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Capilano University - Lonsdale Campus

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School ID: SU010002
Rank: 5,340
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95% of bachelor’s degree graduates are satisfied with their CapU education

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General Description

Capilano University is a teaching-focused university based in North Vancouver, with programming serving the Sunshine Coast and the Sea-to-Sky corridor. The University enrols more than 10,000 students each year and offers 95 programs, including bachelor's degrees in areas as diverse as film, jazz, early childhood education and tourism management. Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. Our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil'wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh) Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.

Why choose CapU?

  • Smaller classes and a supportive learning community: Inspired teaching and enriched learning are hallmarks of the CapU experience. Our instructors are professionals who practice what they teach in the field. Classes at CapU have 25 students on average, so our instructors can give individualized support and attention to every student in a class.
  • A range of programs and study options: CapU has traditional university programs, including philosophy, English and physics and also unique fields of study like outdoor recreation management, jazz studies, and motion picture arts. We also offer a full mix of continuing education courses geared toward your career and personal development.
  • Real-world connections: Our instructors have credentials in fields from business and music to applied behaviour analysis and tourism, with connections forged from years of working in their industry. Many CapU programs offer practical, work-integrated learning experiences in the form of co-op and work practicum placements.
  • International opportunities: CapU has partnerships with educational institutions around the world and we offer many opportunities to Study Abroad through semester-long international exchanges and short-term field schools across 18 countries. With more than 80 countries representing 2,500 international students, CapU has a vibrant, culturally diverse campus. 
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Av Cost of Tuition/Year CAD$26,000
Cost of living/Year CAD$12,000
Application fee CAD$135
Estimated Total/Year CAD$38,135

Main majors

  • Arts & Sciences
  • Fine & Applied Arts
  • Education, Health & Human Development
  • Business & Professional Studies


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