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About the University

Yorkville University was established in 2003 in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The University is private and non-denominational, delivering practitioner-oriented degree programs that bridge the gap between theory and practice, leading to rewarding professional careers.

In March 2004, the Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour granted designation status, approving Yorkville University as a degree granting institution authorized to offer the Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology (MACP). In October 2011, the University was granted the authority to offer a Master of Education in Adult Education (M.Ed). and in 2012, the authority to offer a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program. In 2015, the university received consent to offer a Master of Education in Educational Leadership which it recently launched.

RCC Institute of Technology became an Ontario division of Yorkville University in 2007, and in 2009, RCCIT acquired the Academy of Design and the Toronto Film School. Today, RCCIT delivers professional degree and diploma programs in business, technology and design, largely delivered on-campus but with some online offerings.

In 2015, Yorkville University was granted authority in British Columbia to offer a Bachelor of Business Administration, with specializations in Accounting, Supply Chain Management, Project Management and Energy Management.

Yorkville University is dedicated to academic excellence through the delivery of rigorous academic programs delivered using highly effective, engaging teaching methods.

Yorkville University faculty members are recognized professionals who hold advanced degrees in their fields of expertise. The entire curriculum at Yorkville University is carefully designed to optimize the learning experience by facilitating a high level of faculty-student and student-student communication. Yorkville University’s faculty and staff are uniquely dedicated to facilitating their students’ success.


The mission of Yorkville University is to build a national university that provides practitioner-oriented degree programs, leading to professional careers that are personally rewarding and contribute to the betterment of society.

Accessible: Yorkville University provides academic programs to people who, for reasons of geographic remoteness, health and disability conditions, and family, work or community obligations, would otherwise not be able to complete post-secondary education.

Rigorous: Yorkville University provides challenging academic content delivered by faculty members who are professionally engaged in their field of knowledge, possess the appropriate credentials available in their fields, and are committed to excellence in teaching.

Flexible: Yorkville University provides academic programs that allow students to integrate career advancement studies with their personal and professional lives.

English Language Requirements

English is the primary language of instruction at Yorkville University. Applicants whose native language is not English must establish proficiency in English sufficient for post-secondary study. Please find program specific details below.

Yorkville University ESL Pathway Program
The ESL Pathway Program enables students, with less than the minimum required IELTS scores, to be accepted to Yorkville University programs in Ontario. The ESL Pathway offers three levels of study with content focused on improving your English language skills. You will leave the program with improved English language skills for reading, writing, speaking and comprehension. The levels are 12 weeks in duration and involve 25 hours of instruction per week. All students will have access to on-going language and international student services during their studies at Yorkville University. The ESL Pathway program is available at the 1835 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M4S 1X8, Canada.

Oxford Placement Test 
Students applying to Yorkville University programs in Ontario without an IELTS score will be asked to complete the Oxford Placement Test to determine their placement in either (a) Beginner Pathway (b) Level 1 (c) Level 2 of the ESL Pathway Program or (d) enter their degree/diploma program directly or with a concurrent English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course. The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course is available at respective campuses concurrently as part of the programs. (This course is a credit course that counts towards the completion of the degree.  There is no additional cost to the program when students take the EAP course.)

Applicants from countries where English is not the primary language spoken and applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency by providing evidence of one of the following completed scored tests:

Recognized Tests Minimum Scores
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 80 CBT 213 PBT 550
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic 6.0
Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees (CanTEST) – Reading/Listening/Speaking – Writing 4.5 – 4.0
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) 76
Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) 60
Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment (CLBA) – Average on reading, listening and speaking 6
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic 55
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 176

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Yorkville University is pleased to provide financial assistance to all qualified students in the form of scholarships and bursaries.

The following are some of the key financial assistance opportunities at Yorkville University:

  • On Campus Bachelor of Business Administration Tuition Bursaries
    All new BBA students who are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents can apply for a 45% tuition bursary towards BBA courses completed on campus in Vancouver, or a 35% tuition bursary towards BBA courses completed on campus in Toronto. One applicant will be awarded the Working Adults Tuition Bursary which covers 100% of their program’s tuition. The Working Adults Tuition Bursary is part of Yorkville University’s efforts to assist people achieve their professional goals without compromising work or personal commitments. Students can study while they work with flexible course schedules and evening classes, and graduate in as few as 2.5 years.

All information related to this institution has been extracted from the Yorkville University - Toronto website, accessible at The data provided here is true until its extraction on 21 December 2019. Hence, all information here is subject to change without notice as per the institution's policy. For the latest update, please visit the institution website.

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