THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

The University of British Columbia

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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.

Centered on two major campuses in Vancouver and Kelowna, UBC hosts more than 65,000 students from Canada and more than 160 other countries. It holds an international reputation for excellence in advanced research and learning, offering innovative undergraduate, graduate and professional programs.

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STUDENT ENROLMENT

Full-time (undergraduates)
37 366

Full-time (graduates)
9 522

Part-time (undergraduates)
13 504

Part-time (graduates)
1 342

Source: The University of British Columbia (includes UBC Okanagan) (2018 preliminary fall enrolment)

TUITION FEES

CANADIAN STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
5 294 $

Graduate tuition fees:
4 898 $

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
25 978 $ - 36 588 $

Graduate tuition fees:
8 605 $

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (2018-19).

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