Capilano University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3783 of 14,131 In the World
#1097 of 2,597 In North America
#73 of 101 In Canada
#13 of 16 In British Columbia
#709 of 1,006 For Early Childhood Education
#3951 of 5,073 For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
23%
Enrollment
7,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
capilanou.ca
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate23%
Admissions RequirementsYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Academic CalendarTrimesters
Enrollment7,000
Full time employee785
Student:staff ratio9:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
176
Citations
1,326

Capilano University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
96 / 432
Sociology
41 / 272
Psychology
36 / 430
Art & Design
29 / 153
Economics
17 / 34
Creative Writing
15 / 143
Political Science
15 / 25
Education Majors
15 / 170
Business
14 / 8
Early Childhood Education
13 / 185
Medicine
13 / 86
Environmental Science
12 / 191
Computer Science
10 / 94
Mathematics
8 / 22
Aesthetics
7 / 5
Communications and Public Relations
7 / 12
Political Economy
7 / 15
Biology
7 / 132
History
7 / 25
Philosophy
7 / 4
Art History
7 / 6
Geography and Cartography
6 / 27
Literature
6 / 0
Fashion Design
6 / 8
Social Psychology
6 / 22
Engineering
6 / 19
Ecology
5 / 150
Cognitive Science
5 / 33
International Trade
4 / 0
International Business
4 / 0
Applied Mathematics
4 / 3
Psychiatry
4 / 31
Gender Studies
3 / 2
Physical Therapy
3 / 23
Development Studies
3 / 15
Library and Information science
3 / 60
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
3 / 1
Demography
3 / 27
Child Psychology
3 / 155
Forestry
3 / 5

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 1
1992 2 3
1993 3 2
1994 0 2
1995 0 3
1996 1 3
1997 1 2
1998 1 1
1999 3 1
2000 2 4
2001 0 5
2002 4 3
2003 4 16
2004 1 22
2005 1 43
2006 1 30
2007 3 31
2008 4 49
2009 2 49
2010 9 58
2011 5 57
2012 3 55
2013 10 57
2014 11 60
2015 16 70
2016 18 89
2017 20 105
2018 19 137
2019 25 122
2020 23 185
2021 22 227

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Bachelor's Degree Behavioural Sciences, Business Administration, Cinema and Television, Communication Studies, Design, Law, Music, Performing Arts, Tourism

Notable alumni

  1. Godfrey Gao

    Godfrey Gao
    Born in
    Taiwan Flag Taiwan
    Years
    1984-2019 (aged 35)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actormodel
    Biography

    Godfrey Gao was a Taiwanese-Malaysian-Canadian model and actor. Described as Asia's first male supermodel, Gao was the first male Asian model to appear in a campaign for Louis Vuitton. As an actor, he was known for his roles as Magnus Bane in the 2013 film adaptation of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, and for his leading role in the Chinese television series Remembering Lichuan (遇見王瀝川).

  2. Gigi Saul Guerrero

    Gigi Saul Guerrero
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    film directoractor
    Biography

    Gigi Saul Guerrero is a Mexican-Canadian filmmaker and actress. She gained recognition for creating and directing the 2017 horror web series, La Quinceañera. In 2019, she directed episodes of The Purge and the anthology horror series, Into the Dark.

  3. Liam Firus

    Liam Firus
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Liam Firus is a Canadian retired figure skater. He is the 2016 Triglav Trophy champion and a three-time Canadian national medalist (silver in 2016, bronze in 2014–15). He competed at the 2014 Olympic Games. Earlier in his career, Firus won two bronze medals on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series.

  4. Camilla d'Errico

    Camilla d'Errico
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    comics artist
    Biography

    Camilla d'Errico is a comic book illustrator, painter and visual artist.

  5. DJ Clazzi

    DJ Clazzi
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    disc jockey
    Biography

    DJ Clazzi, better known simply by his stage name Clazzi, is a South Korean composer, singer, lyricist, DJ and record producer. He is the leader of the South Korean electropop band Clazziquai, that was formed in 2001 and debuted in 2004 with the album Instant Pig. In January 2012, he made his solo debut with Infant, an album that includes collaborations with a number of artists, including Seulong of 2AM and members of Sunny Hill.

  6. Craig Dalrymple

    Craig Dalrymple
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Craig Dalrymple is an English former footballer and the currently serves as Inter Miami CF's academy director.

  7. Ivett Gonda

    Ivett Gonda
    Born in
    Hungary Flag Hungary
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    taekwondo athlete
    Biography

    Ivett Gonda is a Hungarian-born Canadian retired taekwondo competitor. She moved to Canada when she was four. From 1995 to mid 2013 Gonda competed professionally for Canada until she decided to compete for her native country, Hungary. Though currently competing for another nation, Ivett still continues to train and live in Canada.

  8. Lana Roi

    Lana Roi
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    songwritermodel
    Biography

    Lana Roi is a Canadian recording artist, songwriter, former beauty title holder, and commercial model. She's a former lead singer of the girl group EURASIA.

General info

Founded 1968
Accreditation Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training of British Columbia
Colors blue
Academic structure Department of Arts and Sciences
Department of Business and Professional Studies
Department of Tourism and Outdoor Recreation
Department of Health and Education
Department of Fine Arts and Applied Arts
Department of Continuing Education
Affiliations and memberships Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
Canadian University Press (CUP)

Location and Contacts

Address 2055 Purcell Way
North Vancouver, British Columbia, V7J 3H5
Canada
City population 53,000
Phone +1 (604) 990 7914
Fax +1 (604) 983 7576

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