At KPU, we proudly welcome students of all walks and ages to support you in achieving your personal and professional goals
From certificates to bachelor degrees, to small class sizes and flexible scheduling - KPU has something for you!
Find the entrance requirements for all of our programs
Students who are being admitted to KPU for the first time are invited to apply for entrance scholarships and awards
Find upcoming info sessions and campus tours to get all of the information you need
Have questions? We can help!
Where Thought Meets Action
At KPU, we proudly welcome students of all walks and ages. If you have not graduated from high school, have taken fewer than 24 post-secondary credits, and are 19 years of age or older, we can help admit you as a mature student. Mature students bring a lot of experience and diversity into the classroom, and KPU will support you in achieving your personal and professional goals.
Small, supportive classes. A maximum of 35 students per class allows you to transition nicely into university studies and connect one-on-one with our expert faculty.
Applied learning in each class including projects, group work, presentations, guest speakers, and field trips. Built-in practicums allow you to get practical experience and network with professionals. Find a program with a practicum component.
Flexible Scheduling allows you to take courses full-time or part-time with classes in the morning, afternoon or evening. Some online courses are also available.
Highly Transferrable programs at KPU, recognizing previous education within BC and around the world. Learn more about Transfer Options with KPU.
KPU is a proudly open access university where learners benefit from inspiring educators, a vibrant campus and community life, open and creative learning environments and relavent research and scholarship. Our programs blend academic excellence with hands-on, experiential learning and purposeful community engagement.
Students who are being admitted to KPU for the first time are invited to apply for entrance scholarships and awards. KPU offers two types:
- KPU Major Entrance Scholarships
- Donor-Funded Entrance Awards
For full details, required documents, and application procedures, go to kpu.ca/awards
Events and Campus Tours
We have Info sessions, campus tours, open houses and tons of other events so that you can get acquainted with us. Check out our calendar to find out what's coming up next!
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Drop-In Sessions - Not sure who you should contact for help? If you are a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident and:
- Are interested in learning about KPU
- Have not yet applied to KPU
- Have questions about your KPU application
- Have been admitted but have not yet accepted your offer
You can meet with one of our knowledgeable Recruitment Coordinators who will answer your questions and provide you guidance and advice to make your application to KPU smooth and successful. No appointment necessary, just drop in and visit us!
We're here to help!
If you have questions about programs, how to apply, or where you'll fit in here, the Future Students' Office is the place to start.