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Coquitlam College

Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
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About Coquitlam College

Our Mission:

Coquitlam College's mission is to provide students with a high quality education leading to an appropriate credential and/or further successful studies at another post secondary educational institution.

Our Goals:

The goals of Coquitlam College are:

  • To maintain high academic standards,
  • To provide each student with educational programs that are individual and account for a wide range of backgrounds, interests and experiences,
  • To provide an environment which reflects the multicultural nature of our society,
  • To provide students with the means to achieve their goals and enable them to transfer to institutions which will further advance these goals,
  • To encourage students to pursue broad academic goals in order to nurture their creativity and to help them to fully participate in a civil society,
  • To provide affordable education in a private college environment,
  • To provide a happy and rewarding working environment for staff and faculty,
  • To work with the community to develop a close working relationship between academic pursuits and practical applications of the learning taking place at the college.

Our Values:

The core values of Coquitlam College are:

  • Students are our primary concern,
  • The promotion of teaching excellence,
  • Fostering a strong international environment,
  • Using sports and activities to foster a strong learning environment,
  • Providing a warm, friendly and safe atmosphere for students from many different places

Campus information

Key Features: 

  • The campus is owned by the College and situated on 7 acres in a park-like setting 
  • Private parking 
  • Safe and friendly neighbourhood 
  • 5 minutes walking distance to the skytrain, shopping and restaurants 
  • 25 minutes to downtown Vancouver

Coquitlam College maintains its own campus situated on a large property of approximately 25 hectares. 


Homestay Information for Students


  • Coquitlam College host families go through a strict interviewing process. Host families are visited at their house and are constantly evaluated. Host families are checked for criminal records. We choose families who are warm, friendly and enjoy cultural exchanges.


  • Private furnished bedrooms with shared laundry and bath facilities.
  • Three meals a day including a school lunch.
  • Convenient location close to a bus route.
  • Travel time to Coquitlam College maximum 30 minutes.
  • Maximum of two students per family.


Courses available 9

Applied, Pure Sciences 1 Business, Management 3 Creative Arts & Design 3 English Language 2


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