University of Victoria

country rank  10
world rank  136

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University Overview

Founded in 1963, University of Victoria is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Victoria (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), British Columbia. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training of British Columbia, University of Victoria (UVic) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution. University of Victoria (UVic) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old Canadian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UVic also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UVic
Founded 1963 Origins date back to 1903
Motto Multitudo sapoentum sanitas orbis
A multitude of the wise is the health of the world
Colours Red, gold and blue

University Location

Address PO Box 1700
Victoria
V8W 2Y2 British Columbia
Canada
Tel +1 (250) 721 7211
Fax +1 (250) 721 7212

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Victoria's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training of British Columbia


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities 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 Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020