UBC’s Faculty of Arts

An award-winning faculty with world-class facilities, bringing together the best of quantitative research, humanistic inquiry, and artistic expression under one umbrella to advance a better world

The Faculty of Arts at UBC Vancouver is a research-intensive faculty, encompassing internationally renowned programs in the social sciences, humanities, creative and performing arts, and professional schools. Most of our departments rank in the top two in Canada and many are among the top 20 in the world.

As the university’s largest academic unit, UBC Arts educates more than 16,000 students in bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in more than 25 departments, schools, institutes, and programs.

The Faculty of Arts is also home to UBC’s Arts and Culture District, including a world-renowned Museum of Anthropology, two art galleries, theatre performance venues, and concert halls.