Make the most of the financial resources available to you as a UBC student.


Tuition is calculated on a per-credit basis.

Tuition fees are reviewed annually by the Board of Governors. In recent years, tuition increases have been 2% for continuing domestic students and between 2% and 5% for continuing international students.

Awards: Scholarships and Bursaries

UBC and our donors provide a range of financial support options to reward your academic and extracurricular achievements and meet your financial needs.

The most common types of awards administered by UBC are:

  • Scholarships: merit-based awards that recognize academic achievement. Other merit awards based on achievements in areas like community involvement or athletics may also be available.
  • Bursaries: awards based on assessed unmet financial need. These student awards are based solely on financial need are not indicated on a student’s transcript.
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