Welcome to Vancouver Community College (VCC). Since 1965, VCC has earned a strong and well-deserved reputation for our commitment to community, our student-centred approach, our award-winning faculty, and our range of access and applied career programming. We strive to create new opportunities and offer enriched educational experiences for all of our students.
Located in the heart of the city, VCC offers academic, cultural, and social environments that inspire relevant real-world training. Our on campus facilities - including gourmet restaurants, an auto shop, and VCC’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.
VCC 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 14,500 students, including a growing number of Aboriginal and International learners, 1100 employees and an annual budget of $105 million, VCC is a key player in the post-secondary landscape in B.C. Our connections to industry ensure that our students have direct access to employers while our model of access and our partnerships across the post-secondary sector assist students to reach their goals at any stage of their educational journey.
Our commitment to diversity, accessibility, quality, and relevance makes VCC a unique and exciting place to study. We believe that VCC students have unlimited potential, and it’s our job to make sure our graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.
Why Vancouver Community College
Choosing the right college in Canada is a big decision and important investment in your future. Vancouver Community College has been providing high quality programs to Canadian and international students for 50 years. VCC's highly qualified faculty and dedicated team of support staff are committed to helping international students achieve their educational and career goals.
Benefits of studying at VCC:
- You will be joining one of the largest government-accredited colleges in B.C.
- Develop job-ready and academic skills that can be applied in the real world. Our strong partnerships with business and industry ensure your training and skills are relevant and in demand
- Learn from the best. Our instructors are highly qualified experts with real world experience in their fields of expertise. Many have won national awards
- Small classes will ensure you get personal attention from your instructors and have the opportunity to interact with classmates
- Free tutoring services are offered by professional and experienced tutors at VCC’s Learning Centres
- Experience the culture and lifestyle in Vancouver - one of the most beautiful cities in the world
- Our tuition fees are among the lowest among B.C public institutions
- Choose from many career programs
- Earn the opportunity to transfer your VCC credits to other educational institutions in Canada
- Get a great job in Canada. Qualify for a work permit and learn about Canadian work practices, and strengthen your English and job skills
Type: Public, College
Total Students: 14500+
Int. Students: 600+