University of Victoria: Ranking & Review

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Victoria Rank Canada Rank World Rank
1 14 209
Top 2%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment17,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$3,750$3,750
International students$13,750$13,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences-+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+---
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine-++-
Engineering | IT-+++
Maths | Natural Sciences-+++

General info

Alternative namesUVic
MottoMultitudo sapoentum sanitas orbis
A multitude of the wise is the health of the world
AccreditationMinistry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, British Columbia
Affiliations and membershipsUniversities Canada (UC)
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
Canadian University Press (CUP)
Academic structureFaculty of Business
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Fine Arts
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty of Human and Social Development
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Sciences
Division of Medical Sciences
Division of Continuing Studies
Colorsred, gold, blue
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff4,250
Student/staff ratio4
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressPO Box 1700
Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 2Y2
Urbanization levelSub-Urban
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone+1 (250) 721 7211
Fax+1 (250) 721 7212

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