The Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a public university established in 1981. It was established to meet the need of the people residing at Fraser Valley for vocational training. It is an undergraduate polytechnic university but it offers diverse courses in vocational education and other trade skills.
The college has 20,000 students enrolled and an academic staff of 1,400 overall the campuses at Cloverdale, Surrey, Richmond, and Langley. It also has many affiliations.