KWANTLEN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is an innovative, transformative and ambitious institution that has been serving the Metro Vancouver region for more than 35 years. KPU is committed to offering programs that are rich in meaningful, memorable and highly marketable experiences for students through the unique combination of rigorous academic challenges and applied learning opportunities.

Established in 1981, KPU became a university in 2008. It draws its name from the Kwantlen First Nation, whose traditional territory extends throughout the region. In the spirit of the word Kwantlen, which means “tireless runner,” KPU is tirelessly expanding its educational programs, hands-on learning opportunities and campus spaces.

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STUDENT ENROLMENT

Full-time (undergraduates)
11,565

Part-time (undergraduates)
3,955

Source: Kwantlen Polytechnic University (2018 preliminary fall enrolment)

TUITION FEES

CANADIAN STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$4,170

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$17,166

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (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.


RESIDENCE