Columbia College

Columbia College is a liberal arts college offering first- and second-year university level courses that can lead to a Columbia College Associate Degree and are fully transferable to local universities. Columbia College also offers High School programs, including a BC Ministry of Education Certified Senior Secondary Program and an accredited English as a Secondary Language Program in its English Language Centre.

The College is situated in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Canada’s west coast. It is conveniently located in a brand new modern education facility near downtown, close to public transit, shops, restaurants, and theatres.

Transfer Information
  • BC Transfer Student
    Refer to the Columbia College admissions website and contact their admissions office to discuss transfer credits from BC institutions.


  • Out-of-Province Transfer Student

    Please contact the Admissions team to find out about Out-of-Province transfers:

    Phone: +1 604 683 8360


  • International Student

    University Transfer Program

    • Applicants must have high school graduation (or the equivalent of British Columbia Grade 12 graduation) with a satisfactory (minimum C grade) average on academic Grade 12 subjects.
    • Additional information for International Students planning to enter the University Transfer Program can be found here.

    University Foundation Program

    • Applicants must complete the equivalent of British Columbia Grade 10 or 11 courses with a satisfactory average on academic subjects. Additional information for international students planning to enter the University Foundation Program can be found here.
  • Mature Student & PLAR

    For General Admission requirements to Columbia College check here.


    If you are at least 19 years old it may be possible to complete Columbia’s Adult Secondary Graduation Diploma. Graduates then enter the University Transfer Program at Columbia before proceeding to university.

  • How to Apply & EducationPlannerBC

    Learn more about admissions at Columbia College and apply online.

    Columbia College is a private institution authorized to operate in BC under the Degree Authorization Act. Private institutions are distinct from BC public institutions, which are authorized under provincial legislation to deliver post-secondary education and training in B.C. Use to explore and apply for admission to BC public post-secondary institutions.

Main Campus | Vancouver
438 Terminal Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V6A 0C1