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VANWEST COLLEGE (KELOWNA), KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA

Kelowna, British ColumbiaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1988Established Year

VanWest College Kelowna Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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Vanwest College was established in 1988. It is located in the central region of Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, Kelowna is a popular place for international students. The campus is smaller than the Vancouver one but is an easy walk to both the main bus station and the lake.

Why choose VanWest College, Kelowna Campus?

  • The college guarantees student success by paying attention to every student by assigning personal counselors.
  • They have agents at 20 different countries to help the students register easily.
  • They plan a personal education plan for each student according to their needs.
  • They have a small class size of 10 -12 students, which makes the instructor focus on every student.
  • Vanwest college is certified by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the BC government Ministry of Advanced Education. The PTIB certification assures high-quality educational standards and student protection.

Highlights

Type of universityPrivate
Annual acceptance rate100%
Class capacity10 - 12 students
Basic Tuition fees of career programs for Canadian students$1000- $13,090
Basic Tuition fees of career programs for International students$1,250 - $18,820
Basic Tuition fees of English language programs for Canadian students$205 - $390
Test scores acceptedIELTS, TOEFL, CAEL etc
Websitehttps://vanwest.com

Vanwest College Kelowna Program, Campus and Accommodation

Program

The college conducts English language programs and career programs in various fields. The following are the courses for career programs:

  • Commerce and Marketing CO-Op Diploma
  • Business Management CO-OP Diploma
  • Professional Customer Service CO-OP Certificate
  • Cross-Cultural Business Communication Diploma
  • Cross-Cultural Business Communication Certificate
  • Supply Chain Management Post- Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Supply Chain Management Post- Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Hospitality Management CO-OP Diploma

Campus

The college has 2 campuses and they both conduct career and English language programs. One of the campuses is in an urban setting while the other is in the rural setting. They both provide students with high-class facilities. The two campuses are:

  • Vancouver Campus
  • Kelowna Campus

Accommodation

The college provides accommodation on both the campus. They also have homestay facilities for the students who want to experience Canadian culture. The residential facilities provided at both campuses. The details for Kelowna campus are:

  • Kelowna Student Residence - This is a new residential building with great amenities like a game room, study room, and theatre room. This also has easy access to local parks, gyms, restaurants, grocery stores, banks, and public transportation. They have only single rooms with shared baths and the rent is $230/ week.
  • Homestay - The college provides homestay facilities by providing Canadian hosts to the students. These hosts have been working with the college for the past 10 years and students had an amazing experience with them.
Age of studentType of roomCost
Age 19 and aboveSingle room with 3 meals/ day$240/ week
Shared room with 3 meals/ day$220/ week
Age 18 and underSingle room with 3 meals/ day$245/ week
Shared room with 3 meals/ day$220/ week

VanWest College Kelowna Application Process

Pre-Requisites

The applicants should have the following prerequisites before applying for college.

  • Official high school diploma, college degree, transcripts, and certificates of all the institutes attended till now.
  • Copy of the passport

How, When and Where to Apply:

Where to apply: Online Application

How to apply:

  • Fill the online application form or complete the PDF application form and email it to admin@vanwest.com.
  • Submit the documents required in the application form.
  • The college will email an invoice on receiving the application form.
  • The applicant can make the payment and send the receipt.
  • The college will send the letter of acceptance on receiving the receipt.

Application Fees

ProgramsCost
Domestic students$150
International students$210
English program$150
English + Career training program$300

Costs and Expenses

ExpensesCost
Tuition feesCareer training programs$1,250 - $418,820 (International)
$1000- $13,090 (Domestic)
English program$205 - $390 (depending upon the lesson weeks)
Residence feesResidence building$200 - $385
Homestay$220 - $245
Exam fee$100
Administration fees$100
Medical insurance fees$17/ week
Legal Custodianship Fee$250

Scholarships and Financial Aid

The college does not provide a scholarship of its own but they do provide them through educational partners and government:

  • Scholarship offered through Educational Partners

The international students with good academic records are eligible for the scholarship with the educational partners. In this case, the students are selected on the basis of their academic performance in their secondary school and their engagement in their school, community and personal development.

  • Scholarship offered through Government

The Canadian Federal or Provincial government offer scholarship for the eligible international students who outperform in academics or who have a financial need. Students can go to the government website, select their country and review the list of scholarships for which they are eligible.

Find a Program

Diploma Business Management

FULL TIME | CO-OP
$ 9,5471st YEAR
FEES

15 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 5,5161st YEAR
FEES

6 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 9,6901st YEAR
FEES

15 MONTHS

Course Duration

Sep 23

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 7,0571st YEAR
FEES

28 MONTHS

Course Duration

Mar 08

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54

2 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54

Diploma Business Management

FULL TIME | CO-OP
$ 9,5471st YEAR
FEES

15 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 5,5161st YEAR
FEES

6 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 9,6901st YEAR
FEES

15 MONTHS

Course Duration

Sep 23

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 7,0571st YEAR
FEES

28 MONTHS

Course Duration

Mar 08

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54

2 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 6,1011st YEAR
FEES

8 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 7,0571st YEAR
FEES

26 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 9,5471st YEAR
FEES

15 MONTHS

Course Duration

Aug 03

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54

2 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 6,1011st YEAR
FEES

8 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54

Diploma Business Management

FULL TIME | CO-OP
$ 9,5471st YEAR
FEES

15 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 7,0571st YEAR
FEES

26 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 5,5161st YEAR
FEES

6 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 7,0571st YEAR
FEES

26 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 7,0571st YEAR
FEES

28 MONTHS

Course Duration

Mar 08

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 9,5471st YEAR
FEES

15 MONTHS

Course Duration

Aug 03

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
$ 7,0571st YEAR
FEES

26 MONTHS

Course Duration

Jun 27

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  68  |  IELTS  5.5  |  PTE  54
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VanWest College (Kelowna) Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population
DLI NumberO19395299852
Application Cost$157
Average Cost of Attendance$9,547 / Year

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTS7.569 -
PTE725490 -
TOEFL9468120 -

Attendance Cost

$9,547

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$9,547 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Program Wise Accreditations
Language ProgramsLanguages Canada
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532 Leon Ave #104, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6J6
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Bus Station

Water at Leon0.15 Km
Harvey at Bertram - Richter Station0.16 Km
Harvey at Richter - Richter Station0.21 Km
Bernard at Bertram0.3 Km
Queensway Exchange0.32 Km
Richter at Lawrence0.32 Km
Queensway Exchange0.34 Km
Queensway Exchange0.4 Km
Bernard at Richter235.95 Km
Queensway Exchange235.96 Km
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