The University of British Columbia: Ranking & Review

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Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate45%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment42,500
Academic CalendarSemesters


Local students$6,250$8,750
International students$30,000$30,000

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine++++
Engineering | IT++++
Maths | Natural Sciences++++

General info

Alternative namesUBC
MottoTuum Est
It is up to you
AccreditationMinistry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, British Columbia
Affiliations and membershipsUniversities Canada (UC)
Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (U15)
Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
Universitas 21 (U21)
Academic structureFaculty 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
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
Colorsgold, blue
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff3,750
Student/staff ratio11
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

Address2329 West Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4
Urbanization levelUrban
City population631,000
Phone+1 (604) 822 8999
Fax+1 (604) 822 9888

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