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Langara College (Langara)

Flag of Canada British Columbia, Canada
School ID: SC010021
Rank: 5,063
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Applied number: 3

Langara is one of BC's leading undergraduate institutions providing University Studies, Career Studies, and Continuing Studies programs and courses to more than 21,000 students annually.

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General description

Located in beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada, Langara College started in 1965 as part of Vancouver Community College and in 1970, it opened its West 49th Avenue campus. On April 1, 1994, Langara College was established as an independent public college under the Provincial College and Institute Act. The College is also known as house of teachings, a name given to us by the Musqueam First Nation, on whose unceded traditional territory we are located.

Langara College is a public degree-granting college in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which serves approximately 22,000 students annually through its university, career, and continuing studies programs. The college takes its name from the neighbourhood in which it is situated, which was named after Spanish Admiral Juan de Lángara. Langara College courses and programs were first offered in 1965 at King Edward Centre as part of Vancouver City College. Since 1970, the current campus on West 49th Avenue has housed Langara's programs for almost 50 years. On April 1, 1994, Langara College was established as an independent public college under the Provincial College and Institute Act. Langara College Continuing Studies was established in 1997. To provide more space, a new classroom and office building was opened in January 1997. The new library/classroom building was opened in September 2007.

Why choose us?

Langara College offers career programs leading to one-year certificates, two-year diplomas, and four-year bachelor's degrees in fields that lead to careers in business, industry, community services, and the arts. Although some of Langara's career programs require that students complete the program within a specific time period, many of the programs can be completed on a part-time basis.

Choosing the right school is especially important when studying abroad. Langara College welcomes students from all over the world and our passionate International Education team supports and values each international student as an individual. From small class sizes to dedicated support services, we are committed to helping you find personal and academic success. Future students can register for a Langara Gateway account to have full access to brochures, events, and important information about Langara College.

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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year $CAD 13,000
Cost of Living/Year $CAD 15,168
Application Fee $CAD 155
Estimated Total/Year $CAD 28,323

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  • Arts and Business
  • Health
  • Humanities and Social Services
  • Science and Technology


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