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Royal Roads University

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world rank  1955

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Established in 1995, the Royal Roads University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Victoria (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), British Columbia. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills of British Columbia, Royal Roads University (RRU) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution. Royal Roads University (RRU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 29-year-old Canadian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. RRU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Royal Roads University's Control Typepublic


Royal Roads University's Entity Typenon-profit


Royal Roads University' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Royal Roads University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

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

Address 2005 Sooke Road
V9B 5Y2 British Columbia
Royal Roads University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Royal Roads University Phone Number +1 (250) 391 2511
Royal Roads University Fax Number +1 (250) 391 2500

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Royal Roads 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 Royal Roads University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Royal Roads University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Royal Roads University.

Royal Roads University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Royal Roads University's admission information.

Royal Roads University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Royal Roads University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Royal Roads University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Royal Roads University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Royal Roads University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Royal Roads University's Admission Office Admission Office

Mews Building, 2005 Sooke Road
Victoria V9B 5Y2
(250) 391 2528
(877) 778 6227

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Royal Roads University.

Royal Roads University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Royal Roads University has an enrollment range of 4,000-4,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Royal Roads University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 400-499 academic employees (Faculty).

Royal Roads University's Control Type Control Type

Royal Roads University is a public higher education institution.

Royal Roads University's Entity Type Entity Type

Royal Roads University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Royal Roads University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a urban setting.

Royal Roads University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Continuous type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Royal Roads University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Royal Roads University's main facilities:

Royal Roads University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Royal Roads University's Library

Royal Roads University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Royal Roads University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Royal Roads University's main services:

Royal Roads University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Royal Roads University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Royal Roads University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Royal Roads University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Royal Roads University's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Royal Roads University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Royal Roads University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills of British Columbia

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Royal Roads University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

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

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Royal Roads University's Facebook page Royal Roads University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Royal Roads University's X (formerly Twitter) page Royal Roads University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Royal Roads University's YouTube channel Royal Roads University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Royal Roads University's Instagram page Royal Roads University's official Instagram channel

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Royal Roads University's main LinkedIn profile

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