Founded in 1979 Columbia International College is the largest private international boarding university-preparatory school in Canada. For the past several years, 100% of our Pre-U graduates have been accepted into a wide range of prestigious universities and colleges both in Canada and worldwide. With this excellent record of success, Columbia International College has been able to establish close ties with a growing number of universities, forming the University Partners® and Academic Alliance. At Columbia International College, under our unique Total Care Education System®, we passionately deliver a world class education and living experience which is student focused. We treat our students, parents and each other with respect and equality. We celebrate diversity in cultures. We communicate openly and honestly. And we continuously create, and implement innovative ways to improve our Total Care Education System®, our services and internal environment. Maximizing our students' personal growth and their potential for success are our prime concerns. We accomplish this through a dedicated, caring and professional staff. At CIC, we provide our staff with personal and team recognition as well as competitive rewards for achieving clearly defined goals. Columbia’s ESL Programs provides students with a Total Learning experience. Students have opportunities to focus on developing their Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening skills and improve their Vocabulary, Comprehension, Conversation and Pronunciation skills. Learning opportunities exist in and out of the classroom for students to practice and perfect their English skills. Columbia International College’s Summer Camp has been designed to offer a truly unique Canadian vacation by combining learning English with the opportunity to explore the beautiful attractions Canada has to offer.
More than 400 students live on campus, many of them residing in six traditional residence halls. Each contains community laundry facilities, A photo of a bedroom inside Pineview Apartments on the campus of CIU.kitchens and lounges