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STUDY AT COLUMBIA COLLEGE

Columbia College is not just an educational institution, but a home away from home for each of our students from over 60 countries.

Robin Hemmingsen | Principal of Columbia College, Canada

Having said that, it is undeniable that Columbia College has a passion for teaching and assisting students in feeling a sense of belonging. Not only will students graduate with the highest quality education, but students will learn in a safe environment that is culturally and personally enriching. Columbia College prides itself on being part of the fabric of Vancouver life and will do everything it can to ensure students are too. There are so many opportunities to volunteer in the community or in college, and gain valuable Canadian work experience.

WHY COLUMBIA COLLEGE?​

SMALL CLASSROOM SIZES WITH
20-35
STUDENTS PER CLASS
WELCOME STUDENTS FROM MORE THAN 
60 COUNTRIES
 STUDENT BASE IS
95%
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

WHAT IS THE STUDY PATHWAY AT COLUMBIA COLLEGE?

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WHAT IS AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE?

An associate degree is equivalent to the first two years of a four-year university degree. With an associate degree, students can enter into the third year of a university's bachelor's degree program.

Associate degrees that are offered at Columbia College:

  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration

  • Associate of Arts in Economics

  • Associate of Arts in General Arts

  • Associate of Arts in International Studies

  • Associate of Arts in Mass Communication

  • Associate of Arts in Political Science

  • Associate of Arts in Psychology

  • Associate of Science in Computer Science

  • Associate of Science in General Science

  • Associate of Science in Mathematics

After completion of an associate degree, students can apply directly to a university or apply for a Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP).

WHAT IS THE NEXT STEP AFTER GETTING YOUR ASSOCIATE DEGREE?

Students will take up to 60 credits at their first and second year level at Columbia College and transfer those credits to any university in British Columbia and across Canada, such as:

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For more detailed and specific information on Columbia College University Transfer & Associate Degrees, please click HERE