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Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, British Columbia

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Institute Mission

Vancouver Island University (VIU) is a dynamic and diverse educational organization, dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning, service and research. We foster student success, strong community connections and international collaboration.

Institute Overview

Known as a centre of excellence for teaching, applied research and learning, VIU is producing quality graduates that are in demand by employers across Canada and around the world.

With roots that date back to 1936, VIU has evolved into a dynamic, internationally known university supporting a student population in excess of 18,000 full-and part-time learners, including 1,100 international students, over 1,000 aboriginal students, and employing over 2,000 faculty and staff.

Highlights

  • Small classes taught by experienced and highly-qualified instructors
  • Academic advising, personal counseling, and support services for international students
  • Social, recreational and sports activities; homestay, and on-campus student residences
  • Co-operative Education programs that allow for study and full-time work anywhere in Canada
  • Close to Vancouver and Victoria, so students attending VIU can have the best of all worlds: caring and comfortable community; low cost of living; spectacular natural environment; unequalled recreational opportunities; one of the mildest climates in all of Canada

    Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates

     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 Engineering Technology & Applied Technology
     canadian majors and degree Humanities
     canadian majors and degree Natural Sciences
     canadian majors and degree Trades & Apprenticeships
     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
     Get a Canadian Degree Master's Degrees 1 - 2 yrs

    Admissions Criteria


    Minimum GPA  
    GPA:
     Open Admissions
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    English Language Proficiency   (Minimum Score)
    CAEL:
     60.0
    IELTS:
     6.0
    TOEFL (Computer-based):
     213.0
    TOEFL (Internet-based):
     80.0
    TOEFL (Paper-based):
     550.0
     
    Application Deadline  
      Deadline
    (Month/Day)
    Notification of Acceptance
    (Month/Day)
    Fall Semester: 
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    Winter Semester: 
      -
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    Spring Semester: 
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    Summer Semester: 
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    Study in CanadaRolling Admissions/Varies by Program
    Admission Rolling Notification/Varies by Program
     
    International Application Fee (C$): 
    150
    International Annual Tuition (C$): 
    11,800

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