Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to our most common questions. Please reach out if you don’t find the information you’re looking for.

Frequently Asked Questions, NIMBUS School of Recording & Media

There is no student housing available on campus. However, our Admissions team will work closely with you to try and match you with a current student or an Alumni who may be looking for a roommate.

The total cost of the Music Production, Recording & Business (MPRB) program, including tuition, supplies and fees is $35,750 for domestic students, and $46,750 for international students. The total cost of the Artist Development program, including tuition, supplies, and fees is $10,750 for domestic and $13,750 for international. Read more about Tuition HERE.

For the MPRB program, students are required to purchase the following:
*macbook pro (min req 13″ macbook pro with 8-16GB RAM and 512GB HD)
*apple usb-c to usb adaptor
*Native Instruments Komplete 10
*Melodyne Assistant
*Serum
There are no additional supplies required for the Artist Development course.

Yes! For more information, visit our Scholarships page.

The Music Production Recording & Business program, and the Artist Development course are both fully eligible for government funded student loans. The amount is dependant on your own financial circumstances and is assessed by Student Aid BC (or you provincial loan office).

We welcome students from all over the world. As an International student, you must apply for a study permit. Please apply to the program first before applying for your study permit. You will require our DLI number: 019283933722. Find out more about applying as an international student. For more information, please connect with our Director of Admissions, Cat Thomson

Our alumni are working all over the world in a variety of roles as artists, producers, engineers, tour managers, A&R, and much MUCH more. Check out our Alumni page HERE

Our two campuses are located in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Our main campus, Suite 300 – 1490 West Broadway, sits on the corner of Granville and Broadway in a wonderfully restored heritage building. Our second campus houses the world-famous Nimbus Nine Studio only a few blocks away.

We do not have a student-designated lot. However, there are a few parking garages close to the school:
EasyPark Lot 84
Advanced Parking Lot 9061
The school is also accessible by public transit from anywhere in the Lower Mainland.

Our class sizes typically range from 10-20 students. Classes are capped at a maximum of 24 students to ensure a personalized experience for each student.

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programs start dates

May . august
October . january

flexible start dates

24

students

per intake

Music Production Recording Business

May 2 . Aug 29 . Oct 20 . jan 3

Artist Development

Aug 29 . jan 3

Electronic Music

online

May 4 . every 2 months