Home to the world-class University of British Columbia, nationally-renowned Simon Fraser Univerisity and a wide range of top-notch professional colleges, Metro Vancouver is one of the best places in Canada to pursue higher education. Use this Guide to Vancouver Universities & Colleges to find the best options for your education goals.
One of Canada’s top universities, University of British Columbia (UBC) is located near the southwestern coast of Vancouver, about twenty minutes from downtown Vancouver by car. UBC is recognized globally as a top-tier learning institution, placing 33rd in the world in the Times Higher Education (UK) 2007 ranking. UBC offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees; their official site provides information on all programs, faculty, research, and more.