Biggest post-secondary institutions in B.C. in 2016

Ranked by number of full-time equivalent (FTE) students enrolled in 2015-16

 Published October 4, 2016. Sources: Interviews with institutions below and BIV research

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Rank '16InstitutionType of schoolPresidentYear openedBase operating grant 2015 - 2016No. of students (headcount) 2015-2016No. of students FTE 2015 - 2016
1 University of British Columbia
Vancouver
www.ubc.ca
Comprehensive research university Santa Ono (president and vice chancellor) 1915 594,921,647 61,025 53,665
2 Simon Fraser University
Burnaby
www.sfu.ca
University Andrew Petter (president and vice-chancellor) 1965 216,342,000 26,258
3 British Columbia Institute of Technology
Burnaby
www.bcit.ca
Polytechnic Kathy Kinloch (president) 1964 131,324,956 48,595 21,229
4 University of Victoria
Victoria
www.uvic.ca
University Jamie Cassels (president and vice-chancellor) 1963 188,441,000 21,593 18,793
5 Thompson Rivers University
Kamloops
www.tru.ca
University Alan Shaver (president and vice-chancellor) 1970 62,521,626 25,754 11,618

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Business in Vancouver makes every attempt to publish accurate information in the List, but accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Lists are researched by Carrie Schmidt and Anna Liczmanska. For questions or to provide feedback, please contact us by email, lists@biv.com.

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