Royal Roads University

country rank  70
world rank  3810

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Established in 1995, Royal Roads University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Victoria (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), British Columbia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, British Columbia, Royal Roads University (RRU) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Royal Roads University (RRU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym RRU
Founded 1995 Origins date back to 1940
Motto Canada's University for Working Professionals
Colours White and blue

University Location

Address 2005 Sooke Road
Victoria (population range: 250,000-499,999)
V9B 5Y2 British Columbia
T +1 (250) 391 2511
F +1 (250) 391 2500

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Mews Building, 2005 Sooke Road
Victoria V9B 5Y2
+1 (250) 391 2528
(877) 778 6227

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Royal Roads University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Canadian Virtual University (CVU)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020