BU Facts and Figures

Bishop's campus

ACADEMIC PROFILE

  • Small, residential, undergraduate university
  • Over 100 majors offered within 5 academic divisions
    • Williams School of Business
    • School of Education
    • Division of Humanities
    • Division of Social Sciences
    • Division of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
  • Language of instruction: English

ENROLMENT PROFILE (2012-13)

  • Full-time undergraduate: 2,404
  • Part-time undergraduate: 352
  • Total undergraduate: 2,756

By Academic Division

  • Business: 25%
  • Education: 12%
  • Humanities: 20%
  • Social Sciences: 28%
  • Natural Sciences & Mathematics: 15%

By Gender

  • Female: 56%
  • Male: 44%

Geographic Distribution

  • Quebec: 44%
  • Rest of Canada: 41%
  • International: 15%

Students enrolled from every Canadian province and territory, and 52 countries world-wide.

40% increase in enrolment in the past 5 years
Average entering high school student in 2012 had an 84% average.
Average entering CEGEP student in 2012 had a 26 R-score.
Over 84% of students are active in club, varsity or intramural sports.
96% of students live within walking distance of campus.

CLASS SIZES

  • 1st and 2nd year class average size: 29.4 students
  • 3rd and 4th year class average size: 19.4 students