Cost of Living

UBC provides outstanding education as recognized by the various rankings and at the same time is able to offer graduate degrees at very competitive tuition rates. Our stunning location in one of the most livable cities might lead to higher living costs than what you are used to. If you compare UBC with other universities, adding up all costs and income sources, we think you’ll find that UBC’s competitive tuition and several funding initiatives allow you to get extraordinary value for your investment.


Are you a domestic or international student?
Domestic student (incl. Permanent Resident/Landed Immigrant, Refugee, Diplomat)
International student

Please select the program you plan to attend:

Are you single or will you be accompanied by a partner?
I will live in Vancouver on my own
I will bring a partner

Do you have children?
Yes
No

What type of accommodation are you hoping to rent?

Do you plan to live on- or off-campus?
On-campus
Off-campus

Do you plan to own a car?
Yes
No