What grades are required for admissions consideration?

The number of applicants to UBC exceeds the number of spaces available. Admission criteria are carefully designed to ensure fairness and equity in this competitive selection process. UBC assesses high school applicants based on a combination of their grades and their Personal Profile.

The ranges below are not minima but recommended ranges to be considered for admission. Some programs may require higher averages than the ranges stated below.

Program Canadian high school (percentage) IB points
Applied Science (Engineering) mid to high 80s 29-32
Arts (& Bachelor of International Economics) mid to high 80s 29-32
Commerce mid to high 80s 29-32
Forestry low to mid 80s 25-28
Kinesiology mid to high 80s 29-32
Land & Food Systems mid to high 80s 29-32
Music minimum 70 minimum 24
Science mid to high 80s 29-32