Facts & Figures

UBC consistently ranks among the world’s 40 best universities, and now places among the top 20 public universities in the world.

At UBC Okanagan, students and faculty gain all the benefits of a globally respected university within a close-knit learning community.


Our Students

Student numbers and degrees conferred

 

72% domestic undergraduate

18% international undergraduate

6% domestic graduate

4% international graduate

121 countries represented by international students

2,120 beds in campus housing

28% new to UBC in 2021

6% self-identified as Indigenous

 

CAMPUS MIX (LAST SCHOOL ATTENDED)

21% Okanagan

31% BC (outside Okanagan)

25% Canada (outside BC)

23% World


Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff

709 faculty: 331 tenure, 378 non-tenure

823 staff

1,084 student staff


Research

5 research Institutes

1,184 active research projects in 2020/21

305 research faculty

 

Research numbers


Teaching & Learning

Student to faculty ratio

66 undergraduate programs

19 graduate programs

9 faculties and schools

40% undergraduate class sections have fewer than 30 students

109 students worked on Community Service Learning projects with 15 community partner organizations

177 UBC Okanagan students completed 306 co-op work experiences within 122 diverse organizations


ALUMNI & COMMUNITY

Economic Impact in BC

50% of graduates stay in region

102 public events delivered virtually

200+ off-campus satellite and partner locations

Truth and Reconciliation commitment: UBCO commits to implementing programs and activities to support Indigenous development.

 


Campus

 

Number of buildings (2005-2020): 12 to 54 = 350% increase

Hectares (2005-2020): 105 to 151 = 44% increase

Varsity teams statistics

 

OPERATING BUDGET
$220M in 2021/22 up from $39M in 2005/06

FUNDRAISING
$145M in fundraising from 2005-2021

ATHLETICS AND RECREATION
1,560 sq.m. gymnasium

LIBRARY
566 seats 2 study rooms 113 computer workstations

THE COMMONS
415 collaborative study spaces 128 quiet study areas 34 study rooms


OKANAGAN VALLEY

Hours of sunshine per year

30+ beaches

5 of Canada’s largest ski resorts within 3 hours

200 freshwater lakes

25C average high May–August

-4.7C average low December–March


Student Enrolment Data: November 2021. Faculty/Staff Data: November 2020. Conferred degrees exclude OUC co-conferred degrees. Research Data: 2020/21 fiscal year. Alumni Data: 2020 Baccalaureate Graduates Survey (BGS) of 2018 Graduates. Economic Impact Assessment: 2019. Event Data: 2021 calendar year.

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