University Canada West welcomes students from Canada and across the world to our campus in downtown Vancouver or our online courses. We are a growing university that fosters an intimate learning environment, putting students at the heart of our organization.


Join University Canada West’s Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication or Associate of Arts to develop the career you desire. Learn about the entry requirements for the programs.


Our MBA course is a vigorous program which will prepare you for executive leadership in the international arena. There are various ways to qualify for admittance into this program.


If you have not met the academic, professional or English language requirements for the Bachelor or MBA program entry, you can join the preparatory courses and qualify for your degree at University Canada West.


English is the language of instruction at University Canada West. Find out more about UCW’s English Language Proficiency requirement for admission.

Browse our directory to learn more about UCW’s Canadian and global partners.


University Canada West allows students to transfer academic credit from other recognized institutions to our programs. The University also participates in the British Columbia post-secondary system (BCCAT) that facilitates student transfer between educational institutions.


The best investment decision you can make for your future is in your education. Review the full cost of tuition and other fees for our programs.


There are many ways to pay for your degree at University Canada West. There are government student loans available to residents of Canada who demonstrate financial need.


University Canada West has a full range of awards and scholarships available for students. See how these financial assistance can help you alleviate the cost of tuition.


Applications to University Canada West are accepted throughout the year. Before applying, please take the time to review the admission process.

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Students may defer their start date for up to a maximum of one year from the date the application was first approved.


Learn more about applying for readmission.

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UCW’s official statement of regulations, policies, programs, requirements and course descriptions.


International students at University Canada West may be eligible to obtain an Off-Campus Work Permit and a Post-Graduation Work Permit.


You play a crucial role for students at your school as they contemplate their choices after high school.


Find answers to the questions we get asked the most about studying at UCW.