Victoria is a major city with a wide range of educational institutions (Maps of Educational Institutions:). There
is of course the University of Victoria , the Lester B Pearson College and
Royal Roads University.
University of Victoria has been around since 1963, and offers a variety of degree programs. The area's mild year-found climate makes this a popular academic choice for the fitness-minded. It has 13,500 students on its Saanich/Oak Bay campus. (250) 721-2511.
The Lester B Pearson College is located in Metchosin, and is one of seven United World Colleges. Named for the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Canadian prime minister, the college offers a 2-year International Baccalaureate program for 200 above-average students from more than 70 countries. (250) 391-2411.
Camosun College has two main campuses serving the Victoria area. The Lansdowne campus and the Interurban campus (in Saanich) serve over 7,500 credit students and 10,000 non-credit student. The college offers a wide range of programs.(250) 592-1556. Royal Roads University is an innovative university offering market-driven graduate and undergraduate programs for mid-career professionals. (250) 391-2550.