About University of British Columbia:

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a public research university with campuses in Vancouver and Kelowna, British Columbia. Established in 1908, UBC is British Columbia's oldest institution of higher learning. The Vancouver campus is situated about 10 km (6 mi) west of Downtown Vancouver. UBC is home to TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, which houses the world's largest cyclotron. In addition to the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and Stuart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute, UBC and the Max Planck Society collectively established the first Max Planck Institute in North America, specializing in quantum materials. One of the largest research libraries in Canada, the UBC Library system has over 9.9 million volumes among its 21 branches. The Okanagan campus, acquired in 2005, is located in Kelowna, British Columbia.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 39 33 31 32 29 28 27 27 26 24 27 25 27

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 10 14 12 12 50 12 9 8 10 9 11 11
Engineering 57 61 71 84 75 74 86 87 88 90 99 100
Life Sciences 34 36 34 38 27 31 32 35 33 34 34 36
Medicine 41 36 36 35 41 32 33 35 35 33 32 34
Natural Sciences 44 45 44 54 50 44 54 53 50 57 52 58
Social Sciences 40 36 32 27 26 24 22 21 20 22 23 18

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - 41 50 40 33 49 49 48 50 53
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 26
Chemical Engineering 47 71 40 53 70 69 82 88 124 133
Chemistry 121 148 167 157 179 158 157 183 195 178
Civil Engineering 33 40 22 31 31 33 40 40 38 43
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 35
Computer Science 37 30 24 27 28 28 43 38 41 44
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 40
Electrical Engineering 105 78 85 63 61 71 51 38 36 41
Environment / Ecology - 6 7 6 7 7 7 6 8 8
Geosciences 43 46 45 49 43 53 54 61 66 56
Immunology - - - - - - - - - 49
Materials Science 188 199 222 189 193 195 202 207 245 226
Mathematics 38 23 22 26 32 26 34 40 49 45
Mechanical Engineering 75 101 54 84 91 95 77 91 92 94
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - 29
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 58
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 32
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 37 39 38 35 45 46 49 52
Physics 45 55 58 47 55 62 53 62 57 86
Plant & Animal Science - 17 16 14 9 8 7 7 11 12
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 24
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 15
Space Science - - - - - - - - - 48