University Canada West

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University Canada West

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University Overview

Founded in the year 2004, University Canada West offers programs like Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business Administration to its national and international students who come from over 40 countries globally.

Offering a dynamic learning environment, focus on research, small class sizes, personal attention from the dedicated faculty and competitive tuition rates, University Canada West prepares the students for life and careers post their education. Located in the heart of Vancouver, the university is business–oriented and focuses on intensive teaching to prepare the students to be relevant, innovative and job ready.

A member of the Global University Systems, an international education group, made up of some of the most dynamic institutions of the world, University Canada West provides programs that are career-focused to help students transform into leadership ready graduates with the staff and faculty providing amazing support services to the students. 

The university wishes to offer flexibility in education to make it more accessible for the students, to foster a challenging and diverse learning environment that focuses on the practical application of education and to build competencies for leadership, scholarships and responsible citizenship in a global context.

CAD 12000

Living Cost

CAD 13000-21000


CAD 14000-22000


University Facts

Established in 2005

Programmes 12 Available

Admission Requirement

The following requirements must be fulfilled to get admitted to the University Canada West 

  • 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(12)

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

13000 - 21000 Per year


14000 - 22000 Per year


CAD20237Tuition Fee

CAD12000Living Cost

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  • Academic Counseling
  • Accomodation (On Campus)
  • Campus Security
  • Campus Shuttle
  • Career Support
  • Co-op Program
  • Financial Assistance
  • Food & Dining Sevices
  • Health Insurance
  • Internship & on-the-job training
  • Library Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Orientation for new students
  • Parking and Transit
  • Recruitment Services
  • Scholarships and Awards
  • Social and Cultural Events
  • Student Club and Socities
  • Student Leaderships
  • Study & Work Permit
  • Work While Studying
  • Student Learning Centre
  • University Transfer Options
  • Continuing Education
  • International Student Life Centre
  • Academic/Career Portals


The University Canada West (UCW) Offers its students numerous student services which help the students feel at ease on campus and also help them build a rapport with other students as well as utilize the facilities and available on campus.

  • Personalized Counseling
  • Mental Health and Wellness Services
  • Health Services Plan
  • International and Immigrant Students’ Centre
  • Accessibility Services
  • Adult Learner Services
  • Student Financial Services Centre
  • Student Unions and Associations
  • Social and Cultural Events



Awards & Scholarships

  • University Canada West (UCW) entrance awards, scholarships and grants are available to new students applying to a UCW undergraduate or graduate program.
  • You can receive only ONE (1) award, scholarship or grant and one continuing student award if eligible. Review the conditions of each option carefully and supply ALL of the required supporting documentation for those scholarships, awards or grants for which you wish to be considered. A limited number of each award, scholarship or grant will be available each term.
  • Awards will be applied to your tuition at UCW on a prorated basis throughout the duration of the award. In other words, the award will be credited to your tuition each term based on the number of courses in which you register OR as indicated in the specific requirements and conditions of the award.
  • The value of an award, scholarship or grant will not be more than the value of your tuition. The maximum award value for transfer students will be prorated based on the number of credits required to complete your degree. The following courses are not usually eligible for award, scholarship or grant tuition disbursements: SOAR 098; ENGL 080; and any repeat course attempts.
  • Award, scholarship and grant recipients are expected to act as ambassadors for UCW and participate in outreach and alumni engagement initiatives in their home region once the award is granted.

Download the Scholarship Application form for the full regulations, terms and conditions of UCW entrance scholarships, awards and grants.

You must apply by the Entrance Award Application Deadline which is at least 30 days before the start of your first term at UCW.
You must continue to meet all the terms and conditions of the award, including required academic performance, to continue to receive award disbursements.

  • Women in Leadership MBA Award
  • Americas Tuition
  • University Canada West Founder’s Scholarship
  • Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • MBA Foundation Study Grant
  • The Emily Baker Scholarship
  • European Grant
  • Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Regional Grant
  • Southeast Asia (SEA) Regional Grant
  • Middle East Regional Grant
  • Special Targeted Regional Award Program
  • Canada 150 Tuition Concession for the Armed Forces
  • Live Our Vision of Education (L.O.V.E.) Canada Undergraduate Scholarship
  • MBA Excellence Scholarship for Continuing Students

Map and Location

626 W Pender St #100, Vancouver, BC V6B 1V9, Canada

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