Frequently Asked Questions

Every student has questions about their education and the institution where they choose to study. On this page, you will find answers to some of the Admission Department’s most frequently asked questions.

How many students attend Rhodes Wellness College?

Although it varies by semester, there are typically between 40 and 60 full time students at Rhodes Wellness College, as well as part time and online students.

Besides tuition and books, are there any other fees?

The only additional fee is a $5.00 records archiving fee that goes towards storing a digital copy of your completed student record with a secure third party vendor. The provincial regulator of private colleges mandates this. That’s it!

Do you have dorms or student housing?

No. As a private college located in downtown Vancouver, we do not supply student housing. However, we do have an active community and are happy to assist you in finding accommodations.

How does your semester system work?

There are four semesters each year (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter) and each semester is 12 weeks long. Additionally, between the Spring and Summer semesters, and again between the Fall and Winter semesters, the college runs a guided career exploration, and preparation week. Participation in these special sessions is mandatory for diploma students.

Do your classes run year-round?

Yes, classes run year-round. The classes being offered vary each semester.

What are your admission requirements?

Rhodes Wellness College is committed to enrolling students who both meet all of our program admission criteria and who are likely to succeed in meeting their educational and career goals. Students must meet the following criteria to be admitted to Rhodes Wellness College:

  • Age of majority or obtained parental/guardian consent.
  • Must submit a resume with three references.
  • A minimum Grade 12 English level – demonstrated by a written personal statement and a one-on-one screening interview.
  • A copy of the international study permit/student visa, if applicable
  • A minimum of 12 months of sobriety for applicants in recovery – this will be verified during the interview. A letter from a counsellor may be requested at the admissions representative’s discretion.

*Successful completion of admissions assessment process includes at least one interview to determine the student’s overall suitability for the program.

If a potential student does not meet our minimum admission requirements, the requirements cannot be waived by either the institution or the student.

Do you offer scholarships or bursaries?

Yes. We have scholarships for students with specific experience, and also accept general scholarship applications. Students who are receiving student loans may also qualify for general bursaries.