The University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia Ranking

country rank: 2
world rank: 26

University Overview

The University of British Columbia ranking (UBC) is a non-profit public higher education institution in Vancouver, British Columbia, that was established in 1908. It is located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Vancouver (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Kelowna is home to a branch campus of this university. The University of British Columbia ranking (UBC) is a massive (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution that is officially accredited by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training of British Columbia. The University of British Columbia (UBC) provides courses and services leading to formally accredited higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or base degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 112-year-old Canadian university has a selective admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This Canadian higher education institution is moderately selective, with enrollment rates ranging from 40 to 50 percent. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. A library, accommodation, recreational facilities, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning tools, as well as administrative resources, are all available to students at UBC.

The University of British Columbia Ranking

University Identity

Name The University of British Columbia
Acronym UBC
Founded 1908
Motto Tuum Est It is up to you
Colours Gold and blue

University Location

Address 2329 West Mall Vancouver V6T 1Z4 British Columbia Canada
Tel +1 (604) 822 8999
Fax +1 (604) 822 9888
Other locations Kelowna

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 2016 - 1874 East Mall Vancouver V6T 1Z1 (604) 822 3014 (877) 272 1422

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Universities Canada (UC) Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (U15) Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) Universitas 21 (U21)

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