Advanced placement

UBC’s Okanagan campus is a university like no other. Here you will enjoy a small, friendly campus with big-university resources and unparalleled access to innovative professors. We understand that students choose AP to challenge themselves with university-level studies as preparation for what comes next.

Here, we offer an impressive variety of academic programs where cross-discipline learning is celebrated. And, when it is time to graduate, you will carry with you a UBC degree respected the world over.

Requirements for AP students

At UBC’s Okanagan campus, we recognize the value of AP courses. All AP courses are eligible for admission consideration and AP course grades may be combined with an approved high school credential to meet the University’s admission requirements.

Grades in AP courses will be considered in the calculation of the admission average and AP exam results will be converted to percentages according to the following table:

AP grade % equivalent
5 96
4 86
3 80
2 70

When it comes time to submit your AP scores, UBC’s institution code is 0965.

Once you finish reviewing this section, please visit the section containing information on the rest of the high school curriculum you are studying.

First-year credit

If you achieve a grade of 4 or better on approved AP exams, UBC’s Okanagan campus will grant you credit. Learn more about how first-year credit is granted for AP courses.