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) IB points
Applied Science (Engineering) high 70s to low 80s 25-26
Arts mid to high 70s 25-26
Fine Arts
Visual Arts: requires portfolio and letter of intent
Interdisciplinary Performance: requires letter of intent and audition
mid to high 70s 25-26
Human Kinetics high 70s to low 80s 25-27
Management mid to high 70s 25-26
Nursing mid to high 80s 29-32
Science mid to high 70s 25-26