CAPILANO UNIVERSITY - [CAPU], NORTH VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - ADMISSION

North Vancouver, British ColumbiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1968Established Year
  10185Enrollment

Capilano University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Capilano University accepts applications in the season of Fall, Spring and Summer. Each year, CapU enrols approximately 11,600 students, 8,300 in for-credit programs and 3,300 in non-credit courses. The university has a diverse student body with more than 1900 international students from around 73 countries. CapU offers 101 academic programs to choose from. The university offers Bachelor, Post Baccalaureate, Associate, Diploma as well as Certificate courses.

  • Applicants can apply by filling up the application on the official website.
  • International students are required to send their English proficiency test scores.
  • Application deadlines vary from program to program.
  • Requirements for Bachelor’s and Master’s program vary. So, it is advisable to check the program specific requirements before applying.

Highlights

Application Portalcapilanou.ca/apply
Application FeeCAD $ 135
Academic CalendarSemester- based
Intake SessionsSummer/ Spring/ Fall
Work ExperienceRequired for some courses
School codeTOEFL - 0505
International students1900 from over 73 countries
Contact details for International studentsinted@capilanou.co
Student to faculty ratio25:1

Capilano University Admission Deadlines

Every course has specific deadlines. However, some of the important dates for registration to the university are given here.

TermRegistration Dates
Fall 2019July 8- 19, 2019
Summer 2019March 4 - 8, 2018
Spring 2019November 13 - 22, 2018

Capilano University International Admissions

There are several additional requirements for the international students along with the general requirements which are the same as the Canadian applicants.

Admission Requirements -

  • Official transcripts of educational institutions attended previously.
    • English translations of the transcripts are required.
    • Unofficial scanned documents can be sent for admission purpose.
    • Hard copies of original official documents have to be submitted before the start of the program.
  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • International students are required to have health insurance.
  • There are various specific departmental requirements as well which include submission of portfolios, auditions or interviews.

English Proficiency Test Score

All the international applicants who does not have English as their first language or who have not received a degree from an institute where the primary language is English need to prove their proficiency in English by submitting their TOEFL, IELTS, ELA, CAEL, PTE Academic scores.

The university may ask students to attend ELP placement test if it decides that the candidate needs additional instruction. Minimum required scores for admission are given below.

TestMinimum score
TOEFL- iBT83
TOEFL- PBT560
IELTS6.5
ELA145
CAEL70
PTE Academic56

Student Permit for International Students

  • The selected applicants will receive an offer letter. In order to accept the offer, the students will be required to pay CAD $ 5000 as the tuition and fee deposit.
  • After receiving the deposit, the university will mail the acceptance letter.
  • The next step is to apply for a student permit from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
  • Documents required to apply for the student permit:
    • Acceptance letter from the university.
    • Immigration letter.
    • Passport.
    • Proof of financial support.

Capilano University Undergraduate Admissions

Capilano University provides undergraduate degrees in the field of Business Administration, Communication Studies, Performing Arts, Music Therapy, Tourism Management and Liberal Studies. To apply for admission, the applicant has to fulfil the following general requirements -

Where to Apply: Capilano University Application

Application Fee: CAD $ 135

Admission Requirements -

  • BC secondary school graduation or equivalent or Mature student status.
  • Transcripts of all academic institutions attended previously.
  • A letter of intent or resume is required for certain specific courses.

Capilano University Grdauate Admissions

Applicatoin Portal: Graduate Application Portal

Application fee: CAD $ 135

Capilano University provides Graduate diploma and Postbaccalaureate diploma in the field of International Management, Applied Behaviour Analysis, Early Childhood care and North America Business Management. Each course has specific admission requirements.

CourseApplication DeadlineAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Applied Behaviour Analysis (Autism) Post Baccalaureate CertificateFall 2019: August 6, 2019Bachelor’s degree,
Official transcripts of colleges and universities attended previously
TOEFL iBT- 83
TOEFL PBT- 560
IELTS- 6.5
ELA- 145
CAEL- 70
PTE Academic- 56
Capilano University EAP- 100 or 101
Applied Behaviour Analysis (Autism) Post Baccalaureate DiplomaEnd of AprilBachelor’s degree in Arts or Sciences,
Official transcripts of colleges and universities attended previously,
1 Letter of reference,
Letter of interest, Minimum 300 hours of experience
TOEFL iBT- 83
TOEFL PBT- 560
IELTS- 6.5
ELA- 145
CAEL- 70
PTE Academic- 56
Capilano University EAP- 100 or 101
North American Business Management Applied post-baccalaureate diplomaFall 2019: August 6, 2019
Spring 2020: December 3, 2019
Bachelor’s degree,
Official transcripts of colleges and universities attended previously,
Minimum GPA required is 2.0, 
2-page letter of intent,
Resume,
Work experience
TOEFL iBT- 83
TOEFL PBT- 560
IELTS- 6.5
ELA- 145
CAEL- 70
PTE Academic- 56
Capilano University EAP- 090
International Management Graduate DiplomaMay 1 - August 6BBA or Bachelor of Communication Studies with a minimum GPA of 3.0,
Personal interview, 2-page letter of intent, Resume
TOEFL iBT- 83
TOEFL PBT- 560
IELTS- 6.5
ELA- 145
CAEL- 70
PTE Academic- 56
Capilano University EAP- 090

The major requirement for admission at Capilano University is English Language Proficiency. However, the university also considers other criteria while granting admission which includes GPA.

After applying the applicant will receive an email of acknowledgement. This email will include the applicant’s student ID and Capilano University email address and instructions to how can application be tracked.

Applicants can check the status on ssb.capilanou.ca.

A Letter of Offer will be emailed to the applicant if the application is successful.

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