Capilano University

Industry-leading instructors, small classes and nearly 100 programs.



Arts & Sciences

Whether you're interested in the arts, sharpening your skills in new languages, assisting people on the Autism spectrum, or diving into the world of science, mathematics, and engineering, you can create the path to your future in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at CapU.


Professional Studies

People with a business background are always in demand, and the programs in the Faculty of Business & Professional Studies at CapU are where you’ll get the skills to kick-start your career.


Human Development

Start working towards a career in helping and caring with training in the programs in the Faculty of Education, Health & Human Development at CapU.

VISIT Capilano University


The CapU Street Party (CUSP) held on Sept. 6 was a big success. Music, games, prizes and the President’s BBQ were part of the day to celebrate the start of a new school year – and the students and staff that make CapU such a great place to learn.

Alumni Q&A: CJ Li

Vancouver-born singer-songwriter CJ Li has released multiple albums, performed around the globe, and generated more than a million video views. She also happens to be a graduate of Capilano University’s Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies.

Indigenizing the Future of Film

In May, a delegation of six participants from CapU’s Filmmakers in Indigenous Leadership and Management Business Affairs and Indigenous Digital Accelerator programs attended the Cannes Film Festival in France.


“If you walk in a landscape, you’ll find that the landscape gives you something back. It’s the same if you ‘walk’ in a person. If you look at a person’s whole expression you can see that you can walk in the landscape that a human body constitutes.”

CapU in Photos

The federal minister of tourism Randy Boissonnault visits and speaks with students.
Elder Robert
3D animation student Mark Zimmer receives a Warner Media Bursary.
Ramin Shadmehr
, recipient of the 2022 Alumni Award of Excellence award for Confidence.
Gigi Saul Guerrero