Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

country rank  94
world rank  8237

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University Overview

Established in 1983, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Merritt (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), British Columbia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Burnaby. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) 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 35 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Canadian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NVIT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Acronym NVIT
Founded 1983
Motto Education, Strength, Leadership
Colours Red and green

University Location

Address 4155 Belshaw Street
Merritt (population range: 2,500-9,999)
V1K 1R1 British Columbia
T +1 (250) 378 3300
F +1 (250) 378 3332
Other locations Burnaby

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 4155 Belshaw Street
Merritt V1K 1R1
+1 (250) 378 3300
877 682 3300

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range under-50
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure

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