The College of Graduate Studies welcomes students from across the world who are interested in pursuing an advanced degree at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

Applying to Graduate School

We are so pleased that you are considering joining our community of graduate students pursuing advanced degrees and innovative research.

We know applying to graduate school can be confusing and stressful at times. Watch the recording of last year’s Applying to Graduate School at UBC Okanagan session to learn more about the graduate school application process at UBC Okanagan, including admission requirements and key application elements.

Whether you’re passionate about exploring a research topic, looking to expand your knowledge in a certain area, or heading back to school to make a career change, there is a place for you here at UBC Okanagan.

Our 55 graduate programs bring together students from around the globe seeking innovative solutions for tomorrow’s challenges and changing how we live, in the Okanagan and beyond.

How to Apply

Find a Program & Supervisor

Eligibility Requirements

Prepare Your Application

Online Application & Fee



English Language Requirements




Application Deadlines

The deadlines for complete application packages can be found in our Deadlines database or in the program’s website.

Some programs may accept complete application packages submitted after the posted deadline date. Please check your respective program’s website before submitting an application after the published deadline date.

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When you are ready to apply, access our online application system.

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Awards and Financial Support

The College of Graduate Studies is responsible for merit-based graduate awards at UBC’s Okanagan campus.


About the College of Graduate Studies

The College of Graduate Studies supports graduate students in attaining personal, professional, and academic excellence.


Student Life

Diverse and global, yet friendly. UBCO is a tight-knit community. The kind of place where you walk 50 feet and say ‘Hi’ five times.

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