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Capilano University

Capilano University


Vancouver, CANADA

  • MIX students can study at Capilano University's main campus in North Vancouver, which is nestled on the slopes of the North Shore and is only a 20-minute drive from downtown Vancouver.
  • Campus Map: Capilano University


Open to undergraduate students majoring in Travel Industry Management (TIM).

  • Academic areas at Capilano: The Faculty of Global & Community Studies includes Global Stewardship, Human Kinetics, Outdoor Recreation Management, Tourism Management, and Public Administration


Yes - English is the official language of instruction at Capilano University, and the primary language spoken in Vancouver.


Fall Semester Early September - mid December
Spring Semester Early January - late April
Students may study at Capilano University for two consecutive semesters, starting in the fall or spring.


Arrange your own housing
Since Capilano does not have on-campus housing, students can explore a variety of off-campus apartment rental options.
Off campus homestay accommodations are available.


TUITION - MIX students register as full-time students at UH Manoa and pay regular UHM tuition & fees.  Your tuition category (Resident, Non-Resident, WUE, etc., stays the same). You do not pay overseas tuition. 

LIVING EXPENSES - In addition to paying UHM tuition, you are responsible for all living and travel expenses during your international exchange. Below are estimates of these expenses, for planning purposes only. Amounts listed below are for one semester, and will vary based on your individual needs and choices, as well as foreign exchange rate fluctuations.          

  • Books & Supplies: $300
  • Housing & Meals: $6,000
  • Personal Expenses: $2,000
  • Local Transportation: $200
  • Round-trip airfare (from Hawaii): $2,000
  • Health Insurance: $400
  • Visa Expenses: $200

FINANCIAL AID - Since you are still a registered UHM student while on MIX, you continue to be eligible to receive financial aid and scholarships.  If you submit a ‘MIX Student Budget for Financial Aid Purposes’ form, UHM financial aid will take into consideration your overseas living and travel expenses when awarding your grants/loans. More info on Financial Aid & Scholarships for MIX 


What is a visa? A visa is an official stamp or document affixed within your passport that has been issued by a foreign government granting permission for entry into the country for a specific purpose.

MIX Students: It is your responsibility to obtain a student visa, if required. The information below is provided for reference purposes only; always consult your destination country's consulate website for the latest and most accurate information on visa requirements. Visa requirements may be different for U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens.

Canada: Exchange students should apply for a Canadian Study Permit when they receive their official acceptance letter from their Canadian host university. Students apply online, then mail documents to the Canadian Consulate General in Los Angeles.










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