Top Universities at British Columbia

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Top Universities in British Columbia

If you have ever thought of studying in Canada, British Columbia must have been in your mind. It has always been a dream destination for the students all over the world. Home to some of the top Universities in Canada, British Columbia has great surroundings and a way of living that is cherished by every student aspiring to study abroad! There are some top Universities at British Columbia that have ranked high for years. Let’s check them out:

Top Ranking Universities at British Columbia

So here are the colleges which are ranked as the best :-

University Country Rank World Rank
The University of British Columbia 2 32
Simon Fraser University 5 69
University of Victoria 10 136
British Columbia Institute of Technology 31 763
Vancouver Island University 40 1155
University of Northern British Columbia 45 1479
Thompson Rivers University  46 1493
Kwantlen Polytechnic University 47 1520
University of Fraser Valley 57 1824
Capilano University 64 2389
Trinity Western University 61 2182
Royal Roads University 67 2990
University Canada West 81 5092
Emily Carr University of Art and Design 84 5421
Quest University, Canada 85 5452
Nicola Valley Institute of Technology 98 8155

Top Universities at British Columbia in Detail

Now that we know the top universities in British Columbia, let’s check out all the courses that these universities offer:

University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. The institution was established in the year 1908 and is a non-profit organization for higher education. The University of British Columbia also has a branch in Kelowna. UBC provides also kinds of Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and doctorate degrees in several fields of study.  The admission acceptance rate is 40-45% for UBC making this institution, an average selective one. UBC provides a lot of other external facilities like Library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids, etc. The yearly tuition range are as follows:-

International Students Fees

Undergraduate: Over US$ 20,000 (INR 1462950)
Postgraduate: Over US$ 20,000 (INR 1462950)

Motto: Tuum Est (It is up to you)

Simon Fraser University

Established in the year 1965, Simon Fraser University is also a Not-for-Profit organization for higher education. It is located in the city of Burnaby, British Columbia. Simon Fraser University has campuses located in  Vancouver and Surrey along with Burnaby. Simon Fraser University (SFU) provides degrees in various fields of study. The degrees include pre-bachelor degree, bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, doctorate degree. The admission policy is strictly based on entrance exams along with student’s past academic records. The admission acceptance rate is 80-90% . Both natives and international students are welcomed for admission. Apart from the academic services, Simon Fraser University provides many other such facilities like Library, housing, financial aids, etc. 

Fees for International Students

Undergraduate: over US$ 20,000 (INR 1462950)
Postgraduate: US$ 2,5000-3,5000 (INR 1828670- 2560140)

Motto: Nous Sommes prêts (We are ready)

University of Victoria

University of Victoria is a non-profit organization for higher education founded in the year 1963. It is located in the sub urban areas of Victoria. This University also provides degrees of bachelors, masters and doctorate in a variety of fields of study. This 57 year old institution has an admission policy based on entrance examination along with candidates academic excellence. Scholarships and financial aid are provided in this institution along with other facilities like Library, housing, sports, distance learning, etc. Yearly tuition range of the University of Victoria is as follows:-

International Students Fees

Undergraduate: US$ 12,500 – 15,000 (INR 914340- 1097200)
Postgraduate: US$ 12,500- 15,000 (INR 914340- 1097200)

Motto: Multitudo sapoentum sanitas orbis (A multitude of the wise is the health of the world)

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Established in the year 1960, The British Columbia Institute of Technology is located in the sub urban cities of Burnaby. Bachelor’s degree education is provided by the institution for several fields of studies. Other non academic facilities are also provided by British Columbia Institute of Technology such as housing, library, study abroad options, as well as administrative services. The fee structure for bachelors degree are as provided:

International Students Fees

Undergraduate: US$ 5,000 – 7,500 (INR 365735- 548600)

Motto: Quisque dominus summi (To each their highest attainment)

Vancouver Island University

Established in the year 1969, Vancouver Island University is a not-for-profit organization for higher education, located in the urban city of Nanaimo, British Columbia. The institution also has few branch campuses, those are Duncan, Parksville, Powellriver. It is officially recognised by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training of British Columbia. Vancouver Island University (VIU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. Acceptance rate of VIU is 60-70%. Other facilities like Library, sports, housing, financial services, etc. are provided by the institution. The fee structure is provided below: 

International Students Fees

Undergraduate: US$ 10,000- 12,500 (INR 731470- 914340)
Postgraduate: Over US$ 20,000 (INR 1462950)

Motto: Love where you learn.

So we hope you got the complete information you needed regarding your higher education in British Columbia. So this was all about some of the top universities of British Columbia. If you are planning to pursue a program at any of the top universities in British Columbia, feel free to contact our experts at Leverage Edu. We’ll guide you in finding the right course and making an impressive application that will get you successfully shortlisted by your desired university.

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