Corpus Christi College, Vancouver, British Columbia

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Vancouver, Bristish Columbia
Estd 1956

Updated on - May 25th, 2022 | 09:01 AM By Venushree Agarwal

Overview Content

Corpus Christi College is a Catholic post-secondary institution and transfer oriented academic college. The College prepares students to complete their third and fourth year of degree programs in various institutions of repute worldwide and especially in Canada. The college offers over 90 transfer programs in the areas of Liberal Arts, Business, Religion, Social Science, Digital Media, and Science.

When was Corpus Christi College Established?

Corpus Christi College was established in 1956 by the Congregation of St. Basil.

Where is Corpus Christi College?

Corpus Christi College of Cambridge University is a Catholic post-secondary institution located in Vancouver, BC, right beside the University of British Columbia (UBC).

Corpus Christi College Accreditation and Affiliations 

Corpus Christi College is accredited by BC's Private Post Secondary Education Commission (PPSEC) and is affiliated to Roman Catholic as well as ACCC, CCAA and the University of British Colombia.

Education at Corpus Christi College

Corpus Christi College offers more than 90 transfer programs in courses such as Liberal Arts, Business, Religion, Social Science, Digital Mesia and Science, out of which Business, English, Philosophy, History, Political Science, Social Justice and Peace Studies, and Communication are some of the popular programs of the College.

Students have an option of taking transfer after completing one year of study at the college also. The only difference for one and two-year study is in the number of credits received on transfer. The students can get a transfer to any university or institution worldwide.

Corpus Christi students are provided with excellent academic programming, a nurturing community, leadership skills, and service-learning opportunities.

Why Choose Corpus Christi College?

Corpus offers over 90 undergraduate courses in a wide range of subject areas from business to geography to Spanish. As a College that is visionary and prophetic, they mainly focus on enabling students to be independent and confident, resilient, and committed to achieving their potentiality.

Not just in academics, Corpus Christi has also excelled in other fields and hence has gained recognition for the same. Below listed are some less known facts about Corpus Christi College.

  • Ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world
  • 45 full-time faculty to solve any doubts students face
  • 90+ courses to choose from; Arts, Business, Science, Digital Media, and more
  • Only 20 students per class 
  • 80% of local students and 20% international students
  • Courses that allow one to transfer directly from Corpus Christi college to any college of one’s choice worldwide.

Corpus Christi is more than 25 years old, providing the best of the facilities to their students to be it in concern with the geographical area of the college or the faculties. This college comes under the prestigious Cambridge University and hence, has maintained dignity.

  • Corpus Christi offers the best of both worlds, it has formal classrooms inside the campus and greenery around
  • College instructors are highly qualified and are ready to share their knowledge with future learners and leaders
  • The programs are accredited and fully transferable 60 credits can be transferred to most post-secondary schools
  • The students have exceptionally high transfer rates to the University of British Columbia (UBC). Most of the graduates go on to earn their Bachelor’s of Arts, Commerce, Science degrees at institutions throughout the province, across the country, and around the world

Faculties and Departments at Corpus Christi College 

 The College offers 90+ courses to choose from, under various fields of study. Some of which include.

  • Anthropology 
  • Biology 
  • Business 
  • Classical Studies
  • Communications 
  • Economics 
  • English 
  • Film 
  • Fine arts 
  • Geology 
  • Geography 
  • History 
  • Math 
  • Philosophy 
  • Physics 
  • Political Science 
  • Psychology 
  • Religious Studies 
  • Social Justice and Peace 

Financial aid and Scholarship at Corpus Christi College 

College offers various scholarships, bursaries and grants for international students.

  • The Competitive Scholarships need a separate application and the prescribed deadlines are to be met.
  • The College offers the President’s Award, Dean’s award, and Scholastic Excellence award on merit basis each of which is valued at CAD 1,000, 750, and 500 respectively.
  • The college also offers subject-specific awards depending on which course the student has chosen.

Student Services at Corpus Christi College

Along with academic excellence, Corpus Christi college also focuses on other fields as well to educate its students in every way possible, which will eventually help them to excel in their careers ahead.

Student Facilities

  1. Academic Advising
  2. Campus Ministry
  3. Counselling, health, and wellness
  4. Computer lab and printing
  5. Disability services
  6. Health and Dental Insurance
  7. Housing
  8. Academic and resource centre
  9. Parking
  10. Sports and fitness
  11. WUBC Amenities, Alma Mater Society, and clubs
  12. University bus pass

University Stats

Corpus Christi College has a total enrollment of 467 students out of which 20% are international students and has an acceptance rate of 33%.

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Admission Details

How Can I get into Corpus Christi College? 

The admission criteria differ taking into consideration whether one is a domestic or international student. For international students, the criteria for eligibility are mentioned below.

  • A Secondary School Diploma awarded by a recognized institution
  • Official School transcripts
  • Every international student must meet the English language standard as prescribed by the college
  • Country specific requirements 

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Average Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for courses at Corpus Christi College depends upon various factors like the courses one has enrolled, whether one is a domestic student or foreign and also on the facilities availed by the students. The tuition fees for domestic students might range from $664 to $936 and for international students, the fees are.

Arts and Science courses
Per course (3 credits) = $2,490.00
Per 1 credit = $830.00

Business courses
Per course (3 credits) = $3,511.00
Per 1 credit = $1,170.33

Degree Type Tuition Fees
Diploma 822
Undergraduate 822
Post Graduate 822

Application Details

Corpus Christi College accepts application from qualified international students of all cultural, religious, and linguistic backgrounds. Corpus Christi College has four intakes in a year i.e in September, January, May, and July, and the applicant can apply to any of the intakes. The college accepts online application for every intake.

  •  For application, the students need to create a MyLION account using a full name and primary email address. 
  •  After the application, one needs to upload their official transcripts.
  •  One needs to pay an application fee which is non-refundable and mandatory. 
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What is the Average Annual Cost to Attend Corpus Christi College?

Along with the tuition fees, students are likely to pay other additional fees depending upon the course they register for. The additional fees might be different for domestic and international students.

  • UBC Alma Mater Society Membership- $627
  • UBC Recreation Fee- $226 (optional)
  • Student Activity Fee- $213 per semester
  • Late payment Fee -$100 
  • Registration deposit Fee-$150
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Courses Fees

The payment for tuition and other related fees can be done using various payment modes like credit cards, wire transfer payment, cheque, master or visa cards, and so on. Likewise, Corpus also provides students with an opportunity to pay tuition fees in installments. In addition to the tuition and fees, one might have to pay for textbooks, rooms, transportation, and entertainment.

Associate Courses:

Associate of Arts [A.A]

Course Fees: $

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Contact Information

For any admission related queries, one can contact the recruitment office, Phone: 604-314-9617

or mail at [email protected]

Address: Corpus Christi College, 5935 Iona Drive, Vancouver, BC V6T 1J7

However, one can always find the centre staff at the College entrance who can provide all the necessary information about all the other departments. 

Further contact details are given below.

Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RH, UK



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