FAQ

When is the admissions deadline for the undergraduate program?
The deadline for undergraduate admissions for the 2016 Summer Session and 2016-2017 Winter Session has passed. Deadlines for the Summer Session are typically mid-January while the deadline for the Winter Session is typically end of January. For more information, visit UBC’s pages on application deadlines.

How much is tuition?
Tuition for undergraduate students is calculated on a per credit basis. For more information, visit UBC’s pages on undergraduate tuition.

What are the requirements for a major in First Nations and Indigenous Studies?
Click here to view the requirements for a major in First Nations and Indigenous Studies.

How do I apply as an undergraduate?
Click here for information on general undergraduate admissions. Be sure to read the guide on our website if you plan on pursuing a degree in FNIS!

Where can I find out about undergraduate First Nations and Indigenous Studies courses?
Undergraduate First Nation Studies courses are posted here.

What kind of opportunities are available for current students?
Click here to view the opportunities available to current students in their undergraduate studies.

Are there any other opportunities available for students?
Experiential Learning Opportunities can be found here.

What can I do with a FNIS degree?
Click here to view a variety of options and possibilities.

Where can I find out about post-BA opportunities?
Learn more about post-BA opportunities here.

Are there any graduate studies available?
FNIS offers multiple graduate courses which can be found here. Unfortunately, there are no FNSI graduate degrees at this time however faculty are currently in discussion about offering degrees in the future.

Where can I find out more about the First Nations and Indigenous Studies Research Practicum?
Learn more about the practicum here.

What Indigenous resources are available on campus?
The First Nations Studies Students Association, First Nations House of Learning, and the UBC Vancouver Aboriginal Web Portal are all resources that can be accessed at UBC.

What types of financial assistance are available?
Undergraduate students can visit UBC’s pages on Awards & Money Management.

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For all media queries, please click here.