University of Victoria, popularly called UVic, is a public university in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. It was stated in 1963 and is oldest in British Columbia. The University is known for being a major research university in British Columbia.
QS World: 346th among global universities.
Times World: 301–350 among global universities.
ARWU World: 301–400 among global universities.
U.S News & World Report Global: 273rdamong global universities.
QS National: 14th among the universities in Canada.
Times National: 15th among the universities in Canada.
Maclean's Comprehensive: 2nd among the universities in Canada.
ARWU National: 12 – 17 among the universities in Canada.
Maclean'sComprehensive: 1st among wide-ranging universities in the stream of medical and/or science scholarship per faculty.
|Type of University||Public|
|Number of Students||21,696|
|Number of Undergraduate Students||18,389|
|Number of Graduate Students||3,307|
|Percentage of International Students||14%|
|Number of academic staff||874|
|Tuition Fee Range||$3310- $27,018|
|Test Scores Accepted||IELTS, TOEFL, CAEL|
|Minimum Test Scores Required||IELTS – 6.5 bands TOEFL (IBT) – 90|
University of Victoria offers more than 200 degrees, certificate, diplomas, and doctorates programs. It has more than 80 undergraduate programs and over 160 graduate programs.
These programs are divided into 11 faculties & divisions. The same are mentioned in the table below:
|Peter B. Gustavson School of Business||Faculty of Education|
|Faculty of Engineering||Faculty of Fine Arts|
|Faculty of Graduate Studies||Faculty of Human and Social Development|
|Faculty of Humanities||Faculty of Law|
|Faculty of Science||Faculty of Social Sciences|
|Division of Continuing Studies||Division of Medical Sciences|
University of Victoria is affiliated to the following institutes:
The application for undergraduate and graduate programs at UVic is as follows:
|UG for Domestic candidates||$76.25|
|UG for International candidates||$127.00|
|Graduate for Domestic candidates||$124.00|
|Graduate for International candidates||$156.00|
An international candidate must prove his/her proficiency in English through English Language Tests accepted by University of Victoria. Following tests and scores are accepted by Trent University as a measure of English Proficiency: -
|Test Name||Minimum Scores Required|
|TOEFL||90 –Internet Based, with no part less than 20|
|IELTS||6.5, with no band below 6.0|
|UVic’s University Admission Preparation Program||Completion of UAP course with 80% or more|
The tuition fees vary for different courses. The tuition fee is to be paid once each term at the time of commencement of the term. The tuition fee range for each term is given in the table below:
|Undergraduate courses||Canadian students: $352 - $ 4,886|
|International students: $609 - $15,588|
|Graduate courses||Canadian students: $1,933- $7,029|
|International students: $2,391- $10,775|
The months in which the tuition fees are to be paid for various terms are:
UVic offers provides a number of sources to fund its students’ education. The same are as follows:
University of Victoria has Work Study Program through which students in need of financial aid can get jobs in and around campus.
Students are paid $13.50 per hour plus 4% vacation pay during their employment.
Students must have a 4.5 unit each term in UG and 3 units each term to be eligible to apply for this program. Students are required to meet other requirements as defined by the authorities.
Students can apply for available jobs through the official website. They are required to have a SIN to apply for the same.
Having a SIN is mandatory for working and tax purposes. A SIN is valid for 5 years and can be renewed after the term expires. You can obtain a SIN by visiting Service Canada office with the following documents
The University of Victoria provides on-campus residency to its students. UVic has also partnered with Places4Students.com to help its students find off-campus housing easily.
Residence rates for 2018-2019
|Dormitory: single room (includes meal plan)||$10,608|
|Dormitory: double room (includes meal plan)||$9,306|
UVic has a strong alumni network with over 80,000 alumni all over the world. Some of the notable alumni include:
UVic provides its alumni a number of benefits which include store discounts, insurance and finance management, and career services.
|Bachelors Tuition Fees||$34487|
|Diploma Tuition Fees||$34487|
|Start of Application process||September 01, 2018|
|End of Application process||March 31, 2019|
|Accepts common App||No|