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

 

73% Domestic Undergraduate

17% International Undergraduate

6% Domestic Graduate

4% International Graduate

109 Countries represented by international students

16% Live on campus

29% New to UBC in 2019

6% Self-identified as Aboriginal

 

CAMPUS MIX (LAST SCHOOL ATTENDED)

24% Okanagan

30% BC (outside Okanagan)

24% Canada (outside BC)

22% World


Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff

699 Faculty: 311 tenure, 388 non-tenure

872 Staff

1,210 Student staff


Research

6 Research Institutes

1,631 active research projects in 2018/19

139 Research projects with industry partners, government and non-profit organizations in 2018/19

296 research faculty

 

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Teaching & Learning

Student to faculty ratio

63 Undergraduate programs

26 Graduate programs

9 Faculties and schools

66 Students, average undergraduate lecture size

32% Undergraduate class sections have fewer than 30 students

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

122 UBC Okanagan students completed 200 co-op work experiences within 96 diverse organizations


ALUMNI & COMMUNITY

Economic Impact in BC

52% Of graduates stay in region

166 Public events

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 (2005-2019): 12 to 46 = 283% increase

Hectares (2005-2019): 105 to 209 = 99% increase

varsity teams statistics

 

OPERATING BUDGET
$175M in 2019/20 up from $39M in 2005/06

FUNDRAISING
$124M in fundraising since 2005

ATHLETICS AND RECREATION
1,561 sq.m. gymnasium

LIBRARY
566 seats 2 study rooms 113 computer workstations

THE COMMONS
358 collaborative study spaces 118 quiet study areas 34 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 2019. Research Data: 2018/19 fiscal year. Alumni Data: 2018 Baccalaureate Graduates Survey (BGS) of 2016 Graduates. Event Data: 2019 calendar year. *Totals exclude OUC co-conferred degrees.

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