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University Canada West

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91

world rank

7597

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Overview

Established in 2005, University Canada West is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Vancouver (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), British Columbia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia, University Canada West (UCW) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational higher education institution. University Canada West (UCW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 12 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym UCW
Founded 2005
Motto Learning that Fits
Colours Red and white
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Location


Address 626 West Pender Street, Suite 100
Vancouver
V6B 1V9 British Columbia
Canada
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
Telephone +1 877-431-6887
Telefax +1
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University Canada West for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro)
International students 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro) 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University Canada West's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 626 West Pender Street, Suite 100
Vancouver V6B 1V9
Phone +1 800-288-9502
877-431-6887

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University Canada West's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment under-250
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to University Canada West's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University Canada West for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University Canada West as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 20 August 2017