Capilano University is a "home away from home" for more than 2,500 international students from 80 countries around the world, supported by a team of dedicated international education professionals who guide students throughout the CapU experience.
If English is not your first language or you've received your education in a language other than English, you must take one of the following English language assessment tests: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); ELA (English Language Assessment Test); Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System); CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment Test); PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English – Academic). Minimum requirements are on the Admissions web page.
View more international student information on the Capilano website.
English Proficiency Requirements
TOEFL 83 (internet), 560 (paper)
IELTS (academic) 6.5 overall, no one score less than 6
LPI Level 4 with an essay score of 26
Other ways to meet the language requirements: capilanou.ca/requirements.
Step 1. Check the admission requirements
Before you apply, check to make sure you meet the admission requirements for the program you’ve chosen.
Use the BC Transfer Guide to see if you have credits that cover a prerequisite or count toward your program.
Step 2. Check the application and document deadlines for your program
Check the specific program page for application and document deadlines.
Step 3. Complete and submit your application
All students apply online through the link to EducationPlanner on the Admissions web page.