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Associate of Arts Degree

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Oct 2022, Jan 2023

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CAD 16500

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 150

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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80

TOEFL

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50%

Min GPA

Program Overview

The Associate of Arts Degree at LaSalle College Vancouver is a dynamic way to earn credits toward a university degree while exploring your interests and gaining a broad foundation of knowledge.

LaSalle College Vancouver offers the quickest and most affordable undergraduate Associate of Arts degree in the private education sector in British Columbia. You can finish this 60-credit degree in just 12 months, a fraction of the time required for a standard Associate of Arts program. There is also financial support in the form of a bursary available. To qualify, you need to take at least four courses (12 credits) per quarter and maintain a minimum 2.4 GPA each quarter.*

This Associate of Arts degree is your pathway to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in several areas including Communication Studies, Arts and Humanities, as well as Behavioural and Social Sciences. Close to 150 LaSalle College Vancouver courses are articulated via the BC Transfer Guide with more than 25 post-secondary institutions across the province.

In this program, you will develop strong critical thinking, communication, and research skills that employers want. The Associate of Arts degree is perfect if you have just graduated from high school or if you are a mature student who is ready to pursue an undergraduate degree at a BC university. It is also a great educational opportunity if you have completed a certificate or diploma and want to pursue further academic studies in British Columbia.

Additional Information

Program Level Associate Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5  Minimum Writing - 6.0  
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80.0  Minimum Listening - 20.0  Minimum Reading - 20.0  Minimum Writing - 20.0  Minimum Speaking - 20.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 61.0  Minimum Writing - 60.0  
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.

6.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
61 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year

16500

Tuition Fee
(CAD)

CAD 150

Application Fee
(CAD)

12000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Check program website for more information about funding options.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Questions

Student Visa

When Should I Apply?

4 to 6 months

Bank Account?

No Need

Duration of visa

Course Duration + 3 Months

Time to Wait for Visa

35 Days

Appointment

Required

How can you apply

Cost and Expenses

Fee

Visa Fee

Minimum Funds

833 CAD, 917 CAD

Other Expenses

Medical Fee and more

Examination and Skills

Medical Examination

Required

Language Skills

Required

Work Permit

Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

Work Permit

Till valid study visa

Working Hours

20 hours/week

Documents Required

Study Permit

Social Insurance Number

Study Permit

Post Graduate Work Permit

The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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Application

Form or Online

Documents Required

List of Documents

When to Apply

First 3 months

How long does it take?

90 Days

Duration

3 Years

Fees

CAD 255

Scholarships

Scholarships at LaSalle College Vancouver
LaSalle College Vancouver provides scholarships for Canadian high school students, indigenous students, mature learners, and international students enrolled in our innovative full-time programs. Our scholarships recognize and support students who excel academically, athletically, or creatively by providing up to 50% of their tuition. Don’t miss this chance to gain major financial support toward realizing your future in a career you will love.

Entrance Scholarship *NEW!*
LaSalle College Vancouver is looking for individuals who want to make an impact in the creative arts arena, and who show potential to thrive in their studies and future career. We are offering scholarships worth up to $5,000 to new students entering our diploma programs, and up to $10,000 to new students entering our degree programs. Scholarships will be offered to eligible new students in any of the following areas of study:

  • Game Design and VFX
  • Interior Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Fashion
  • Audio and Film
  • Culinary

Eligibility*
The Entrance Scholarship is open to new students who are Canadian citizens, Canadian Permanent Residents, or US citizens. Students must be accepted into their program of study prior to applying for a scholarship and must provide a completed scholarship application form. Additional terms and conditions may apply. See application form for full eligibility details. Entrance Scholarship Application

Talent Scholarship
LaSalle College Vancouver is offering scholarships worth up to 20% of the annual, full-time tuition for new students in our diploma and degree programs. Scholarships will be offered to eligible new students in any of the following areas of study:

  • Game Design and VFX
  • Interior Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Fashion
  • Audio and Film
  • Culinary

Eligibility*
The Talent Scholarship is open to any domestic or international student. Students must be accepted into their program of study prior to applying for a scholarship and must provide a completed scholarship application form and a portfolio for assessment. Additional terms and conditions may apply. See application form for full eligibility details. Talent Scholarship Application

Indigenous Scholarship
LaSalle College Vancouver is offering scholarships worth up to 80% of the annual, full-time fee for new Indigenous students in our diploma and degree programs. Scholarships will be offered to eligible new Indigenous students in any of the following areas of study:

  • Game Design and VFX
  • Interior Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Fashion
  • Audio and Film
  • Culinary

Eligibility*
The Indigenous Scholarship is open to any new, Canadian Indigenous student (First Nations, Inuit, Métis - Status and Non-Status); current, Canadian Indigenous LCV students who are transferring from a diploma to a degree program and have completed at least four quarters of the diploma program at LCV may also be considered. Students must have an active admissions application, having received either full or conditional acceptance. Additional terms and conditions may apply. See the application form for full eligibility detailsIndigenous Scholarship Application

Academic Excellence Award
New students who have achieved academic excellence in their high school coursework or in their last full academic year of post-secondary are eligible to receive scholarships recognizing that work.

Eligibility*
Scholarships are awarded based on the following criteria below. For each subsequent term, the scholarship is eligible to be renewed based on continued academic performance as well as a minimum course load requirement of 12 credits.

  President's Scholarship     Dean's Scholarship
Admissions Average Requirement 90.0% - 100% 80.0% - 89.9%
Term Grade Point Average 3.75 - 4.00 GPA 3.20 - 3.74 GPA
Award Amount per Credit Up to $90/credit Up to $50/credit

Additional terms and conditions may apply. See the application form for full eligibility details. Academic Excellence Award Application

Travel Bursary
LaSalle College Vancouver offers a Travel Bursary of up to $1000 to cover your travel expenses to our campus.

Eligibility*

  • Must reside outside of the Lower Mainland, more than 200km from campus
  • Expenses eligible: Lodging, Travel, & Gas
  • Maximum Amount: $1000
  • Submit bursary application with your program application within 60 days of the visit
  • Start within 2 years in a Diploma or Degree program
  • Submit all eligible receipts with your application

Additional terms and conditions may apply. See the application form for full eligibility details. Travel Bursary Application

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