Capilano University (then a college) was founded in 1968. In 1973, we opened our permanent campus in North Vancouver. Four years later, we opened kálax-ay the Sunshine Coast campus in Sechelt and CapU Lonsdale opened in 2020.

CapU enrols approximately 12,700 students each year, 9,000 in for-credit programs, nearly 1,200 in non-credit courses and 2,500 international students.

Quick Facts

  • 4stunning locations in North Vancouver, on the Sunshine Coast and in Mount Currie
  • 9,120students enrolled in for-credit programs
  • 2,834international students from 86 countries