Vancouver Community College - Broadway

Vancouver, British Columbia | Public University | Established 1965

About us

Founded in 1965, Vancouver Community College has earned a strong and well-deserved reputation for its commitment to community, its student-centred approach, its award-winning faculty, and its range of access and applied career programming. The College strives to create new opportunities and offer enriched educational experiences for all of its students, with its fundamental mission being to offer students a first choice for innovative, experiential learning for life. With a majority of academic programs, at all levels, offering practicum and/or work experience, Vancouver Community College constantly strives to achieve this mission.

Located in the heart of the city, Vancouver Community College offers academic, cultural, and social environments that inspire relevant real-world training. Its on campus facilities - including gourmet restaurants, an auto shop, and the College's newly renovated salon and spa - allow students to hone their skills and training while providing high-quality lower-cost services to the Downtown and East Vancouver communities.  

Vancouver Community College is proud to inspire a new generation of students to discover their passions, gain essential skills, and learn what it takes to succeed in a competitive workforce. With over 15,000 students, including a growing number of Indigenous and International learners, 1100 employees and an annual budget of $105 million, the school is a key player in the post-secondary landscape in British Columbia. Its connections to industry ensures that students have direct access to employers while its model of access and partnerships across the post-secondary sector assist students to reach their goals at any stage of their educational journey. 

Why Vancouver Community College 

Location: Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and a great place to experience the rich culture and lifestyle of the Canadian West coast. It is a go-to spot for many international students. 

Small Classes: Students will get personal attention from instructors and will have the opportunity to interact with classmates.

Industry Connections: Students will develop job-ready and academic skills that can be applied in the real world. The College has strong partnerships with various businesses and industries.  

Top-Rated Instructors: Vancouver Community College's instructors are highly qualified experts with real world experience in their fields of expertise. Many have won national awards. 


Courses Duration 1st Year Tuition Fees
College Diploma - Automotive Collision and Refinishing 2 Year CAD 17,120
College Diploma - Automotive Service Technology 2 Year CAD 16,050
College Diploma - Culinary Arts 2 Year CAD 19,528
College Diploma - Music 2 Year CAD 13,906
ILSC - University Pathway English Language Program 1 Year CAD 10,560
University Transfer Certificate - Arts 1 Year CAD 16,029
University Transfer Certificate - Computing Science and Software Systems 1 Year CAD 18,940
University Transfer Certificate - Engineering 1 Year CAD 22,728
University Transfer Certificate - Science 1 Year CAD 16,350
College Diploma - Electronics Repair Technology 2 Year CAD 18,080
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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
Diploma Course

Min TOEFL iBT: 70 (Min Reading: 18.0, Min Writing: 18.0, Min Listening: 16.0, Min Speaking: 18.0)

Min IELTS overall: 6 (Min Reading: 5.5, Min Writing: 5.5, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)

Min Duolingo English Test Score: 95

English Course
Certificate Course

Min TOEFL iBT: 82 (Min Reading: 21.0, Min Writing: 20.0, Min Listening: 21.0, Min Speaking: 20.0)

Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)

Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105

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