Vancouver Island University | Powell River Campus
100 - 7085 Nootka Street , Powell River, British Columbia, Canada
Powell River, 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 $17,581.33
  • Estimated Total/Year $29,581.33

Programs at the school

Creative Writing and Journalism (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Creative Writing and Journalism (BA)

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Accounting

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Accounting (BBA)

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

Post-Degree Diploma in Business Studies

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Post-Degree Diploma in Business Studies

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

Arts One - First Nations

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Arts One - First Nations

Sep 2021 | Sep 2022

The Jazz Studies Diploma Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Jazz Studies

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Social Services

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Social Services

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

The Tourism Studies Diploma Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Tourism Studies Diploma Program

Sep 2022 | Sep 2021

Business Management

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate - Business Management

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management

Tuition: $25,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

Geography (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - Geography

Sep 2023 | Sep 2020

Chemistry (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Chemistry (BSc)

Sep 2022 | Jan 2023

The Theatre Diploma Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Theatre Diploma Program

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

History (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - History

Jan 2022 | Sep 2020

Biology (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Biology (BSc)

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Master of Education in Special Education

Tuition: $25,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Education in Special Education

Sep 2021 | Sep 2022

Graduate Diploma in Project Management

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Graduate Diploma in Project Management

Sep 2023 | Sep 2022

Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management

Tuition: $21,893.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management

Sep 2021 | Sep 2022

Sociology (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Sociology (BA)

Jan 2023 | Jan 2022

Bachelor of Education

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Education

Sep 2022 | Sep 2023

Philosophy Honours (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy Honours

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Jazz Studies

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Jazz Studies

Jan 2022 | Sep 2020

Studies in Women and Gender (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Women and Gender

Sep 2021 | Jan 2021

Mathematics (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - Mathematics

Jan 2022 | Sep 2023

Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma- Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology

Sep 2023 | Sep 2022

Media Studies (BA)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Media Studies

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

Global Studies (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Global Studies

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

Culinary Management

Tuition: $22,935.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma - Culinary Management

Sep 2021 | Jan 2023

Psychology (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Psychology (BSc)

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Psychology (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Psychology (BA)

Sep 2023 | Sep 2021

Bachelor of Education - Post Baccalaureate

Tuition: $27,105.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Education - Post Baccalaureate

Sep 2023 | Sep 2021

Mathematics (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics

Sep 2023 | Jan 2022

Theatre

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Theatre

Jan 2022 | Sep 2023

Wine Business

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Wine Business

Jan 2022 | Sep 2023

Bachelor of Tourism Management

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Tourism Management

Sep 2023 | Sep 2020

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Theatre Transfer

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Theatre Transfer

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Office Administration

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Office Administration

Sep 2021 | May 2022

Business Administration

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Business Administration

Sep 2020 | Jan 2022

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

Sep 2021 | Sep 2022

Economics (BBA)

Tuition: $18,984.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in Economics

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Tuition: $25,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Anthropology (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - Anthropology

Sep 2020 | Jan 2022

The Recreation and Sport Management Diploma Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Recreation and Sport Management Diploma Program

Jan 2022 | Sep 2022

Theatre (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor Degree of Theatre

Sep 2020 | Sep 2023

Education Assistant and Community Support

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Education Assistant and Community Support

May 2022 | Sep 2023

Liberal Studies (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

Sep 2022 | Jan 2022

Bachelor of Music – Classical Transfer

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Music – Classical Transfer

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

Financial Services (BBA)

Tuition: $18,984.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in Financial Services

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Earth Science (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Earth Science (BSc)

Jan 2022 | Sep 2022

Culinary Arts

Tuition: $22,935.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate - Culinary Arts

Sep 2022 | Sep 2023

Human Resources Management (BBA)

Tuition: $18,984.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in Human Resources Management

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

Visual Art (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts

Sep 2022 | Jan 2023

Master of Business Administration

Tuition: $34,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Business Administration

Sep 2022 | Jan 2022

Economics (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - Economics

Sep 2023 | Jan 2023

Addiction Studies

Tuition: $11,452.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Addiction Studies

Jan 2021 | Jan 2022

Engineering Transfer Certificate

Tuition: $23,650.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Engineering Transfer Certificate

Sep 2022 | Sep 2023

Criminology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma - Criminology

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Graduate Certificate in Business

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Graduate Certificate in Business

Jan 2022 | Sep 2023

Child and Youth Care Diploma

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Child and Youth Care Diploma

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Dental Hygiene

Tuition: $27,800.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Dental Hygiene

Jan 2022 | Sep 2023

Computer Science (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Jan 2021 | Sep 2023

Hospitality Management Diploma

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Hospitality Management

May 2022 | Jan 2022

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)

Sep 2023 | May 2022

Physical Education

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Physical Education

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Child and Youth Care First Nations Diploma

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Child and Youth Care First Nations

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Forest Resources Technology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma - Forest Resources Technology

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

Practical Nursing

Tuition: $15,028.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Practical Nursing

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Early Childhood Education and Care

Tuition: $22,935.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma - Early Childhood Education and Care

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

International Business (BBA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in International Business

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

Bachelor of Business Administration

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Business Administration

Sep 2022 | Sep 2020

Digital Media (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Digital Media (BA)

Jan 2023 | Sep 2022

Bachelor of Design in Graphic Design

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Design in Graphic Design

Sep 2023 | Jan 2022

Child and Youth Care (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Child and Youth Care

Sep 2023 | Sep 2021

Post-Degree Diploma in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Post-Degree Diploma in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Jan 2022 | Sep 2022

Geography (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Geography

Sep 2023 | Jan 2022

Indigenous/Xwulmuxw Studies (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Indigenous/Xwulmuxw Studies

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

Biology (BA)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Jan 2022 | Jan 2023

Graduate Diploma in International Trade

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Graduate Diploma in International Trade

Jan 2023 | Jan 2022

Bachelor of Interior Design

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Interior Design

Sep 2023 | Jan 2022

The Computer Science (BSc) Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Sep 2022 | Sep 2021

Criminology (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Criminology

Sep 2022 | Sep 2023

Digital Media Studies (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Digital Media Studies (BA)

Sep 2023 | Jan 2023

Earth Science (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Earth Science (BA)

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

Tourism Studies

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Tourism Studies

Sep 2023 | Jan 2022

Recreation and Sport Management

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Recreation and Sport Management

Sep 2020 | Sep 2023

Physics (BSc)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Physics

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Certificate in Adventure Tourism and Recreation

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Adventure Tourism and Recreation

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Associate of Arts

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Associate of Arts

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Advanced Diploma in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Applications

Tuition: $17,400.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Advanced Diploma in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Applications

Jan 2022 | May 2022

Bachelor of Natural Resource Protection

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Natural Resource Protection

Sep 2021 | Sep 2022

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

Political Studies (BA)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Political Studies

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Chemistry (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Chemistry (BA)

Jan 2023 | Sep 2023

Business (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Business (BA)

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Computer Science

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Computer Science

Sep 2022 | Jan 2022

Management (BBA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in Management

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Visual Arts

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Visual Arts

Sep 2022 | Sep 2020

Philosophy (BA)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy

Sep 2021 | Jan 2022

Resource Management Officer Technology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Resource Management Officer Technology

Jan 2022 | Sep 2023

Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

The Dental Assistant Certificate Program

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Dental Assistant Certificate Program

May 2022 | Jan 2022

Computer Science (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Computer Science (BSc)

Sep 2021 | Sep 2022

Geoscience (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Geoscience

Sep 2023 | Sep 2021

The Political Science (BA) Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Political Science (BA) Program

Jan 2022 | Sep 2021

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

Jan 2022 | Sep 2022

English (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - English

Jan 2022 | Sep 2022

Bachelor of Kinesiology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Kinesiology

Sep 2022 | Sep 2021

Bachelor of Hospitality Management

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Hospitality Management

Jan 2023 | Sep 2021

Master of Community Planning

Tuition: $25,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Community Planning Program

Sep 2023 | Jan 2022