Why Study at CapU?

What is Capilano University known for? Top-quality education programs, small classes with teachers who know your name and goals, stunning Sea-to-Sky and Sunshine Coast locations – and maybe, someday, you.

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Here's why you'll want to study at CapU

First, the basics. At CapU, we offer nearly 100 bachelor's degrees, diplomas, post-graduate programs and certificates designed with your future in mind.

You can study a wide range of subjects at CapU, including – but not limited to – arts, business, sciences, film, early childhood education, kinesiology, music, graphic design, animation and more.

Your creativity. Your spirit. Your passion. Bring it to CapU.

Top 5 reasons to choose CapU

Here are five reasons to get excited about your future at Capilano University.

Get working quickly with career-oriented programs

From our Bachelor of Business Administration degree to the 3D Animation for Film and Games diploma to the Health Care Assistant certificate, programs at CapU are designed to give you a head start on a hands-on career.

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Study in small, focused classes with top faculty

You'll get plenty of time with instructors in our programs and courses. Classes at CapU are kept small to ensure you receive the mentorship and support to thrive.

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Take advantage of our network

Nearly every program at CapU contains an element of practical or work-integrated learning, with co-ops, practicum placements, applied research projects, seminars and work experience while also receiving mentorship from your instructors. 

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Apply for awards and get free money

CapU offers more than 250 student awards, including needs-based bursaries, grants, and merit-based scholarships, all accessible by filling out one online application.

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Access the resources you need to thrive

If you have specific academic requirements or an accessibility concern, our Accessibility Services team can tailor academic accommodation solutions to meet your needs.

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Join us at Explore CapU

Meet faculty and current students, tour the campus, learn about programs, admissions, financial aid and more.

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Book a virtual call with an Advisor

Connect with an advisor in a 15-minute call and get your questions about studying at CapU answered.

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Connect with the Recruitment Team

Our recruitment advisors will answer your questions about studying and life at CapU. Get in touch with us today.

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Need advice with applications, help choosing a program or navigating your next steps? Complete this form and an advisor will be in touch with you.

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Visit CapU

Visit the CapU Main campus in North Vancouver with a student ambassador as your guide, and find out why you’ll love studying here.

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Information sessions

Don't miss out! Plan ahead with this helpful calendar of upcoming program information sessions and open houses.

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Find a program or course

Take a look at CapU’s bachelor’s degrees, diplomas, associate degrees, certificates and post-baccalaureate programs.

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Your confidence. Your ideas. Your curiosity. Bring it to Capilano University. Apply now.

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For Domestic Students

Visit this page for more information about applying to CapU as a domestic student.

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For International Students

If you are interested in studying at CapU as an international student, go to our international applications page.

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Tuition & Fees

Learn about fees at CapU. Use the tuition & fee estimator to plan your finances.

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Applying for admission is the first step of your CapU journey. Start here.

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CapU Housing

CapU offers student housing a short distance from the North Vancouver campus.

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Get to know CapU

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Capsule Stories

Take a deeper look at the people and stories that make up the CapU community in Capsule.

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Our Locations

We have learning centres in North Vancouver, Mt. Currie and on the Sunshine Coast.

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