Last Updated Jun 14,2024

Capilano University: Programs, Application Process, Requirements for May 2025 Intake

Capilano University is a teaching-focused university offering a wide range of programs and services thatenable students to succeed in their current studies, in their ongoing education, in their chosen careers, in their lifelong pursuit of knowledge and in their contribution as responsible citizens in a rapidly changing and diverse global community.

Capilano University is well known for providing a solid academic foundation and is committed to developing new and innovative programs in response to market demand. We offer a complete range of preparatory courses, arts and sciences courses, business, and management studies, creative and applied arts programs, health and human services programs, plus a range of services in support of student learning and success. Credentials awarded include bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, post-baccalaureate diplomas, advanced diplomas, certificates, and statements of completion.

About Capilano University:

  • 50 Years of Experience
  • 90% visa ratio, 90% Employment ratio
  • Our own suspension bridge within 15 min gap from the amazon center
  • 6000 students from domestic region (80:20) student ratio.
  • Opportunity to study with a community of 8,500 students with close to 1900 International students from 73 countries around the world.
  • Small classroom size of 25 students. Small classes make a big difference.
  • 9,032 students enrolled in for-credit programs
  • 2,493 international students call CapU home
  • 80 countries represented
  • Accessible by public transit 30-45 minutes from downtown Vancouver.
  • Vancouver is the third largest center for film and TV production in North America.
  • The Capilano Blues compete in soccer, basketball and volleyball.

Capilano is a member of the Pacific Western Athletic Association (PACWEST) and the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

General Details: Capilano University

College Website

www.capilanou.ca

DLI#O19280078102
Location & Campuses2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, BC V7J 3H5, Canada
Tuition Fees RangeDepend on Program
Distance from big City30 Min to Downtown Vancouver
IntakesJAN/MAY/SEPT

IELTS / TOEFL/ PTE / Duolingo Requirements

IELTS:- Over all 6.5 not less than 6.0 (Please check program specific requirement)

TOEFL:- Overall 83

PTE:- Overall 56

Duolingo :- 125 Overall or higher with no sub-score less than 115

Application Guidelines at Capilano University

How to Apply at Capilano University?

  • Complete a paper application with attached application form with this newsletter
  • Pay your non-refundable application fee of $ 135 CAD
  • Submit Documents
    • Submit unofficial documents
      • Students can be conditionally admitted based on unofficial documents.
  • Capilano University acknowledges your application
  • Capilano University makes an offer Up-on successful completion of admission requirements and selection, you will receive a conditional offer of admission via e-mail.
  • Pre-Assessment

Note :-

  • B.Ed. & M.Ed. not considered
  • Open University/ Long Distance/part-time (Send docs for assessment before applying).
  • Diploma in certificates (after 10th) will not be considered
  • Core subjects to be considered before applying
    • Arts:Geography/History/Punjabi/Psychology/Economics/Accounts/Physics/Mathematics/Chemistry/Biology
    • Science : Physics/Mathematics/Chemistry/Biology
    • Commerce : Mathematics/Economics/Accounts/Business Studies

For Students With 6.0 not Less Than 5.5 Band

English for Academic Purpose Combined Programs: Student can study EAP course together with the academic courses from Arts, Sciences or Business.

Application Deadlines:

TermEarly Application DeadlineVisa Application Deadline
Fall (September)April 30May 31
Spring (January)September 15September 15
Summer (May)January 15February 15

Note:- Some programs may have application deadlines which differ from the above dates. Please consult the individual program websites for the most up-to-date information.

Capilano University Program Availability List for May 2025 Intake

Post Graduate Programs

Degree with 65% or above (IELTS overall 6.5 bands not less than 6.0)

Program Name Code Campus Program TypeDuration Requirements
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in
Global Hospitality & Tourism
Management
Post
Graduate
2 yearsBachelor’s Degree in hospitality, Hotel management or Related Field with 60% or above, Letter of intent. Resume or experience summary. (IELTS overall 6.0 bands not less than 6.0)
North American Business
Management Post Baccalaureate
Diploma (NABU) (Co-op)
Post
Graduate
1 yearsStandard Entry: Completion of an undergraduate degree with minimum 65% from business background; or,
Study Plan: completion of an undergraduate degree with minimum 65% from non-business background plus 3-week pre-sessional business essential course (cost 2 equal. $1600) SOP, Resume Require
IELTS overall 6.5 bands and 6.0 bands.
TOEFL iBT min. 83 with a min. 21 in writing or
completion of EAP 090.
Duolingo – 125

Requirements: – 2 page SOP, Resume And Work Experience.
North American Business
Management Applied Post
Baccalaureate Diploma (NABU
Applied) (Co-op)
Post
Graduate
2 Years
Accelerated
Standard Entry: Completion of an undergraduate
degree with a minimum 65% from a business background; or,
Study Plan: completion of an undergraduate degree with minimum 65% from non-business background plus 3 week pre-sessional business essential course (cost equal. $1600)
IELTS overall 6.5 bands and 6.0 bands.
TOEFL iBT min. 83 with a min. 21 in writing or
completion of EAP 090. Duolingo – 125

Requirements: – 2 page SOP, Resume And Work
Experience.

Diploma Programs

Grade 12 with 60% or above. (IELTS overall 6.5 band not less than 6.0 each module)

Program Name –
Code Campus
Program
Type
DurationRequirements
Business Administration
Diploma
Diploma2 yearsGrade 12 with Overall 60% (The student must have
studied Math’s with 50% or student must have studied any 3 core subjects of Commerce with 60% in each subject)
(Eco/Accounts/Business Studies)
Communications studies
Diploma
Diploma2 yearsGrade 12 With Overall 60% (50% in any Two core
subjects in any stream)
Letter of Intent and Resume with previous post-
secondary experience
IELTS 6.5 with no band below 6.0
Tourism Management Co-op
Education Diploma
Diploma2 YearsGrade 12 With Overall 60% with 50% in Math’s
IELTS 6.5 with no band below 6.0
Tourism Management for
International Students Diploma
Diploma2 YearsGrade 12 With Overall 60% (50% in any Two core
subjects in any stream) with (Math’s is mandatory)
and Resume require
with a letter of intent (Any Stream)
IELTS 6.0 with no band below 6.0

Bachelor Degree Programs

Grade 12 with 60% or above. (IELTS overall 6.5 not less than 6.0 for each module)

Program Name –
Code Campus
Program
Type
DurationRequirements
Bachelor of Business
Administration Degree
Bachelor’s
Degree
4 yearsGrade 12 With Overall 60% (The student must have
studied Maths with 50% or student must have studied any 3 core subjects of Commerce with 60% in each subject)
subjects (Eco/Accounts/Business Studies)
Bachelor of Tourism
Management (Co-op)
Bachelor’s
Degree
4 yearsGrade 12 With Overall 60% with 50% in Maths.
IELTS 6.5 with no band below 6.0
Bachelor of Science DegreeBachelor’s
Degree
4 Years
Grade 12 With Overall 60% (The student must have
studied Math’s (60%) and Chemistry (50%) in Grade 12
with one additional Subject with 60% marks either
biology or physics.
(The student must have studied Math’s, Biology,
Chemistry, and Physics)
Bachelor of Communications
Studies
Bachelor’s
Degree
4 Years
Grade 12 With Overall 60% (50% in any Two core
subjects in any stream)
Letter of Intent and Resume with previous post-
secondary experience,
IELTS 6.5 with no band below 6.0
Bachelor of Early Childhood
Care
and Education Degree
Bachelor’s
Degree
4 Years
Grade 12 With Overall 60% (50% in any Three core
subjects in any stream)
IELTS 6.5 with no band below 6.0
Bachelor of Arts with a Major in
Interdisciplinary Studies
Bachelor’s
Degree
4 Years
Grade 12 With an Overall 60% (Any Stream with 50% in
Two core subjects)
IELTS 6.5 with no band below 6.0
Bachelor of Arts with a Major
in Psychology
Bachelor’s
Degree
4 Years
Grade 12 With an Overall 60% (Any Stream with 50% in
Two core subjects)
IELTS 6.5 with no band below 6.0

Associate Degree Programs

(IELTS overall 6.5 band not less than 6.0 each module)

Program Name –
Code Campus
Program
Type
DurationRequirements
Associate of Arts Degree –
General
Associate
Degree
2 yearsGrade 12 with an Overall 60% (Any Stream with
50% in Two core subjects)
Associate of Arts Degree –
English
Associate
Degree
2 yearsGrade 12 with an Overall 60% (Any Stream with
50% in Two core subjects)
Associate of Arts Degree –
Psychology
Associate
Degree
2 yearsGrade 12 with an Overall 60% (Any Stream with
50% in Two core subjects
Associate of Science Degree-
General
Associate
Degree
2 yearsGrade 12 with an Overall 60% (50% in any Two
core subjects in Medical/ Non-Medical stream)
Additional requirements: – Preference given to
students who previously completed science
courses:
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math, etc.
Associate of Science Degree –BiologyAssociate
Degree
2 yearsGrade 12 with an Overall 60% (50% in any Two
core subjects in Medical/ Non-Medical stream)
Additional requirements: – Preference given to students who previously completed science
courses: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math, etc.
Associate of Arts Degree –Creative WritingAssociate
Degree
2 yearsGrade 12 with an Overall 60% (Any Stream with
50% in Two core subjects)

Certificate Programs

(IELTS overall 6.5 band not less than 6.0 each module)

Program Name –
Code Campus
Program
Type
DurationRequirements
Business Administration
Certificate
Certificate1 Year60% in Grade 12 (Any Stream)
IELTS overall 6.5 bands and 6.0 bands.

International Student Services

Housing
While Capilano University does not have on campus accommodation, the Capilano Students’ Union maintains a list of available rental housing in the Lower Mainland. See csu.bc.ca/housing


Additional Housing Options are Available, Including:
Homestay (includes a private furnished room, 3 meals a day, and access to laundry
facilities)First Choice International Placement Inc.: info@fciplacement.com; www.fciplacement.com

Shared Accommodation

(agency arranges apartments and private bedrooms in shared student housing rentedfor a fee each month including furnishings, utilities, Wi-Fi and kitchen.

Bell Accommodation Services: info@bellacc.com; www.bellacc.com
For details, visit: www.capilanou.ca/international

Please Note: The above accommodation options are provided as a service to students. Capilano University does not verify the information in these listings, nor are the properties subject to any form of university inspection.

Note:

Above mentioned all the details are for information purposes. We are not giving any guarantee on available courses and required eligibility score. Availability may vary depending on the Universities.

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