Coquitlam College

Location Vancouver
Established 1982
Famous For University Transfer Programme


Coquitlam College has been providing high-quality education in the areas of humanities, sciences, social sciences and English language teaching for the past 40 years.

Coquitlam offers 28 high-school programs and numerous graduate courses to international students and the college's campus spans over 7 acres in beautiful Vancouver. Around 1200 international students currently study at Coquitlam and with the student-to-staff ratio low, each student is afforded plenty of attention.

The Coquitlam College university transfer program is designed to ensure students are ready for study at Canadian universities. Once you transfer your Coquitlam College credits, you’ll be only two to three years away from a four-year degree at any Canadian university via three specialist courses:

  • Associate of Arts Degree
  • Two-Year Diploma Program
  • One-Year Certificate Program

Services for International Students

Coquitlam College offers the following services to international students:

  • Help from the Writing Centre to hone their writing skills
  • Access to a library through both online and offline means
  • Career Centre, bookstore, and medical services
  • Private airport pickup facilities for homestay students
  • Virtual orientation if required


Coquitlam College has a CB school ranking of 9375. As per webometrics, it stands at 247th position amongst Canadian colleges.


International students who get admission to Coquitlam College can reside with homestay families. Homestay programs include careful selection of the families to provide a great experience of Canadian culture to students. 

Accommodation locations are selected carefully, so they are nearby bus routes and within a 30-minute travel time from the college.

About Location

Coquitlam College has two campuses, viz. Coquitlam Campus and Surrey Satellite Campus.

Coquitlam College is located in the Greater Vancouver region. The campus is just 25 minutes away from downtown Vancouver where students can enjoy shopping and recreational activities. The Surrey Satellite Campus is just 5 minutes away from Lougheed Town Centre and Lougheed Skytrain Station by foot.

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