Established in 1981 by the British Columbia government, Kwantlen, now Kwantlen Polytechnic University, has five campuses located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers bachelor's, associate's degrees, diplomas, certificates and citations in more than 120 programs. Almost 20,000 students take courses each year at Kwantlen Polytechnic University's Surrey, Richmond, Langley, Cloverdale and Civic Plaza campuses.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University now offers a number of credentials, many of which are completely unique, to successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets. Students have the opportunity to transfer their certificate and diploma credentials to bachelor's degrees, creating an option for academic and professional improvement in applied and technical programs.