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Institution Profile

The University of Victoria (UVic) offers you an exceptional Canadian university experience in a city surrounded by ocean, beaches, and mountains. Over 22,000 students call UVic home, including 3,743 (17%) international students representing 110 nationalities. This means you’ll be welcomed into a diverse student body that will help you prepare for success in our increasingly complex and globalized world. 


Here you can choose from over 100 undergraduate programs and explore careers in one of Canada’s largest co-op programs. We are ranked #2 among Canadian comprehensive universities (2023 Maclean’s University Rankings) and we’re ranked #1 among Canadian comprehensive universities for preparing career-ready students (2022 Times Higher Education Global University Employability Ranking). UVic is a great choice for students who see university as a path to a rewarding career.

Main Fields of Study

Business, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Fine Arts, Human and Social Development, Humanities, Law, Science, Social Sciences

City, Province

Victoria, British Columbia

Student Population


International Students


Tuition Fees

Scholarship/Financial Aid


Fall - September; Summer - May; Spring - January

Application deadline

January 31 - Fall; September 30 - Spring; March 31 - Summer


Application Link

updated July 2023

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