Royal Roads University

country rank  56
world rank  1651

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University Overview

Established in 1995, Royal Roads University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Victoria (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), British Columbia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia, Royal Roads University (RRU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Royal Roads University (RRU) 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, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym RRU
Founded 1995 Origins date back to 1940
Motto Canada's University for Working Professionals
Colours White and blue

University Location

Address 2005 Sooke Road
Victoria (population range: 250,000-499,999)
V9B 5Y2 British Columbia
T +1 800 788 8028
F +1 (250) 391 2500

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Mews Building, 2005 Sooke Road
Victoria V9B 5Y2
+1 (250) 391 2528
(877) 778 6227

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Royal Roads University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia


  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Canadian Virtual University (CVU)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018