About Capilano University, North Vancouver, Canada

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. The University offers Bachelor Degrees, Arts & Science Transfer, Associate Degree, Career/Vocational, and English as a Second Language (ESL). 

Credentials awarded from Capilano University are widely recognized throughout Canada and credits are easily transferred to schools in Canada and overseas. The University's main campus is situated in North Vancouver, just 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver.

Our main campus is in North Vancouver, located in a natural environment on the slopes of the North Shore and only a 20-minute drive from downtown Vancouver. The beauty of the campus and the quality of education attract students from around the world. Capilano University also has regional campuses in Squamish and Sechelt that serve the communities of Howe Sound and the Sunshine Coast. The total number of students enrolled in credit programs totals approximately 8000. An additional 7,000 student�s register in non-credit courses each year.

At Capilano University, students are safe, comfortable and challenged, and find the individual attention that can make a difference to their achievements. It is our goal to ensure that our students come first � not only at Capilano, but in all of their pursuits.

International Students:
Currently, 810 international students are studying at Capilano. International students may select from any of our programs for which they are qualified.


CapU in points:

-Only 40 minutes drive from Surrey.

-CapU campus is just 11 Kms from Vancouver downtown.

-Public funded University accredited by Government of British Columbia and Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (USA).

-Under University criteria.

- Average class size of 26.

-Total of 133 programs offered.

- Students from 57 different countries.

Programs offered:
Certificates |Diplomas |Associate Degree | Bachelors Degree and Post Baccalaureate Diplomas.


Program options:
-Arts Program

-Science and Engineering Programs

-School of Business

-School of Communications

-School of Legal Studies

-School of Human Kinetics

-School of Tourism Management

-School of Education and Childhood Studies

-School of Motion Picture Arts

94% Alumni who are satisfied with their Capilano education and 96% of them were able to find employment within 6 months after leaving Capilano.

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