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)||high 70s to low 80s||25-26|
|Arts||mid to high 70s||25-26|
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|