Financial Planning


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.

More information about UBC’s tuition fees and program costs can be found on our site: Undergraduate tuition Fees

Awards: scholarships and bursaries

UBC and our donors provide a range of financial support options to reward your academic and extracurricular achievements and meet your financial needs.

The most common types of awards administered by UBC are:

  • Scholarships: merit-based awards that recognize academic achievement. Other merit awards based on achievements in areas like community involvement or athletics may also be available.
  • Bursaries: awards based on assessed unmet financial need. These student awards are based solely on financial need are not indicated on a student’s transcript.

More information on awards can be found on our site: Awards: Scholarships and Bursaries