Facts and Figures

UBC Sauder School of Business maintains an international reputation for excellence in research and learning and unmatched global partnerships.


Full-time tenured or tenure-tracked – 82
Full-time lecturers - 25
77% of UBC Sauder’s faculty are from countries other than Canada.
Countries represented – 24 (excluding Canada)

Student headcount*

Undergraduate – 3,751
Master of Management – 81
MBA (full time) – 198
MBA (part time) – 89
International MBA (offered in Shanghai) – 63
MSc/PhD – 59


Over 40,000 alumni in 80 countries.

*Numbers as of June 13, 2017, representing the 2016-17 academic year.


In the QS Global 250 Business Schools Ranking 2017, UBC Sauder is among the top 20 Business Schools for Research Excellence. The UBC MBA program at the Robert H. Lee Graduate School is ranked in the world's top 50 Global Elite Quadrant for employability and research excellence.

In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017, UBC is ranked 1st in Canada and 19th globally for business and economics studies.

Executive Education at the UBC Sauder School of Business ranks at 44th among the world's best and 17th in North America for open enrolment programs in the Financial Times Executive Education 2017 ranking. UBC Sauder is the only Canadian business school outside of Ontario included in the top 50.

The Master of Management program at the Robert H. Lee Graduate School ranks 1st in North America and 55th in the world in the Financial Times Global Masters in Management Ranking 2016.

Considered one of the world’s leading universities, UBC was ranked 36th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 34th in the Academic World University Ranking (Shanghai Jiao Tong University Institute of Higher Education) in 2016.


UBC Sauder is accredited by AACSB, which provides internationally recognized, specialized accreditation for business and accounting programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. AACSB Accreditation is known worldwide as the longest standing, most recognized form of specialized accreditation an institution and its business programs can earn.