The public research institution known as the University of Victoria is located in the cities of Oak Bay and Saanich in the Canadian province of British Columbia. The earliest post-secondary institution in British Columbia, Victoria College, which opened its doors in 1903, can be linked to the university. For its engineering and physical science research, the University of Victoria is ranked #2 in Canada and #324 overall. It is ranked 359th overall in the QS World University Rankings for 2023. The acceptance rate at the University of Victoria is reportedly 63%.
Intermediate Certificate or Higher Secondary School Certificate with 78%
International Baccalaureate: a minimum IB of 32
Bachelor’s degree (minimum four years) 1st class 60% or 3.0/4.0
English Language Requirements: Undergraduate / Postgraduate
Minimum overall band score of 6.5 and component can have a score lower than 6.0
TOEFL: a minimum score of 90 from the internet TOEFL, at least 20 points each in the listening, speaking, reading, and writing sections.
PTE: overall score of 58-64, no section score less than 50.
University of Victoria tuition fees
Arts Degree: 26,830
Business Degree: 26,830
Engineering Degree: 28,950
Health Sciences: 26,830
Science Degree: 26,830
Arts Degree: 7,764
Business Degree: 7,764
Engineering Degree: 18,463–30,441
Health Sciences 7,764
Science Degree: 7,764
Engineering Management: 32,498
project management: 7,764
renewable energy: 7,764
Environmental Science: 7,764
Public health: 9,441
Dates & Deadlines
There are three entry points for many graduate programs: September, January, and May.
- Year 1 entry: January 31 for entry in September of the same year.
- Year 2 or later: January 31 for entry in September of the same year.
All concerns for admission must be completed by April 30, and in the case of transfer Candidates, documented with UVic by May 31.
Undergraduate entry: September
Degree programs: All degree programs are available for September entry.
- Art History and Visual Studies: September 30
- Computer Science: September 30
- Health Information Science: September 30
- All programs offered by Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences: September 30
- Art History and Visual Studies: March 31
- Computer Science: March 31
- All programs offered by Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences: March 31
Dormitory: economy double room (includes meal plan): $9,626
https://www.uvic.ca/graduatestudies/admissions/admissions/apply/index.php for graduate
https://apply.educationplannerbc.ca/ for undergraduate
$162.25 if any post-secondary transcripts come from institutions outside of Canada).
For graduate Fee, if any transcripts come from institutions outside Canada: $147.00 for undergraduate
University of Victoria scholarships:
VU INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP :
The VU International Scholarship supports new international students who plan to commence their higher education diploma, undergraduate, or postgraduate (coursework) studies in 2023.
How to apply:
Students will be assessed automatically after submitting their application for an eligible course.
Value (2023 commencement):
10% tuition fee depletion for the entire standard time scale of acceptable courses (calculated from the date of commencement to the course end date in the letter of offer).
Terms & conditions
- Students must pay the required tuition fee deposit to accept their offer. The remaining balance is due before the course start date.
- Students who have received a fellowship from another organization for their VU course are not eligible for this scholarship.
Successful candidates will be notified in their full offer letter. Unsuccessful applicants will not be notified.
VU GLOBAL LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP
The VU Global Leaders Scholarship supports new international students who plan to begin their higher education diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) studies
How to apply:
Students will be evaluated automatically after submitting their application for an available course.
20% tuition fee reduction for the entire standard duration of eligible courses (calculated from the date of commencement to the course end date in the letter of offer).
VU FUTURE LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP (INTERNATIONAL)
The VU Future Leaders Scholarship (International) supports international students who commenced their higher education diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) studies
How to apply:
Students were required to confirm that they wish to be considered for the scholarship at the time they submit their application for admission into an eligible VU qualification. Scholarship eligibility can only be assessed after the applicant has met the course entry requirements.
20% off the first two semesters’ tuition fee. Upon successful completion of two semesters, students will be assessed for an extension of the scholarship based on academic performance. This is valued at 10% off the tuition fee per semester for the remainder of their studies.