Established in 1936, the Vancouver Island University is a public university located in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. The university also operates regional campuses in Duncan and Powell River, and a campus centre in Parksville.
The university offers programs in Arts, Design and Performing Arts; Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business and Management; Education; Health; Human Services; Science and Technology; Tourism, Recreation and Hospitality; and Trades and Applied Technology. The Vancouver Island University also offers ESL programs, Professional Development and Training programs. It’s unique Exploratory University Studies (EXPO) program is an opportunity for the students to take university credit courses while exploring their options further. An EXPO student needs to meet general university admission requirements and satisfy all course prerequisites.
The total student population at the Vancouver Island University is more than 14,300 students of which over 2,000 are international students from more than 80 countries across the world. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 16:1.
Vancouver Island University offers exchange programs that allow students to study for one or two semesters overseas while remaining registered at Vancouver Island University. Current partner institutions are located in Australia, England, Finland, France, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland and the USA. It also offers short-term study abroad options in some program areas; destination countries include Belgium, Belize, the Cook Islands, Indonesia, Italy, USA, Korea, France and Spain.
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Bachelors: CAD$ 15,200
Masters: Fees may vary for each program
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Bachelors: March 31
Masters: Deadlines may vary for each program
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