Langara College

Langara College was established in 1994 and is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Langara College is Canada’s premier university transfer institution. As one of British Columbia’s leading undergraduate institutions, the College is proud to offer a range of University Studies, Career Studies, and Continuing Studies programs.

At Langara College, excellence is rooted in superior academic preparation. An extensive array of certificate, diploma, and degree programs aim to broaden student horizons and create productive, engaged citizens. The College offers more than 60 programs in three faculties: the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Science, and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Management. Some programs include unique, experiential learning components that prepare students to become tomorrow’s community leaders and innovators in science, health care, art, research, engineering, writing, and teaching. The College offers three degree programs: Nursing, Recreation Management, and Business Administration.

Applied research is an integral aspect of learning at Langara College. The College is committed to expanding the opportunities it provides for students, staff, and faculty to explore and pursue applied research. The College’s goal is to match the needs of industry, business, and community organizations with talented students. The collective and collaborative contributions of staff and students help Langara’s programs and services to continue to grow and adapt to the needs of the community.

Campus Life

Langara College offers a variety of support services for students, including counseling, financial aid, health care, and learning assistance and tutoring.

The College provides a number of opportunities to get involved through intramural sports, clubs, and organizations. Intramural sports include basketball, indoor soccer, volleyball, and badminton. In addition, clubs offer students the chance to engage socially with fellow students, with clubs covering interests such as academics, culture, community issues, athletics, art, games, and women’s issues.

Langara College recognizes that there is more to the post-secondary experience than just academic pursuit. The Langara PLUS program, designed specifically for international students, aims to improve social and interpersonal skills, develop intercultural awareness, improve physical fitness, and maximize opportunities for success. The program gives students a chance to participate in a variety of workshops and events in order to accumulate points towards each individual’s Status of Achievement.

Vancouver, British Columbia is one of the world’s most livable cities, and is home to a mix of both metropolitan and natural amenities and attractions, including concerts, sporting events, galleries, and shopping centres, as well as bays, parks, and mountains.

Why Study at Langara College?

Langara College is a popular choice for university-transfer students because of its smaller class sizes, excellent support services, and lower tuition fees. With unparalleled choice between more than 900 classes, more students transfer to Langara College than any other college in British Columbia.

The College’s emphasis on applied research supports business, industry, and community partners by helping to provide practical solutions to their problems. This in turn helps graduates succeed by giving students a chance to experience hands-on learning in a practical, career-focused context.


School Address

100 West 49 Avenue,
Vancouver,British Columbia
V5Y 2Z6

Quick Facts

  • Location

    Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Year Founded

    1965

  • Number of Students

    8350

  • School Link

    http://www.langara.bc.ca/

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