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

30% Okanagan

27% BC (outside Okanagan)

23% Canada (outside BC)

20% World

102 Countries represented by international students

17% Live on campus

30% New to UBC in 2018

5.7% Self-identified as Aboriginal

Campus mix

75% Domestic Undergraduate

15% International Undergraduate

6% Domestic Graduate

3% International Graduate


Faculty & Staff

629 Faculty: 310 tenure, 319 non-tenure

636 Staff

1,116 Student staff


Research

18 Research Centres, Institutes & Clinics

1,291 active research projects in 2017/18

139 Research projects with industry partners, government and non-profit organizations in 2017/18

291 research faculty

 


Teaching & Learning

62 Undergraduate programs

19 Graduate programs

8 Faculties and schools

64 Students, average undergraduate lecture size

34% Undergraduate class sections have fewer than 30 students

350 Students worked on Community Service Learning projects with 30+ organizations

162 UBC Okanagan Co-op placements across BC’s Southern Interior


ALUMNI & COMMUNITY

48% Of graduates stay in region

200 Public events

280+ off-campus satellite and partner locations

Okanagan Charter: Origin of the international charter for health promotion at universities and colleges.


Campus

 

Number of Buildings (2005-2018): 12 to 44 = 267% increase

Hectares (2005-2018): 105 to 209 = 99% increase

 

OPERATING BUDGET
$153M in 2018/19 up from $39M in 2005/06

FUNDRAISING
$116M in fundraising since 2005

ATHLETICS AND RECREATION
1,561 sq.m. gymnasium

LIBRARY
650 seats 10 study rooms 127 computer workstations

THE COMMONS
350 collaborative study spaces 120 quiet study areas 33 study rooms


OKANAGAN VALLEY

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 & Faculty/Staff Data: November 2018. Research Data: 2017/18 fiscal year. *Totals exclude OUC co-conferred degrees.

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