Coquitlam, British ColumbiaLOCATION
Estd 1982Established Year

One of the finest institutions located short distanced from Vancouver, Canada. It is a type of private college and for past 36 years this institution is working to conquer the status of Canada’s one of the finest college. Established in 1982 this college has always aimed to achieve supreme quality educational standards & provides rigorous coursework.

Why to choose Coquitlam College?

  • One of the two private colleges to be a part of BT Transfer System.
  • University like exposure before actually enrolling into it.


  1. Webometrics World Ranking- 247 (Canada)
  2. Webometrics World Ranking- 13962 (global)

Key Features

  • Students can schedule 3 semesters per year to graduate sooner
  • Transferable programs for direct admission into any Canadian universities.
  • Credits earned here are also accounted in universities of United States.
  • High school and University transfer courses can be pursued simultaneously

Reviews of students

  • Teachers are easily accessible and give time to student’s problem.
  • Really helpful and friendly faculty.

College Highlights

College typePrivate
Total students on campus1200-1400
ProgramsUniversity Transfer Program Senior Secondary Program English Studies Program
Type of accommodationHomestay
SessionsFall, spring and summer
Exam score acceptedIELTS TOEFL CAEL IBT

About Campus

  • Built on 7 acres of land
  • beautifully structured campus, five minutes away from the Lougheed Skytain station
  • Private parking for the students
  • 25 minutes downtown to Vancouver


  • Families are scrutinized thoroughly for student safety and comfort
  • Well furnished rooms, three times meals, Laundry and internet facilities
  • Application fee for homestay is  CAD 200 (non-refundable), monthly expense is CAD 1,100

Know your program

Following are the programs offered by Coquitlam College:

Types of ProgramList of Courses offered in it.
University Transfer ProgramAssociate degree in arts 2 year diploma in arts and business 1 year certificate course in arts, science & business
High School ProgramDogwood diploma Adult graduation program
English Studies ProgramEnglish certificate program University preparation program

All you need to know about your application process

Pre- requisite:

  • High school completion certificate
  • If your aboriginal language is not English, score from:
TOEFL570 written, 230 computer
IBT86 or 230 computer based

Or write Coquitlam entrance test.

  1. University Transfer Program-
  • A high school graduate can apply
  • 1st or 2nd year program
  • Good English fluency.
  1. High School Program-
  • Admission based on previous study grades and fluency in English
  • Can take high school and university transfer program together
  1. English Studies Program-
  • Improve your English skills with this program while you prepare for further studies.

How, when and where to apply?

Here is a window to session start at Coquitlam College

SummerApril 27, 2018
FallSeptember 3, 2018
SpringJanuary 4, 2019

Steps to Apply

  • Fill the application form online of $200, available at college website.
  • Pay the amount of application form through visa or master card
  • Once application is accepted, the college will mail letter of acceptance along with the statement of fees due.
  • Tuition fee can be paid by Online Bill Payment or Globalpay or Interace e-Transfer
  • Use ‘tuition’ as your security password


  • Mandatory to provide proof of medical insurance coverage.
  • Domestic students can also apply in person or offline by filling an application form of CAD200.

Cost & Expenditure

  1. Overall expense

CategoryInternational studentsCanadian students
Application feeCAD 200 non-refundableCAD 200 non-refundable
High School ProgramCAD 1,440CAD 900
University Transfer Program 3 units 4 unitsCAD 1,560 CAD 2,080CAD 900 CAD 1,200
English Studies ProgramCAD 1,260CAD 780
Homestay application chargeCAD 200 non-refundableCAD 200 Non-refundable
Homestay monthly chargesCAD 1,100CAD 1,100

Expense of some selected courses

CourseFee StructureDuration
Arts DiplomaCAD 8600/year2 years
Arts certificateCAD 86001 year
Science certificateCAD 86001 year
Business certificateCAD 86001 year
Business diplomaCAD 8600/year2 years

Refund options

  • For refunds give written notice of withdrawal signed by academic counsellor
  • Students with official letter of acceptance are not eligible for refunds
  • If study permits are denied from citizenship and immigration, Canada- 100% refund in case of reapplication within 30 days

Work Study Options- Off campus

Criteria to work off-campus:

  • Registered in the Associate of Arts Degree and on a full-time basis at Coquitlam College.
  • Have a satisfactory academic standing.
  • Hold a valid Study Permit.

Study Direct Stream

Streamlined study permit application process for students proficient in English. Qualifying applicants submit a Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) from a participating Canadian financial institution.

Documents to submit:

  • Letter of Acceptance from Canadian college or university
  • IELTS test result-average 6 or higher, OR
  • TEF test result form of B2/level 4
  • Canadian high school diploma from a recognized Canadian curriculum
  • Transcripts showing completion of two years of a Canadian curriculum
  • Undergo a medical examination before submitting application.
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516 Brookmere Ave, Coquitlam, BC
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