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Vancouver Community College - Downtown Campus

canada flagVancouver, British Columbia, Canada

University Overview

Located in the heart of the city, Vancouver Community College (VCC) offers academic, cultural, and social environments that inspire relevant real-world training. Our on campus facilities - including gourmet restaurants, an auto shop, and salon and spa - allow students to hone their skills and training while providing high-quality lower-cost services to the Downtown and East Vancouver communities.

VCC is proud to inspire a new generation of students to discover their passions, gain essential skills, and learn what it takes to succeed in a competitive workforce. With over 15,000 students, including a growing number of Aboriginal and International learners, 1,100 employees and an annual budget of $105 million, VCC is a key player in the post-secondary landscape in B.C. Our connections to industry ensure that our students have direct access to employers while our model of access and our partnerships across the post-secondary sector assist students to reach their goals at any stage of their educational journey.

CAD 12000

Living Cost

CAD 11000-25500

Undergraduate

CAD 11000-21000

Graduate

University Facts

Established in 1965

Programmes 28 Available

Total Students 15000+

Total Int. Students 600+

Admission Requirement

The following requirements must be fulfilled to get admitted to Vancouver Community College

  • International students are considered on a 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.

Minimum IELTS Score

6+

Undergraduate

6.5+

Graduate

Minimum TOEFL Score

68+

Undergraduate

84+

Graduate

All Programs(28)

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

11000 - 25500 Per year

Undergraduate(CAD)

11000 - 21000 Per year

Graduate(CAD)

CAD18365Tuition Fee

CAD12000Living Cost

Comparison with other universities of similar tier

Features

  • Academic Counseling
  • Campus Security
  • Campus Shuttle
  • Career Support
  • Day Care Centers
  • 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
  • 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
  • Work While Studying
  • Student Learning Centre
  • Women Safety and Resources Centre
  • International Student Life Centre
  • Academic/Career Portals

Students

We offer a wide range of services to help you get the most out of your time at VCC.

  • Advising Services
  • Bookstore
  • Career Guidance
  • Child Care
  • Counseling
  • Disability Services
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Indigenous Services
  • Interpreting Services
  • Library
  • Tutoring

Scholarships

Vancouver Community College offers its students a number of awards, scholarships and bursaries in order to help them with their finances and also present them with applause for their performance.

  • VCC Student Awards Ceremony : Held twice a year
  • BMW Group Canada Body and Paint Pre- Apprentice Scholarship
  • Dr. Bik May Wai Scholarship
  • The Great West Life, London Life & Canada Life Scholarship for New Canadians
  • Jess Daniel Nichol Memorial Award
  • Positive Space Scholarship
  • Pyrrha Scholarship
  • Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. Entrance Award
  • Vancouver Community College Entrance Awards
  • VCC Bursaries
  • Vancouver Community College (graduating) scholarships and awards

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