Why study at Capilano U?

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        Located in Vancouver, Canada 

        Capilano U is located in Vancouver, a city which is consistently ranked as one of the world's most livable by The Economist Intelligence Unit. 

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        Beautiful Campus, a short distance from Downtown

        Breathe in the clean air of the North Shore Mountains at the Capilano U North Vancouver campus, as you study surrounded by gorgeous nature, in a major cosmopolitan city, only 20 minutes from downtown’s shopping, restaurants, entertainment options, arts, culture, night life and more. 

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        Perfect Campus Size = Make Friends Quickly

        Capilano U offers a great sense of community to over 8,200 students (of that, almost 1,500 international) across 69 nationalities. You will be able to make lots of friends quickly and gain a sense of belonging. 

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        Quality of Education 

        Capilano U is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), a U.S. based accrediting body. The University is also recognized by the British Columbia's Education Quality Assurance [EQA] designation, which is Canada's first and only provincial brand of quality for post-secondary education. Capilano U credentials are recognized around the world, whether you are interested in pursuing graduate studies or employment in Canada or abroad.


        Teaching Focused

        There are two types of universities; research institutions and teaching institutions. Capilano professors do not have competing priorities, their main focus is on teaching students and prioritizing their academic success.

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        Small Classes

        There are no 300+ lecture halls at Capilano U. They simply don't exist! Small classes of 29 students on average allow for professors to offer individualized support and attention to every student in class. Your professor will know your name and you will not feel like a number.

         Professors - Experts

        Professors are Industry Experts

        Learning from professors who have practical work experience in the industry they are teaching about is incredibly valuable. Not only are students able to learn about theory; they get exposure to industry and opportunities to tap into their professors' professional network of contacts. 

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        Competitive Tuition Fees

        Tuition fees at Capilano U are often lower than other reputable Canadian Universities. 

         Practical Experience

        Practical Experience  

        Gain valuable practical experience through group work, case studies, competitions, internships, co-op practicums, volunteerism, and community service.