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Your university education will be one of the biggest investments you will make. Since the Vantage One program at UBC Vantage College is fully integrated, your program fee includes all UBC credit coursework for the 11-month program, academic English instruction, and additional resources to support your learning.

If you are in need of financial support, you may want to consider applying to one of our scholarships or awards.

Approximate Program Fees 2022/2023 academic year
Engineering and Science $58,714

Fees to be paid in three equal installments in Term 1, Term 2 and Term 3. All costs are in Canadian dollars and are subject to change.

Estimated Living Costs

On campus accomodation and meal plan

$15,000 - $17,000*

Student fees


Field trips, academic and social $100 - $500
Extended health coverage and insurance $1000
Personal Expenses (variable) $3,800**
Total Estimated Living Costs $21,300 - 23,700

*Residence and meal plan costs will vary based on individual preference
**Personal expenses can vary depending on your lifestyle and spending habits.

For assistance in planning your first year costs, please consult our financial planning web page.


Please contact your assigned Enrolment Service Professional (ESP) for assistance in making a budget. Find your Enrolment Service Professional (ESP)’s contact information on the Student Service Centre (SSC) under Personal Info > UBC Contacts. Your ESP can help you in person, or by phone or email.