British Columbia, University of, at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; provincially supported; coeducational; chartered 1908, opened 1915. It has faculties of arts, science, graduate studies, applied science, agricultural sciences, dentistry, commerce and business administration, education, law, forestry, medicine, and pharmaceutical sciences, as well as schools of architecture, audiology and speech sciences, family and nutritional sciences, librarianship, music, nursing, physical education and recreation, rehabilitation medicine, social work, and community and regional planning. The Vancouver School of Theology and four other theological colleges are affiliated with the university.
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