Undergraduate tuition fees

Overview

Tuition is calculated on a per-credit basis and 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 April 19, 2021, and are effective on May 1, 2021. 

The tuition amounts below are for students starting in 2021/22 Summer Session and Winter Session.

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Domestic Student tuition amounts 2021/22

For information on course load, go to the Course load guide

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

Program

Per-credit amount

Full-time course load

Credits

Total

Applied Science (Year 1)

$187.23

37

$6,927.51

Applied Science (Years 2-5)

$199.86  37

$7,394.82 

Arts

$187.23

30

$5,616.90

Commerce (Year 1)

$187.23

30

$5,616.90

Commerce (Years 2-4)

$277.44 30

$8,323.20

Computer Science

$187.23

30 $5,616.90

Dental Hygiene

$187.23

33

$6,178.59

Design in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urbanism

$301.71 30

$9,051.30

Environmental Design

$187.23

30

$5,616.90

Fine Arts

$187.23

30 $5,616.90

Forestry - Forest Operations

$187.23

35 $6,553.05

Forestry - Forest Science

$187.23

34 $6,365.82

Forestry - Natural Resources Conservation

$187.23

31 $5,804.13

Forestry - Resources Management

$187.23

30 $5,616.90

Forestry - Wood Products Processing

$187.23

32 $5,991.36

International Economics

$299.55

30 $8,986.50

Kinesiology

$187.23

30 $5,616.90

Land & Food Systems

$187.23

32 $5,991.36

Media Studies

$249.17

30 $7,475.10

Medical Laboratory Science

$187.23

38 $7,114.74

Midwifery

$187.23

35 $6,553.05

Music

$187.23

34 $6,365.82

Nursing

$187.23

30  $5,616.90

Pharmaceutical Sciences

$187.23

30 $5,616.90

Science

$187.23

30 $5,616.90

Social Work

$187.23

30 $5,616.90
Urban Forestry

$187.23

30 $5,616.90

International Student tuition amounts 2021/22

The tuition fees below shown are for international students starting in 2021 Summer Session or later. For tuition amounts for students in all years, see Academic Calendar.

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

For more information on course load, go to the Course load guide.

Program

Per-credit amount

Full-time course load

Credits

Total

Applied Science

$1,428.98

37

$52,872.26

Arts

$1,371.88

30

$41,156.40

Commerce (Sauder School of Business)

$1,775.15

30

$53,254.50

Computer Science

$1,413.19

30 $42,395.70

Dental Hygiene

$1,413.19

33

$46,635.27

Design in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urbanism

$1,395.26 30

$41,857.80

Environmental Design

$1,374.48

30

$41,234.40

Fine Arts

$1,371.88

30 $41,156.40

Forestry - Forest Operations

$1,413.19

35 $49,461.65

Forestry - Forest Science

$1,413.19

34 $48,048.46

Forestry - Natural Resources Conservation

$1,413.19

31 $43,808.89

Forestry - Resources Management

$1,413.19

30 $42,395.70

Forestry - Wood Products Processing

$1,413.19

32 $45,222.08

International Economics

$1,659.58

30 $49,787.40

Kinesiology

$1,413.19

30 $42,395.70

Land and Food Systems

$1,413.19

32 $45,222.08

Media Studies

$1,371.88

30 $41,156.40

Medical Laboratory Science

$1,413.19

38 $53,701.22

Midwifery

$1,413.19

35 $49,461.65

Music

$1,145.86

34 $38,959.24

Nursing

$1,374.48

30 $41,234.40

Pharmaceutical Sciences

$1,413.19 30 $42,395.70

Science

$1,413.19

30 $42,395.70

Social Work

$1,371.88

30 $41,156.40
Urban Forestry

$1,413.19

30 $42,395.70

Undergraduate Program Student Fees 2021/22

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

Program

Student Fees

Applied Science

$1,302.27

Arts

$1,113.76

Commerce

$1,921.00

Computer Science

$1,101.72

Dental Hygiene

$1,189.26

Design in Architecture,

Landscape Architecture, and Urbanism

$1,424.26

Environmental Design

$1,545.01

Fine Arts

$1,113.76

Forestry

$1,124.26

International Economics

$1,102.32

Kinesiology

$1,104.26

Land and Food Systems

$1,104.26

Media Studies

$1,113.76

Medical Laboratory Science

$1,132.26

Midwifery

$1,074.26

Music

$1,099.26

Nursing

$1,116.26

Pharmaceutical Sciences

$1,140.93

Science

$1,101.72

Social Work

$1,079.26 

Urban Forestry

$1,124.26

Post-baccalaureate programs 2021/22

Student fees include fees for Alma Mater Society (AMS), Athletics and Recreation, undergraduate societies, UBC publications, and more. These fees apply to all students. 

Program

Credits in full 1st-year course load

Domestic students

International students

Student fees (2021/22)

Dentistry (DMD)

N/A

$19,218.98

$74,924.59

$1,189.26

Education (12 month) - BEd teacher education

60

$12,509.40

 $55,070.40

$1,084.26

Education - NITEP 30

$5,616.90

N/A $1,084.26

Education: Diploma Program

30

$6,254.70

$27,535.20

$1,084.26

Entry to Practice Doctor of Pharmacy 42 $18,780.72 N/A $2,266.43

Law

32

$13,149.44

$38,854.40

$1,222.26

Medicine (MD)

N/A

 $19,218.98

N/A

$1,132.26

Vantage college 2021/22

Student fees include those for the Alma Mater Society (AMS), Athletics and Recreation, undergraduate societies, UBC publications, and more. These fees apply to all students. 

Programs Minimum program fees Student fees (2021/22)

Bachelor of Arts

$54,001.06

$1,113.76

Bachelor of Science

$56,455.65

$1,101.72

Bachelor of Applied Science

$56,455.65

$1,181.52

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