UVic facts and figures

icon21,700 students (undergraduate and graduate)

icon900 full-time faculty members

icon55 research chairs across a wide range of disciplines

icon515 patents filed to date

icon1,026 invention disclosures to date

icon123 start-up companies to date

icon$3.7 billion UVic annual economic impact

icon126th in the world and the top university in Canada, across all sciences, for international collaboration (Leiden)

#1 among Canadian comprehensive universities in THE citation rankings (2016/17)

#3 among all Canadian universities in citation impact per faculty member (QS rankings, 2018)

#2 among all Canadian universities in CFI funding per faculty member (2016)

Gold star performer for sustainability practices in the 2017 Sustainable Campus Index, compiled by the international Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

#1 among comprehensive universities in medical/science grants per faculty (Maclean's 2018)

#1 for citation impact among all Canadian universities (tied with U of T) (Maclean's 2017)