Biggest post-secondary institutions in B.C. in 2020

 

Ranked by number of full-time equivalent (FTE) students enrolled in 2019-20

Published November 2, 2020. Sources: Interviews with below post-secondary institutions, data from B.C. Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training website and BIV research.

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Rank '19 Institution Type of school Highest degree President Year opened Operation grants '19-'20/'18-'19 Student headcount '19-'20/ '18-'19 No. of students FTE '19-'20/'18-'19
1

University of British Columbia
2329 West Mall, Vancouver V6T 1Z4
P: 604-822-2211 F: NP ubc.ca

Comprehensive research university

Doctorate

Santa Ono

1915

$679,143,527
$669,068,068

66,571
64,814

58,537
56,912

2

Simon Fraser University
8888 University Dr, Burnaby V5A 1S6
P: 778-782-3210 F: 778-782-3049 sfu.ca

University

Doctorate

Joy Johnson

1965

$241,134,587
$229,669,752

NP
35,644

27,234
27,046

3

British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby V5G 3H2
P: 604-434-5734 F: 604-436-5762 bcit.ca

Polytechnic

Master's

Kathy Kinloch

1964

NP
NP

49,056
49,649 (1)

22,167
21,612

4

University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 Stn CSC, Victoria V8W 2Y2
P: 250-721-7211 F: 250-721-7212 uvic.ca

University

Doctorate

Kevin Hall

1963

$241,342,000
$229,125,000

22,020
21,727

19,334
19,129

5

Thompson Rivers University
805 TRU Way, Kamloops V2C 0C8
P: 250-828-5000 F: 250-828-5086 tru.ca

University

Master's

Brett Fairbairn

1970

$70,567,000
$69,000,000

27,592
26,881

13,687
13,477

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