Who We Are

For more than 50 years, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has been training the experts, innovators, and professionals who shape our economy – across BC and around the world.

Through our unique applied education model, BCIT students gain the technical skills, real-world experience, and problem-solving ability needed to embrace complexity and lead change in a rapidly changing workforce. Our curriculum is developed through close consultation with industry and delivered by instructors who have direct, hands-on experience in their fields.  

General Info General Info

Enrolment Total
16.600 full-time and 31,600 part-time
Enrolment Details

BCIT is one of British Columbia’s largest post-secondary institutions with more than 48,000 students enrolled annually. BCIT has five [5] main campuses along with satellite programs province-wide.

Detailed Costs
Campus Locations

3700 Willingdon Avenue,
Burnaby, BC

555 Seymour Street,
Vancouver, BC

3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC

555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC

Programs Programs

Info on All Programs

Admissions Admissions

Basic Admissions Requirements

Entrance requirements are program specific. Requirements for each program are listed in the “Program Entry” tabs. General admissions information for high school applicants: www.bcit.ca/admission/requirements/highschool.shtml

IB and AP Credits

Evaluated on an individual basis

English Proficiency Requirements

English requirements are program specific. English grades vary from 50% to 73&. Entry to competitive programs may require higher English grades.

Application Deadline

Applications open Nov. 1st for technology programs; trades pplications are open throughout the year. We recommend submitting your completed applications as soon as possible. Deadlines – First qualified, first accepted: applications close when program is full. Competitive programs application deadlines vary. www.bcit.ca/admission/whentoapply.shtml

Application Fee

$90 – Domestic Students. $154 – International Students

How to Apply

Apply via your selected program’s web page. Our application process is entirely online. You must scan and pdf. documents to your online application.

Admissions Contact Phone

Financial Aid Financial Aid

Entrance Scholarships Deadline

August 5th

Entrance Scholarships Info
Other Scholarship Info
Student Loan Info

Financial Aid Contact Email
Financial Aid Contact Phone

Residence Residence

First Year Residence Spots
Must be accepted into a full-time program at BCIT to be eligible to apply for residence.
Residence Options

Maquinna Residence is located on the BCIT Burnaby Campus, with 333 bedrooms in townhouse-style buildings available for full-time students. The Residence features private bedrooms with shared kitchens, living rooms, dining rooms and bathrooms.

Total Average Residence Cost
$610 month for full-time students in programs of 16 weeks or longer, plus Activity Fee and Parking [if available]. Damage deposit and first-months rent required in advance as Room Deposit Fee.
Residence Cost Details

Residence Application Deadline
How to Apply

Access to online residence application form is provided in the student Letter of Acceptance to BCIT.

Residence Contact Email
Residence Contact Phone

International Students International Students

International Student Info


English Language Requirement


More International Student Info

International Students Contact Email