"As a transfer student, I've been all the more appreciative of the opportunities available at Sauder."

John Sanden, BCom 2013


Who Should Apply to the UBC BCom Program?

How can you tell if you’re a fit for the UBC BCom program?

Along with a strong academic record, if you’re enthusiastic and involved, show great communication skills and can demonstrate teamwork and leadership potential - chances are you’ll be a great fit for the program and your undergraduate studies will be successful and rewarding.  

Who applies to the UBC BCom?

We welcome applicants from across Canada and the globe, of all cultures and backgrounds. It’s a diverse and dynamic group, sure to inspire you.

You can apply to the program whether you are coming from a high school or a post secondary school. We accept:

Secondary school applicants – entering Year 1
Transfer students – entering Year 2
• College/university students, UBC students transferring faculties
• Students from commerce programs at other universities
• Previous degree holders
Transfer students – entering Year 3
• BC college/university transfer student

How many students are admitted to first year?

We have space for approximately 700 students in first year.

Direct Entry to Year 1

Can I join the BCom program in Year 2 or 3?

Yes, as long as you meet the requirements. Admission to Year 2 or 3 of the BCom program will be based on a combination of academic performance and an assessment of your personal profile.

Transfer to Year 2
Transfer to Year 3

Does UBC Sauder accept visiting students?

Admission to the BCom program is competitive and space is limited, therefore we generally do not accept applications from visiting students; visitors may be considered on a case by case basis. Otherwise eligible students can consider studying at UBC Sauder through a recognized exchange program. See UBC Go Global to find out if an exchange partnership exists between your institution and UBC.

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