UBC Pharm Sci ranks in top five in North America in 2020 QS World University Rankings

The University of British Columbia (UBC) Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences has risen two places in the QS World University subject ranking for Pharmacy and Pharmacology released today. The Faculty is now ranked 18th amongst over 1,200 universities worldwide, and places within the top five Schools of Pharmacy in North America.


UBC ranked among the top universities in the world in all of the broad subject categories: 24th in Arts & Humanities, 32nd in Engineering and Technology, 28th in Life Sciences & Medicine, 25th in Natural Sciences, and 21st in Social Sciences and Management.

"We should all be very proud of the 2020 QS World University Rankings results,” says UBC Pharm Sci Dean Michael Coughtrie. "This is testament to the continued hard work and dedication of our outstanding community of faculty, staff, students and alumni, and cement the Faculty’s position as a world leader in innovation and impact."

Since 2004 the QS World University Rankings has published aggregated data on the performance of universities around the world. Their comprehensive subject rankings identify the world’s top universities across 48 subject areas.