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VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY

Vancouver Island University (VIU) is a centre of excellence for teaching, learning and applied research. Graduates are in demand across the country and around the world. VIU offers programs that range from graduate and undergraduate degrees to vocational and trades diplomas and certificates, as well as continuing education programs. A thriving university that plays an important role in the educational, cultural and economic life of the region, VIU’s main campus is in Nanaimo on the east coast of Vancouver Island. There are also regional campuses in Duncan and Powell River, as well as a centre in Parksville/Qualicum.

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STUDENT ENROLMENT

Full-time (undergraduates)
5,670

Full-time (graduates)
520

Part-time (undergraduates)
970

Part-time (graduates)
260

Source: Vancouver Island University (headcounts based on October 2017 data image)

TUITION FEES

CANADIAN STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$4,346

Graduate tuition fees:
$9,445 - $12,699

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$15,240

Graduate tuition fees:
$17,400

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in social and behavioural sciences (2017-18).

Note: In addition to tuition fees, universities generally charge fees for goods and services supplied to students. This includes areas such as student associations, sports and health. These additional fees vary widely per university and per student and can run from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. Check with the university for details.