Welcome to a World Class University!

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world.

UBC encourages its students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.

UBC at a Glance

  • 56,936 Vancouver students
  • 11,562 Okanagan students
  • 17,918 international students
  • $759.1 million in research funding for 10,116 projects
  • Over 370,000 alumni in 148 countries, including 8 Nobel laureates and 3 Canadian Prime Ministers
  • 22nd in Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings
  • One of three Canadian universities in the top 50

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