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Yorkville University

Check whether Yorkville University is right for you as an international student.

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Study abroad at Yorkville University

Yorkville University (YU) was founded in 2004 with the aim of offering flexible, rigorous, and career-focused degrees to people who are on a purposeful path. The University’s original campus is located in Fredericton, and there are also locations in Vancouver and Toronto.

The mission of YU is to build a national university that provides practitioner-oriented degree programs, leading to professional careers that are personally rewarding and contribute to the betterment of society.

At Yorkville University, you can study a variety of programs on-campus and online, including bachelor’s in business administration, interior design, a creative arts university pathway program, and many others.

When you study at one of Yorkville’s three campuses, you’ll benefit from an enhanced learning environment with small class sizes, experienced faculty, and team working opportunities.

Why study at Yorkville University?

  • Flexible learning

    Online or in-class programs are available, as well as year-round start dates

  • Accelerated degrees

    By allowing you to continue your studies year-round, YU gives you the opportunity to graduate faster

  • Student support

    There are a wide range of resources available to students including tutoring support, a writing lab, and career services

  • Small class sizes

    An average class size of 20 students gives you an opportunity to network with peers and industry-experienced faculty

Life as an international student

Yorkville University is a diverse institution with more than 3,000 international students from 122 nationalities represented on campus or enrolled in their online programs.

If you’ve already had some previous post-secondary education from your home country, YU can transfer relevant credits to help you complete your degree even faster and for a lower total tuition cost.

You can work up to 20 hours a week as an international student during your studies and up to 40 hours a week during scheduled breaks. Yorkville’s dedicated Career Services will be there to assist you with your job search and to get you prepared to excel at interviews and successfully join the workforce in your field before and after graduation.

YU also offers international students different types of events, webinars, and activities you can get involved in. Class sizes at Yorkville are small - usually under 20 people per class - which means you’ll get one-on-one attention from your instructors and be able to work closely with your fellow students.

Student life & facilities

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Fees and funding

Undergraduate tuition fee ranges from CAD$20,925 to CAD$22,000 per year

United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Bursary

In honour of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), international students showing proof of US or Mexican citizenship will not be charged the international tuition fee. These students will pay the domestic tuition rate for Yorkville University programs.


Yorkville University

100 Woodside Ln, Fredericton, NB E3C 2R9, Canada

Yorkville University has campuses in Vancouver and Toronto, two world-class cities whose exceptional business, arts, and sports scenes offer an enriching student-life experience.

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Visa requirements for Yorkville University

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