Columbia College

Columbia College

College Profile

Columbia College is a liberal arts college providing first and second year university transfer courses, Associate Degrees in Arts and Science, a university preparatory foundations program conforming to British Columbia Ministry of Education guidelines, and excellent intensive English language instruction in the English Language Centre.

Established in 1936, Columbia College proudly serves as Canada’s longest established international private college. The college is owned and administered by the Columbia College Society, a non-profit academic society comprised by all Columbia College employees.

The College operates as a Non-profit Society, and currently has an enrolment of about 1,000 students drawn from around the world.


Columbia College is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Canada’s west coast. Students enjoy the stunning natural beauty of Vancouver, one of the most spectacular cities in the world, as well as one of its cleanest and safest.


The College is located in Vancouver which is so frequently ranked in the top 10 most desirable cities to live in the world.

Why choose Columbia College

Over the years, Columbia College has consistently been one of the top three providers of international students to the University of British Columbia. Columbia College also sends large numbers of students to Simon Fraser University, Vancouver’s other major university.


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