Vancouver Island University | Cowichan Campus
2011 University Way , Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
Duncan, British Columbia
Founded 1969
Total Students: 16175+

About

Vancouver Island University is a Canadian public university founded in 1969. Since its establishment, the university remains to be a centre for qualitative learning. Vancouver Island University is a student-centred community where excellence in learning is the primary goal. We welcome and value the contributions of students from around the world who create the rich cultural tapestry on our campuses. Our faculty and students gain valuable international experience through engagement in innovative projects and partnerships worldwide. Our vision is shaped by the ideals of a just, equitable and sustainable global community. Vancouver Island University is a dynamic, internationally known university supporting a student population in excess of 15,000 full-time and part-time learners, including over 3,300 international students, 1,500 aboriginal students, and employing over 2,000 faculty and staff. Through its ongoing evolution and growth, the school is proud to have contributed to the development of the Vancouver Island culture, social, economic and knowledge base. Vancouver Island University offers bachelors, masters, diploma and certificate programs across disciplines. The core areas of study offered at the university include Art, Design & Performing Arts, Education, Health Sciences, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Human Services, Science & Technology, Business & Management, Tourism, Recreation & Hospitality, Trades & Applied Technology and Co-operative Education.

Financials

  • Description Sub Total
  • Avg Yearly Cost of Living $12,000.00
  • Avg Cost of Tuition/Year $18,191.69
  • Estimated Total/Year $30,191.69

Programs at the school

Creative Writing and Journalism (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Creative Writing and Journalism (BA) -

Accounting

Tuition: $24,372.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Accounting (BBA) -

Post-Degree Diploma in Business Studies

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Post-Degree Diploma in Business Studies -

Arts One - First Nations

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Arts One - First Nations -

The Jazz Studies Diploma Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Jazz Studies -

Social Services

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Social Services -

The Tourism Studies Diploma Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Tourism Studies Diploma Program -

Sep 2024

Business Management

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate - Business Management -

Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management

Tuition: $25,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management -

Geography (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - Geography -

Chemistry (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Chemistry (BSc) -

The Theatre Diploma Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Theatre Diploma Program -

History (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - History -

Biology (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Biology (BSc) -

Master of Education in Special Education

Tuition: $25,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Education in Special Education -

Graduate Diploma in Project Management

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Graduate Diploma in Project Management -

Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management

Tuition: $21,893.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management -

Sociology (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Sociology (BA) -

Bachelor of Education

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Education -

Philosophy Honours (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy Honours -

Jazz Studies

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Jazz Studies -

Sep 2024

Studies in Women and Gender (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Women and Gender -

Mathematics (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - Mathematics -

Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma- Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology -

Media Studies (BA)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Media Studies -

Global Studies (BA)

Tuition: $24,372.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Global Studies -

Culinary Management

Tuition: $22,935.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma - Culinary Management -

Psychology (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Psychology (BSc) -

Psychology (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Psychology (BA) -

Bachelor of Education - Post Baccalaureate

Tuition: $27,105.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Education - Post Baccalaureate -

Mathematics (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics -

Theatre

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Theatre -

Wine Business

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Wine Business -

Bachelor of Tourism Management

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Tourism Management -

Sep 2024

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Theatre Transfer

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Theatre Transfer -

Office Administration

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Office Administration -

Business Administration

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Business Administration -

Information Technology and Applied Systems – Systems Administration and Networking Diploma

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Information Technology and Applied Systems – Systems Administration and Networking Diploma -

Economics (BBA)

Tuition: $18,984.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in Economics -

Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Tuition: $25,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Education in Educational Leadership -

Anthropology (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - Anthropology -

The Recreation and Sport Management Diploma Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Recreation and Sport Management Diploma Program -

Theatre (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor Degree of Theatre -

Education Assistant and Community Support

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Education Assistant and Community Support -

Liberal Studies (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies -

Bachelor of Music – Classical Transfer

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Music – Classical Transfer -

Financial Services (BBA)

Tuition: $18,984.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in Financial Services -

Earth Science (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Earth Science (BSc) -

Culinary Arts

Tuition: $22,935.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate - Culinary Arts -

Human Resources Management (BBA)

Tuition: $18,984.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in Human Resources Management -

Visual Art (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts -

Master of Business Administration

Tuition: $34,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Business Administration -

Jan 2025

Economics (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - Economics -

Addiction Studies

Tuition: $11,452.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Addiction Studies -

Engineering Transfer Certificate

Tuition: $23,650.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Engineering Transfer Certificate -

Criminology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma - Criminology -

Graduate Certificate in Business

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Graduate Certificate in Business -

Child and Youth Care Diploma

Tuition: $24,372.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Child and Youth Care Diploma -

Dental Hygiene

Tuition: $27,800.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Dental Hygiene -

Computer Science (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science -

Hospitality Management Diploma

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Hospitality Management -

Post-Degree Diploma in Languages and Culture (Romance Languages)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Post-Degree Diploma in Languages and Culture (Romance Languages) -

Physical Education

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Physical Education -

Child and Youth Care First Nations Diploma

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Child and Youth Care First Nations -

Forest Resources Technology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma - Forest Resources Technology -

Practical Nursing

Tuition: $15,028.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Practical Nursing -

Early Childhood Education and Care

Tuition: $22,935.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma - Early Childhood Education and Care -

International Business (BBA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in International Business -

Bachelor of Business Administration

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Business Administration -

Sep 2024 | Jan 2025

Digital Media (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Digital Media (BA) -

Bachelor of Design in Graphic Design

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Design in Graphic Design -

Child and Youth Care (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Child and Youth Care -

Post-Degree Diploma in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Post-Degree Diploma in Fisheries and Aquaculture -

Geography (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Geography -

Indigenous/Xwulmuxw Studies (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Indigenous/Xwulmuxw Studies -

Biology (BA)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts in Biology -

Graduate Diploma in International Trade

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Graduate Diploma in International Trade -

Bachelor of Interior Design

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Interior Design -

The Computer Science (BSc) Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science -

Criminology (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Criminology -

Digital Media Studies (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Digital Media Studies (BA) -

Earth Science (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Earth Science (BA) -

Tourism Studies

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Tourism Studies -

Recreation and Sport Management

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Recreation and Sport Management -

Sep 2024

Physics (BSc)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Physics -

Certificate in Adventure Tourism and Recreation

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Adventure Tourism and Recreation -

Associate of Arts

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Associate of Arts -

Advanced Diploma in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Applications

Tuition: $17,400.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Advanced Diploma in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Applications -

Bachelor of Natural Resource Protection

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Natural Resource Protection -

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies -

Political Studies (BA)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Political Studies -

Chemistry (BA)

Tuition: $24,372.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Chemistry (BA) -

Business (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Business (BA) -

Computer Science

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Computer Science -

Management (BBA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in Management -

Visual Arts

Tuition: $24,372.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Visual Arts -

Philosophy (BA)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy -

Resource Management Officer Technology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Resource Management Officer Technology -

Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture -

The Dental Assistant Certificate Program

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Dental Assistant Certificate Program -

Computer Science (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Computer Science (BSc) -

Geoscience (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Geoscience -

The Political Science (BA) Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Political Science (BA) Program -

Information Technology and Applied Systems – Web and Mobile Development Diploma

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Information Technology and Applied Systems – Web and Mobile Development -

English (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - English -

Bachelor of Kinesiology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Kinesiology -

Bachelor of Hospitality Management

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Hospitality Management -

Sep 2024

Master of Community Planning

Tuition: $25,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Community Planning Program -