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 degrees may require higher averages than the ranges stated below.

Degree Canadian high school (percentage)
Applied Science (Engineering) mid to high 80s
Arts (& Bachelor of International Economics) mid to high 80s
Commerce mid to high 80s
Forestry low to mid 80s
Kinesiology mid to high 80s
Land & Food Systems mid to high 80s
Music minimum 70
Science mid to high 80s