Who We Are
For more than 30 years, Kwantlen Polytechnic University has provided students with the skills they need for the careers they want. As Canada’s only polytechnic university, KPU is committed to providing you with opportunities to develop hands-on, applied skills, in addition to traditional academics. We offer a range of degree, diploma, certificate, citation, and apprenticeship training programs, many of which can’t be found at other post-secondary institutions. You’ll graduate career-ready and prepared to make a positive impact in your community. Discover the power of experiential learning at KPU: where thought meets action.
Almost 20,000 students annually attend courses at KPU campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Langley and Cloverdale.
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Study Abroad Opportunities
Want to see the world, make new friendships and make yourself stand out to potential future employers as well? KPU students have the opportunity to attend one of many amazing partner institutions from around the world. During your exchange, you will only pay for your KPU tuition, not international fees, and receive full transfer credit for the courses that you take while abroad.
$40 non-refundable Application Fee
How to Apply
Admission is a 2-Step process: first, qualify under one of four applicant categories [High School, Transfer, Mature, Aboriginal] and then satisfy the stated admission requirements for the program being applied for.
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Student Loan Info
Since KPU does not provide on-campus housing facilities, all students arriving from outside of the Metro Vancouver region will need to find a place to live.
English Language Requirement
English is the primary language of study at KPU therefore all applicants must be able to demonstrate the appropriate level of English language proficiency for their undergraduate, vocational or preparatory area of study.