UFV FACTS AT A GLANCE
Founded as Fraser Valley College April 4, 1974
University status as University of the Fraser Valley April 21, 2008
Bachelor's degrees granted (2014/15) 875
Total credentials awarded (2014/15) 2,426
LEADERSHIP
Dr. Gwen Point, Chancellor
Mr. Barry Delany, Chair, Board of Governors

Dr. Mark Evered, President

Dr. Eric Davis, Provost and Vice-President, Academic
STUDENTS
9,765 total number of students (as of November 1, 2014)
14,405

total number of students (fiscal year 2014/15)

58% of students are female
705 total Aboriginal students (as of November 1, 2014)
49% of students are full-time, taking 9 credits or more in a semester
79%

1st to 2nd year degree student retention rate

22 average class size
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
1,035 number of international students
131

students enrolled on UFV's Chandigarh campus

48 countries represented
8% share of the total student population made up of international
Top 5 home countries are China, India, Saudi Arabia, Republic of Korea, and Japan
STUDENT EXPERIENCE

2014 Baccalaureate Graduate Survey indicates that:

98%

of UFV degree graduates are satisfied/very satisfied with their education

99% are satisfied/very satisfied with the quality of instruction
92% are satisfied/very satisfied with their level of skill development

2015 Canadian University Survey Consortium – Graduating University Student Survey reports that:

 96% of UFV graduates are satisfied/very satisfied with the overall quality of education (versus 86% of students from other universities)
 95% are satisfied/very satisfied with their decision to attend UFV (versus 89% of students from other universities)
 94% would recommend their university to others (versus 88% of students from other universities)
FACULTY & STAFF
732

faculty members (fiscal year 2014/15)

679 staff & administrators (fiscal year 2014/15)
COLLEGES, FACULTIES & SCHOOLS

College of Arts

Faculty of Access and Continuing Education

Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Professional Studies
Faculty of Science

School of Graduate Studies

PROGRAMS
 81

undergraduate certificate & diploma programs

 17

bachelor degree programs with majors, minors, & extended minors in more than 35 program areas

 4 master’s degree and graduate certificate programs
 22 trades & apprenticeship programs
 26

adult training, continuing education certificates, upgrading, and ESL programs

 40+ study abroad programs
 6

major program areas that offer co-operative education options

5 largest academic departments are Business Administration, English, Criminology/ Criminal Justice, Mathematics, & Psychology

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
105

courses involving research

 170+

student research assistant positions

STUDENT LIFE
200

students living on campus

60+

student clubs and associations

Intercollegiate Athletics Teams in soccer, basketball, wrestling, volleyball, rowing and golf

Team name – Cascades

Mascot name – Sasq’ets

Colours – forest green, spring green, and black

CAMPUSES & LOCATIONS

Abbotsford – main campus, Aerospace Training Centre, Clearbrook Centre

Chilliwack – Canada Education Park (CEP), Five Corners (downtown), Chilliwack North

 Mission, Agassiz, Hope, Chandigarh, India
 Plus over 110 different courses offered online.

For further information, please refer to the UFV Fact Book.

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