University of British Columbia Canada
The University of British Columbia
The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a public research university with campuses near Vancouver and Kelowna, British Columbia. Established in 1908, UBC is British Columbia’s oldest university. The university ranks among the top three universities in Canada. With an annual research budget of $759 million, UBC funds over 8,000 projects a year.
The Vancouver campus is adjacent to the University Endowment Lands located about 10 km (6 mi) west of downtown Vancouver. UBC is home to TRIUMF, Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, which houses the world’s largest cyclotron. In addition to the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and Stuart Blesson Quantum Matter Institute, UBC and the Max Planck Society collectively established the first Max Planck Institute in North America, specializing in quantum materials. One of the largest research libraries in Canada, the UBC Library system has over 9.9 million volumes among its 21 branches. The Okanagan campus, acquired in 2005, is located in Kelowna, British Columbia. University of British Columbia – Wikipedia
University of British Columbia Admission Requirements
University of British Columbia bachelor’s Entry Requirements
The University of British Columbia requires As & Bs average (a combination of mainly A and B grades).
A minimum score of 74% average on Pakistan’s grading scale is required for admission.
University of British Columbia masters Entry Requirements
The University of British Columbia requires a minimum of 4 years of study.
University of British Columbia English Language Requirements
University of British Columbia IELTS requirements – Minimum requirement is an overall band of 6.5, with no band below 6.0
TOEFL–test: Minimum Requirement: Overall: 90, Reading: 22, Listening: 22, Writing: 21, Speaking: 21.
University of British Columbia Fees
University of British Columbia Fees for international students
University of British Columbia bachelor’s Fees
Business Degree: $ 42,395 annual fee
STEM Degree: $ 41,156 – 53,701annual fee
Arts Degree: $ 41,156 annual fee
Postgrad Tuition Fee
Business Degree: $ 48,668 – 57,930 annual fee
STEM Degree: $ 22,440 – 68,021-annual fee
Arts Degree: $ 47,734 – 49,412 annual fee
Master of Civil Engineering: $ 21,898
University of British Columbia MBA: $ 64,944
Research MS: $ 9,131-14,194 & maximum fee will be $ 26,850
University of British Columbia Intakes and Deadlines
Intakes: September and May
Application deadline: 15 January for May and September intakes.
University of British Columbia Application Fee
The University has an Application Fee of $168.
University of British Columbia Scholarships
University of British Columbia scholarships for international students
International Major Entrance Scholarship
International Major Entrance Scholarships (IMES) are awarded to exceptional international students entering undergraduate programs at UBC. Students receive their IMES when they enter their first year at UBC, and the scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years of study.
- Be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school or post-secondary (university or college).
- Be an international student who will be studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa). (Changes to your citizenship status will affect your IMES eligibility.)
- Demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and intellectual promise, as well as impressive extracurricular and community involvement.
- Not being nominated for a need-and-merit-based International Scholars award.
Apply to UBC by January 15.
If you apply to UBC by January 15, you will be automatically considered for the IMES. Scholarship decisions are made between mid-March to the end of April each year.