CDN $6,000 – 8,000/term
To get a clear financial picture during your studies at UBC, it is always wise to create a budget that considers both university and living costs
|Estimated University-administered accommodation||
Dormitory Style (Totem Park, Place Vanier): $2,300/term. Mandatory meal plan is not included in fees
Apartment/Townhouse Style (Walter Gage, Fairview Crescent, Rits-UBC House, Marine Drive): $2,700/term
|Estimated off-campus accommodation||
Shared housing: $2,800/term
Private housing: $3,600+/term
|Estimated meal plan/grocery costs||
Meal plan (Totem Park, Vanier): $2,000/term
Only those students registered in credits will be eligible for the U-Pass. Research exchange students (not enrolled in credits) will not have access to the U-Pass.
|Estimated academic expenses (books and supplies)||$700/term|
|Estimated personal expenses||$1,500/term|
|Mandatory health insurance||Full-year exchange||Single-term exchange|
|iMED is the basic health insurance required for all new international exchange students. Enrolment is automatic upon registration for your courses. Please visit the website for further information (including coverage dates).
Students on exchange for six months or longer are required to apply for the (MSP). As there is a three-month waiting period for MSP, students are covered by iMED during this period.
|iMED is the basic health insurance required for all new international exchange students.
Enrolment is automatic upon registration for your courses.
Please visit the website for further information (including coverage dates).
Students are not eligible for MSP if they study at UBC for only one term. In this case, iMED will cover you for the duration of your stay (approximately four months and one week).