University Canada West (UCW)

Vancouver, British Columbia | Private University | Established 2004

About us

University Canada West (UCW) is a contemporary independent university located in the heart of vibrant Vancouver. Established in 2004, UCW offers a range of career-focused programs including the Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication and Master of Business Administration. UCW is an innovative business and technology-oriented, teaching-focused institution in Canada, offering 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.

UCW students come from more than 52 countries around the world and include Canadian citizens, permanent residents and visiting students who contribute to the diversity and richness of the university. Regardless of whether they are a recent high-school graduate, a college or university graduate, a transfer student, or a working professional, students will find what they need at UCW. 

Why University Canada West 

Campus Life: UCW is situated in the heart of Vancouver in the historic London Building. The university is easily accessible by transit and students will feel right at home surrounded by coffee shops, restaurants, entertainment, shopping centres and gym facilities. Many of the world’s biggest companies have offices within walking distance of the downtown campus, providing students with unparalleled access to a network of prospective employers.  

Experienced Faculty: UCW's professors are not just esteemed academics, they also have the added bonus of industry experience so they don’t just repeat textbook content. Throughout student's program, the professors will use their years of professional work to equip students with the latest knowledge and skills needed to succeed in today’s competitive global marketplace.

Small Class Sizes: UCW’s learning environment will appeal to many. Classes are kept small, so students can enjoy high levels of interaction with classmates and benefit from undivided attention from their professors.

Faster Program Completion: Programs are delivered over four terms per year, which can reduce the time students spend in school before landing their dream jobs.

Note: The application fee is $150.00 CAD (for countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Gambia, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria, Uganda).


Courses Duration 1st Year Tuition Fees
University Access Program 0.9 Year CAD 15,235
Bachelor of Commerce 4 Year CAD 4
Bachelor of Arts - Business Communication 4 Year CAD 21,490
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2 Year CAD 17,550
Associate of Arts 2 Year CAD 21,490
UAP + Associate of Arts 0.9 Year CAD 15,235
MBA Foundation (Pre MBA) + Master of Business Administration 0.3 Year CAD 21,385

Admission Requirements


Passport [Front & Back Pages]

Birth Certificate 

School Leaving Certificate 

10th & 12th/Equivalent Educational Marksheets with transcripts. if any  

English Proficiency Test Result 

Passport Size Photograph

Intake Season & Deadlines

Fall Intake - September - Universities offers all the Courses to International students.

Winter Intake - January - Many Courses for students who missed fall intake.

Summer - April - Not all Universities offer courses in Spring Intake.

Courses Exams
Associate's Degree

Min TOEFL iBT: 60 (Min Writing: 20.0)

Min IELTS overall: 5 (Min Writing: 4.5)

Min Duolingo English Test Score: 75

Bachelors courses

Min TOEFL iBT: 88 (Min Reading: 20.0, Min Writing: 20.0, Min Listening: 20.0, Min Speaking: 20.0)\

Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Writing: 6.0)

Min Duolingo English Test Score: 110

Master courses

Min TOEFL iBT: 88 (Min Reading: 20.0, Min Writing: 20.0, Min Listening: 20.0, Min Speaking: 20.0)

Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Writing: 6.0)

Min Duolingo English Test Score: 110

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