Kwantlen Polytechnic University or Kwantlen University College (KPU) - public higher education institution in Canada. KPU opened its doors in 1981. The main building of the university is located in Surrey inside an urban campus.

University ranking. Many independent academic rankings put Kwantlen Polytechnic University in the top 50 best universities in Canada. Every year the university manages to get into the top 5% of the best world universities.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission is based on the results of the examinations. Kwantlen Polytechnic University divides its academic year into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 12,500 USD per year. A master’s degree of KPU will cost a student a significant sum of 12,500 USD per year. In addition, part of the cost can be covered by university scholarships. For those who don’t want to or can’t attend the full time program, the university has special online degree programs. On the university’s official website ( you can find more accurate information on programs and tuition.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, Kwantlen Polytechnic University teaches more than 19 thousand students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. More than 1600 teachers are employed by the university. KPU has exchange agreements with many educational institutions. You can follow the university on social media to learn more about its life: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of KPU. There is a library on the campus.
Ranking   1651   49
Kwantlen University College
Country Canada
City Surrey
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  3,297 USD/year.
to  4,448 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  14,999 USD/year.
to  16,288 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
12,500 USD/year.
Living expenses $700 -1,189 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1981
Abbreviation KPU
Teachers 1,600
Students 19,500
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Through Tireless Effort, Knowledge, and Understanding
• Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia
• Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
• Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC)
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
• Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
• Canadian University Press (CUP)
World ranking 1651
Country ranking 49
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 1651
Cost of living in Surrey
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 282 414
Food 248 420
Transportation 58 147
Communications and utilities 75 78
Clothing 16 57
Sports and leisure 22 74
Total 700 1,189
Accommodation in Surrey USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 285
Shared room in city centre 418
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 505
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 668
Alternative title
English Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Russian Куантленский политехнический университет
Arabic جامعة كوانتلين بوليتكنك
German Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Japanese クワントレン工科大学
Korean 콴틀렌 이공과대학교
Portuguese Universidade Politécnica de Kwantlen
Chinese 昆特侖理工大學
sv Kwantlen Polytechnic University
fa دانشگاه پلیتکنیک کوانتلن
he האוניברסיטה הפוליטכנית של קוונטלן
da Kwantlen Polytechnic University
az Kvantlen Politexnik Universiteti
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