Royal Roads University

    Royal Roads University
    Established on: 1995

    Royal Roads University (RRU) is a publicly funded higher learning institution situated in the Canadian community of Colwood, British Columbia. It was once known as Royal Roads Military College before gaining university status.

    The university is a member of the International Association of Universities and the Canadian Bureau for International Education. The university library includes a sizable collection of printed and digital materials for overseas students on its 565-acre main campus.

    The University library consists of over 100 online databases, 55,000 e-books, and 48,000 print books exist. Admission is available to various undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate programs. Additionally, certificate and diploma programs are offered on-campus, online, or in a hybrid format.

    The institution strongly emphasizes offering education in tourism, hospitality, environmental studies, sustainability, executive education, and interdisciplinary and leadership studies.

    By participating in a summer abroad or semester exchange program, students worldwide may obtain unrivaled international exposure at Royal Roads. Both incoming and outgoing exchange programs are included in exchange programs.

    Courses offered for the Bachelor's level program.

    Arts and Humanities

    Business & Management

    Natural Sciences 

    Social Sciences and Management

    Courses offered for the Master's level program

    Arts, and Humanities

    Business & Management

    Natural Sciences

    Social Sciences and Management

    Courses offered for the MBA program

    MBA in Executive Management


    Motivating individuals with the bravery to change the world.


    The community that values diversity and togetherness for our students, educators, and staff.

    We always look for innovative and more effective ways to do tasks.

    Bold in our actions, we embrace difficulties and take calculated risks because we have courage.


    Royal Roads University has six critical obligations grounded in its goals and activities:

    1. Build on the strengths of inter- and transdisciplinarity, professional application, and creative delivery.
    2. Develop our innovative and entrepreneurial culture while being fast to adapt to societal and workplace changes.
    3. Increase the participation and inclusion of individuals with various experiences and viewpoints in all facets of collegiate life.
    4. Respect the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and put the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's recommendations into action.
    5. Focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, we will advance sustainability in our academic initiatives and business practices.
    6. To address the global warming dilemma, quicken technical development and associated social, economic, and political issues, and support research and education.

    University Ranking

    Royal Roads University is one of Canada's finest public institutions and is ranked 56. In the QS World University Rankings for 2023, it is placed 1761.

    University highlights

    University Type


    Established Year


    No of Students


    Number of Courses


    Tuition Fees for International Students per course

    8200-86000 CAD


    September, January, and May.

    Main intakes

    The main intakes are in September, January, and May.


    Allan Cahoon Global Advancement and Diversity Award

    • The Allan Cahoon Global Advancement and Diversity Award have been established to assist Royal Roads students in underrepresented populations who wish to promote diversity. 
    • Offered $1,000

    Andrea Fallan Memorial Bursary

    • One student who has finished at least 30 credits in the Bachelor of Commerce degree will receive the bursary each year.
    • Offered $500

    Application Process/ documents needed for admission

    Academic Documents (For Bachelor)

    • SLC Mark sheet
    • School Leaving Certificate
    • SLC Character Certificate
    • Transcript of 12th-grade
    • Individual Mark sheet of 12th-grade
    • Character Certificate of 12th-grade
    • Provisional Certificate of 12th-grade
    • Migration Certificate of 12th-grade

    Academic Documents (For Masters)

    • Transcript of Bachelor's Degree of 12th-grade
    • Individual Mark sheets of Bachelor's Degree of 12th-grade
    • Character Certificate of Bachelor Degree of 12th-grade
    • Provisional Certificate of Bachelor Degree in 12th-grade
    • Migration Certificate of Bachelor Degree of 12th-grade
    • IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores
    • Passport
    • Experience letter
    • Statement of Purpose
    • 2-3 LORs 
    • GRE/GMAT Scores
    • Application Fees
    • Proof of Scholarships - If any
    • Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
    • College Recommendation (if a current student)

    Language Requirement





    UG(Under Graduated)

    6.5 overall

    88 (Minimum 20 in reading, writing, listening, and speaking)

    60 Overall with a minimum of 58 in every section

    PG(Post Graduated)

    7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in speaking, listening, writing, and reading

    Overall, 100 with a minimum of 26 in writing and 23 in listening, reading, and speaking

    68 overall with a minimum of 60 in every section


    Q. Can I work as a student in Canada?

    Yes, International students in Canada can work part-time (up to 20 hours per week) during school terms.

    Q. Where is Royal Roads University located?

    Royal Roads University is located in Colwood city of British Columbia, Canada.

    Q. What are the different intakes at Royal Roads University?

    Generally, the university takes intakes in September, January, and May.

    Q. What are the fees to study at the university?

    The fees depend upon the courses you apply for. They range from (8200-86000)CAD per course.

    Q. What is the enrolment fee for international students?

    The enrolment fee for international students is $131.39, which is non-refundable.


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