UBC ranks #47 on new global university ranking

Mar 22 2023, 11:05 pm

A popular school in BC continues to command global attention with its academic reputation.

According to the QS World University Rankings 2023, the University of British Columbia came in #47.

The rankings, based on an analysis of university programs at more than 1,500 schools, list the top international universities across 54 different academic subjects.

The Vancouver institute came in behind a few other Canadian universities like The University of Toronto (#34) and McGill (#31). Neighbouring Simon Fraser University in Burnaby didn’t crack the top 50 and came in at #328.

UBC’s been steadily holding its place in the rankings over the past few years while oscillating slightly. At times, it’s ranked as high as #43 and as low as #51.

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QS World University Rankings 2023

UBC’s excellent academic reputation (98/100) is largely what contributes to its high overall ranking.

In the rankings by subject, UBC came in at:

  • #33 for Engineering and Technology
  • #23 for Arts and Humanities
  • #22 for Life Sciences and Medicine
  • #17 for Natural Sciences

You can see the full ranking and learn more about UBC by checking out the full QS World University Rankings.

With files from Daily Hive Staff

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