University of British Columbia Rankings: World & National Ranks

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Updated on - May 06th, 2022 | 10:40 AM By Venushree Agarwal

The University of British Columbia is one of the oldest universities in Canada with a diverse student population and world-class research infrastructure. It has two campuses, one in Vancouver and the other in Okanagan. In the QS Top Universities in Canada, the University of British Columbia ranks in the top 10 universities in Canada. The university has made its mark among the top 20 public universities in the world and top 40 global institutions consistently for several years. Along with these, other rankings are crowned upon UBC.

University of British Columbia Ranking Highlights

Given below are some of the highlights of UBC rankings:

  • QS World Rankings has ranked UBC as 46th best university among all the world universities
  • UBC is ranked 34th in the world in THE World University Rankings 2021.
  • In the U.S. News and World Report 2021, the university is placed 31st globally.

University of British Columbia World Rankings

The University of British Columbia is one of the top 10 universities in Canada and is also a world-ranked university with a rich historical background. The other University of British Columbia world rankings are tabulated below:

Ranked By World Ranking 2021
Times Higher Education 34
QS World University Rankings 46
US News and World Report Rankings 31
Center for World University Rankings 38

University of British Columbia National Rankings

The University of British Columbia is ranked 3rd in Canada among the best universities. In the world rankings, it comes among one of the top 50 universities. The influence rank of UBC is 37 while its alumni employment rank is 699. Quality publication rank is very high at 27 and its overall score is 85.5. The university receives over 60,000 students every year in all its diverse programs and due to the acceptance rate being 50% it gets very competitive to secure a seat at UBC.

University of British Columbia Rankings by Subject

The subject-specific rankings of few courses at Queen's by the US News and World Report Rankings are given below:

Subjects US News Rankings by Subject
Arts and Humanities 46
Biology and Biochemistry 37
Mathematics 45
Chemistry 156
Economics and Business 54
Physics 58
Psychology 25
Microbiology 53
Computer Science 48
Engineering 63