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)

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Accounting

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Accounting (BBA)

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Post-Degree Diploma in Business Studies

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Post-Degree Diploma in Business Studies

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Arts One - First Nations

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Arts One - First Nations

Sept 2021 | Sept 2022

The Jazz Studies Diploma Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Jazz Studies

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Social Services

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Social Services

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

The Tourism Studies Diploma Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Tourism Studies Diploma Program

Sept 2022 | Jan 2022

Business Management

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate - Business Management

Jan 2023 | May 2022

Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management

Tuition: $25,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Geography (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - Geography

Jan 2022 | Jan 2023

Chemistry (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Chemistry (BSc)

Jan 2023 | Sept 2022

The Theatre Diploma Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Theatre Diploma Program

Jan 2022 | Sept 2022

History (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - History

Sept 2022 | Jan 2022

Biology (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Biology (BSc)

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Master of Education in Special Education

Tuition: $25,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Education in Special Education

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Graduate Diploma in Project Management

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Graduate Diploma in Project Management

Sept 2021 | Sept 2022

Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management

Tuition: $21,893.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management

Sept 2022 | Sept 2021

Sociology (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Sociology (BA)

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Bachelor of Education

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Education

Sept 2022 | Sept 2020

Philosophy Honours (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy Honours

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Jazz Studies

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Jazz Studies

Sept 2020 | Jan 2022

Studies in Women and Gender (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Women and Gender

Jan 2021 | Sept 2021

Mathematics (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - Mathematics

Sept 2022 | Jan 2021

Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma- Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Media Studies (BA)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Media Studies

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Global Studies (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Global Studies

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Culinary Management

Tuition: $22,935.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma - Culinary Management

May 2022 | Jan 2023

Psychology (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Psychology (BSc)

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Psychology (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Psychology (BA)

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Bachelor of Education - Post Baccalaureate

Tuition: $27,105.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Education - Post Baccalaureate

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Mathematics (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Theatre

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Theatre

Sept 2020 | Sept 2022

Wine Business

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Wine Business

Sept 2022 | Jan 2022

Bachelor of Tourism Management

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Tourism Management

Sept 2022 | Jan 2022

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Theatre Transfer

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Theatre Transfer

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Office Administration

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Office Administration

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Business Administration

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Business Administration

Jan 2022 | Sept 2020

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

Sept 2022 | Sept 2021

Economics (BBA)

Tuition: $18,984.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in Economics

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Tuition: $25,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Anthropology (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - Anthropology

Jan 2023 | Sept 2022

The Recreation and Sport Management Diploma Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Recreation and Sport Management Diploma Program

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Theatre (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor Degree of Theatre

Jan 2022 | Sept 2020

Education Assistant and Community Support

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Education Assistant and Community Support

Jan 2022 | May 2022

Liberal Studies (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Bachelor of Music – Classical Transfer

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Music – Classical Transfer

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Financial Services (BBA)

Tuition: $18,984.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in Financial Services

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Earth Science (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Earth Science (BSc)

Sept 2022 | Jan 2022

Culinary Arts

Tuition: $22,935.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate - Culinary Arts

Jan 2023 | Jan 2022

Human Resources Management (BBA)

Tuition: $18,984.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in Human Resources Management

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Visual Art (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts

Sept 2020 | Sept 2022

Master of Business Administration

Tuition: $34,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Business Administration

Jan 2022 | Sept 2022

Economics (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - Economics

Jan 2022 | Sept 2020

Addiction Studies

Tuition: $11,452.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Addiction Studies

May 2022 | Jan 2021

Engineering Transfer Certificate

Tuition: $23,650.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Engineering Transfer Certificate

Sept 2022 | Jan 2022

Criminology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma - Criminology

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Graduate Certificate in Business

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Graduate Certificate in Business

May 2022 | Sept 2021

Child and Youth Care Diploma

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Child and Youth Care Diploma

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Dental Hygiene

Tuition: $27,800.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Dental Hygiene

Sept 2022 | Jan 2022

Computer Science (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Sept 2021 | Jan 2021

Hospitality Management Diploma

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Hospitality Management

Jan 2022 | Sept 2020

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)

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Physical Education

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Physical Education

Sept 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

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Forest Resources Technology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma - Forest Resources Technology

Sept 2021 | Sept 2022

Practical Nursing

Tuition: $15,028.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Practical Nursing

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Early Childhood Education and Care

Tuition: $22,935.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma - Early Childhood Education and Care

Sept 2022 | Sept 2021

International Business (BBA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in International Business

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Bachelor of Business Administration

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Business Administration

Sept 2020 | Jan 2022

Digital Media (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Digital Media (BA)

Sept 2020 | Jan 2022

Bachelor of Design in Graphic Design

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Design in Graphic Design

Sept 2022 | Jan 2022

Child and Youth Care (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Child and Youth Care

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Post-Degree Diploma in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Post-Degree Diploma in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Sept 2021 | Sept 2022

Geography (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Geography

Sept 2022 | Sept 2021

Indigenous/Xwulmuxw Studies (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Indigenous/Xwulmuxw Studies

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Biology (BA)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Sept 2022 | Jan 2022

Graduate Diploma in International Trade

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Graduate Diploma in International Trade

Jan 2022 | Jan 2023

Bachelor of Interior Design

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Interior Design

Jan 2022 | Sept 2022

The Computer Science (BSc) Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Sept 2021 | Sept 2022

Criminology (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Criminology

Jan 2022 | Sept 2022

Digital Media Studies (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Digital Media Studies (BA)

Sept 2021 | Sept 2022

Earth Science (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Earth Science (BA)

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Tourism Studies

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Tourism Studies

Sept 2022 | Jan 2022

Recreation and Sport Management

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Recreation and Sport Management

Jan 2022 | Sept 2020

Physics (BSc)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Physics

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Certificate in Adventure Tourism and Recreation

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Certificate in Adventure Tourism and Recreation

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Associate of Arts

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Associate of Arts

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

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 | Sept 2021

Bachelor of Natural Resource Protection

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Natural Resource Protection

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Political Studies (BA)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Political Studies

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Chemistry (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Chemistry (BA)

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Business (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Business (BA)

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Computer Science

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Computer Science

Sept 2021 | Sept 2022

Management (BBA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

BBA in Management

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Visual Arts

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Diploma in Visual Arts

Sept 2022 | Jan 2022

Philosophy (BA)

Tuition: $19,384.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy

Jan 2022 | Sept 2021

Resource Management Officer Technology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Resource Management Officer Technology

Sept 2022 | Jan 2022

Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Sept 2021 | Sept 2022

The Dental Assistant Certificate Program

Tuition: $20,850.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Dental Assistant Certificate Program

May 2022 | Sept 2022

Computer Science (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Computer Science (BSc)

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

Geoscience (BSc)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Science in Geoscience

Jan 2022 | Sept 2022

The Political Science (BA) Program

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

The Political Science (BA) Program

Sept 2021 | Jan 2022

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

Sept 2021 | Sept 2022

English (BA)

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Arts - English

Sept 2022 | Sept 2020

Bachelor of Kinesiology

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Kinesiology

Jan 2022 | Sept 2022

Bachelor of Hospitality Management

Tuition: $16,680.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Bachelor of Hospitality Management

Sept 2022 | Jan 2022

Master of Community Planning

Tuition: $25,000.00

Application Fee: $150.00

Master of Community Planning Program

Sept 2022 | Sept 2021