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Overall Score 66.44
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Submission Date Jan. 29, 2014
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University of Victoria
IC-3: Academics and Demographics

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Number of academic divisions:
12

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent):
43

Full-time equivalent enrollment:
17,669

Full-time equivalent of employees:
4,721

Full-time equivalent of distance education students:
2,233

Total number of undergraduate students:
17,012

Total number of graduate students:
3,187

Number of degree-seeking students:
20,813

Number of non-credit students:
1,600

Number of employees:
6,000

Number of residential students:
2,472

Number of residential employees:
0

Number of in-patient hospital beds:
0

Established in 1963, UVic has grown to become a leading research-intensive institution with internationally recognized research strengths that include global change and sustainability, society and health, oceans and climate, and Indigenous and cultural studies.

UVic is ranked #11 globally and first in Canada among universities less than 50 years old by Times Higher Education (THE). It also ranks in THE's elite global list of top 200 universities, which includes approximately one per cent of the world's best institutions. Uvic has also continually placed at or near the top of the comprehensive category in the annual university rankings by Maclean's, Canada's national news magazine.

UVic's academic programs are constantly evolving to provide education that will equip students for our rapidly-changing world with 10 faculties and 2 divisions - business, education, engineering, fine arts, graduate studies, human and social development, humanities, law, science, social sciences, continuing studies and medical sciences. Within these, there are 43 different departments.

As of the 2011/12 academic year, UVic was home to over 20,000 students, including 3,187 graduate students and 4,484 employees including 890 faculty, 547 sessional instructors, 892 specialist/instructional staff, and 2,255 administrative, professional and support staff. On-campus housing is home to 2,472 students.

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