UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA - [UVIC], VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA - ADMISSION

Victoria, British ColumbiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1963Established Year
  21800Enrollment

University of Victoria Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

The academic session at UVic is semester-based. Admissions are invited for Spring, Summer, and Fall season. Uvic offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate programs through its 10 faculties and 2 divisions.

  • UVic currently houses more than 4000 international students from 100 different countries.
  • Early admission applications are not only accepted but, highly recommended.
  • The application processing fee varies for undergraduate and graduate applicants.

Highlights

Application PortalOnline Application
Application feeUG- $127
PG-$156
Payment ModeAmerican Express/VISA/Master Card
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SessionsFall/Spring/Summer
Financial AidScholarships, loans, grants, and work-study

University of Victoria Admission Deadlines

The University of Victoria’s admission deadlines for UG and PG programs are given below:

SemesterDeadline
Undergraduate Admissions*
Early AdmissionsFebruary 28
Graduate Admissions
MBASpring: June 15
Summer: October 15
Fall: December 15
MSc Computer ScienceSeptember: December 15;
January: June 15;
May: October 15
M Eng. in Mechanical EngineeringJanuary: April 15
May: September 15
September: December 15

*the application deadlines for undergraduate varies from course to course. For details, click here

University of Victoria Undergraduate Admissions

Application Portal: Online Application

Application Fee: $ 127

Admission Requirements for UG Programs

At UVic, the admission requirements are curriculum specific. Before applying, applicants are advised to check the academic requirements.

CurriculumAcademic Requirements
Indian75% in CBSE/CISCE board
China85% or above in Senior 1, 2, or 3; SAT/ACT score
International BaccalaureateDiploma with 3 HL subjects completed
American (including AP)Cumulative GPA of 3.0
BritishGCSE certificate; Advanced Level Examination grade C

Supporting Documents: ELP scores, recommendations, SOPs

English Language Proficiency for International Students

Fluency in the English language is mandatory for applicants. Therefore, UVic requires applicants belonging to nonnative English speaking countries to attempt an English proficiency test.

Following is a list of acceptable language proficiency test score for Undergraduate Students:

Test NameMinimum Required Score
TOEFL - IBT90 (no section less than 20)
TOFEL – PBT575
IELTS6.5 (no component less than 6.0)
MELAB90
CAEL70 (no section less than 60)
LPILevel 6

University of Victoria Graduate Admissions

University of Victoria offers more than 100 masters and doctoral programs. The application process for all the programs is the same. However, admission requirements, deadline and ELP scores vary for each program.

Application Portal: Online Application

Application Fee: $ 156

CoursesApplication DeadlineAdmission RequirementsRequired English Language Proficiency
MSc in Computer ScienceOctober 15BA degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering; GRE score;
Resume; LOR; Statement of Intent
TOFEL(IBT)- 90;
TOFEL(PBT)-575;
IELTS – 6.5;
MELAB - 90
MBAAugust 313 reference letters; B average in the last 2 years of UG course; 2 SOPsTOFEL(IBT)- 90;
IELTS- 6.5
M Eng. in Mechanical EngineeringOctober 15B average or GPA of 5.0 on a 9.0 scale; 2 assessment letters;
Resume; Statement of Intent
TOFEL-IBT 90
TOFEL-PBT 575

Visa Process for International Students

After receiving the acceptance letter from the university, applicants need to apply for a valid visa in order to study in Canada. In order to study at UVic, the applicants will require a study permit. To enter Canada students even require a Temporary Residence Visa.

To obtain a study permit and temporary visa permit, applicants must provide the following documents:

  • A valid passport
  • Application fee ( billed in CND)
  • UVic acceptance letter
  • Evidence of sufficient funds
  • Medical examination
  • Biometrics

After the submission of the application, applicants are advised to check the My UVic application. This would help the applicants to check whether they have submitted all the required documents or not.

UVic admission official only reviews those applications which are complete and were submitted before the specified deadline. Applicants will receive an official email for UVic, informing them of the decision on their application.

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