Established in 1981, the Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Surrey (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), British Columbia. This institution also has branch campuses in Richmond, Langley and Cloverdale. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills of British Columbia, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution. Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation) and bachelor's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this Canadian higher education organization a non-selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. KPU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
|Name||Kwantlen Polytechnic University|
|Motto||Where Thought Meets Action
|Colours||Red and white|
V3W 2M8 British Columbia
|Location Map and Satellite View|
|+1 (604) 599 2000|
|+1 (604) 599 2449|
|Other locations||Richmond, Langley and Cloverdale|
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The following Kwantlen Polytechnic University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Kwantlen Polytechnic University's academic range and degree level offering.
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This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Kwantlen Polytechnic University a selective admission policy? None, open admission policy.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
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Kwantlen Polytechnic University has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).
Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a public higher education institution.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Trimesters type of academic calendar.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Kwantlen Polytechnic University's main facilities:
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
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This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.
This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.
This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.
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Kwantlen Polytechnic University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills of British Columbia
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
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Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization and publishes open courseware such as free video lectures and course materials.
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