Fredericton, NewBrunswickLOCATION
Estd 2003Established Year

Yorkville University was founded in 2003 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. It has two other campuses in British Columbia and Ontario. The university is private, offering practitioner-oriented degree programs for a professional career. The university offers master’s, bachelor’s and diploma programs with challenging content and state-of-art faculty. Given are few more unique features about Yorkville.

Rankings & Standings

  • Ranked 136 in Canada by Webometrics
  • Ranked 8602 in the world by Webometrics

Key Features

  • Mainly known for the multi-disciplinary study of business administration.
  • The specialization culminates in Capstone course, here students work in teams to work on project management plan including all necessary areas to be concentrated.
  • Offers both online and on-campus delivery approach. Students can plan with their advisors according to the requirement.
  • The small size of classrooms for better interaction between student and faculty.
  • Has a 94% employment rate where these many students were placed within a year.
  • The placement rate of the university is 100%.


Type of UniversityPrivate
Undergraduate Programs2
Graduate Program3
Diploma Programs1
Attrition Rate26%
Method of DeliveryOnline, On-Campus
Number of Students per class20
Test Score acceptedTOEFL, IELTS, MELAB, CanTest & TWE

Yorkville University Campus

The university offers undergraduate, graduate and diploma courses in three provinces of Canada viz. Ontario, British Columbia, and New Brunswick. Programs are offered in Online and On-campus in Ontario, and British Columbia, while in New Brunswick only online programs are offered to the students.

  • BBA is offered in 4 different specializations at the British Columbia campus.
  • BBA in Project Management and Bachelor of Interior Design are offered at the Ontario campus.

Yorkville University Programs

The university offers three programs with further specialization in bachelor’s and master’s courses at the New Brunswick campus. More programs are offered at the other 2 campuses.




Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology

Master of Education in Adult Education

Master of Education in Educational Leadership


Bachelor of Business Administration

Bachelor of Interior Design


Bachelor of Interior Design

Choose your schedule

Students could either opt for on-campus full-time or online full-time program.

  • Full-time On-Campus
  • Online

Yorkvile University Admissions

The Yorkville University offers various undergraduate and graduate programs. The requirements are different for different programs, students can select the one they are interested in and follow the mentioned steps to apply for the university.

Mandatory Requirements

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology/ Master of Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized university preferably Psychology as minor or major for counselling psychology specialization.
  • Grade Point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 or 4.3 scale.
  • GRE or Miller Analogies Test is not mandatory but could be considered if the applicants think, it is going to benefit them.
  • The application fee is CAD 75.
  • Two letters of reference, the format is available on the official website of Yorkville University.
  • Current Resume.
  • A 700-1000-word letter of application substantiating interest, qualifications and experience relevant to the field of counselling psychology.

Note: For Master of Education, proof of successful completion of 2 or more years of employment in the education sector is required.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

The students whose first language is not English need to appear for the test of English proficiency and submit the proof of the same.

Admission requirements for BBA changes depending upon the province from which the program is being delivered. Students can visit the official website of the university to know about the same.

Bachelor of Interior Design

Who all are eligible for the course

  • High school graduates.
  • Graduates of degree programs in related or unrelated fields.
  • Graduates of Bachelor of Fine Arts or Architectural Design programs.
  • Graduates of interior design diploma (two years) or interior decorating diploma programs.
  • Graduates of three-year interior design diploma programs.

Interior Decorating Associate Diploma Program

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12) or its equivalent.
  • A mature student who is over 18 and is not enrolled from secondary school shall qualify mature student test conducted by the university.

English Language Requirements

For candidates whose native language is not English shall submit the proof of an official English proficiency test to show their ability to study and work in English. The language proficiency criteria vary from course-to-course

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology

TestMinimum Score Required
TOEFL550 (PBT) or 80 (Online Test)
Master of Education
ScoreMinimum Score Required
TOEFL580 (PBT) or 90 (Online Test)
  • Completion of senor secondary education or completion of 12 credit hours or previous post-secondary education where English is the medium of instruction.
  • Given below are the minimum English proficiency test scores required for admission
TOEFL550 (PBT) or 80 (Online Test)
International Students
TestMinimum Score Required
TOEFLiBT 80 CBT 213 PBT 550
  • International students with none of the above credential could still claim proficiency in English. They can get admission through Telephonic Interview with the Admission Committee.
  • Any international candidate who does not have ESL proficiency score shall successfully complete English as a Second Language Program.

Yorkville University Application Process

The application procedure is different for each course, but there are some common steps followed by all. Below mentioned are those steps:

  • Visit the website of the university, www.yorkvilleu.ca.
  • Click on the “Admission” tab.
  • Click on “Apply Now” button.
  • Read all the instructions carefully and fill the form.
  • Pay the application fee of CAD 75 either online or offline.
  • Send all the mandatory transcripts through the post and complete the procedure.
  • International candidates are advised to submit notarized copies of the documents along with the application.

Obtaining Study Permit

An international student in Canada needs to have a valid study permit and visa and complete most of the courses on-campus. The students shall apply at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and at VISA Application Center for the same.

Yorkville University Tuition & Fees

The tuition fee for each course is different and is paid term-wise. The fees vary depending on the credits scored by the students in the qualifying examination.

The estimated tuition cost of each program is listed below:

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology

Trimester CountTuition Fee per Trimester
Trimester One (7 credits x CAD 690 CAD per hour)CAD 4830
Trimester Two-to-Five (9 credits x CAD 690 per hour)CAD 6210
Practicum Course (6 credits x CAD 690 per hour)CAD 4140

Master of Education

Trimester CountTuition Fee per Trimester
Trimester One-to-Six (6 credits x CAD 670 per hour)CAD 4020


It is a 3 credit hours course and tuition fee is calculated depending upon the number of courses taken per term

Trimester CountTuition Fee per Trimester
2 courses per term (6 credits x CAD 415 per credit hour)CAD 2490
3 courses per term (9 credits x CAD 415 per credit hour)CAD 3735
4 courses per term (12 credits x CAD 415 per credit hour)CAD 4980

International Students – CAD 518.75 per credit hour

For permanent and Canadian students, the university provides a bursary of up to 45% in British Columbia and 35% in Ontario.

  • British Columbia: CAD 228.25 per credit hour
  • Ontario: CAD 269.75 per credit hour

A military bursary is provided to recently retired or currently serving Canadian Force members and to their families as well.

  • Canadian Force Members: CAD311.25 CAD per credit hour
  • Family Member: CAD325.75 CAD per credit hour

For international students, the estimated tuition fee is CAD 518.75 per credit hour.

Bachelor of Interior Design

StudentsTermTuition fee per term
Domestic1-to-12 (15 credits x CAD 347 per credit hour)CAD 5205
International1-to-12 (15 credits x CAD 433.75 per credit hour)CAD 6506.25

Students who submit the proof of US or Mexican citizenship are exempted from paying the international fee under The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Interior Decorating Associate Diploma

The diploma program has 23 courses and the tuition fee for each course is CAD 865. The total estimate of 23 courses is CAD 19,895.

Yorkville Unversity Scholarships

The Yorkville University provides financial assistance to the students through various scholarships and bursaries. Given are few bursaries and scholarship for the deserving candidates.

Canadian Force Bursary - This bursary is offered to the wards of Canadian Forces member.

New Brunswick Provincial Government Employees Bursary Program - This program is meant for the candidates seeking admission to Graduate programs and is a current employee of the New Brunswick Department of Education, or the New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, or Training and Labour and the New Brunswick Department of Family and Community Services.

Jacob Markovitz Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is meant for first-year students of any graduate program. It is a need-based scholarship.

Financial Aid

Yorkville has several options to aid monetary wise to the aspirants. Given are few resources for post-secondary education

  • Canada Student Loan Program
  • Student Line of Credit
  • Employment Insurance Benefits
  • Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)
  • Lifelong Learning Program (LLP)

Work while you Study

International students are eligible to apply for Post-Graduation Work Permit Program if they have graduated from Canadian private school. To work in Canada while studying students need to have a valid work-study permit.

Study permit – Students shall have a study permit if they want to apply for the work-study program. If they want to extend their stay in Canada or their permit does not allow them to work in Canada, they shall request an amendment to the study permit, from the IRCC.

Alumni Network

Here is the list of some notable alumni of the university:

  • Samantha Lightfoot - Entrepreneur and owner of The Riot Theory Apparel
  • Yasaman Saeidi - Won recognition by Interior Design Educator’s Council in the Advanced Undergraduate Student Design Competition category
  • Jamie Swan – First Yorkville MACP to receive Canadian Certified Counellor (CCC) designation from CCPA
Find a Program
$11,040 PER

Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 11,040
Post graduate Tuition Fees$11040
Application Deadline
April 01, 2019
Start of Application process February 01, 2019
End of Application process April 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 75
Application website yorkvilleu.secure....
Accepts common App No
Direct Application Yes
Acceptance Rate
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