Surrey, British ColumbiaLOCATION
Estd 2004Established Year

Stenberg College (Surrey): Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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  • Stenberg College offers realistic, industry-accredited and practical learning space.
  • Popular for- health care, nursing and education programs.
  • Psychiatric Nursing program- first combined delivery program of its kind in British Columbia.
  • 10 programs in combined delivery format for students who want to work while studying online.
  • Webometrics Ranking 2018 - #250 in Canada, #3265 Continental Ranking.
  • Free practical training in program related subjects.
  • Professional study courses for working professionals to enhance their skills.
  • ESL (English as Second Language) course- free of cost for Stenberg students.


Type of UniversityPrivate
Registration Fee [for Canadian students]CAD 197.75
Registration Fee [for International students]CAD 197.75
Tuition Fee [for Canadian students]CAD 10,509.64 to CAD 59,706.98
Tuition Fee [for International students]CAD 16,786.27 to CAD 44,532.74
Books & Supplies [for Canadian students]CAD 656.8 to CAD 4,704.63
Books & Supplies [for International students]CAD 1,094.37 to CAD 3,700.68
Test Scores AcceptedIELTS- 6.0 overall PTE- 51 [has exceptions]

Campus Facilities

  • Location- 7th floor of the tower at Central City mall.
  • Access to student library, computers, etc.
  • One flagship campus and one satellite campus in Surrey.

Residential Facilities

  • Home-stays options for international students.
  • no on campus residential facility
  • List of home-stays:
  1. Harmony Homestay
  2. Home Sweet Homestay Canada
  3. International Homestay Agency
  4. Surrey Homestay Agency
  5. White Rock Homestay

*Approximate per month budget for living expenses – CAD 1,025.02 to CAD 1,839.78 depending upon the type of accommodation selected.

Programs and Divisions

BusinessAccounting & Financial Management92 weeksFebruary, June, October
Business Diploma – Marketing Specialization51 weeksOctober
EducationEarly Childhood Education46 weeksApril, September
 -Early Childhood Education Post Basic28 weeks, including 12 week practicumApril, August
Education Assistant41 weeks, including 8 week practicumMarch, August
Health Care TechnologyCardiology Technologist62 WeeksJanuary
Dispensing Optician55 weeksMay, October
Medical Laboratory Assistant30 weeksMay, July, October [in Surrey]
May [in Vancouver Island]
Pharmacy Technician43 weeksMay

Health Care Administration
Hospital Support Specialist51 weeksFebruary, June, October
Medical Office Assistant32 weeksFebruary, June, October
Nursing Unit Clerk40 weeksJanuary, May, September
NursingHealth Care Assistant30 weeksApril, October
Health Care Assistant for ESL-learners42 weeksJanuary
Practical Nursing74 weeksFebruary, June, October
Psychiatric Nursing120 weeksApril, September
Human ServicesCommunity, Mental Health and Addiction workers60 weeksApril, October
Community Support Workers32 WeeksOctober
Counselling Therapist82 weeks/ 88 weeks [Private Practice]May, November
Therapeutic Recreation (Gerontology)47 WeeksMay, Novembe

**Programs are available for international students:

  • Community, Mental Health & Addiction workers
  • Dispensing Optician Diploma
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Education- Basic & Post-Basic
  • Health Care Assistant for ESL learners
  • Practical Nursing

English as a Second Language course for students who need improvement  in English speaking and writing skills.

All You Need To Know About The Application Process

Application Requirements

  • English Language Proficiency- IELTS score- 6.0 overall; PTE score- 51.
  • Copy of valid passport.

Steps to Apply

  • In-person Application – Program Advisors are assigned to students. Take a campus tour and fill application form with their help.
  • Out of Area Application – Online, phone, email and fax applications. A Program Advisor is assigned to guide you through the entire process.

Cost & Expenses

ProgramTotal Payable
Domestic StudentsInternational Students
Cardiology TechnologistCAD 36,081.97N/A
Community Mental Health & Community WorkerCAD 22,914.82CAD 24,947.95
Community Support WorkerCAD 14,471.13N/A
Dispensing Optician DiplomaCAD 25,245.69CAD 24,226.41
Dispensing Optician- Contact Lens Filter CertificateCAD 6,464.89N/A
Early Childhood EducationCAD 19,221.37CAD 21,347.44
Early Childhood Education -Post-BasicCAD 12,766.10CAD 33,711.39
Health Care AssistantCAD 13,677.78N/A
Health Care Assistant for ESL learnersCAD 15,850.84CAD 19,442.94
Hospital Support SpecialistCAD 23,917.66N/A
Medical Laboratory AssistantCAD 24,268.25N/A
Medical Office AssistantCAD 15,418.13N/A
Nursing Unit ClerkCAD 18,713.48N/A
Pharmacy AssistantCAD 15,513.82N/A
Pharmacy TechnicianCAD 21,133.24N/A
Practical NursingCAD 44,853.00CAD 49,802.02
Psychiatric NursingCAD 65,999.15N/A
Education AssistantCAD 19,121.95N/A
Therapeutic Recreation (Gerontology)CAD 20,215.72N/A

Scholarship, Bursaries & Awards

Name of AwardAmount
Student of the Year [SOTY]Full Tuition Reimbursement [up to $20,000]

Name of ScholarshipAmount
Karen O’Shaughnessy Full Tuition ScholarshipFull Tuition Fees for Community, Mental Health and Addiction Program.

Cardiology Technologist – OnlineCAD 1,313 Bursary for Hospital or Health Care EmployeesApplicants from Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Atlantic Canada
Cardiology Technologist – Prince Edward IslandCAD 6,567 Bursary for any PEI ResidentApplicants from Prince Edward Island
Early Childhood EducationCAD 1,313 Wind & Tide Preschools – Responsible Adult BursaryGraduates of the Responsible Adult course.
Medical Laboratory Assistant – Combined Delivery, BCCAD 2,626 LifeLabs Bursary (Vancouver Island students only)All Vancouver Island applicants for the Medical Laboratory Assistant Combined Delivery program.
Special Education Assistant – Combined Delivery, BCCAD 656 Catholic School BursaryThose interested in working in Lower Mainland Catholic Schools.

**Apart from these, a student can apply for scholarships available under Scholarship Canada and Yconic.

Work While You Study

To work off campus, obtain Social Insurance Number (SIN) and valid work-study permit.

  • No on-campus part time employment opportunity.
  • Online course takers can work while studying.
Find a Program

Business, Finance, Economics, Management & Statistics 1 Program

41 weeksfull-timeEnglish
$8,250 - 21,303 PER


Arts & Social Studies 3 Programs

41 weeksfull-timeEnglish
$8,250 - 21,303 PER

30 weeksfull-timeEnglish
$8,250 - 13,875 PER


Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing 12 Programs

Stenberg College (Surrey) Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population
DLI NumberO19283910772
Average Cost of Attendance$19,500 / Year

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTS7.569 -
PTE49.5990 -

Attendance Cost


Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$19,500 / Year
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