Kwantlen Polytechnic University

country rank  51
world rank  1935

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University Overview

Established in 1981, Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Surrey (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), British Columbia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Richmond, Langley, Cloverdale. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, British Columbia, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 37 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym KPU
Founded 1981
Motto Through Tireless Effort, Knowledge and Understanding
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 12666-72nd Avenue
Surrey (population range: 250,000-499,999)
V3W 2M8 British Columbia
Canada
T +1 (604) 599 2000
F +1 (604) 599 2449
Other locations Richmond, Langley, Cloverdale

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 12666-72nd Avenue
Surrey V3W 2M8
+1 (604) 599 2000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Kwantlen Polytechnic University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, British Columbia


Year of first Accreditation
1981


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN)

Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018