Exploring Vancouver’s Top Universities: What You Need To Know
Vancouver is home to a number of top-notch universities, each with its own unique offerings and advantages. Whether you’re looking for an Ivy League education, a liberal arts program or something in between, there are options for everyone. But how do you choose the right university for your needs? Here’s what you need to know about the city’s top universities.
University of British Columbia (UBC)
UBC is one of Canada’s oldest research universities and has consistently ranked as one of the world’s best. UBC offers over 300 programs across arts and humanities, engineering, sciences and more. It also boasts an impressive list of notable alumni including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
- Tuition: : Tuition costs vary depending on the program chosen but generally range from $3,400 – $7000 per year.
Simon Fraser University (SFU)
SFU was established in 1965 as British Columbia’s first modern public university. Its campuses span three cities—Burnaby , Surrey and Downtown Vancouver —and offer around 130 undergraduate degrees , 45 masters degrees , 16 doctoral programs .
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