Biggest post-secondary institutions in B.C. in 2021

 

Ranked by number of full-time equivalent (FTE) students enrolled in 2020-21

Published November 1, 2021. Amended November 18, 2021. 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 '21 Institution Type of school Highest degree President Year opened Operation grants '20-'21/'19-'20 Student headcount '20-'21/'19-'20 No. of students FTE '20-'21/'19-'20
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

$773,455,490
$679,143,527

68,498
66,571

60,513
58,537

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

$255,179,655
$241,134,587

33,904
33,854

27,265
26,981

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

45,684
49,056

21,044
22,167

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

$250,231,000
$241,342,000

22,063
22,020

19,036
19,334

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

$72,171,984
$70,567,000

25,975
27,592

12,712
13,687

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