Kwantlen Polytechnic University - Surrey Campus

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University - Surrey Campus

canada flagSurrey, British Columbia, Canada

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University Overview

Founded in the year 1981 by the government of British Columbia, Kwantlen, now Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers citations, certificates, bachelor degrees, associate degrees and diplomas in over 120 courses and programs. The college has around 20,000 students enrolled in their four campuses located across British Columbia, namely Cloverdale, Richmond, Surrey and Langley.

The programs at KPU are put together in such a way that it lets the student get both practical and theoretical experience. The programs are industry driven with real-world scenarios and a highly challenging curriculum so that the students are able to prepare for the real world jobs and opportunities.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is the only polytechnic university of Canada and is also offers the sole graphic design for marketing program in Canada. The college provides state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure to its students along with providing them with services like guest lectures, co-op and internship programs, scholarships, awards, student support services, sports and recreational activities. 

CAD 12000

Living Cost

CAD 13500-29000


CAD 11000-13500


University Facts

Established in 1981

Programmes 69 Available

Total Students 20000+

Total Int. Students 12000+

Admission Requirement

The following requirements must be fulfilled to get admitted to the Kwantlen Polytechnic University

  • International students are considered on case-by-case basis. There can be some additional requirements, depending on the program you are applying to.
  • Students are required to submit their original transcripts from their last attended academic institutions. If they are not in English, then submit the translated copies of the same along with the originals.
  • Should provide the certificate issued by the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) that compares educational credentials from other countries to educational standards in Canada.
  • Applicants must be 18 years old at the time of the beginning of the course.
  • You need to submit your English language proficiency test scores if you are coming from a non-English speaking country.

Please note: If you are not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, you must obtain a valid study permit before you come to Canada.

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All Programs(69)

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.

Approximate Tuition Fee Per Year

13500 - 29000 Per year


11000 - 13500 Per year


CAD21312Tuition Fee

CAD12000Living Cost

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  • Academic Counseling
  • Campus Security
  • Campus Shuttle
  • Career Support
  • Co-op Program
  • Financial Assistance
  • Health Insurance
  • Internet Services
  • Internship & on-the-job training
  • IT Services Helpdesk
  • Library Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Orientation for new students
  • Parking and Transit
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Recruitment Services
  • Scholarships and Awards
  • Social and Cultural Events
  • Sports & Recreation Facilities
  • Student Club and Socities
  • Student Leaderships
  • Student Unions and Associations
  • Study & Work Permit
  • Tax Information (T2202A)
  • Volunteer & Community Outreach Programme
  • Work While Studying
  • Student Learning Centre
  • University Transfer Options
  • Continuing Education
  • Women Safety and Resources Centre
  • International Student Life Centre
  • Academic/Career Portals


KPU offers its students a wide variety of student services that contribute largely in building their futures. The students are immediately made to feel at home due to these great services and once they are comfortable they are able to adjust in the university environment.

  • Kwantlen Students Association
  • Student Awards & Financial Assistance (SAFA)
  • Health and Dental Insurance Services
  • Sports and Recreation Facilities
  • Mental Health and Wellness Facilities
  • Orientation for new students
  • Open Houses and Campus Tours
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Accessibility Services
  • Student Clubs and Societies
  • International Student Support Services


Map and Location

12666 72 Ave, Surrey, BC V3W 2M8, Canada

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