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 230 and 300 full-time students at Rhodes Wellness College, as well as 70 – 100 part-time and online students.

Many of our programs are all online so you will attend classes from the comfort of your home. Some programs are offered in a Blended format where the learning is both online and in-person at our Vancouver campus. For Blended programs, you will need to be physically in Vancouver. Unfortunately, we do not have our own housing, but please see below for resources:

Global Education City (GEC)

Global Education City (GEC) is the largest off-campus student housing provider in Metro Vancouver, BC Canada.

GEC services local, out-of-province and international students, provides them with cost-effective and comfortable off-campus housing solutions. With flexible leases, fully furnished suites, on-site management and all-inclusive amenities, GEC offers the leading living experience to enhance students’ academic journey.For more information, visit: gecliving.com


PadMapper makes apartment hunting less awful, almost fun. It does this by plotting apartments on a big map, and letting you filter for exactly what you want.

For more information, visit: padmapper.com


Rentals.ca is on the mission of creating the best rental experience in Canada. Their easy-to-use map-based search makes finding a new apartment, condo or house much easier.

For more information, visit: rentals.ca

APT Stay Small. Live Large.

At APT, Vancouver’s West Side is your back yard, the whole building is your living room, and your smart-sized studio suite is where you lay your head. It’s a perfect balance of privacy and independence with opportunities to engage with a community of your neighbours.

For more information, visit: aptliving.ca

If you need additional help finding accommodation please contact us at 604-708-4416.

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:

  • Reach the age of majority (19 years old in British Columbia) or provide to the College the written consent from the applicant’s parental/guardian consent.
  • Submit a resume with three references.
  • Demonstrate spoken and written proficiency in the English language consistent with the proficiency of a high school graduate, as – evidenced by a written personal statement and a one – on – one screening interview (see also the Language Proficiency Assessment Policy).
  • International study permit/student visa, if applicable.
  • A minimum of 12 months prior sobriety is required to be verified during the interview. The College’s representative may require the applicant to provide a letter to the College confirming the applicant’s sobriety from a counselor.

*If an applicant does not meet our minimum admission requirements, the requirements cannot be waived by either the College or the applicant.

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

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.

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