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. John C. Pankratz, 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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