The University of British Columbia (UBC) is one of North America's largest and most prestigious public research and teaching institutions, and one of only two Canadian institutions to be consistently ranked among the world's 40 best universities. Surrounded by the beauty of the Canadian West, it is a place that inspires bold, new ways of thinking that have helped make it a national leader in areas as diverse as fisheries research, Asian research, sustainability and research commercialization. UBC attracts $550 million per year in research funding from government, non-profit organizations and industry through 7,000 grants. The Faculty of Graduate Studies offers more than 130 graduate programs with approx. 10,000 graduate students.
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UBC is a comprehensive university that offers graduate degrees in almost every academic discipline.