UBC / University of British Columbia

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The University of British Columbia, referred to as UBC, is located in Vancouver, Canada. It was founded in 1908 and formerly known as McGill University College of British Columbia (McGill University College of British Columbia), and was approved for independence in 1915. It is a well-known public research university in Canada, a member of Canadian U15 Research University Alliance, Pacific Rim University Alliance, Global University Advanced Research Institute Alliance, Universitas 21 and Commonwealth University Association. It is also has the longest history in British Columbia. UBC is known as the jewel of the West Coast and the “Most Beautiful Campus in North America”, and attracts many students from all over the world every year. It is a world-class research university with rigorous and high-quality teaching, and is especially good at scientific researches. Renowned internationally, it has cultivated 8 Nobel Prize winners, 3 Canadian Prime Ministers, 71 Rhodes Scholars, 58 Olympic champions, and 266 Royal Society members.

UBC has 2 campuses: Vancouver campus (the main campus) and the Okanagan campus. Together with McGill University and the University of Toronto, they are considered the “Top Three” of Canadian universities. After more than a hundred years of rapid development, it has gradually become a world-renowned comprehensive research public university that has always been in the forefront of Canada’s domestic rankings. In 2019, UBC published more than 10,000 papers in international academic forums, and the number of cited documents is among the top three in North America. UBC ranks 3rd in the 2020 Macleans Magazine Canadian Medical University; 2020QS World University Ranks 51st in the world, 2020 Times Higher Education World University Ranks 34th in the world, and 2nd in China[5], 2019 Ruanke The academic ranking of world universities is 35th in the world.


UBC has 25 faculties/schools:

  • Faculty of Applied Science
  • School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
  • Faculty of Arts
  • School of Audiology and Speech Sciences
  • Sauder School of Business
  • School of Community and Regional Planning
  • Extended Learning
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Education
  • School of Environmental Health
  • Faculty of Forestry
  • Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • School of Kinesiology
  • School of Journalism
  • Faculty of Land and Food System
  • Peter A. Allard School of Law
  • School of Library, Archival and Information Studies
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • School of Music
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Population and Public Health
  • Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Faculty of Science
  • School of Social Work
  • UBC Vantage College
  • Vancouver School of Economics

Campus Information

The main campus of the UBC (Vancouver) covers an area of ​​4.02k square meters (6030 acres) and has many famous facilities. The school’s botanical garden, which collects about 8,000 species of plants, and the Anthropology Museum, which houses many natives of the Pacific Northwest, attracts most tourists and scholars every year. UBC has the second largest library system in Canada, with a collection of more than 5.4 million books, as well as tens of thousands of maps and e-books. The number of Asian language books is the largest in the country. In addition, UBC also has the world’s largest rotating mercury telescope, a 0.24 k㎡ (360 acres) research farm, a marine science research center, and a TRIUMF research center that operates the world’s largest cyclotron. . In 2010, both the 21st Winter Olympic Games and the 10th Winter Paralympic Games officially held ice hockey and sled hockey competitions at the University’s Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Center. The UBC Press was established in 1971 to publish literature on domestic studies and Pacific studies. UBC is located on a peninsula to the west of Vancouver, a beautiful garden city on the west coast of Canada. With a mild climate and beautiful scenery, it is considered one of the most ideal cities to live in Canada. As famous as the campus, there is also its celestial beach. There are more than 200 buildings on the campus, including libraries, administrative buildings, teaching buildings, scientific research centers, astronomical observatories, dormitories, affiliated institutions, entertainment venues, cultural centers, hospitals, student union buildings and museums. The Student Union Building has restaurants, snack shops, bars, copy centers, gift shops, bowling alleys, information desks, photography studios, music rooms and women’s centers. In the museum, thousands of years of world cultural heritage are displayed, and more than 4.5 billion years of earth history is displayed. The campus also has the British Columbia Research Council Building and the Federal Government’s Fisheries, Forestry and Agricultural Sciences Building.

Admission Requirements

Requirements change every year. For details, please refer to the school’s official website.

The UBC academic year is divided into 2 winter and summer semesters, and generally enrolls students in January and September (some undergraduate majors can only be enrolled in September) The specific time is as follows:

  • Graduate/Undergraduate: January, September
  • MBA: January, the end of August
  • Tofel score of 550-625, some majors also require GRE or GMAT scores with an average score of 85 or more

Tuition Fees

  • Total tuition: 149300—309800 RMB/Year
  • Tuition: Undergraduate/Postgraduate: 32560-40000 CAD/Year
  • MBA: 36000 CAD/Year
  • Application Fee: Undergrad: 100 CAD, Graudate: 150 CAD
  • Accommodation costs: 6000 – 7000 CAD/Year
  • Insurance: 432 CAD/Year
  • Other expenses: 2500 CAD/Year



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