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ABOUT UBC

WELCOME TO A WORLD CLASS UNIVERSITY

The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world.
Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world. From across Canada and around the world, notable scientists, scholars, writers, and students are drawn to this inspiring place.

UBC at a glance

  • 64,798 total students
  • 54,863 Vancouver students
  • 9,935 Okanagan students
  • 17,225 international students from 160+ countries
  • 13,778 degrees granted in 2018
  • $669.1 million in research funding for 9,544 projects
  • 214 companies spun off from UBC research
  • 1,391 research projects with industry partners
  • 1,179 research contracts and agreements with government and non-profits