Great teachers. Small classes. Supportive community. West Coast lifestyle. There are so many reasons to choose CapU – here are just a few.

Smaller classes and a supportive learning community

Smaller classes and a supportive learning community

Studying at any of Capilano University's three campuses makes you a part of our growing community of lifelong learners.

Inspired teaching and enriched learning are hallmarks of the CapU experience. Our instructors are professionals who practice what they teach in the field.

You'll find everything you need to be successful at CapU. From the moment you arrive on campus, we'll be there to help you every step of the way.

Classes at CapU have 25 students on average, so our instructors can give individualized support and attention to every student in a class.

A range of programs and study options

A range of programs and study options

CapU has traditional university programs, including philosophy, English and physics and also unique fields of study like outdoor recreation management, jazz studies, and motion picture arts. Explore our areas of study to find the program for you.

We also offer a full mix of continuing education courses geared toward your career and personal development.

Real-world connections

Real-world connections

Our instructors have credentials in fields from business and music to applied behaviour analysis and tourism, with connections forged from years of working in their industry.

Many CapU programs offer practical, work-integrated learning experiences in the form of co-op and work practicum placements.

International opportunities

International opportunities

CapU has partnerships with educational institutions around the world and we offer many opportunities to Study Abroad through semester-long international exchanges and short-term field schools across 18 countries.

With more than 80 countries representing 2,500 international students, CapU has a vibrant, culturally diverse campus. Check out our International Student Guide 2020-2021 (pdf) for more information.

What's next?

What's next?

Want to know more? Visit CapU and find out what it's like to be a student here.

Talk to an Advisor, who will help you explore your academic options at CapU.

Once you've decided that Capilano University is right for you, follow the Steps to Become a CapU Student.