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

27% Okanagan

37% BC (outside Okanagan)

20% Canada (outside BC)

16% World

99 Countries represented by international students

18% Live on campus

31% New to UBC in 2017

5.8% Self-identified as Aboriginal

Campus mix

77% Domestic Undergraduate

13% International Undergraduate

6% Domestic Graduate

3% International Graduate


Faculty & Staff

575 Faculty: 299 tenure, 276 non-tenure

656 Staff

1,018 Student staff


Research

18 Research Centres, Institutes & Clinics

$19.9M in research funding in 2016/17 supporting 1,247 projects

115 Research projects with industry partners, government and non-profit organizations

$47.6M Cumulative Tri-Council funding since 2005


Teaching & Learning

62 Undergraduate programs

19 Graduate programs

8 Faculties and schools

60 Students, average undergraduate lecture size

37% Undergraduate class sections have fewer than 30 students

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


ALUMNI & COMMUNITY

48% Of graduates stay in region

189 Public events, 55% off-campus

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


Campus

 

Number of Buildings (2005-2017): 12 to 35 = 192% increase

Hectares (2005-2017): 105 to 209 = 99% increase

 

OPERATING BUDGET
$139M in 2017/18 up from $39M in 2005/06

FUNDRAISING
$109M in fundraising since 2005

ATHLETICS AND RECREATION
1,561 sq.m. gymnasium

LIBRARY
650 seats 10 study rooms 127 computer workstations


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 2017.Research Data: 2016/17 fiscal year. *Totals exclude OUC co-conferred degrees.

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