Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Kwantlen Polytechnic University Overview
About Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Founded in 1981, it is a public university offering an undergraduate degree. Also known as KPU, it has five campuses in British Columbia, Canada. It was founded as a college to train the demand of workers in Fraser valley in vocational skills. It was later deemed as a polytechnic university. It was created after separating from Douglas College, which is a similar institute.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University Campus
KPU has campuses in 3 cities in British Columbia, Canada. There are three campuses in Surrey, at Newton Town Centre, Cloverdale, and the City Centre. There is a campus each in Richmond and Langley. KPU Surrey is the main campus and houses all main administrative buildings. KPU Civic Plaza is the latest campus opened in 2019.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University Students
More than 20,000 students are studying across all faculties at KPU. About 12,000 Full-time students study each year at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. KPU has a significant international student population from over 65 countries.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University Faculty
It has 1,400 faculty members and counting across all of its campuses. The University offers courses from the faculty of arts, science, engineering and business in the form of degrees, certificates or diplomas. Vocational courses are also provided with the certification from the authority of British Columbia.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University Achievements and rewards
- KPU has faculties that are involved in some critical researches or have worked in of them.
- Canada's greenest employer