Fees & Expenses

Application Fee

A non-refundable $143.00 CAD fee is required prior to the application being processed. Please note that the electronic application requires payment of an application fee using MasterCard or Visa only. Application fees cannot be deferred and are only valid for the academic year in which you apply.

Tuition and Expenses

Tuition fees are payable in six equal installments throughout the program in the first week of January, May and September. Upon receipt of an offer of admission, you will be required to submit a non-refundable and non-transferable $2,500 deposit in Canadian currency. Per UBC policy, application fees and tuition fees are allowed to be paid by credit card, but tuition installments must be paid by one of the methods listed on this page. Tuition is subject to UBC Board of Governor’s approval, and the university may adjust fees at any time with limited notice.

Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents
  $48,450 CAD*
International Students
  $80,060 CAD*

* Subject to UBC Board of Governor’s approval. The university may adjust fees at any time with limited notice.

Early Entrance Scholarships

UBC Sauder are offering early entrance scholarships, valued at $2,000 CAD and $1,000 CAD respectively. If you apply prior to the first deadline of May 31, 2019, you will qualify for the $2,000 CAD scholarship. If you apply prior to the second deadline of July 18, 2019, you will qualify for the $1,000 CAD scholarship. Please note that the document submission deadline for scholarship eligibility is June 28, 2019 for the $2,000 CAD scholarship and August 16, 2019 for the $1,000 CAD scholarship.

Fees Breakdown

These are estimated costs of living in fees and expenses in the UBC Professional MBA program. Please note that the costs below do not contain living costs, as it is assumed UBC Professional MBA students have found housing within Vancouver at time of application.  Note that all expenses are in Canadian dollars (CAD).






  Student Fees
* includes U-PASS & AMS Extended Health insurance
  MBA Student Building Fee ^
  MBA Society Fee
  Textbooks, Course Fees, Supplies
* does not include computer supplies

^ This is a student-levied fee which all UBC Sauder students pay, and passed through student referendum to finance the renovation of the Henry Angus Building. The full amount is taken at the same time as the first tuition installment in January.