University of Victoria

University of Victoria
University of Victoria
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University of Victoria

 

OVERVIEW

Founded in 1903, University of Victoria is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Victoria (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), British Columbia. Officially accredited recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia, University of Victoria (UVic) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 114 years old H.E. 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 and activities, financial aids and scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

NameUniversity of Victoria
AcronymUVic
Founded1903
MottoMultitudo sapoentum sanitas orbis
A multitude of the wise is the health of the world
ColoursRed, gold and blue
ScreenshotUniversity of Victoria Screenshot

 

LOCATION

AddressPO Box 1700
Victoria
V8W 2Y2 British Columbia
Canada
Population range50,000-249,999
 Phone+1 (250) 721 7211
 Fax+1 (250) 721 7212

 

COURSE LEVELS AND AREAS OF STUDIES

UndergraduatePostgraduate
Pre-Bachelor degrees
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Bachelor degrees
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Master degrees
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Doctoral degree
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YEARLY TUITION RANGE

Undergraduate
Local students $  5,262 CAD
International students $ 17,027 CAD


Important
: the above average annual tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Victoria‘s Office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your particular situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

 

ADMISSIONS

Gender AdmissionGender Admission Men and Women
International StudentsInternational Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission SelectionAdmission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades
Admission RateNot reported
Admission Office+ 250-721-7211

SIZE AND PROFILE

Student EnrollmentTotal Student Enrolment 15,000-19,999
Academic StaffTotal Faculty and Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control TypeControl Type Public
Entity TypeEntity Type Non-Profit
Academic CalendarAcademic Calendar Semesters
Campus SettingCampus Setting Suburban
Religious AffiliationNone

 

FACILITIES AND SERVICES

LibraryUniversity Library Yes Go to University of Victoria's Library
HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sports FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities Yes
Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids Yes
Study AbroadStudy Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the University of Victoria‘s official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

 

ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and license the University of Victoria as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

 

AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

University of Victoria
Faculty of Business, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Fine Arts, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Human and Social Development, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Law Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, Division of Medical Sciences, Division of Continuing Studies,

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