Tuition and Fees

Application Fees 

All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee to the UBC Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies when submitting an online application to the PhD program. The fee is valid for one application year only, and cannot be deferred. 

Application fees are based on your citizenship at the time of application. You may be required to provide proof of Canadian citizenship, and must provide proof of Permanent Residency. As application fees change on an annual basis, the fees provided below are only an estimate.



Canadian Applicants (including Permanent Residents, Refugees, and Diplomats)

International Applicants

Application Fee

$112.00 CAD

$168.25 CAD


Tuition & Fees

Learn more about tuition and fees for the PhD program on the Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) page – see “Tuition & Financial Support”. 


Admitted students who defer their admission are subject to the potentially higher tuition fees for incoming students effective at the later program start date. 


In case of a discrepancy between the webpage above and the UBC Calendar, the UBC Calendar entry will be held to be correct – see “Standard Doctoral Degree Programs”. 


Awards, Scholarships & Funding

Learn more about awards, scholarships, and funding opportunities for PhD students on the Awards & Funding page


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