,296 - 13,396

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