THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

The University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 top universities in the world and among the top 20 public universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.

UBC ranks number one in the world for taking urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. UBC’s research on climate change, use of energy and preparations for dealing with the consequences of climate change is world leading. UBC also ranks in the top three universities in the world for making a global impact through research, outreach and stewardship to address global challenges related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity and peace and justice.

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STUDENT ENROLMENT

Full-time (undergraduates)
38,417

Full-time (graduates)
9,308

Part-time (undergraduates)
11,765

Part-time (graduates)
2,057

Source: The University of British Columbia (2019 preliminary fall enrolment)

TUITION FEES

CANADIAN STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$5,507 - $7,329

Graduate tuition fees:
$5,096

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$27,292 - $39,574

Graduate tuition fees:
$8,952

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (2020-21)

Note: In addition to tuition fees, universities generally charge fees for goods and services supplied to students. This includes areas such as student associations, sports and health. These additional fees vary widely per university and per student and can run from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. Check with the university for details.


RESIDENCE

Vancouver Okanagan