Founded in 1903, the University of Victoria is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Victoria (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), British Columbia. Officially accredited by the Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia, the University of Victoria (UVic) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Victoria (UVic) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.
This 114 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UVic also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students, including a library, housing, sports facilities and activities, financial aids and scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, and administrative services.
|Name||University of Victoria|
|Motto||Multitudo sapoentum sanitas orbis
A multitude of the wise is the health of the world
|Colours||Red, gold and blue|
|Address||PO Box 1700
V8W 2Y2 British Columbia
|Phone||+1 (250) 721 7211|
|Fax||+1 (250) 721 7212|
COURSE LEVELS AND AREAS OF STUDIES
YEARLY TUITION RANGE
|Local students||$ 5,262 CAD|
|International students||$ 17,027 CAD|
Important: the above-average annual tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Victoria‘s Office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your particular situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.
|Gender Admission||Men and Women|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Admission Selection||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students past academic record and grades|
|Admission Rate||Not reported|
|Admission Office||+ 250-721-7211|
SIZE AND PROFILE
FACILITIES AND SERVICES
Important: please contact or visit the University of Victoria‘s official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.
ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION
Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations
- American Psychological Association (APA)
- European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)
Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and license the University of Victoria as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation).
Memberships and affiliations to organizations that do not imply any formal, extensive and legal accreditation process or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies, taking into consideration the above criteria.
AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
- Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
- Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
- Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
- Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
- Canadian University Press (CUP)
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