Undergraduate tuition fees

Tuition is calculated on a per-credit basis. 

Tuition fees are reviewed annually by the Board of Governors. In recent years, tuition increases have been 2% for continuing domestic students and between 2% and 5% for continuing international students.

The tuition fees shown were approved by the UBC Board of Governors on December 5, 2019, and are effective on May 1, 2020. 

The tuition amounts below are for students starting in 2020S and 2020W.

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Domestic Student tuition amounts 2020/21

Program

Per-credit amount

Full-time course load

Credits

Total

Applied Science (Year 1)

$183.56

37

$6,791.72

Applied Science (Years 2-5)

$195.95 37

$7,250.15

Arts

$183.56

30

$5,506.80

Commerce (Year 1)

$183.56

30

$5,506.80

Commerce (Years 2-4)

$272.00 30

$8,160.00

Computer Science

$183.56

30 $5,506.80

Dental Hygiene

$183.56

33

$6,057.48

Design in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urbanism

$295.80 30

$8,874.00

Environmental Design

$183.56

30

$5,506.80

Fine Arts

$183.56

30 $5,506.80

Forestry - Forest Operations

$183.56

35 $6,424.60

Forestry - Forest Science

$183.56

34 $6,241.04

Forestry - Natural Resources Conservation

$183.56

31 $5,690.36

Forestry - Resources Management

$183.56

30 $5,506.80

Forestry - Wood Products Processing

$183.56

32 $5,873.92

International Economics

$293.68

30 $8,810.40

Kinesiology

$183.56

30 $5,506.80

Land & Food Systems

$183.56

32 $5,873.92

Media Studies

$244.29

30 $7,328.70

Medical Laboratory Science

$183.56

38 $6,975.28

Midwifery

$183.56

35 $6,424.60

Music

$183.56

34 $6,241.04

Nursing

$183.56

30 $5,506.80

Pharmaceutical Sciences

$183.56

30 $5,506.80

Science

$183.56

30 $5,506.80

Social Work

$183.56

30 $5,506.80
Urban Forestry

$183.56

30 $5,506.80

Note: Tuition fees do not include portion of tuition related to Master of Management for students pursuing the dual degree option.

1For more information on course load, see Course load guide.

International Student tuition amounts 2020/21

The tuition fees shown are for international students starting in 2020S or later. For tuition amounts for students in all years, see Academic Calendar tuition fees page.

Program

Per-credit amount

Full-time course load

Credits

Total

Applied Science

$1,374.02

37

$50,838.74

Arts

$1,319.12

30

$39,573.60

Commerce

$1,706.88

30

$51,206.40

Computer Science

$1,358.84

30 $40,765.20

Dental Hygiene

$1,358.84

33

$44,841.72

Design in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urbanism

$1,341.60 30

$40,248.00

Environmental Design

$1,321.62

30

$39,648.60

Fine Arts

$1,319.12

30 $39,573.60

Forestry - Forest Operations

$1,358.84

35 $47,559.40

Forestry - Forest Science

$1,358.84

34 $46,200.56

Forestry - Natural Resources Conservation

$1,358.84

31 $42,124.04

Forestry - Resources Management

$1,358.84

30 $40,765.20

Forestry - Wood Products Processing

$1,358.84

32 $43,482.88

International Economics

$1,595.75

30 $47,872.50

Kinesiology

$1,358.84

30 $40,765.20

Land & Food Systems

$1,358.84

32 $43,482.88

Media Studies

$1,319.12

30 $39,573.60

Medical Laboratory Science

$1,358.84

38 $51,635.92

Midwifery

$1,358.84

35 $47,559.40

Music

$1,101.79

34 $37,460.86

Nursing

$1,321.62

30 $39,648.60

Pharmaceutical Sciences

$1,358.84 30 $40,765.20

Science

$1,358.84

30 $40,765.20

Social Work

$1,319.12

30 $39,573.60
Urban Forestry

$1,358.84

30 $40,765.20

Note: Tuition fees do not include portion of tuition related to Master of Management for students pursuing the dual degree option.

1For more information on course load, see Course load guide.

Undergraduate Program Student Fees 2020/21

Student fees include fees for Alma Mater Society, athletics and recreation, undergraduate society, UBC publications, etc. These fees apply to all students.

Program

Student Fees

Applied Science

$1,286.87

Arts

$1,101.16

Commerce

$1,907.55

Computer Science

$1,089.14

Dental Hygiene

$1,176.87

Design in Architecture,

Landscape Architecture, and Urbanism

$1,411.87

Environmental Design

$1,530.37

Fine Arts

$1,101.16

Forestry

$1,111.87

International Economics

$1,089.71

Kinesiology

$1,091.87

Land & Food Systems

$1,091.87

Media Studies

$1,101.16

Medical Laboratory Science

$1,119.87

Midwifery

$1,061.87

Music

$1,086.87

Nursing

$1,101.87

Pharmaceutical Sciences

$1,128.01

Science

$1,089.14

Social Work

$1,066.87

Urban Forestry

$1,111.87

Post-baccalaureate programs 2020/21

Program

Credits in full 1st-year course load

Domestic students

International students

Student fees (2020/21)1

Dentistry (DMD)

N/A

$18,842.14

$72,042.88

$1,176.87

Education (12 month) - BEd teacher education

60

 $12,264.60

 $52,952.40

$1,071.87

Education - NITEP 30

 $5,506.80

N/A $1,071.87

Education: Diploma Program

30

 $6,132.30

 $26,476.20

$1,071.87

Entry to Practice Doctor of Pharmacy 42 $18,412.80 N/A $2,231.51

Law

32

 $12,891.84

 $37,360.00

$1,209.87

Medicine (MD)

N/A

 $18,842.14

N/A

$1,119.87

1Student fees include fees for Alma Mater Society, athletics and recreation, undergraduate society, UBC publications, etc. These fees apply to all students.

Vantage college 2020/21

Programs Minimum program fees Student fees (2020/21)1

Bachelor of Arts

 $51,924.10

 $1,101.16

Bachelor of Science

 $54,284.28

 $1,089.14

Bachelor of Applied Science

 $54,284.28

 $1,168.37

1Student fees include those for the Alma Mater Society, athletics and recreation, undergraduate society, UBC publications, etc. These fees apply to all students.

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