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University of British Columbia

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Ranked as the 51st best university in the world in the QS World University Rankings® 2018, the University of British Columbia has an excellent reputation with academics and employers alike and a particularly international faculty. The University of British Columbia excels in a number of subjects, as indicated by the QS World University Rankings by Subject, including:

  • Geography
  • Mineral and mining engineering
  • Sports-related subjects

With beautiful green campuses in Vancouver and Okanagan, the University of British Columbia is home to a concert hall, a working farm, an Olympic ice hockey venue, Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton, world-class science labs for subatomic physics, and a center for interactive research in sustainability.

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2016
45
2017
51
2018
  • 77.9
    Overall Score
  • 99.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 63.7
    Citations per Faculty
  • 95.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 37.9
    Faculty Student
  • 91.5
    International Faculty
  • 72.2
    International Students
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2017
  • 89.3
    Overall Score
  • 92.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 87.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 75.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 88.8
    H-index Citations
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2017
35
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 75.8
    Overall Score
  • 70.8
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 88.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 85.7
    Graduate Employment Rate
  • 76.8
    Partnerships with Employers
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
4,648
International
1,635

Number of students

50,350
Postgraduate 16%
Undergraduate 84%

Number of international students

11,388
Postgraduate 24%
Undergraduate 76%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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