Facts and Figures

The most established and influential global rankings all consistently place UBC in the top five per cent of 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

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Undergraduate students

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Graduate students

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Total degrees conferred


71% domestic undergraduate | 6% domestic graduate

17% international undergraduate | 5% international graduate

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115 Countries represented


Campus mix

19% Okanagan

32% BC (outside Okanagan)

27% Canada (outside BC)

22% Outside Canada

27% new to UBC in 2022

8% self-identified as Indigenous

Faculty & Staff

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688 Faculty

393 Tenure stream | 295 Non-tenure stream

1,275 Staff

1,400 Student employees


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increase in research funding since 2014/2015

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Active research projects (2022/23)

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Research faculty

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23 UBC-funded clusters of research excellence

5 Research institutes

30 Designated Research Chairs

Teaching & Learning


Undergraduate programs


Graduate programs


Faculties and schools

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260 students worked on Community Service Learning and Get Involved programs with 19 community partner organizations

188 UBC Okanagan students completed 315 co-op work experiences within 152 diverse organizations


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of graduates stay in region

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public events hosted

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off-campus satellite and partner locations

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


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360% increase in the number of campus buildings since 2005

44% increase in hectares between 2005–2022

566 seats, 2 study rooms and 113 computer stations in the Library

415 collaborative study spaces, 128 quiet study areas and 34 study rooms in the Commons

2,120 beds in campus housing

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$280M in total revenue (2022/23)

$158M in fundraising from 2005-2022

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1,560 sq.m. gymnasium

12 varsity athletic teams

2 competitive clubs


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1,949 hours of annual sunshine

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 2022. Faculty/Staff Data: November 2022. Research Data: 2021/22 fiscal year. Alumni Data: 2021 Baccalaureate Graduates Survey (BGS) of 2019 Graduates. Economic Impact Assessment: 2019. Event Data: 2022 calendar year.

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