Frequently Asked Questions

What are the entrance requirements for the Fashion Marketing & Diploma program?

Every year, we select the top 30 applicants to attend our program. In addition to KPU’s general admission requirements, you must also submit a letter of interest that showcases why you are a good fit for our program. To learn more about this process, visit our Application Info page.

How do I apply to the program?

We accept applications from October to March 1st. We encourage you to apply early, since registration dates and times are determined by the date of application. For more information on how to apply, go here.

I missed the program application deadline. Do I have to wait until next year ?

Even if you missed the deadline, you can still begin your Fashion Marketing Diploma. You can begin as a general studies student and start your core business courses. Since these are 50% of the program requirements, you’ll give yourself a head start. Connect with our Academic Advisor to create an educational plan and get you on the right track. page.

What is a selective entry program?

Selective entry means that we accept only 30 students per year and place other qualified students on a waitlist. This allows us to build a small, supportive community of students who have great potential to succeed.

How much will my tuition cost?

The Fashion Marketing Diploma is a two-year, 60-credit program. Domestic students should budget approximately $8,000 annually for tuition and fees. For information on international student fees, click here.

How much should I budget to spend on classroom materials?

Students will spend between $500 and $800 on project materials, photocopying and printing during the program.

Are Fashion Marketing Diploma students eligible for student loans?

Students may be eligible for student loans. To obtain a BC Student Assistance Application, contact the Student Awards and Financial Assistance Office.

What careers will be open to me after graduation?

To learn about the many careers available to you after graduation from the Fashion Marketing Diploma program, please visit our Career Options page. Graduates may also apply to the third year of one of KPU’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programs..

When are Fashion Marketing courses scheduled?

Our courses run all day. Our current timetable can be viewed here.

I have more questions. Who should I contact?

We love talking to prospective students!

Please contact:

Fashion Marketing Program:

Future Student’s Office:
Contact the Future Students' Office for questions about applying to KPU

International Students
Contact KPU International - Recruitment, Admissions & Articulation