Kwantlen Polytechnic University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#2500 of 14,131 In the World
#744 of 2,597 In North America
#63 of 101 In Canada
#9 of 16 In British Columbia
#472 of 1,000 For International Law

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
80%
Enrollment
22,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
www.kpu.ca
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate80%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to August (September - December; January-April; May-August)
Enrollment22,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio18:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
740
Citations
10,398

Kwantlen Polytechnic University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
373 / 2,028
Psychology
234 / 6,987
Sociology
111 / 670
Medicine
100 / 4,671
Social Psychology
99 / 1,848
Political Science
95 / 215
Computer Science
94 / 1,537
Environmental Science
81 / 593
Business
72 / 955
Economics
59 / 846
Law
56 / 100
Art & Design
55 / 158
Cognitive Science
50 / 1,148
Geography and Cartography
47 / 207
Biology
43 / 608
Child Psychology
37 / 765
Demography
33 / 293
Archaeology
30 / 6
Education Majors
29 / 191
Gender Studies
28 / 84
Clinical Psychology
27 / 3,490
Criminology and Criminal Justice
25 / 275
Philosophy
25 / 25
International Law
23 / 31
Mathematics
22 / 617
Engineering
22 / 178
Health Science
20 / 3,139
Sexology
20 / 88
Communications and Public Relations
19 / 93
Physics
19 / 487
Agricultural Science
18 / 260
Political Economy
18 / 11
International Relations and Diplomacy
17 / 5
History
16 / 2
Aesthetics
15 / 109
Public Policy / Administration
15 / 14
Creative Writing
14 / 42
Environmental Management
14 / 62
Psychiatry
14 / 286
Media Studies
13 / 91

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 1 0
1993 6 6
1994 5 4
1995 6 2
1996 2 4
1997 4 17
1998 4 12
1999 3 15
2000 1 18
2001 3 17
2002 6 18
2003 2 41
2004 7 51
2005 13 70
2006 21 60
2007 15 112
2008 33 179
2009 22 234
2010 42 230
2011 38 358
2012 39 537
2013 45 819
2014 38 965
2015 48 1152
2016 46 1124
2017 109 1231
2018 53 1256
2019 67 1285
2020 77 1531
2021 95 1689

Tuition

Local studetns Open admission and selective entry Programmes, Tuition 121.15 per credit for Canadian students and 450.00 per credit for international students; Fixed term and full-time continuous intake programmes, 105.50 per week for Canadian students and 450.00 per week for International students; For other programmes, 121.15-181.66 per credit for Canadian students and 450.00 per credit for International students. (CAD)

Kwantlen Polytechnic University has financial aid programs.

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 Accountancy, Biology, Business Administration, Design, English, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, History, Information Technology, Journalism, Leadership, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Music, Nursing, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology

Notable alumni

  1. Ryan Reynolds

    Ryan Reynolds
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    voice actorfilm actorscreenwritertelevision actoractor
    Biography

    Ryan Rodney Reynolds is a Canadian-American actor and producer. Throughout his 30-year career in film and television, he has received multiple accolades, including a Critics' Choice Movie Award, three People's Choice Awards, a Grammy and Golden Globe nomination, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Led by his several appearances as Deadpool in Marvel films, he is one of the highest-grossing film actors of all time, with a worldwide box-office gross of over $5 billion worldwide.

  2. Eliza Sam

    Eliza Sam
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Eliza Sam is a Canadian actress based in Hong Kong, formerly under contract in TVB. She won the Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant in 2009, and went on to win the 2010 Miss Chinese International Pageant.

  3. Sonny Assu

    Sonny Assu
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    artist
    Biography

    Sonny Assu is a Ligwilda'xw Kwakwaka'wakw contemporary artist.

  4. Hawley Bennett-Awad

    Hawley Bennett-Awad
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    event rider
    Biography

    Hawley Bennett-Awad is a Canadian Equestrian Team athlete who competed for Canada at the 2004 and 2012 Summer Olympics in eventing. She was also on the eventing team that won a team silver medal at the 2011 Pan American Games.

General info

Alternative names KPU
Founded 1981
Accreditation Government of British Columbia
Motto Where Thought Meets Action
Colors red, white
Academic structure Wilson School of Design
Faculty of Academic and Career Preparation
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Health
Faculty of Science and Horticulture
Faculty of Trades and Technology
School of Business
Affiliations and memberships Universities Canada (UC)
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
Canadian University Press (CUP)
Polytechnics Canada

Location and Contacts

Address 12666-72nd Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia, V3W 2M8
Canada
City population 518,000
Phone +1 (604) 599 2000
Fax +1 (604) 599 2449

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