Capilano University

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About

Capilano University is a teaching-focused public university based in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, nestled in a natural forested setting on the slopes of the North Shore Mountains. The University's reputation rests on its smaller class sizes of 25-35 students which provide for more personalized teaching and learning. In having aligned its program offerings with the BC Skills for Jobs Blueprint to ensure that students are career-ready for the most in-demand jobs when they graduate, CapU has a 96 per cent job placement rating amongst its graduates of bachelor's degree programs.

Features

Post-study work visa

Post-Study Work Visa for International Students

Accommodation

Accommodation Available for International Students

Testimonials

Tracy Laslop
Tracy Laslop
Bachelor
"Moving to Vancouver to attend Capilano University's prestigious music therapy program has been my dream since I began post-secondary education. I truly believe my acceptance into the program is the start of a fulfilling and meaningful career and calling for me.

Degrees

Art, Design & Media
  • 2D Animation & Visual Development - Diploma (September intake only)
  • 3D Animation for Film and Games - Diploma(September intake only)
  • Acting for Stage and Screen - Diploma
  • Arts - Associate Degree
  • Arts - Creative Writing - Associate Degree
  • Arts - English - Associate Degree
  • Arts - Global Stewardship - Associate Degree
  • Arts and Entertainment Management - Diploma
  • Costuming for Stage and Screen - Diploma
  • Design in Visual Communication (IDEA program) - Bachelor
  • Indigenous Digital Filmmaking - Diploma
  • Jazz Studies - Diploma
  • Jazz Studies - Education - Bachelor
  • Jazz Studies - Performance/Composition - Bachelor
  • Motion Picture Arts - Bachelor
  • Motion Picture Arts - Diploma
  • Music - Diploma
  • Music Therapy - Bachelor
  • Musical Theatre - Diploma
  • Performing Arts - Bachelor
  • Technical Theatre - Diploma
  • Visual Effects for Film Streaming & Immersive Media - Diploma
Business & Management
  • Accounting Assistant - Diploma
  • Business Administration - Bachelor
  • Business Administration - Diploma
  • Tourism Management - Bachelor
  • Tourism Management Co-operative Education - Diploma
  • Tourism Management International - Diploma
Computer Science & IT
  • 2D Animation & Visual Development - Diploma (September intake only)
  • 3D Animation for Film and Games - Diploma (September intake only)
  • Design in Visual Communication (IDEA program) - Bachelor
  • Indigenous Digital Filmmaking - Diploma
Engineering & Technology
  • Engineering Transition - Diploma
  • Technical Theatre - Diploma
Hospitality and Tourism
  • Tourism Management - Bachelor
  • Tourism Management Co-operative Education - Diploma
  • Tourism Management International - Diploma
Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Academic Studies - Diploma (Fall Spring Summer intakes)
  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (Autism) - Bachelor
  • Business Administration - Diploma
  • Communication Studies - Bachelor
  • Communication Studies - Diploma
  • Community Leadership and Social Change - Diploma
  • Early Childhood Care and Education - Bachelor
  • Early Childhood Care and Education - Diploma
  • Interdisciplinary Studies - Bachelor
  • Jazz Studies - Diploma
  • Jazz Studies - Education - Bachelor
  • Jazz Studies - Performance/Composition - Bachelor
  • Kinesiology - Bachelor
  • Kinesiology - Diploma
  • Legal Studies (Paralegal) - Bachelor
  • Local Government Administration - Diploma
  • Music - Diploma
  • Music Therapy - Bachelor
  • Musical Theatre - Diploma
  • Outdoor Recreation Management - Diploma
  • Paralegal - Diploma
  • Psychology - Associate Degree
  • Psychology - Bachelor
Pharmacy, Health and Life Sciences
  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (Autism) - Bachelor
  • Music Therapy - Bachelor
  • Rehabilitation Assistant - Diploma
Natural Science & Mathematics
  • Science - Associate Degree
  • Science - Biology - Associate Degree
Economics 
  • Accounting Assistant - Diploma

Tuition & Cost

The costs listed below are an estimate based on what most students pay. The final price for tuition, housing and other expenses will vary based on program, English level, housing selection and other factors. For more exact pricing, please contact our advisors.
For Bachelors:
$ 27,576 Average cost per year
$ 22,412Tuition
$ 5,164Housing

Required Documents

Below are the minimum documents required for our admissions team to conduct a review of your application to this institution. Additional documents may be required for specific programs or for the institution to issue you an unconditional letter of admission. Please contact an advisor for more information.

Passport Copy

English Test Result

Personal Statement

School Transcript

Submission Deadlines

For Bachelors:
Fall 2021
Application Deadline:July 14, 2021
Program Start:September 20, 2021
Winter 2022
Application Deadline:November 01, 2021
Program Start:January 10, 2022
Fall 2022
Application Deadline:July 15, 2022
Program Start:September 19, 2022