35,344
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,550
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
69
69%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The University of British Columbia is a University institution located in Vancouver, BC, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2075 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC  V6T 1Z1
Canada
Contact Phone: 604-822-2211

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural And Food Products Processing Checkmark
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Animal Sciences Checkmark
Animal/livestock Husbandry And Production Checkmark
Food Science Checkmark
Food Science And Technology Related Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Soil Science And Agronomy Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Asian Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies (South) Checkmark
Canadian Studies Checkmark
European Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Russian, Central European, East European And Eurasian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biochemistry Checkmark
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
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Cell Biology And Histology Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology Checkmark
Pharmacology Checkmark
Physiology Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Human Resources Management And Services Related Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
English As A Second/foreign Language (teaching) Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Geological/geophysical Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
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Metallurgical Engineering Checkmark
Mining And Mineral Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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English Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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Linguistics Checkmark
Romance Languages Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Slavic Languages Checkmark
South Asian Languages Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Dental Hygiene Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
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Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Science Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Fishing And Fisheries Sciences And Management Checkmark
Forest/forest Resources Management Checkmark
Forestry Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Related Checkmark
Natural Resources Management And Policy Checkmark
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Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Wood Science And Wood Products/pulp And Paper Technology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Oceanography (chemical And Physical) Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Developmental And Child Psychology Checkmark
Experimental Psychology Checkmark
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Canadian Government And Politics Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
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Music Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
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Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Theater/theater Arts Management Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20,733
Applied
14,491
Accepted
35,344
Enrolled
70%

Applying

108
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.6

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 31st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer January 31st Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,037
In-province
5,037
Out-of-province
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Fees

935
Full-time student fees
9,625
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

11,550
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,166
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,843
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
7,924
Avg. Loan Aid
3,509
Avg. Grant Aid
5,034
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid

Student Body

35,344
Total undergrad students
18%
International Students

Race/Ethnicity

Other 82.45%

Gender

Male (45.49%)
Female (54.51%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Storm the Wall, Day of the Longboat Racing and International Week

Student Services

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More services
academic advising, international orientation

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Ski and Board Club, Dance Club, AIESEC (international leadership organization), UBC Film Society and Varsity Outdoors Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour desk attendants in residence halls

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading No No No
Crew No Checkmark Checkmark
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Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Checkmark Checkmark
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Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
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Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Squash Checkmark No No
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

3,347
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 2,783
Part-time - 564