The Okanagan Campus
The University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus opened in Kelowna in 2005. Since then, it has grown to 516 acres with 35 buildings, 121,900 square metres of building space, 1,676 beds in residence, and 6.3 million library volumes — and growing.
Purpose-built for the 21st century, the Okanagan campus is an intimate learning community embracing bold new ways of thinking that attract exceptional students and faculty. More than 8,300 students from throughout the Okanagan region, across Canada and 80 other countries are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs in eight faculties and schools. Employing 368 permanent and 122 temporary faculty members, the student/faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
With $11.7 million in annual research funding, and more than 480 research projects underway, the Okanagan campus is earning a reputation as an important, respected centre of learning and research, enhancing knowledge creation and innovation in our region and internationally. (Stats and figures as of September 2012.)
Economic and social benefits, sustainability practices, milestones, and more at About UBC's Okanagan campus.
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