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It does well in every way, as words alone will not be enough to determine if a university is a good place to study. The rank of the university is given below.





Course Duration Fee/Year
Bachelor of Arts - Psychology 4 Years CAD 22,628
Bachelor of Arts - Criminology 4 Years CAD 22,628
Bachelor Hospitality Management 4 Years CAD 22,628
Bachelor of Arts - Tourism Management 4 Years CAD 22,628
Bachelor of Arts - Digital Media Studies 4 Years CAD 22,628
Bachelor of Science - Computer Science 4 Years CAD 22,628
Bachelor of Business Administration 4 Years CAD 22,628
Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting 4 Years CAD 22,628
Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing 4 Years CAD 22,628
Bachelor of Business Administration - Financial Services 4 Years CAD 22,628
Bachelor of Science - Chemistry 4 Years CAD 22,628
Bachelor of Science - Mathematics 4 Years CAD 22,628

Course Duration Fee/Year
Master of Business Administration 20 Month CAD 51,408
Graduate Diploma Project Management 1 Year CAD 22,628
Master of Education - Educational Leadership 2 Years CAD 22,628
Master of Community Planning 2 Years CAD 27,632
Master of Geographic Information Systems 2 Years CAD 38,556
Master of Education - Special Education 2 Years CAD 27,632

Admission Process

It is one of the best universities in Canada offering more than 120 certificates, diplomas, and degree programs. It begin for the fall and spring semesters. 


Our career center organizes career fairs each spring where students meet employers. 2,053 employers have partnered with VIU since 2014 to provide work-related learning opportunities for students. MBA graduates are employed at some of the largest companies in the world and in prestigious specialized companies spread across a variety of locations. The average salary MBA graduates ranges between 31,000-60,000 CAD per year (19.24-37.24 lakhs INR).

The demand for  Engineers, Graphic designers, and MBA graduates from Canada is high worldwide as companies like Capgemini, Infosys, Greendzine Technologies, CRISIL LimitedBASF Canada Inc., GlaxoSmithKline Inc., Enbridge Inc., SAP Canada Inc., McCarthy Tetrault LLP, etc. are the world known companies where the students from this university are working and enjoying a bright future. The courses and average salaries for a few courses are given below.

Course Annual Package
Bachelors CAD $38,500
Masters CAD $46,000
MBA CAD $71,600

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Application processing fees can be paid via Visa, Mastercard, or American Express. The school also accepts checks, money orders, and wire transfers. For all international students, the application fee is 150 CAD (9,332 INR) for all graduate and postgraduate programs.

Applications are processed only after the application fee has been paid and all supporting documents are received. Students can expect a processing time of 2 to 8 weeks depending on the number of applications received, especially for master's programs and limited access programs. The decision will be communicated to accepted students by mail.

Vancouver Island University's MBA program is suitable for international students due to its affordable tuition fees. The school offers a quality MBA program at a low cost compared to other MBA universities in the world.

VIU only offers on-campus housing in Nanaimo. The university's residence halls accommodate more than 500 students each year in the university's 10 residential buildings. These residences offer a variety of accommodation types, such as traditional dormitories, townhouses, and apartments. Meal plans are available at the school canteen and can be purchased in advance. Students can also choose to stay with VIU-trained Canadian families in their homestay. For those who prefer to live on their own, off-campus housing is the best option. Students can choose to share an apartment or house with roommates, family or partners.

The university is affiliated with the Universities of Canada, the Canadian College Athletic Association, the Canadian Bureau of International Education, the Canadian University Press, and WUSC-FM.