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) high 70s to low 80s
Arts mid to high 70s
Fine Arts
Visual Arts: requires portfolio and letter of intent
mid to high 70s
Human Kinetics high 70s to low 80s
Management mid to high 70s
Nursing mid to high 80s
Science mid to high 70s