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University of British Columbia (Vancouver) Clinical Psych PhD: Do they actually accept most people that interview?

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I'm an American applying to Clinical Psych PhD programs. Most of the schools I'm applying to are in the USA, but I'm also applying to UBC (Vancouver). I noticed here (https://psych.ubc.ca/graduate/research-streams/clinical/) that it seems like UBC ends up accepting the vast majority of those who are "Interviewed/Short-Listed". Am I interpreting this correctly? So if I am invited to the on-campus interview, does that mean I'm probably going to be accepted as long as I show up to the interview and make a fairly good impression? This is really different from every other school I've seen that specified how many people they interview. All the other schools I've seen invite 4-7 applicants for each opening.

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What does their funding look like? Not familiar with UK schools, but generally the more applicants who are accepted = less likely to be funded

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18 hours ago, bri j. said:

What does their funding look like? Not familiar with UK schools, but generally the more applicants who are accepted = less likely to be funded

They fund all their students. They don't accept a lot of students; the acceptance rate is pretty low. It's just that the tables on the page that I linked seem to show that out of the students they interview, they end up accepting most of them. The number of students that are "Interviewed/Short-Listed" seems to be very low. I am just trying to figure out if I am interpreting their tables correctly. Perhaps UBC defines "interview" and "short-list" differently. If those have different meanings, then that number could be misleading. Maybe they invite more people to interview and then make a short list after the interview. 

Also, UBC is in Canada, not the UK.

Edited to add: Here is the link again: https://psych.ubc.ca/graduate/research-streams/clinical/. The tables are in the "Past Admissions" tab.

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