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Capilano University

North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Founded in 1968, Capilano College is located in in Vancouver, British Columbia, with its main campus located just a 30-minute drive from downtown Vancouver. Surrounded by a lush forest and fresh mountain air, the campus is an inspiring setting in which students are able to learn and grow. The university combines both traditional university programs, including philosophy, English and physics with more unique fields of study including outdoor recreation management, jazz studies, and motion picture arts. Capilano offers English Language, Certificate, Diploma, Associate Degree, Bachelor’s degree, and post-graduate diploma programs. CapU enrolls approximately 12,700 students each year, 9,000 in for-credit programs, nearly 1,200 in non-credit courses and 2,500 international students. 

Capilano University prides itself on its hands-on approach to learning and problem solving. The university offers students small, interactive classes that are geared towards both learning about and addressing real-world challenges. Students build the skills, knowledge and experience to launch their career with confidence through individual attention and personalized learning. It is the mission of Capilano University to ensure that their students come first – both while at Capilano, and throughout the workforce. 

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Webometrics 7247
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Founding year 1968
Institution Type Public University
Partnered Yes
Scholarships available Yes
Application Fees CAD 135
Tuition Fees CAD 11,365 - CAD 35,304
Intakes Jan, May, Sep
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Webometrics Ranking 7247
DLI Number O19280078102
PGWP Eligibility Yes
Location North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Acceptance Rate 23%
Male-Female Ratio 41:59
Student-Teacher Ratio 25:1
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