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.

Although it varies by semester, there are typically between 100 and 150 full-time students at Rhodes Wellness College, as well as 70 – 100 part-time and online students.

There are textbook fees, however, these are not marked up and the actual cost is the cost that students pay. Additionally, Rhodes is moving to e-texts to save students hundreds of dollars.

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.

There are four semesters each year (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter) and each semester is 12 weeks long. There is a summer break and winter break for all students. 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.

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

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 – or equivalent.
  • 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.

Yes. We have scholarships for students with specific experience, and also accept general scholarship applications. Students who are receiving government student loans also may qualify for non-repayable bursaries if deemed to be low or middle income by the government and/or if the student has a child or children and/or a disability.