University of British Columbia

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The University of British Columbia



Established in 1908, The University of British Columbia is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Vancouver (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), British Columbia. This institution also has branch campuses in the following location(s): Kelowna. Officially accredited recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia, The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a very large (enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of British Columbia (UBC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 109 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Canadian higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UBC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities and activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.



Name The University of British Columbia
Acronym UBC
Founded 1908
Motto Tuum Est
It is up to you
Colours Gold and Blue
Screenshot The University of British Columbia Screenshot



Address 2329 West Mall
V6T 1Z4 British Columbia
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
+1 (604) 822 8999
+1 (604) 822 9888
Other locations Kelowna



Undergraduate Postgraduate
Pre-Bachelor degrees
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Master degrees
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Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the University of Toronto‘s official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.



Local students $ 6,463.10
International students $ 40,731.60

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate The University of British Columbia‘s Office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.



Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 2016 – 1874 East Mall
Vancouver V6T 1Z1
+1 (604) 822 3014
877 272 1422


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None



Library University Library Yes Go to The University of British Columbia's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sports Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Library Association (ALA), Committee on Accreditation
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Planning Accreditation Board (PAB)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and license The University of British Columbia as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.



  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Group of Thirteen (G13)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Universitas 21



The University of British Columbia
VANCOUVER CAMPUS:  Faculty of Applied Science, Faculty of Arts Sauder School of Business, Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Education ,Faculty of Forestry , Faculty of Graduate Studies College of Health Disciplines, College for Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Medicine ,Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences,  Faculty of Science

OKANAGAN CAMPUS: Faculty of Applied Science,  Faculty of Arts and Sciences,  Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies,  Faculty of Education, Faculty of Health and Social Development,  Faculty of Management, Faculty of Medicine College of Graduate Studies,