Note: Exceptions may be made with departmental approval.
1. Visit the Apply and Register for New ABE or CUP Students page for information about application and registration process.
2. After submitting your online application, the University will email you an invitation to view the program's information session video and complete the required assessments.
3. In order to know which Adult Basic Education (ABE) class is at the right level for you, you may need to take one or more assessment tests. The assessments (available for English, Math, and Sciences) have no academic value other than assisting instructors in placing students in the correct level for their studies. You cannot register for courses until you’ve completed the assessments.
4. Depending on assessment results, some students may be referred to the English for Academic Purposes (ESL) Department.
Applicants also have to satisfy CapilanoU's institution admission requirements as listed below.
Students must meet one of the following:
Students who do not qualify under one of the above requirements may submit a request for a waiver of the English Language Requirement form to the attention of Admissions in the Registrar's Office.
Verify with the institution directly.
The General Admission Requirements information can be found here:
For full details on the admission requirements for these programs, please click here.
High school students with superior academic records may apply for limited admission which will allow enrollment in one or two university transfer courses while still attending secondary school.
The application must be co-signed by the applicant's parent or legal guardian and must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from the school principal or designate, and an official copy of the secondary school academic record. Inquiries should be directed to the Registrar's Office.
Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.
Follow the links to learn more about these careers on WorkBC's career profiles.