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  • The University Canada West is a private, profit-based university located in Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It was founded by David F. Strong, the former president of the University of Victoria, in 2004.
  • The University is a student-focused contemporary institution and emphasizes small-sized classrooms with an average class size of 21 students to ensure complete and undivided attention to students with faculty with real-world business experience.
  • The employability rate for MBA Students from University Canada West is also high as 88% of the MBA students secured employment within three months of graduation.

Why study at University Canada West?

  • The Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Program (ACBSP) certifies business, accounting and business-related programs for the associate, baccalaureate, master and doctoral degree levels globally. The University Canada West has gained the ACBSP Global Business Accreditation for its Bachelor of Commerce and MBA degree program.
  • University is a member of the British Council Transfer System (BCCAT) with above 2000 credit transfer arrangements with other post-secondary institutions.
  • University Canada West is recognized by EduCanada, an organization that supports international education in Canada.
  • Languages Canada has recently accredited the University Canada West, Languages Canada takes care of Canada's national language education. It represents more than 225 public and private language education members offering accreditation in English and French programs.
  • University Canada West is now a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The University is promoting its mission to encourage engagement, accelerate innovation and amplify impact in business education. Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is a platform that connects students, institutions and businesses to come together and achieve a common goal.
  • The University has a flexible program allowing students to opt for both online classes, as well as on-campus lectures or else, choose both as per the student's convenience. The University is also being ranked amongst the “Top 10 best online universities, 2021” in Canada
  • As the University is situated in one of the most livable cities in the world and is also surrounded by global corporations like Sony, Amazon, Microsoft etc., providing opportunities to the students to gain experience of important industries in order to have a successful career after education.
  • University Canada West has students from 90 countries across the globe, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees to domestic and international students with a dynamic learning environment, personal attention to students, competitive tuition fees and scholarships to recognize academic excellence.


The University Canada West has two locations within reach:

Vancouver House

  • The new Vancouver House campus of the University Canada West was established in October 2020, and it is located in the middle of West End and Yaletown, within walking distance to Sunset Beach and English Bay.
  • The new Campus is part of the Vancouver House development. CNN in 2019 named the building as the “most anticipated building set to shape the world”.

West Pender

  • The West Pender Campus of the University Canada West was established in 2014 in the historic office of The London Building, Downtown Vancouver.
  • The Campus located at 626 West Pender St. in the historic London Building is easily commutable and is just walking distance from public transits, including the waterfront Skytrain Station, bus routes and SeaBus terminal.


  • The University Canada West offer scholarships, financial aids and bursaries to enrolling both domestic and international students.
  • University allows only one (1) award, grant and scholarship and only one continuing student award for eligible pupils.
  • Following are the awards and scholarships automatically applied while application if the students:
    • Pathway to Knowledge Bursary
    • Second Language Excellence Scholarship
    • Scholarships for Academic Excellence
    • Americas Tuition
    • Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Reginal Grants
    • European Grant
    • Middle East Regional Grant
    • Southeast Asia (SEA) Regional Grant
    • Special Targeted Regional Award Program


University Canada West following four degrees:

  • Master's in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Arts & Business Communication
  • Associate of Arts

University also offers two preparatory programs accredited by Languages Canada such as:

  • MBA Foundation
  • University Access Program


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