Established in 1936, Columbia College proudly serves as Canada’s longest established international private college. It 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. The college operates as a Non-profit Society, and currently has an enrolment of about 1,000 students drawn from around the world. Its mission is to prepare international and Canadian students for admission to a university by providing quality academic programs in a supportive environment.
The college is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Canada's west coast. While at Columbia College, students will find many ways to build new skills and gain experience, both within the classroom setting, and outside via clubs, activities, field trips and so on. In addition, students can also pursue volunteer and paid work opportunities.
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