Universities in British Columbia Accepting Applications for January Admissions

Some universities in British Columbia are still accepting applications
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International students looking to study in Canada in January 2021 may still be able to apply for admissions. Select programs at certain Canadian universities are still accepting applications. Deadlines for January Intake Admissions is approaching fast and we would recommend getting started soon. 

1. University of Northern British Columbia

Location: Prince George, British Columbia
#28 Most Innovative University in Canada 
#34 Best Overall University in Canada
About UNBC: UNBC is one of Canada’s best small universities, located in the beautiful Northern British Columbia. UNBC provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities that explore cultures, health, economies, sciences, and the environment. It is one of BC’s research-intensive universities and offer programs in science, arts, business, and much more. Canada’s Maclean’s magazine has ranked UNBC in the top 3 of the country’s best small universities for ten consecutive years. Internationally, their strength of a diverse student body has put them in the top 4% of universities worldwide by Time Higher Education. UNBC admissions are open for January intake for select programs. 

2. Thompson Rivers University

Location: Kamloops, British Columbia
#48 Best University in Canada
About TRU: Thompson Rivers University offers 140 programs on a scenic campus, with everything from trades and technical courses to undergraduate degrees and master’s programs. Located in Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia, TRU gives students the advantage of small class sizes, the availability of undergraduate research and a centrally located campus that is minutes from malls, restaurants and services. Thompson Rivers University is ranked in the top 11% universities in the world and was recently named one of North America’s top sustainability universities. TRU admissions are open for January intake for select programs. 

3. Vancouver Island University

Location: Nanaimo, British Columbia
#40 Best University in Canada
About VIU: VIU boasts small class sizes and offers undergraduate degrees in arts, business, education and sciences. It is also home to trades and graduate programs, continuing education studies, academic preparation, and an extensive number of traditional and non-traditional programs, including natural resource protection, tourism management and jazz studies. For those interested in coastal and marine research, there’s the Deep Bay Marine Field Station with state-of-the-art labs and a seawater tank near an estuarine ecosystem. Last year, the Health and Science Centre opened, housing research and teaching labs for chemistry, environmental research, nursing and other health programs. VIU has a 91% employment rate for new grads 3 years after university. VIU has 16% international students on their campus, ensuring a diverse student population with plenty of learning opportunities. VIU admissions are open for January intake for select programs. 

4. Royal Roads University

Location: Victoria, British Columbia
#61 Best University in Canada
#22 Best MBA in Canada
About RRU: Royal Roads University was founded in 1995 on four academic pillars: leadership, sustainability, entrepreneurship, and conflict resolution. They are known as Canada’s University for Working Professionals because of their focus on creating practical, career focused programs that individuals can complete with the flexibility needed as a working professional. They also offer an accelerated undergrad degree where years three and four of a Bachelor’s degree are combined into a 12 month intensive program. Their flexible admissions process focuses on understanding your holistic profile as an applicant and taking into account your years of work experience and special circumstances. January intake admissions for RRU are open for select programs. 

5. University Canada West

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
#81 Best University in Canada
About UCW: UCW is an innovative business and technology-oriented, teaching-focused institution in Canada, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees for domestic and international students. They collaborate with digital leaders such as Salesforce (Trailhead), IBM and Tableau to create course content that includes practical digital education. Some of their popular programs include their Associate degrees, Bachelors Degrees, and their MBA program. Past alumni of UCW work for some of the leading organizations in the world including Nestle, Apple, Scotiabank, Telus, and much more. UCW has a 100% graduate employment rate within 6 months of graduation. January intake admissions for UCW are open for select programs. 

January 2021 admission seats are filling up at these universities as well, with select programs open for admission. If you are an international student looking to apply for January 2021 intake, submit your profile to check your eligibility. 


Please note that none of the information on this website should be construed as being legal advice. As well, you should not rely on any of the information contained in this website when determining whether and how to apply to a given program.
Canadian immigration law is constantly changing, and the information above may be outdated.
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