General information of KPU

  • Name of institution: Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  • Location (city/country): Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Number of students: 20,000
  • Number of international students: 6,000
  • Tuition Fees: $732.53 per credit/Tuition average: $17,600 (for full-time international students)

Key selling points of KPU

  • KPU is the Canadian’s only Polytechnic University
  • Located in Vancouver, #1 in Canada for QUALITY OF LIVING by Mercer Quality of Living Rankings, 2019
  • Ranked among top Canadian Institutions by the National Survey of Student Engagement in Maclean’s Magazine.
  • 95% employment rate for KPU degree graduates in the workforce
  • 80% of employers say co-op and internship students are a source of new talent and potential future employees
  • Unique programs (includes work experience terms, practicums, or Co-op programs)

Strong programs/courses/majors of KPU

  • #1 Fashion design and technology, fashion marketing, technical apparel design, and product design, the Wilson School was also named the best overall in Canada. (The Business Fashion Magazine)
  • Melville School of Business is one of Western Canada’s largest undergraduate business schools and only a few in British Columbia evaluated globally by the prestigious Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
  • Canada’s only Graphic Design for Marketing program
  • Fashion and technology and Product design degrees are unique to Western Canada
  • The Bachelor of Fashion and Technology and Bachelor of Product design degrees are unique to Western Canada.

Scholarship opportunities for Vietnamese students

  • The International Financial Awards range from $1,000 – $4,000
  • The Major Entrance Scholarships: for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023, there are six $20,000 scholarships and eighteen $5,000 scholarships available.

Kwantlen Student Association (KSA) and Sport & Recreation

  • 36 active clubs and volunteers.
  • Sports leagues: soccer, basketball, volleyball, badminton, and fitness classes