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Undergraduate Admission Procedures

Prospective undergraduate students apply online for admission to the University of British Columbia. Further information on how to apply to UBC is available at

Applications will not be processed until all required items, including the fees, have been received. See Policies on Fees.

Inquiries concerning admission should be made to:

Undergraduate Admissions
The University of British Columbia
Enrolment Services
2016-1874 East Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1
Telephone: 604-822-9836 / 1-877-272-1422 (toll free North America)
Fax: 604.822.3599

Application deadlines are January 15 unless otherwise noted. For application and document deadlines for the various faculties and schools, see Application Deadlines. All necessary educational documents and an Application for Admission form must be submitted by the designated date.

Faculties or schools that have more eligible applicants than they can admit will not accept applications after the deadline. Faculties or schools that expect to have space available may accept late applications. However, late applications will only be considered after all other eligible applications and it may not be possible to process them before the start of classes. Applications that are not complete by the document deadline may be cancelled if the program has been filled by that date.

Documents submitted in support of an application become the property of the University and are not returned to the applicant unless they are irreplaceable (e.g., graduation certificates/booklets, Iranian high school transcripts, etc.). Applicants who submit irreplaceable documents may complete a Request for Return of Irreplaceable Documents form, available from Admissions. Irreplaceable documents will be returned after the admission evaluation is complete. For applicants who do not attend UBC, documents will be kept on file for one year only. For those who attend UBC, admission documents are retained for five years after a student stops attending the University.

Notification of admission decisions are given to applicants after all necessary documents have been received and evaluated. Offers of admission and information concerning registration procedures will be provided to all successful applicants.

Students receiving offers of admission to most limited enrolment programs will have their offer of admission revoked and their eligibility to register cancelled if they do not register by the cancellation date given in their letter of acceptance. Offers of admission or readmission are valid only for the session(s) or campus indicated on the letter of acceptance.

The University of British Columbia

Student Services
Vancouver Campus
1874 East Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1

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