University Canada West
about the University
University Canada West is a contemporary independent university located in the heart of vibrant Vancouver. Established in 2004, UCW is an innovative business and technology-oriented, teaching-focused institution in Canada, offering applied undergraduate and graduate degrees for domestic and international students. The university is a dynamic and growing institution defined by its close connections to the business community and a commitment to outstanding student services.
Located in Vancouver’s vibrant business district in the downtown core and drawing students from more than 90 countries, the university offers a dynamic learning environment, personal attention, competitive tuition rates and scholarships to recognize academic excellence.
The ideal location in one of the world’s most livable cities improves students’ chances of gaining all-important industry experience, preparing them for successful careers after university.
Our flexible program delivery allows students to study online or on-campus or choose a combination to further their education. With four semesters per year, motivated students can complete their degrees faster than at many traditional universities.
To be relevant, accessible, and innovative.
To offer career-focused courses to transform students into leadership-ready graduates.
To provide exceptional service and support to students whether they study with us online or on campus.
To offer flexibility to make education more accessible to those eager to progress both academically and professionally.
To foster a diverse and challenging learning environment focused on practical application of knowledge and building competencies for scholarship, leadership, and responsible citizenship in a global context.
UCW Accreditations, Memberships And Designations.
the UCW Edge
Canada ranked #1 country for Quality of Life. University Magazine also recently ranked UCW as one of its Best Online Universities in Canada for 2021.
University Canada West has two easily accessible campuses in downtown Vancouver. Our stunning new Vancouver House Campus, located at 1461 Granville St. and our West Pender Campus, located at 626 West Pender St. in the historic London Building.
Vancouver House Campus
West Pender Campus
UCW by the numbers
UCW at a glance.
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tuition & other expenses
The decision to attend university is one of the biggest investments you can make in your life. We will help you find the right method of payment, as well as answer your questions about tuition fees, student loans and other financial options.
The tuition and fee information listed below is in Canadian dollars and applicable for 2021.
UCW offers a globally recognized ACBSP and NCMA-accredited MBA program. UCW's Master of Business Administration degree challenges students in areas vital to business operation and administration and thoroughly prepares students for undertaking various kinds of business roles. It develops core competencies in critical thinking, persuasive communication, system analysis, leadership, and business ethics.
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Online Master of Business Administration (MBA)
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