Capilano University


North Vancouver BC

1 year from

$13,518 CAD

Full-time students


Foundation year



We welcome international students, with the programs and support to make your studies at Capilano University memorable and successful. Find your home here Capilano University is a “home away from home” for more than 1,900 international students from 73 countries around the world.  Surrounded by nature, close to the city Here you can breathe the clean mountain air while you study at our forested North Vancouver campus. Yet you’re only 30 minutes away from Vancouver’s vibrant shopping, restaurants, and entertainment options — where you can experience the arts, culture, nightlife and more. Vancouver is consistently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities. Small classes with a focus on teaching CapU instructors focus on helping students achieve academic success — and with an average class size of 25 students, they can offer support and attention to every student in class. Real-world experience Our instructors bring practical work experience in their industry, meaning you’ll be able to tap into their professional network of contacts. And as a CapU student, you’ll gain valuable practical experience through group work, case studies, competitions, internships, co-op practicums, volunteerism, and community service.  CapU is accredited CapU is a public university. We are fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), a US-based accrediting body. We’re also recognized by British Columbia's Education Quality Assurance [EQA] designation, which is Canada's first and only provincial brand of quality for post-secondary education. This means that your Capilano University credentials will be recognized around the world, whether you’re interested in pursuing graduate studies or employment in Canada or abroad. It also means you may be eligible to apply for your Post-Graduation Work Permit when you've completed your program. 

Capilano University Programs

Accounting Assistant Certificate
Advanced Arts and Entertainment Management Certificate
Advanced Business Administration Certificate
Animation Fundamentals Citation
Applied Behaviour Analysis (Autism) Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
Applied Behaviour Analysis (Autism) Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
Arts and Entertainment Management Diploma
Associate of Arts Degree
Associate of Arts Degree — Creative Writing
Associate of Arts Degree — English
Associate of Arts Degree — Global Stewardship
Associate of Arts Degree — Psychology
Associate of Science Degree
Associate of Science Degree — Biology
Bachelor of Arts Degree — Applied Behaviour Analysis (Autism)
Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in Liberal Studies
Bachelor of Business Administration Degree
Bachelor of Communication Studies Degree
Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication Degree
Bachelor of Early Childhood Care and Education Degree
Bachelor of Legal Studies (Paralegal) Degree
Bachelor of Motion Picture Arts Degree
Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies Degree - Educational Stream
Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies Degree - Peformance or Composition
Bachelor of Music Therapy Degree
Bachelor of Tourism Management Degree
Business Administration Certificate
Business Administration Pathway
College and University Preparation Citation
Community Capacity Building Citation
Conducting in Music Certificate
Documentary Certificate
Early Childhood Care and Education Pathway
Early Childhood Care and Education Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
Education and Employment Access Certificate
Education Assistant Certificate
Engineering Certificate
Grip Work for Digital Imaging and Film
Health Care Assistant Certificate
Hotel and Resort Management Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
International Management Graduate Diploma (and M.Sc. International Business — U of Hertfordshire)
Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate 33 credits
Local Government Administration Advanced Certificate
Local Government Administration Certificate
Local Government Leadership Development Certificate
North American and International Management Graduate Diploma
North American Business Management Applied Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
North American Business Management Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
Retail Business Fundamentals Certificate
Tourism Marketing and Development Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
Tourism Marketing Citation