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07/31/2020 at 09:40PM

What is University of British Columbia's ACT requirements?

Have they changed their requirements due to COVID-19? I have taken the ACT but I haven't taken the writing portion because of all the cancelations.

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3 answers

08/02/2020 at 12:20AM

Off of UBC University of British Columbia's website for American undergraduate applicants.

Test requirements for Americans:

SAT 1 or ACT + Writing. In countries where the SAT and ACT are unavailable, exemptions may be granted. UBC’s SAT institution code is 0965 and its ACT institution code is 5259. The optional SAT essay section is recommended, but not required.

From Cappex:

30 is the Avg ACT score (10 would not be the minimum essay score since 12 is the max and most IVY applicants are 8-10)

1350 is the Avg SAT score (the 1600 composite minimum is based on 2400 and outdated for the past 4 years)

08/01/2020 at 01:37AM

I'm not sure honesty because of the coronavirus and everything. If you can I think you should email your schools admissions or trying contacting a rep through because of the pandemic they can't penalize for not being able to take a test with everything that's going on. Don't worry too much, and good luck on college app's!

08/01/2020 at 02:11PM

hey, i found this on the official University of Canada school system

"Applicants following the American school curriculum must submit a SAT result (composite minimum 1,600) or ACT (minimum ~25) plus writing (minimum 10). Applicants must meet both general and specific program requirements. Because UBC receives many more applications than it can approve, admission is competitive.”

the website says it was updated about 3 weeks ago (july 10, 2020) so i am assuming that this reflects covid and that they are NOT test-optional. Good luck!