The University of Toronto is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located on the grounds that surround Queen’s Park. It was founded by royal charter in 1827 as King’s College, the ﬁrst institution of higher learning in Upper Canada. Originally controlled by the Church of England, the university assumed its present name in 1850 upon becoming a secular institution. As a collegiate university, it comprises eleven colleges each with substantial autonomy on ﬁnancial and institutional aﬀairs and signiﬁcant diﬀerences in character and history. The university also operates two suburban campuses located in Scarborough and Mississauga.
The University of Toronto oﬀers over 700 undergraduate and 200 graduate programs. In all major rankings, the university consistently ranks in the top ten public universities in the world and as the top university in the country. It receives the most annual scientiﬁc research funding and endowment of any Canadian university and is one of two members of the Association of American Universities outside the United States, the other being McGill University in Montreal.
The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a public research university with campuses near Vancouver and in Kelowna, British Columbia. Established in 1908, UBC is British Columbia’s oldest university. The university ranks among the top three universities in Canada. With an annual research budget of $759 million, UBC funds over 8,000 projects a year.
The Vancouver campus is situated adjacent to the University Endowment Lands located about 10 km west of downtown Vancouver. UBC is home to TRIUMF, Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, which houses the world’s largest cyclotron. In addition to the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies and Stuart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute, UBC and the Max Planck Society collectively established the ﬁrst Max Planck Institute in North America, specializing in quantum materials. One of the largest research libraries in Canada, the UBC Library system has over 9.9 million volumes among its 21 branches. The Okanagan campus, acquired in 2005, is located in Kelowna, British Columbia.
Eight Nobel laureates, 74 Rhodes scholars, 65 Olympians garnering medals, ten fellows in both American Academy of Arts & Sciences and the Royal Society, and 273 fellows to the Royal Society of Canada have been aﬃliated with UBC. Three Canadian prime ministers, including Canada’s ﬁrst female prime minister, Kim Campbell, and current prime minister, Justin Trudeau, have been educated at UBC. The UBC Library, which has 7.8 million volumes, 2.1 million e-books, more than 370,000 e-journals, & more than 700,000 items in locally produced digital collections, is Canada’s second largest academic library. From 2014 to 2015, there were more than 3.8 million on-campus visits and over 9.5 million visits to its website. The library has ﬁfteen branches and divisions across the UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan campuses.
McGill University is an English-language public research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1821 by royal charter granted by King George IV, the university bears the name of James McGill, a Scottish merchant whose bequest in 1813 formed the university’s precursor, University of McGill College; the name was oﬃcially changed to McGill University in 1885. McGill oﬀers degrees and diplomas in over 300 ﬁelds of study, with the highest average entering grades of any Canadian university. Most students are enrolled in the ﬁve largest faculties, namely Arts, Science, Medicine, Education, Engineering, & Management. With a 32.2% international student body coming to McGill from over 150 countries and it has held the top position in the country for the past 16 years in the annual Maclean’s Canadian University Rankings.
McGill counts among its alumni and faculty 12 Nobel laureates and 147 Rhodes Scholars, both the most of any university in Canada, as well as 16 billionaires, the current prime minister and two former prime ministers of Canada, two Governors General of Canada, 15 justices of the Supreme Court of Canada, at least eight foreign leaders, and more than 100 members of national legislatures. McGill alumni also include 8 Academy Award winners, 10 Grammy Award winners, at least 13 Emmy Award winners, four Pulitzer Prize winners, and 121 Olympians with over 35 Olympic medals. The inventors of the game of basketball, modern organized ice hockey, and the pioneers of gridiron football, as well as the founders of several major universities and colleges are also graduates of the university.
McMaster University (McMaster or Mac) is a public research university in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The main McMaster campus is on 121 hectares (300 acres) of land near the residential neighbourhoods of Ainslie Wood and Westdale, adjacent to the Royal Botanical Gardens. It operates six academic faculties: the DeGroote School of Business, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Social Science, and Science. It is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada.
The university bears the name of William McMaster, a prominent Canadian senator and banker who bequeathed C$900,000 to its founding. It was incorporated under the terms of an act of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in 1887, merging the Toronto Baptist College with Woodstock College. It opened in Toronto in 1890. Inadequate facilities and the gift of land in Hamilton prompted its relocation in 1930. The Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec controlled the university until it became a privately chartered, publicly funded non-denominational institution in 1957.
McMaster University has over 27,000 undergraduate and over 4,000 post-graduate students. Alumni and former students reside across Canada and in 139 countries. Its athletic teams are known as the Marauders, and are members of U Sports. Notable alumni include government oﬃcials, academics, business leaders, Rhodes Scholars, Gates Cambridge Scholars, and Nobel laureates.
The University of Alberta, is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the ﬁrst premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, the university’s ﬁrst president. It was enabled through the Post-secondary Learning Act. University is considered a “comprehensive academic and research university” (CARU), which means that it oﬀers a range of academic and professional programs that generally lead to undergraduate and graduate level credentials.
The university comprises four campuses in Edmonton, an Augustana Campus in Camrose, and a staﬀ centre in downtown Calgary. The original north campus consists of 150 buildings covering 50 city blocks on the south rim of the North Saskatchewan River valley, directly across from downtown Edmonton. 39,000 students from Canada and 150 other countries participate in 400 programs in 18 faculties. The university is a major economic driver in Alberta. Its impact on Alberta’s economy is estimated at $12.3 billion annually, or ﬁve per cent of the province’s gross domestic product.
The university has 3,620 academic staﬀ along with 15,380 support and trust staﬀ. The university oﬀers post-secondary education in about 388 undergraduate and 500 graduate programs. Tuition and fees for both fall and winter semesters are slightly more than $5,000 for a typical undergraduate arts student, although they vary widely by program. The University of Alberta also holds 2,599 Academic All-Canadians, the most of any University in Canada.
The Université de Montréal is a French-language public research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The university’s main campus is located on the northern slope of Mount Royal in the neighbourhoods of Outremont and Côte-des-Neiges. The institution comprises thirteen faculties, more than sixty departments and two aﬃliated schools: the Polytechnique Montréal (School of Engineering; formerly the École polytechnique de Montréal) and HEC Montréal (School of Business). It oﬀers more than 650 undergraduate programmes and graduate programmes, including 71 doctoral programmes.
The university was founded as a satellite campus of the Université Laval in 1878. It became an independent institution after it was issued a papal charter in 1919 and a provincial charter in 1920. Université de Montréal moved from Montreal’s Quartier Latin to its present location at Mount Royal in 1942. It was made a secular institution with the passing of another provincial charter in 1967.
The Université de Montréal is a publicly funded research university and a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. Undergraduate students make up the majority of the university community, accounting for 74 per cent of the university student body, whereas graduate students account for 24 per cent of the student body. The university presently has 66,768 students (including students from aﬃliated institutions HEC Montréal and Polytechnique Montréal). More than 9,500 university students are international students., while another 8,000 are considered permanent residents of Canada.
The University of Calgary (U of C or UCalgary) is a public research university located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The University of Calgary started in 1944 as the Calgary branch of the University of Alberta, founded in 1908, prior to being instituted into a separate, autonomous university in 1966. It is composed of 14 faculties and over 85 research institutes and centres. The main campus is located in the northwest quadrant of the city near the Bow River and a smaller south campus is located in the city centre. The main campus houses most of the research facilities and works with provincial and federal research and regulatory agencies, several of which are housed next to the campus such as the Geological Survey of Canada. The main campus covers approximately 200 hectares (490 acres). The university has produced over 170,000 alumni who reside in 152 countries.
The university oﬀers 250 programs in post- secondary education awarding bachelors, masters, and doctorate (PhD) degrees. The University of Calgary has developed a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. The campus has an area of 200 hectares (490 acres) and hosts 14 faculties, 55 departments and 85 research institutes and centre (see Canadian university scientiﬁc research organizations).The university is accredited through Alberta’s Post- Secondary Learning Act and is considered a “comprehensive academic and research university” (CARU). CARUs oﬀer a range of academic and professional programs, which generally lead to undergraduate and graduate level credentials, and have a strong research focus. The university has a sponsored research revenue of $380.4 million, with total revenues exceeding $1.2 billion.
Queen’s University at Kingston, is a public research university in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Queen’s holds more than 1,400 hectares (3,500 acres) of land throughout Ontario and owns Herstmonceux Castle in East Sussex, England. Queen’s is organized into eight faculties and schools.
The Church of Scotland established Queen’s College in October 1841 via a royal charter from Queen Victoria. The ﬁrst classes, intended to prepare students for the ministry, were held 7 March 1842 with 13 students and two professors. In 1869, Queen’s was the ﬁrst Canadian university west of the Maritime provinces to admit women. In 1883, a women’s college for medical education aﬃliated with Queen’s University was established after male staﬀ and students reacted with hostility to the admission of women to the university’s medical classes. In 1912, Queen’s ended its aﬃliation with the Presbyterian Church, and adopted its present name. During the mid-20th century, the university established several faculties and schools, and expanded its campus with the construction of new facilities.
Queen’s is a co-educational university with more than 23,000 students and over 131,000 alumni living worldwide. Notable alumni include government oﬃcials, academics, business leaders and 57 Rhodes Scholars. As of 2020, four Nobel Laureates and one Turing Award winner have been aﬃliated with the university. Queen’s is also a choice for Loran Award winners, with over 20 scholars attending or having attended the university.
The University of Ottawa, is a bilingual public research university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is located on 42.5 hectares (105 acres) in the heart of Ottawa’s Downtown Core, adjacent to the residential neighbourhood of Sandy Hill, adjacent to Ottawa’s Rideau Canal.
The University of Ottawa was ﬁrst established as the College of Bytown in 1848 by the ﬁrst bishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Ottawa, Joseph-Bruno Guigues. Placed under the direction of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, it was renamed the College of Ottawa in 1861 and received university status ﬁve years later through a royal charter. On 5 February 1889, the university was granted a pontiﬁcal charter by Pope Leo XIII, elevating the institution to a pontiﬁcal university. The university was reorganized on July 1, 1965, as a corporation, independent from any outside body or religious organization. As a result, the civil and pontiﬁcal charters were kept by the newly created Saint Paul University, federated with the university. The remaining civil faculties were retained by the reorganized university.
The school is co-educational and enrolls over 35,000 undergraduate and over 6,000 post-graduate students. The school has approximately 7,000 international students from 150 countries, accounting for 17 per cent of the student population. The university has a network of more than 195,000 alumni. The university’s athletic teams are known as the Gee-Gees and are members of U Sports. The University of Ottawa is the largest English-French bilingual university in the world.
Dalhousie University is a public research university in Nova Scotia, Canada, with three campuses in Halifax, a fourth in Bible Hill, and medical teaching facilities in Saint John, New Brunswick. Dalhousie oﬀers more than 4,000 courses, and 180-degree programs in twelve undergraduate, graduate, and professional faculties. The university is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada.The university has ﬁve libraries. The largest, Killam Memorial Library, opened in 1971. It is the largest academic library in Atlantic Canada with over one million books and 40,000 journals.Dalhousie University is a member of the U15, a group that represents15 Canadian research universities. The University has above 30,000 students including postgraduates and undergraduates. Dalhousie is a coeducational university with more than 18,000 students and 130,000 alumni around the world.
Simon Fraser University(SFU) is a public research university in British Columbia, Canada, with three campuses: Burnaby (main campus), Surrey, and Vancouver. The 170-hectare (420-acre) main Burnaby campus on Burnaby Mountain, located 20 kilometers (12 mi) from downtown Vancouver, was established in 1965 and comprises more than 30,000 students and 160,000 alumni. The university was created in an eﬀort to expand higher education across Canada. Simon Fraser University was founded upon the recommendation of a 1962 report entitled Higher Education in British Columbia and a Plan for the Future, by John B. Macdonald. The University has over 34,000 students including postgraduates and undergraduates.The university enrolls over 5,000 graduate students in full-time and part-time programs. Consistently ranked as Canada’s top comprehensive university and named to the Times Higher Education list of 100 world universities under 50.
Laval University is a public research university in Québec City, Québec, Canada. The University was founded by royal charter issued by Queen Victoria in 1852, with roots in the founding of the Séminaire de Québec in 1663 by François de Montmorency-Laval, making it the oldest centre of higher education in Canada and the ﬁrst North American institution to oﬀer higher education in French. The university, which started in Old Québec, moved to a new campus in the 1950s in the suburban borough of Sainte-Foy–Sillery–Cap-Rouge. It is ranked among the top 10 Canadian universities in terms of research funding and holds 4 Canada Excellence Research Chairs.Today’s campus covers 1.2 km2 (0.46 sq mi) and has over 30 buildings, including many iconic exemplars of modern architecture. Its earliest buildings and landscapes were designed by Edouard Fiset (fr) from the 1950s, and of its lands, 56 percent are wooded areas, grasslands, and sports ﬁelds.
The University of Victoria (UVic or Victoria) is a public research university located in the municipalities of Oak Bay and Saanich, British Columbia, Canada. The university traces its roots to Victoria College, the ﬁrst post-secondary institution established in the province of British Columbia in 1903. It was reincorporated as the University of Victoria in 1963.
UVic hosts Ocean Networks Canada’s deep-water seaﬂoor research observatories VENUS and NEPTUNE, the Paciﬁc Institute for Climate Solutions, and two Environment Canada labs: the Canadian Center for Climate Modelling and Analysis and the Water and Climate Impacts Research Centre. The Ocean Climate Building housed at the Queenswood location is dedicated solely to ocean and climate research. The Institute of Integrated Energy Systems is a leading center for research on sustainable energy solutions and alternative energy sources.
The University of Western Ontario (UWO) is a public research university in London, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is located on 455 hectares (1,120 acres) of land, surrounded by residential neighbourhoods and the Thames River bisecting the campus’s eastern portion. The university operates twelve academic faculties and schools. It is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada.
Western is a co-educational university, with more than 24,000 students, and over 306,000 living alumni worldwide. Notable alumni include government oﬃcials, academics, business leaders, Nobel Laureates, Rhodes Scholars, and distinguished fellows. Western is a publicly funded research university, and a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. The full-time undergraduate programs comprise the majority of the school’s enrolment, made up of 30,665 full-time, part-time undergraduate students and concurrent education students.
York University, also known as YorkU or simply YU, is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is Canada’s fourth-largest university, and it has approximately 55,700 students, 7,000 faculty and staﬀ, and over 325,000 alumni worldwide. It has eleven faculties, including the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Faculty of Science, Lassonde School of Engineering, Schulich School of Business, Osgoode Hall Law School, Glendon College, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Health, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, Faculty of Graduate Studies, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, and 28 research centres. York University was established in 1959 as a non-denominational institution by the York University Act. York University has over 120 undergraduate programs with 17 degree types (BA, iBA, BHS, Bsc, iBSc, BBA, iBBA, BEng, BES, BDes, BPA, BFA, BCom, BEd, BDEM, BHRM, BScN, BSW) and oﬀers over 170 degree options.
The University of Manitoba is a Canadian public research university in the province of Manitoba. Founded in 1877, it is the ﬁrst university of western Canada. Both by total student enrolment and campus area, the U of M is the largest university in the province of Manitoba and the 17th-largest in all of Canada. Boasting dozens of faculties and hundreds of degree programs, its main campus is located in the Fort Garry neighbourhood of southern Winnipeg, with other campuses throughout the city. Along with the Fort Garry campus as its central hub, the University of Manitoba operates three other major locations: the Bannatyne Campus, the James W. Burns Executive Education Centre, and the William Norrie Centre. In addition, the university also administers its French-language aﬃliate, Université de Saint-Boniface in the Saint Boniface ward of Winnipeg. The U of M is also a member of the U15 group of research-intensive universities in Canada and of Universities Canada, while its global aﬃliations include the International Association of Universities.
The University of Guelph is a comprehensive public research university in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. It was established in 1964 after the amalgamation of Ontario Agricultural College (1874), the MacDonald Institute (1903), and the Ontario Veterinary College (1922), and has since grown to an institution of almost 30,000 students (including those at the Humber campus, Ridgetown campus, oﬀ-campus degree enrolments, diploma enrolments and part-time students) and employs 830 full-time faculty (academic staﬀ) as of fall 2019. It oﬀers 94 undergraduate degrees, 48 graduate programs, and 6 associate degrees in many diﬀerent disciplines. The veterinary medicine program at the University of Guelph was ranked No. 1 in Canada and No. 5 in the world in 2021. The university conducts a signiﬁcant degree of research and oﬀers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The faculty at the University of Guelph hold 23 Canada Research Chair positions in the research areas of natural sciences, engineering, health sciences and social sciences.
The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is a Canadian public research university, founded on March 19, 1907, and located on the east side of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. An “Act to establish and incorporate a University for the Province of Saskatchewan” was passed by the provincial legislature in 1907. The University of Saskatchewan is the largest education institution in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The University of Saskatchewan is one of Canada’s top research universities (based on the number of Canada Research Chairs) and is a member of the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (the 15 most research-intensive universities in Canada). The University of Saskatchewan oﬀers a wide variety of programs and courses. Agriculture and Bioresources, Arts and Science, Biotechnology, Edwards School of Business, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Kinesiology, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Nutrition, Physical Therapy and Veterinary Medicine.
Carleton University is a public research university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1942 as Carleton College, the institution originally operated as a private, non-denominational evening college to serve returning World War II veterans. Carleton oﬀers a diverse range of academic programs, and is organized into six faculties and more than 65 degree programs. It has several specialized institutions well-regarded in their ﬁelds, including the Arthur Kroeger College of Public Aﬀairs, the Carleton School of Journalism, the School of Public Policy and Administration, and the Sprott School of Business. As of 2021, Carleton yearly enrolls more than 27,000 undergraduate and 4,000 graduate students. Carleton has a 150-acre campus located west of Old Ottawa South, close to The Glebe and Confederation Heights. Carleton has more than 165,000 alumni worldwide, and has produced 6 Rhodes Scholars, 40 Royal Society Fellows and members, 26 recipients of the Order of Canada, 19 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship awardees.
Concordia University is an English-language public comprehensive research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1974 following the merger of Loyola College and Sir George Williams University, Concordia is one of the three universities in Quebec where English is the primary language of instruction. As of the 2020–21 academic year, there were 51,253 students enrolled in credit courses at Concordia, making the university among the largest in Canada by enrolment. The university has two campuses, set approximately 7 kilometres (4 miles) apart: Sir George Williams Campus is the main campus, located in the Quartier Concordia neighbourhood of Downtown Montreal in the borough of Ville Marie; and Loyola Campus in the residential district of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. With four faculties, a school of graduate studies and numerous colleges, centres and institutes, Concordia oﬀers over 400 undergraduate and 200 graduate programs and courses.
Memorial University of Newfoundland, also known as Memorial University or MUN, is a public university in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, based in St. John’s, with satellite campuses in Corner Brook, elsewhere in Newfoundland and in Labrador, Saint Pierre, and Harlow, England. Memorial University oﬀers certiﬁcate, diploma, undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate programs, as well as online courses and degrees. Founded in September. 1925 as a living memorial to Newfoundlanders and Labradorians who died in the First World War, Memorial is the largest university in Atlantic Canada, and Newfoundland and Labrador’s only university. As of 2018, there were a reported 1,330 faculty and 2,474 staﬀ, supporting 18,000 students from nearly 100 countries. Memorial has seven faculties (Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, and Science) and six Schools (Graduate Studies, Music, Pharmacy, Human Kinetics, Recreation, and Social Work).
The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is a public university with two primary campuses in Fredericton and Saint John, New Brunswick. It is the oldest English-language university in Canada, and among the oldest public universities in North America. UNB was founded by a group of seven Loyalists who left the United States after the American Revolution. UNB has two main campuses: the original campus, founded in 1785 in Fredericton, and a smaller campus which opened in Saint John in 1964.
There are over 75 undergraduate programs, while the School of Graduate Studies oﬀers course and research-based programs in over 30 ﬁelds. UNB has a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio. UNB is the seat of 14 Canada Research Chairs and is home to more than 60 research centres and institutes. In 2021, UNB was awarded 5-stars from the QS World University Rankings, the second university in Atlantic Canada to receive this rating.
The University of Windsor (U of W or UWindsor) is a public research university in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. It is Canada’s southernmost university. It has approximately 12,000 full-time and part-time undergraduate students and 4,000 graduate students. The university was incorporated by the provincial government in 1962, and has graduated more than 135,000 alumni.
The University of Windsor has nine faculties, including the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Engineering, Odette School of Business, the Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Faculty of Human Kinetics, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Nursing, and the Faculty of Science. Windsor oﬀers more than 120 majors and minors and 55 master’s and doctoral degree programs across nine faculties. The campus covers 51 hectares (130 acres) (contiguous) and is surrounded by a residential neighborhood.
Ryerson University (RyeU or RU) is a public research university located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The university’s core campus is situated within the Garden District, although it also operates facilities elsewhere in Toronto. The university operates seven academic faculties, the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Communication and Design, the Faculty of Community Services, the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science, the Faculty of Science, the Lincoln Alexander School of Law, and the Ted Rogers School of Management. Many of these faculties are further organized into smaller departments and schools. The university is a co-educational institution, with approximately 44,400 undergraduates and 2,950 graduate students enrolled there during the 2019–20 academic year. A number of individuals have graduated from the institution, with Ryerson having nearly 170,000 alumni as of 2017. Ryerson University is a publicly- funded university. RU completed the 2019–20 academic year with $833.17 million of revenue.
The Université du Québec is a system of ten provincially run public universities in Quebec, Canada. Its headquarters are in Quebec City. The university coordinates 300 programs for over 87,000 students. The government of Quebec founded the Université du Québec, a network of universities in several Quebec cities. In a similar fashion to other Canadian provinces, all universities in Quebec have since become public.
The University of Quebec system was established in 1968 by the National Assembly of Quebec largely in response to widespread student protests that had broken out in the autumn of that year. In an eﬀort to extend education to more Quebecois students, the government had created a system of CEGEPs to create a facilitated pathway into university. However, Quebec did not have enough French-language universities to accommodate the new inﬂux of students applying after completing CEGEP.
The University of Regina is a public research university located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Founded in 1911 as a private denominational high school of the Methodist Church of Canada, it began an association with the University of Saskatchewan as a junior college in 1925, and was disaﬃliated by the Church and fully ceded to the university in 1934; in 1961 it attained degree- granting status as the Regina Campus of the University of Saskatchewan. It became an autonomous university in 1974. The University of Regina has an enrolment of over 15,000 full and part-time students. The university’s student newspaper, The Carillon, is a member of CUP. The University of Regina is well-reputed for having a focus on experiential learning and oﬀers internships, professional placements and practicums in addition to cooperative education placements in 41 programs. The University of Regina has ten faculties and one school that oﬀer a variety of programs at the certiﬁcate, diploma, undergraduate and graduate degree levels.
The University of Sherbrooke is a large public French-language university in Quebec, Canada with campuses located in Sherbrooke and Longueuil, a suburb of Montreal approximately 130 km (81 mi) west of Sherbrooke. It is one of two universities in the Estrie region of Quebec (the other one being Bishop’s University), and the only French-language university for the region. The University of Sherbrooke oﬀers a variety of bachelors, masters, doctoral and post- doctoral programs as well as various certiﬁcates and microprograms. The Faculty of Theology, Ethics and Philosophy oﬀers Undergraduate level certiﬁcate, diploma, Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degrees in Theology/Theological Studies; Doctorate Theology and Religious Vocations; and Undergraduate level certiﬁcate/diploma/Graduate level certiﬁcate/diploma Pastoral Studies/ Counselling. In the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities rankings, the university ranked 501–600 in the world. The 2022 QS World University Rankings ranked the university 751–800 in the world and 25–26 in Canada.
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology, corporately branded as Ontario Tech University or Ontario Tech, is a public research university located in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. Ontario Tech’s main campus is located on approximately 400 acres (160 ha) of land in the northern part of Oshawa. It operates a secondary campus in the downtown area of Oshawa. The school was founded in 2002 via the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Act, 200 passed by the Government of Ontario.
Ontario Tech University has ranked in several international post-secondary school rankings. In the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities rankings, the university was placed 801–900 in the world. In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2022, the university was ranked 601–800. In U.S. News & World Report 2022 global university rankings, the university placed 1063rd.
Lakehead University is a public research university with campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ontario, Canada. Lakehead University, shortened to ‘Lakehead U’, or ‘LU’, is non-denominational and provincially supported. It has undergraduate programs, graduate programs, the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, the only internationally accredited (AACSB) business school in northern Ontario, and is home to the western campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. Lakehead has more than 45,000 alumni. The main campus in Thunder Bay has about 7,900 students.
The university has nine faculties: Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Natural Resources Management, Faculty of Health and Behavioral Sciences, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Medicine, and Graduate Studies. Lakehead University’s physical plant now consists of 39 buildings and 116 hectares of property including 40 hectares of landscaped and maintained grounds.
The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is a small, research-intensive public university in British Columbia, Canada. The main campus is located in Prince George, British Columbia. UNBC also has regional campuses in northern British Columbia in Prince Rupert, Terrace, Quesnel, and Fort St. John. The enabling legislation is the University of Northern British Columbia Act 1996. In the 2019–20 academic year, 3,570 students were enrolled at UNBC. UNBC is ranked as the number one university of its size in Canada in the Primarily Undergraduate category by Maclean’s. UNBC also ﬁnished ﬁrst in the rankings in 2015 and 2016 and routinely ﬁnishes in the top three in its category. In 2007, the university obtained the trademark for “Canada’s Green University”. Because of its northern latitude, UNBC is a member of the University of the Arctic. The UNBC motto, ‘En cha huná, directly translates as “that person also lives” in the Nak’azdli (Fort St. James) dialect of the Indigenous language Dakelh (Carrier).
St. Francis Xavier University is a public undergraduate liberal arts university located in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. It is a member of the Maple League, a group of primarily undergraduate universities in Eastern Canada. St Francis Xavier University is organized into the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science, the Gerald Schwartz School of Business, Faculty of Education, the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government and the Coady International Institute. The Faculty of Arts encompasses the following departments and programs: Anthropology, Aquatic Resources, Fine Arts, Canadian Studies, Catholic Studies, Celtic Studies, Classical Studies, Development Studies, Economics, English, History, Humanities Colloquium, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Political Science, Public Policy & Governance, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Justice Colloquium, Sociology, Women’s and Gender Studies, Music and Jazz Studies. Faculty of Science oﬀers the following departments and programs: Aquatic Resources, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Human Kinetics, Human Nutrition, & more.
The Université de Montréal is a French-language public research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The university’s main campus is located on the northern slope of Mount Royal in the neighbourhoods of Outremont and Côte-des-Neiges. The institution comprises thirteen faculties, more than sixty departments and two aﬃliated schools: the Polytechnique Montréal (School of Engineering; formerly the École polytechnique de Montréal) and HEC Montréal (School of Business). It oﬀers more than 650 undergraduate programmes and graduate programmes, including 71 doctoral programmes. The school is co-educational, and has 34,335 undergraduate and 11,925 post-graduate students (excluding aﬃliated schools). Alumni and former students reside across Canada and around the world, with notable alumni serving as government oﬃcials, academics, and business leaders. The Université de Montréal is a publicly funded research university and a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.
The University of Lethbridge (uLeth) is a public comprehensive and research university, founded in the liberal education tradition, located in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, with a second campus in the city of Calgary, Alberta. The University now oﬀers over 150 undergraduate degree programs in the Arts, Sciences, Management, Education, Heath Sciences and Fine Arts. Further, the University has added over 50 Masters and PhD programs. On Feb. 10th, 2022, University of Lethbridge Faculty Association began legal strike action over issues such as working conditions, collegial governance, and equitable pay and beneﬁts. The University of Lethbridge oﬀers both graduate and undergraduate degrees in four faculties and three schools, as described below. The university is accredited under Alberta’s Post-Secondary Learning Act and is considered a “comprehensive academic and research university” (CARU), which means oﬀer a range of academic and professional programs that generally lead to undergraduate and graduate level credentials, and have a strong research focus.
The Institut national de la recherche scientifique (‘National Institute of Scientific Research’) is the research-oriented constituent university of the Université du Québec system that offers only graduate studies. INRS conducts research in four broad sectors: water, earth and the environment; energy, materials and telecommunications; human, animal and environmental health; and urbanization, culture and society. INRS has facilities in Quebec City, Montreal, Laval, and Varennes. The enabling legislation is An Act respecting educational institutions at the university level. The Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications (EMT, Energy, Materials and Telecommunications) INRS-EMT is part of INRS. Proud member of the Université du Québec network, INRS serves society through its discoveries and the training of a new generation of scientists of the highest caliber capable of scientific, social and technological innovation. Find out how INRS has been changing the world and innovating through research since its creation over five decades ago.
Polytechnique Montréal (previously École polytechnique de Montréal; is an engineering school affiliated with the Université de Montréal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It ranks first in Canada for the scope of its engineering research. It is occasionally referred to as Montreal Polytechnic, although in Quebec English its French name is more commonly used. The school offers graduate and postgraduate training, and is very active in research. Polytechnique is one of the three largest engineering schools in Canada, and the largest one in the province of Quebec. Since its foundation in 1873, this French language educational establishment trains engineers and specialists. The school contributes to the scientific and economic expansion of the region.
Wilfrid Laurier University ( WLU or Laurier) is a public university in Waterloo, Brantford and Milton, Ontario, Canada. Unlike most other universities that facilitate satellite campuses, Laurier operates as a multi-campus multi-community university. The university also operates offices in Kitchener, Toronto, Yellowknife, and Chongqing, China. It is named in honour of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the seventh Prime Minister of Canada. The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of fields, with over 15,000 full-time undergraduate students, over 1000 full-time graduate students, and nearly 4,000 part-time students as of fall 2019. Laurier’s varsity teams, known as the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks, compete in the West Conference of the Ontario University Athletics, affiliated to the U Sports. Laurier has over 100,000 Alumni graduates from 85 countries.
Trent University is a public liberal arts university in Peterborough, Ontario, with a satellite campus in Oshawa, which serves the Regional Municipality of Durham. Trent is known for its Oxbridge college system and small class sizes. Trent operates largely through its colleges: Champlain, Lady Eaton, Catharine Parr Traill, Otonabee, Peter Gzowski and Julian Blackburn. Each college has its own residence halls, dining room, and student government. Although Trent University is predominantly undergraduate, graduate programs are offered at the master’s and doctoral levels. In Maclean’s 2022 university rankings, Trent University ranked third in its “primarily undergraduate” category. Trent has a number of graduate programs including Anthropology M.A., Applications of Modelling in the Natural & Social Sciences M.A./M.Sc., Public Texts (English) M.A., History M.A., Theory, Culture and Politics M.A., Environmental and Life Sciences (formerly known as Watershed Ecosystems) Ph.D./M.Sc.
École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) is a public engineering faculty in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1974, the École de technologie supérieure is a constituent of Université du Québec system. Specialized in applied teaching in engineering and technology transfer to companies, where professors, engineers and researchers who are recognized for their practical, industrial and innovative approaches. In any given year, 25% of all engineers receiving a diploma from an engineering school or faculty in the province of Quebec graduate from the ÉTS. Hence, it is ranked first in Quebec and second in Canada for the total number of engineering diplomas awarded annually. The school features cooperative education in all of it undergraduate programs. The bachelor’s programs have all been accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB). Each year, ETS graduates the largest number of engineers in Quebec and ranks second in Canada.
The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) (University of Quebec in Trois-Rivières), established in 1969 and mainly located in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada, is a public university within the Université du Québec network. As of April 2016, the university had 14,500 students in 9 different campuses, including the main one in Trois-Rivières. About 788 of them come from overseas, from 50 countries. The university has given more than 88,000 diplomas since its founding. The Trois-Rivières campus also holds a large library with about 400,000 documents. UQTR was created in 1969 with the merger of the “Centre d’Études universitaires de Trois- Rivières” and “L’école normale d’État Maurice Duplessis” (named after Maurice Duplessis). The first major campus, Ringuet, was opened in 1973 and is located in the vicinity of Des Forges and Des Récollets boulevards near downtown Trois-Rivières. Over the following years, UQTR has expanded outside of the city into several towns.
Saint Mary’s University (SMU) is a formerly Catholic, public university located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The school is best known for having nationally leading programs in business and chemistry, as well as one of the best Canadian women’s basketball programs. The campus is situated in Halifax’s South End and covers approximately 80 acres (32 ha). Saint Mary’s is the second oldest English-speaking and first Roman Catholic initiated university in Canada. The Roman Catholic church founded Saint Mary’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1802. It was established in Glebe House, on the corner of Spring Garden Road and Barrington Street, with the aim of extending educational opportunities for Catholic youth and training candidates for the clergy. The Saint Mary’s University Academic Senate is the part of a bicameral university governance structure responsible for academic decisions at the university. It is paired with a board of governors responsible for administrative and financial decisions.
Laurentian University (French: Université Laurentienne) is a mid-sized bilingual public university in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, incorporated on March 28, 1960. Laurentian offers a variety of undergraduate, graduate-level, and doctorate degrees. Laurentian is the largest bilingual provider of distance education in Canada. The university programs specialize in many fields, including arts, social sciences, technology, natural sciences, engineering, mining, geophysics, health, business management, finance, and forensics. The university’s campus is located on the south side of Ramsey Lake in the Bell Grove neighbourhood, just south of Greater Sudbury’s downtown core. The city’s Idylwylde golf course borders on the university campus to the west and the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area borders on the campus to the south. The Lake Laurentian Conservation Area contains a network of trails used for running, mountain biking and nordic skiing.
Brock University is a public research university in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. It is the only university in Canada in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, at the centre of Canada’s Niagara Peninsula on the Niagara Escarpment. The university bears the name of Maj.-General Sir Isaac Brock, who was responsible for defending Upper Canada against the United States during the War of 1812. Brock offers a wide range of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including professional degrees. Brock was ranked third among Canadian universities in the undergraduate category for research publication output and impact indicators in 2008 (the most recent ranking completed). Brock University is the only school in Canada and internationally to offer the MICA (Mathematics Integrated with Computing and Applications) program. Brock University’s Department of Health Sciences offers the only undergraduate degree in Public Health in Canada. At the graduate level, Brock offers 49 programs, including nine PhD programs.
The Université du Québec à Rimouski (commonly referred to as UQAR) is a public university located in Rimouski, Quebec, Canada with a campus in Lévis. Since its establishment in 1969, Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) has granted over 50,000 diplomas. In addition to its Lévis and Rimouski campuses, UQAR offers academic training throughout eastern Quebec, including the Chaudière-Appalaches, Gaspésie-Iles-de-la-Madeleine, Haute-Côte-Nord, and Manicouagan. It also has permanent offices in Gaspé and Rivière-du-Loup. UQAR is part of the Université du Québec network, the largest university network in Canada, with over 100,000 students. UQAR welcomes about 7,000 new students every year, including about 550 foreign students from over 45 countries. Marine science, regional development, and nordicity are areas of research excellence that characterize a number of UQAR programs.
The Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC) is a branch of the Université du Québec network founded in 1969 and based in the Chicoutimi borough of Saguenay, Quebec, Canada. UQAC has secondary study centres in La Malbaie, Saint-Félicien, Alma, and Sept-Îles. It offers over forty undergraduate and graduate programs. The university is especially well known for its researchers in aluminium (with two research centres), forestry, icing (in French, givrage), geology and historical population studies. UQAC also offers a number of French as a Second Language programs through its École de langue française et de culture québécoise (School of French language and Quebec culture). The University of Quebec at Chicoutimi offers a unique experience of higher education, research and creation, through access to knowledge that relies on proximity. It contributes to the development of communities and carries out its mission without borders.
The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is a public university in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, and the only university in the province. Founded in 1969, the enabling legislation is the University Act, R.S.P.E.I 2000. UPEI’s campus, located at the corner of Belvedere and University Avenues in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island’s capital city, is built on 134 acres (54 hectares) of land. The Confederation Trail runs alongside its eastern boundary. UPEI’s seven faculties (arts, business, education, nursing, science, sustainable design engineering and veterinary medicine) and two schools (Mathematical & Computational Sciences and Climate Change & Adaptation) offer a wide range of programs and degrees to undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students. Co-op programs have been established in Business Administration, Computer Science, Physics, and Dietetics. The University is presently developing a Faculty of Medicine, in association with the Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Brandon University is a university located in the city of Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, with an enrollment of 3375 (2020) full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students. The current location was founded on July 13, 1899, as Brandon College as a Baptist institution. It was chartered as a university by then President John E. Robbins on June 5, 1967. The enabling legislation is the Brandon University Act. Brandon University is one of several predominantly undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institutions in Canada. The university is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), the Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID) and a member of U Sports. Brandon University has a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1 and sixty percent of all classes have fewer than 20 students.
Acadia University is a public, predominantly undergraduate university located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada with some graduate programs at the master’s level and one at the doctoral level. The enabling legislation consists of Acadia University Act and the Amended Acadia University Act 2000. The Wolfville Campus houses Acadia University Archives and the Acadia University Art Gallery. Acadia offers over 200-degree combinations in the Faculties of Arts, Pure and Applied Science, Professional Studies, and Theology. The student-faculty ratio is 15:1 and the average class size is 28. Open Acadia offers correspondence and distance education courses. In Maclean’s 2022 Guide to Canadian Universities, Acadia was ranked fifth in the publication’s “primarily undergraduate” Canadian university category. In the same year, the publication ranked Acadia 30th, in its reputation rankings.
Mount Allison University is a Canadian primarily undergraduate liberal arts university/college located in Sackville, New Brunswick, founded in 1839. It has been ranked the top undergraduate university in the country 21 times in the past 29 years by Maclean’s magazine, a record unmatched by any other university. With a 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio, the average first-year class size is 60 and upper-year classes average 14 students. Mount Allison was the first university in the British Empire to award a baccalaureate to a woman (Grace Annie Lockhart, B.Sc., 1875). Graduates of Mount Allison have been awarded a total of 55 Rhodes Scholarships, the highest per capita of any Canadian university. Mount Allison is amongst the wealthiest universities in Canada on an endowment per student basis. Of the 69 Canadian universities reporting on endowment funds, Mount Allison has the second-largest endowment fund per student at nearly $100,000, the next closest being over $55,000.
The University of Winnipeg (UW) is a public research university in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, that offers undergraduate faculties of art, business and economics, education, science and kinesiology and applied health as well as graduate programs. UWinnipeg’s founding colleges were Manitoba College and Wesley College, which merged to form United College in 1938. The University of Winnipeg was established in 1967 when United College received its charter. The governance was modeled on the provincial University of Toronto Act of 1906 which established a bicameral system of university government consisting of a senate (faculty), responsible for academic policy, and a board of governors (citizens) exercising exclusive control over financial policy and having formal authority in all other matters. The president, appointed by the board, was a link between the bodies to perform institutional leadership.
The Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) is a public university within the Université du Québec network, with campuses in Val-d’Or and Rouyn-Noranda. It takes its name from the region it primarily serves. The Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue offers 95 programs in administration, accounting, teaching, engineering, multimedia, psychology, nursing, social work, interactive multimedia, youth communications, and art therapy. Students can choose to specialize in the disciplines of Electromechanical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue is based in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec. Additional satellite campuses are located in Val-d’Or (Centre d’Etude Supérieures Lucien-Cliche), which includes a pavilion for First Nations studies, an in Amos (Pavilion des Rapides), which specializes in forestry with a research centre focusing on ligniculture and silviculture, and in hydrogeology with a laboratory for groundwater research.
The Royal Military College of Canada (French: Collège militaire royal du Canada), commonly abbreviated in English as RMC, is the military college of the Canadian Armed Forces and, since 1959, a degree-granting university training military officers. RMC was established in 1874 and conducted its first classes on June 1, 1876. It is the only federal institution in Canada with degree-granting powers. The Government of Ontario empowered the college to confer degrees in arts, science, and engineering through The Royal Military College of Canada Degrees Act, 1959. Programs are offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels, both on campus as well as through the college’s distance learning programme via the Division of Continuing Studies. Located on Point Frederick, a 41-hectare (101-acre) peninsula in Kingston, Ontario, the college is a mix of historic buildings and more modern academic, athletic, and dormitory facilities.
MacEwan University is a public undergraduate university in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, located in the city’s downtown core. Formerly a two-year college, in 2009, it became Alberta’s sixth university. MacEwan University offers ten baccalaureate degrees, one applied degree and 43 diploma and certificate programs. In addition, MacEwan University serves as the largest transfer-in post-secondary institution in Alberta. The university’s four faculties and two schools offer programming in fine arts and communications, health and community studies, liberal arts and sciences, engineering, physical education, nursing, and business. The university also offersnon-credit professional and personal development courses on a part-time basis, in addition to programming for university preparation and English-as-a-Second-Language courses. Its studentbody is more than 60% female, with more than 12,000 full-time students in credit programs and just over 19,000 students across all credit- and non-credit programs.
Mount Royal University (MRU) is a public university in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Mount Royal University was founded by Alberta provincial charter by the Arthur Sifton government on December 16, 1910 and officially opened on September 8, 1911. Originally “Mount Royal College”, the institution was the brainchild of Calgary Reverend George W. Kerby (1860-1944) who sought an opportunity for higher education for the benefit of young people from rural homes in the area. The provincial charter as presented in the legislature by R. B. Benne was titled “Bill 48, An Act respecting the Calgary College”, however Premier Sifton, Kerby and others agreed not to use Calgary for the name of the new college. Mount Royal became a post-secondary institution in 1931 as Mount Royal Junior College (MRC) offering transfer courses to the University of Alberta and later to the University of Calgary. In 1972 Mount Royal moved from several buildings in downtown Calgary to a new campus in Lincoln Park.
The Université de Moncton is a French-language university located in Edmundston, Moncton and Shippagan, New Brunswick, Canada serving the Acadian community of Atlantic Canada. It is the only francophone university in New Brunswick and is one of only two such universities in the Maritimes, the other being the Université Sainte-Anne in Pointe-de-l’Église, Nova Scotia, Canada. It is also the largest French-language university in Canada outside Quebec. University is a member of L’Association des collèges et des universités de la francophonie canadienne, formerly L’Association des universités de la francophonie canadienne (en: Association of Colleges and Universities of the Canadian Francophonie, formerly Association of Universities of the Canadian Francophonie), a network of academic institutions of the Canadian Francophonie. The university is represented in U Sports (Atlantic University Sport conference) by the Moncton Aigles Bleu.
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is a public teaching and research university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees and vocational training. Its main campus is in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, and its name comes from the two rivers which converge in Kamloops, the North Thompson and South Thompson. The university has a satellite campus in Williams Lake, BC and a distance education division called TRU-Open Learning. It also has several international partnerships through its TRU World division. TRU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) at the associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree levels. TRU offers 140 on-campus programs and approximately 60 online or distance programs through the Open Learning division, including trades apprenticeships, vocational certificates and diplomas, bachelor’s and master’s degrees and law.
Mount Saint Vincent University, is a public, primarily undergraduate, university located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and was established in 1873. Mount Saint Vincent offers undergraduate programs in Arts, Science, Education, and Professional Studies. The Mount has 13 graduate degrees in areas including Applied Human Nutrition, School Psychology, Child and Youth Study, Education, Family Studies and Gerontology, Public Relations and Women’s Studies. The Mount offers a doctorate program, a Ph.D. in Educational Studies, through a joint-initiative with St. Francis Xavier University and Acadia University. The Mount offers more than 190 courses, over 10 full undergraduate degree programs and four graduate degree, programs online. Mount Saint Vincent University offers over 40 undergraduate degrees in the Arts, Sciences and Professional Studies. Professional Studies programs include Applied Human Nutrition, Business Administration, Child and Youth Study, Family Studies and Gerontology, & more.
The Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) is a constituent university of the Université du Québec system located in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. As of September 2010, combined enrolment at UQO’s Gatineau and Saint-Jérôme campuses was 6,017, of which 4,738 were undergraduates and 1,279 postgraduate students. UQO offers more than 100 programs of study, including 30 master’s and 5 doctoral programs. It was named atier Quebec’s Outaouais region. Outaouais borders Otiawa and is part of the National Capital Region, where a large proportion of the population is bilingual. About 5,500 students enrol in UQO courses each year. While this is the lowest enrolment in the Université du Québec system, the number of students is steadily rising, creating demand for more courses, programs and resources. The academic staff comprises some 175 full-time professors and 565 lecturers. In the past 25 years, UQO has granted close to 30,000 degrees.
The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (French: École de médecine du Nord de l’Ontario) is a medical school in the Canadian province of Ontario, created through a partnership between Laurentian University in Sudbury and Lakehead University in Thunder Bay. Mandated both to educate doctors and to contribute to care in Northern Ontario’s urban, rural and remote communities, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine has campuses in both Sudbury and Thunder Bay. The school is known for its small class size, its distributed model of education, heavy emphasis on enabling technologies, problem-based and self-directed learning, and early exposure to clinical skills. The school describes its campus as “Northern Ontario”. This is evidenced by the close relationship between the school and various communities and First Nations throughout the region. The Northern Ontario School of Medicine also operates the Health Sciences Library (HSL).
Athabasca University (AU) is a Canadian public research university that primarily operates through online distance education. Founded in 1970, it is one of four comprehensive academic and research universities in Alberta and was the first Canadian university to specialize in distance education. AU is Canada’s only exclusively open university, and Maclean’s Magazine called it Canada’s fastest growing university. 50% of AU’s students are between the ages of 25 and 44, and admissions are year-round. AU hosts four Canada Research Chairs, with an additional one allocated in 2019. AU has five faculties: College of Business, College of Health Disciplines, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Science and Technology and College of Graduate Studies. AU spends over $2 million per year on research. The university has four Canada Research Chairs, one NSERC/Xerox/Markin/ICORE Research Chair and one of three UNESCO/COL Chairs.
Bishop’s University (French: Université Bishop’s) is a small Liberal arts college/university in Lennoxville, a borough of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. The founder of the institution was the Anglican Bishop of Quebec, George Mountain, who also served as the first principal of McGill University. It is one of three universities in the province of Quebec that teach primarily in English (the others being McGill University and Concordia University, both in Montreal). It began its foundation by absorbing the Lennoxville Classical School as Bishop’s College School in the 1840s. The college was formally founded in 1843 and received a royal charter from Queen Victoria in 1853. It remains one of Canada’s few primarily undergraduate universities, functioning in the way of an American Liberal Arts College, and is linked with three others in the Maple League.
Concordia University of Edmonton, is a private university in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; accredited under the Alberta Post-secondary Learning Act. Concordia offers, Arts, Science and Management undergraduate degree programs, as well as Graduate degree programs in Education, Information Technology, Information Security, and Psychology. Concordia is primarily funded by tuition and private donations but also receives limited funding from the Government of Alberta. The university has five faculties and two schools: Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Management, Faculty of Science, School of Physical Education and Wellness, and School of Music. The university offers 45 majors and minors in the fields of Arts, Science and Management; two atier-degree programs, three master’s degrees, and several graduate certificates and diplomas. The University of Lethbridge had a small extension campus at the university from 2012 to 2015.
Vancouver Island University is a Canadian public university serving Vancouver Island and coastal British Columbia. Starting as Malaspina College in 1969, it has grown into a university that plays an important role in the educational, cultural, and economic life of the region. The main campus is located in Nanaimo, and there are regional campuses in Duncan and Powell River, as well as a centre in Parksville. Occupying three campuses and a number of facilities including a centre in Parksville/Qualicum; the Deep Bay Marine Field Station; and Milner Gardens and Woodlands, VIU has had many renovations and major developments in the past few years to accommodate its growing student body and faculty. The main campus located in Nanaimo has 1,030,000 square feet (96,000 m2) of built space. Vancouver Island University offers master’s and bachelor’s degrees; two year diplomas, and one year certificate programs in a range of areas.
Quest University is a private, not-for-profit, secular liberal arts and sciences university. The university opened in September 2007 with an inaugural class of 73. According to Quest’s website, enrollment hovers around 600. As of summer 2018 there were over 700 alumni. Quest’s curriculum is considered unconventional. It uses the Block Plan, adapted and modified from the Block Plan at Colorado College. Students must complete 32 blocks to graduate. Classes are seminar-style and are capped at 20 students. There are five divisions (Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Mathematics, and Social Sciences) instead of traditional departments. In lieu of declaring a major, students write a personalized Question. Studies culminate in a major work called a Keystone project.
Algoma University, commonly shortened to Algoma U or Algoma, is a public university with its main campus located in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. With a particular focus on the needs of Northern Ontario, Algoma U is a teaching-focused and student-centred postsecondary institution, specializing in liberal arts, sciences, management and professional degree programs. Located on the former site of the Shingwauk Indian Residential School, Algoma U has a special mission to provide and cultivate cross-cultural learning between Aboriginal populations and other communities. Algoma U also offers satellite programming in Brampton and Timmins, Ontario. From its founding in 1965 until June 18, 2008, Algoma U was an affiliated college of Laurentian University in Sudbury and was officially known as Algoma University College.
Aurora College, formerly Arctic College, is a college located in the Northwest Territories, Canada with campuses in Inuvik, Fort Smith and Yellowknife. They have learning centres in 23 communities in the NWT. The head office for Aurora College is located in Fort Smith. Aurora College is the only post-secondary institution within the Northwest Territories. Aurora College delivers programs at three campuses, 21 community learning centres and other community sites in the Northwest Territories. Aurora College delivers community-centred post-secondary programs that accurately reflect northern culture and the needs of the northern labour market. Aurora offers several certificate and diploma programs as well as the Bachelor of Education degree program and the Bachelor of Science in nursing program. Aurora College provides intramural sports, such as basketball, volleyball, soccer, badminton and hockey and recreational programs.
The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is a polytechnic institute in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. SAIT offers more than 110 career programs in technology, trades and business. Established in 1916, it is Calgary’s second oldest post-secondary institution and Canada’s first publicly-funded technical institute. SAIT’s main campus is located on 16 Avenue NW, overlooking the downtown core of Calgary and is served by the CTrain light rail system. SAIT has three other campuses located in Calgary: Mayland Heights, Culinary Campus, Art Smith Aero Centre, Crane and Ironworker Facility, The Tastemarket by SAIT. SAIT offers three baccalaureate degrees (2019), three applied degrees, 86 diploma and certificate programs, 27 apprenticeship trades and more than 1,100 continuing education, corporate training, camps and other open registration courses. Through the generous support of donors, SAIT offers over $5 million in awards to students in almost every program.
St. Thomas University (also St. Thomas or STU) is a public Catholic liberal arts university located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. It is a primarily undergraduate university offering bachelor’s degrees in the arts (humanities and social sciences), education, and social work to approximately 1,900 students. The average class size is 30 and no class is larger than 60. The university offers a number of unique programs including recognized majors in Criminology, Journalism, Human Rights, and Communications and Public Policy. St. Thomas is the home of the Frank McKenna Centre for Communications and Public Policy. The university is unique in Canada for its sole focus on liberal arts and its commitment to social justice. St. Thomas’ notable alumni includes a Canadian prime minister, Brian Mulroney, a New Brunswick premier, Shawn Graham, federal and provincial cabinet ministers, prelates, university presidents as well as several Rhodes Scholars.
Yorkville University is a private for-profit university established in 2003 in New Brunswick, Canada. The university accepted its first students in the fall of 2004 for the programs offered out of Fredericton, New Brunswick, which was at the time the only establishment under Yorkville University. The university has since launched brick-and-mortar campuses in Concord, Ontario and Vancouver, British Columbia. Yorkville University began with a simple idea: offer flexible, rigorous and career focused degrees on campus and online to people who are on a purposeful path. Since 2004, Yorkville University has successfully grown to encompass three campuses from coast to coast and conferred degrees on thousands of graduates. Flexible degree programs can be taken on campus or online, or a combination of both.
The British Columbia Institute of Technology (also referred to as BCIT), is a public polytechnic institute in Burnaby, British Columbia. The technical institute has five campuses located in the Metro Vancouver region, with its main campus in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. There is also the Aerospace Technology Campus in Richmond, the Marine Campus in the City of North Vancouver, Downtown campus in Vancouver, and Annacis Island Campus in Delta. It is provincially chartered through legislation in the College and Institute Act. The school operates as a vocational and technical school, offering apprenticeships for the skilled trades and diplomas and degrees in vocational education for skilled technicians and workers in professions such as engineering, accountancy, business administration, broadcast/media communications, digital arts, nursing, computing, medicine, architecture, and law. BCIT was first established as the British Columbia Vocational School in 1960.
The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a polytechnic and applied sciences institute in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. NAIT provides careers programs in applied research, technical training, applied education, and learning designed to meet the demands of Alberta’s technical and knowledge-based industries. NAIT offers approximately 120 credit programs leading to degrees, applied degrees, diplomas, and certificates. As of 2018, there are approximately 16,000 students in credit programs, 12,000 apprentices registered in apprenticeship training, 14,500 students enrolled in non-credit courses, and more than 20,000 registrants for customized corporate based training. NAIT also atiracts international students from 94 countries. NAIT is similar to an Institute of technology or university of applied sciences as termed in other jurisdictions. The campus newspaper, the NAIT Nugget, is a member of the Canadian University Press (CUP).
The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), formerly known as University College of the Fraser Valley and Fraser Valley College, is a Canadian public university with campuses in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission and Hope, British Columbia. Founded in 1974 as Fraser Valley College, it was a response to the need for expanded vocational training in the communities of the Fraser Valley. In 1988, it became a university college, with degree-granting status. As the University College of the Fraser Valley, it grew rapidly, becoming one of the largest university colleges in Canada. In recognition of the growing needs for higher education within the region and in the province, the provincial government granted full university status on 21 April 2008. Student enrollment is now over 15,000 students annually. In the 2010 The Globe and Mail Canadian University Report, UFV earned the most “A Range” grades of any post-secondary institution in British Columbia, receiving A grades in quality of education, student–faculty interaction.
Nipissing University is a public university located in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. The university overlooks Lake Nipissing. Nipissing University is recognized for providing an individualized student experience, having supportive and accessible professors, small class sizes, research opportunities for undergraduate students. The university is composed of three faculties: the Faculty of Applied and Professional Studies; the Faulty of Arts and Science; and the Schulich School of Education; as well as the School of Graduate Studies. Nipissing University has approximately 5000 undergraduate students, the majority of which are full-time students, and 150 graduate students (current as of 2016). Applicants entering from high school must have a minimum of 70%, or 75% if applying for a degree in Criminal Justice or Concurrent Education, to be considered for full-time study. Cut-off averages for each program change annually. The graduation rate at Nipissing University is 85.9%.
University Canada West (UCW) is a private, for-profit university in British Columbia, Canada. It was founded in 2005 by David F. Strong, the former president of the University of Victoria. UCW was purchased in 2008 by the Eminata Group and in 2014 sold to Global University Systems, its present owners. Based in downtown Vancouver, the university offers undergraduate and graduate programs in business and management. The university is accredited by the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training, and carries the Education Quality Assurance (EQA) accreditation under the 2003 Degree Authorization Act. The University is also a member of the British Columbia Council on Admission & Transfer. In 2017 the university’s bachelors and post-graduate business degrees received accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). As of 2019 UCW offers a Bachelor of Commerce, a Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, and an MBA.
Capilano University (CapU) is a teaching-focused public university based in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, nestled in a natural forested seng on the slopes of the North Shore Mountains, with programming that also serves the Sea-to-Sky Corridor and the Sunshine Coast. The university is named atier Chief Joe Capilano Sa7plek (Sahp-luk) who was the leader of the Squamish people (Sḵwxw̱ ú7mesh) from 1895 to 1910. Capilano University’s degree programs are approved by the Government of British Columbia’s Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. The degree-granting powers of the university are legislated by British Columbia’s University Act. In 2012, CapU became Canada’s first university to receive accreditation from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (or NWCCU) in Washington, one of six major regional agencies in the U.S. that are recognized by the United States Department of Education.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (commonly abbreviated to KPU) is a public degree-granting undergraduate polytechnic university in British Columbia, Canada, with campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Cloverdale, Whalley, and Langley. KPU is one of the largest institutions by enrolment in British Columbia with a total of 20,000 students and 1,400 faculty members across its five locations, encompassing the Metro Vancouver district. KPU provides undergraduate and vocational education including bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates, apprenticeships, and citations in more than 140 diverse programs. The school operates largely as an undergraduate polytechnic university, but also serves as a vocational school offering apprenticeships for skilled trades. as well as diplomas in vocational education for skilled technicians and workers in support roles in professions such as engineering, accountancy, business administration, nursing, medicine, architecture, and criminology.
Cape Breton University (CBU) is a public, co-ed, primarily undergraduate university located in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. It is the only post-secondary degree-granting institutio within the Cape Breton Regional Municipality and on Cape Breton Island. The university is enabled by the Cape Breton University Act passed by the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. Prior to this, CBU was enabled by the University College of Cape Breton Act (amended). The University College of Cape Breton’s Coat of Arms were registered with the Canadian Heraldic Authority on May 27, 1995. CBU is an ordinary (full) member of Universities Canada (UC), the Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU), the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), and Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan). Cape Breton University serves more than 4,000 full-time and part-time students from local, regional and national locations. CBU is also the academic home of over 2,000 international students representing more than 50 countries.
Trinity Western University (TWU) is a private Christian liberal arts university in Langley, British Columbia, Canada. It is a member of Universities Canada. Founded in 1962, it enrolls approximately 4,000 students and sits on a suburban-rural 157-acre (64 ha) campus near the historic village of Fort Langley, British Columbia. Trinity Western is Canada’s largest privately funded Christian university. It has a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies curriculum, offering 45 undergraduate majors and 17 graduate and post-graduate programs. It has a student to faculty ratio of 16:1 with an average first-year class size of 37 and overall average class size of 15. Trinity Western is a member of the Royal Society of Canada. Its varsity teams, known as the Spartans, are members of U Sports. According to Universities Canada, the non-profit national organization that represents Canadian universities and colleges, TWU’s domestic tuition is the most expensive of any university in Canada.
Ontario College of Art & Design University, is a public university of art and design located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is adjacent to the Art Gallery of Ontario, within the Grange Park neighbourhood. The school is Canada’s largest and oldest educational institution for art and design. OCAD U offers courses through the Faculties of Art, Design, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and alternative programs. The enabling legislation is the Ontario College of Art and Design University Act, 2002 (previously the Ontario College of Art & Design Act). The school combines a studio-based education with liberal studies, which is recognise with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), a Bachelor of Design (BDes), an Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art Media and Design (MA, MFA or MDes), a Master of Fine Arts in Criticism and Curatorial Practice (MFA), a Master of Design in Strategic Foresight and Innovation (MDes), an Executive Master of Design in Advertising (EMDes), a Master of Design in Inclusive Design (MDes), and an Interdisciplinary Master’s in Digital Futures (Graduate Diploma and MA, MDes, MFA).
Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECU) (formerly the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design) is a public post-secondary art school and university located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Established in 1925 as the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts, as the first degree-granting institution in British Columbia created specifically for students of both the visual and performing arts. It was named atier the Canadian artist Emily Carr in 1978. Emily Carr is one of the oldest post-secondary institutions in British Columbia and the only one that is dedicated to professional education and learning in the arts, media, and design. Formerly known as the Vancouver School of Art, it was established in 1925 as the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts. Emily Carr specializes in sustainable design, photography, new media, visual arts, media, interactive media, animation, industrial design, product design, ceramics, sculpture, communication design, illustration and fine arts.
Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is a private Mennonite university located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, with an enrollment of 1607 students. The university was chartered in 1999 with a Shatiesbury campus in southwest Winnipeg, as well as Menno Simons College and a campus at The University of Winnipeg. Canadian Mennonite University was incorporated in 1999, through the amalgamation of Canadian Mennonite Bible College (founded in 1947), Concord College (founded as Mennonite Brethren Bible College in 1944), and Menno Simons College (founded in 1988). A fourth college, Steinbach Bible College, was also involved, but later withdrew. The name, Canadian Mennonite University, was formally announced in early 2000 and classes began in September of that year on a new campus, composed of the campus of Canadian Mennonite Bible College on the south-west corner of Grant and Shatiesbury and the former campus of the Manitoba School for the Deaf.
The École nationale d’administration publique (ENAP meaning National School of Public Administration) is a graduate school in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. It was established in 1969 by the Quebec provincial government as a means of encouraging people to study professional public administration during a period when a number of social and structural changes were taking place within the province. The enabling legislation is An Act respecting educational institutions at the university level. The school is unique in that it is partly a pragmatic learning environment geared to educating Quebecers for positions within the public administration and partly a traditional university. ENAP has five campuses throughout Quebec, with two major campuses in Quebec City and Montreal, and three campuses in Gatineau, Saguenay, and Trois-Rivières. The mission of ENAP is to contribute to the development of public administration both theoretically and in practice.
NSCAD University, also called the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, is a post-secondary art school in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. It was founded in 1887 by Anna Leonowens and later became the first degree-granting art school in Canada. NSCAD offers bachelor’s degrees in Fine Art (BFA), Design (BDes), and Art History (BA). It also offers Master of Fine Arts and Master of Design degrees at the graduate level. The NSCAD University Library was founded early in the school’s history and is now located in the Fountain Campus. It is the only art and design library in Atlantic Canada. Its collection includes over 50,000 books and periodicals as well as the Visual Resources Collection, which comprises 140,000 slides, 16mm films, video tapes and other multimedia materials. NSCAD has a long and distinguished history of offering the public the opportunity to study in a visual arts environment. The School of Extended Studies continues this tradition by offering the public a wide variety of non-credit studio and audit lecture courses in fine arts, media arts, craft and design.
The Université de Saint-Boniface (USB) is a French-language public university located in the Saint Boniface neighbourhood of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. An affiliated institution of the University of Manitoba, the university offers general and specialized university degree programs as well as technical and professional training. In 2014, 1,368 regular students were enrolled. Its Continuing Education Division, which includes a language school, has also counted over 4,200 enrolments. Université de Saint-Boniface offers both university and technical and professional programs as well as continuing education courses. Université de Saint-Boniface’s Continuing Education Division has courses in several areas. Its Language School (École de langues) has French and Spanish courses, and produces instructional material for teaching French as a first or additional language. The Continuing Education Division has an annual enrolment of over 4,000 students.
College of the North Atlantic (CNA) is one of the largest post-secondary educational and skills training centres in Atlantic Canada, with a history dating back 50 years. The college has 17 campus locations throughout the province of Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada, various partner universities in China and formerly operated a technical education college for the State of Qatar in the Middle East. The enabling legislation is the College Act. The headquarters for College of the North Atlantic and the Bay St. George campus are located in Stephenville, on the west coast of the island of Newfoundland. College of the North Atlantic offers nearly 100 full-time program offerings and more than 300 part-time courses for some 25,000 students each year. CNA continues to have the lowest tuition fees of any post-secondary institution in Atlantic Canada. CNA offer an impressive world-class, nationally accredited range of programming that meets the highest demands of industry; transferability opportunities that promote continuing education.
The University of King’s College, established in 1789, is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. It is the oldest chartered university in Canada, and the first English-speaking university in the Commonwealth outside the United Kingdom. The university is regarded for its Foundation Year Program, a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of Western culture through great books, designed for first-year undergraduates. It is also known for its upper-year interdisciplinary programs – particularly its contemporary studies program, early modern studies program, and its history of science and technology program. In addition, the university has a journalism school that atiracts students from across the world for its intensive Master of Journalism programs and its Master of Fine Arts in creative nonfiction, the first of its kind in Canada. Its undergraduate journalism programs are known for leading content in digital formats.
Redeemer University is a private Christian liberal arts and science university located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, in the community of Ancaster. Founded in 1982, Redeemer stands in the Reformed Tradition and offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degrees. The college opened in 1982 as “Redeemer College”, with 97 full-time and 63 part-time students. This number grew to about 250 for the 1985–1986 academic year, the final year classes met in facilities rented from the Board of Education of the City of Hamilton. In 1985 the college purchased 78 acres (32 ha) of land in Ancaster, Ontario for the construction of a new campus. Redeemer University offers over 40 majors and minors Programs. The campus houses two research institutes through the Centre for Christian Scholarship, the Pascal Centre for Advanced Studies in Faith and Science and The Dooyeweerd Centre for Christian Philosophy.
The King’s University located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, is a private Canadian Christian university offering bachelor’s degrees in the arts, humanities, music, social sciences, natural sciences, business, and education. King’s currently serves more than 900 students from across Canada and abroad, representing more than 16 nations. On November 16, 1979, the Alberta Legislature approved The King’s College Act which granted a charter to The King’s College. King’s was founded, by the Christian College Association (Alberta) as The King’s College. Students can enroll in over 650 courses across 37 disciplines. The King’s University offersthree-year and four-year bachelor’s degrees in the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and commerce, as well as a two-year Bachelor of Education after-degree. Prominent programs include the Environmental Studies program and the Politics-History-Economics (PHE) combined major. Currently, the university has over 900 students enrolled in Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Education programs.
Université Sainte-Anne is a francophone university in Pointe-de-l’Église, Nova Scotia, Canada. It and the Université de Moncton in New Brunswick are the only French-language universities in the Maritime Provinces. It was founded on September 1, 1890 by Gustave Blanche, a Eudist Father, to facilitate the higher education of Acadians in Nova Scotia. The University was named after Saint Anne, the mother of the Virgin Mary. Université Sainte-Anne offers many universitylevel programs as well as college-level diploma programs. It has two faculties and one school: the Faculté des Arts et Sciences, Faculté des Programmes Professionnels and the French Immersion School. In the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, one may pursue studies in several fields: French language, literature and linguistics, history, Canadian studies, Acadian studies, commerce, English language and literature, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, General Sciences, Pre-Veterinary Studies, and Health Sciences.
Ambrose University is a private Christian liberal arts university located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Ambrose University provides undergraduate education and graduate level education for pastoral ministry, as well as undergraduate level education in select liberal arts and science degrees. Their mission is to “produce graduates who are consciously and actively Christian in all aspects of life,” and to “serve the church by providing excellent preparation for pastoral ministry.” Ambrose is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada to offer its Seminary degrees. Ambrose is also accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education to offer undergraduate ministry and theology degrees, and by the Province of Alberta as pertains to its authority in the conferring of Bachelor of Arts degrees in selected disciplines.
The First Nations University of Canada (abbreviated as FNUniv) is a post-secondary institution and federated college of the University of Regina, based in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. FNUniv operates three campuses within the province, in Prince Albert, Regina, and Saskatoon. The university offers academic programs in business, the humanities, social sciences, and sciences; including a number of programs focused around aboriginal practices. The institution originates from the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College (SIFC), a federated college established in May 1976 through an agreement between the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations and the University of Regina. In June 2003, the institution was renamed the FNUniv, with its new Regina campus opened later that year. The university designed special programs in partnership with Aboriginal communities to meet the human resource needs of Aboriginal communities in areas such as health, education and the environment.
Canadian College is a private college in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Courses: Business Management Diploma Co-op, International Trade Diploma Co-op, Hospitality Management Diploma Co-op, Project Management Diploma Co-op, Information Technology Diploma Co-op. Admission Requirements: High School Diploma, High School Completion Certificate, or equivalent. This program is recognized by province as a Designated Learning Institution. Located in the centre of downtown Vancouver, Canadian College is on Alberni street alongside high-fashion retailers, top restaurants and famous hotels. Campus includes classrooms, eh! restaurant, offices and a sunny roof top patio. Their also have an off-campus student residence within walking distance. Canadian College modern classrooms, each equipped with high-speed internet, power stations for students’ devices and a high-definition screen, are designed to facilitate student-centred learning.
Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) is British Columbia’s Aboriginal public postsecondary institute in Merritt, British Columbia, Canada. It started in 1983. NVIT is British Columbia’s Aboriginal public post-secondary institute. NVIT was formed as a private institute in 1983 by the First Nations bands of Coldwater, Nooaitch, Shackan, Upper Nicola and Lower Nicola. NVIT was designated as a Provincial Institute under the British Columbia College and Institute Act in 1995. NVIT spent years in the downtown core of Merritt, British Columbia. The Eagles Perch campus opened in 2002. NVIT is a member of the Indigenous Adult and Higher Learning Association (IAHLA), which was created in 2003 to represent and work on behalf of Aboriginal controlled adult and post-secondary education institutes in British Columbia. The Merritt Campus is at 4155 Belshaw Street Merritt, British Columbia V1K 1R1. The Vancouver campus is at 200-4355 Mathissi Place, Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 4S8.
St. Thomas More College (STM), named for St. Thomas More, is the only federated college at the University of Saskatchewan. The college was established by the Basilian Fathers in 1936, on the invitation of the president of the University of Saskatchewan to the Catholic bishop of Saskatoon. The Congregation of St. Basil is a Roman Catholic religious organization of ordained priests with headquarters in Toronto, Ontario. This congregation is different from the Order of St. Basil the Great, which is an Eastern Catholic monastic religious order based in Rome and serving primarily Ukrainian Catholics. St. Thomas More College is academically integrated within the University of Saskatchewan however St. Thomas More offers a unique vision and mission of Catholic post-secondary education. The college’s students receive University of Saskatchewan degrees, as STM, itself, does not grant degrees.
St. Stephen’s University is a small liberal arts university located in the town of St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada. Planning for the institution began in 1971 and the first students enrolled in 1975. In 1998, the university received a charter from the provincial government to grant bachelor’s and master’s degrees in liberal arts and ministry studies. St. Stephen’s University is chartered by the province of New Brunswick to grant bachelor’s and master’s degrees. SSU offers undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degrees in humanities and social sciences. The postgraduate ministry program offers training for professional and lay ministry. SSU also offers an online graduate and undergraduate certificate program through its Institute for Religion, Peace and Justice. St. Stephen’s University has a small campus located on Main Street in the town of St. Stephen. The main building, called Park Hall, dates to the time of Canadian Confederation in the 19th century and is built in the Italian Renaissance Revival style of architecture.
The University of Fredericton is a private for-profit online university established in 2005 in Fredericton, New Brunswick. It offers online courses in several fields. The University’s first verified degrees were offered in 2007. It offers MBA, EMBA and Master’s Certificates through its Sandermoen School of Business, a number of diploma and certificate programs through its School of Occupational Health and Safety and Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace programs. The University offers its programs through distance learning using live, online classrooms. The University of Fredericton’s business programs are verified and validated by the Province of New Brunswick in Canada under section 3 of the provincial Degree Granting Act. The University of Fredericton received accreditation for these programs on April 10, 2007.
The Université de Saint-Boniface (USB) is a French-language public university located in the Saint Boniface neighbourhood of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. An affiliated institution of the University of Manitoba, the university offers general and specialized university degree programs as well as technical and professional training. In 2014, 1,368 regular students were enrolled. Its Continuing Education Division, which includes a language school, has also counted over 4,200 enrolments. Located on 200 Avenue de la Cathedrale which is central to the St. Boniface neighbourhood. It is also close to the St. Boniface Hospital, the St. Boniface Cathedral, and the Red River. The Esplanade Riel leads from the Université to Winnipeg’s downtown. The main USB building, build with Tyndall stone, houses two gymnasiums, the Sportex fitness centre, a library, a chapel, the Étienne Gaboury student centre, the campus radio station, an amphitheatre, computer facilities, a performance hall and an art gallery.
The Dominican University College (DUC; French: Collège universitaire dominicain) is a bilingual university located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Since 2012, Dominican University College has been an affiliated college of Carleton University. Founded in 1900 and granted a civil university charter in 1967, Dominican University College is modelled on the houses of studies of the Order of Preachers and was originally the centre of graduate studies for Canadian Dominicans. Today, Dominican offers civil and pontifical bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in philosophy and theology. The Faculty of Philosophy at DUC specializes in the history of philosophy, modern European philosophy, and Aristotelian-Thomistic metaphysics. Faculty members come from both the analytic and continental traditions. The Faculty of Theology has strengths in New Testament hermeneutics and value personalism
City University was established in 1973 as City College by Dr. Michael A. Pastore to provide higher education for working adults. First opened in rented office space in the Lyon Building in downtown Seatte, over the years, the school has expanded its locations worldwide and negotiated partnerships with other educational institutions to offer certificate and degree programs. As of 2014, City University of Seatte has graduated more than 50,000 students worldwide. Although based in the Pacific Northwest, the university has established a presence around the globe by annually conferring degrees locally on three continents. Programs are established in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Mexico, Canada, Australia and China. The School of Management launched one of the first MBA programs in Eastern Europe in 1991 and one of the earliest government approved foreign MBA programs in China in 1996.
Campion College is a private Roman Catholic university college federated with the University of Regina and affiliated with the Jesuits (Society of Jesus). It is an undergraduate liberal arts college offering courses leading to a bachelor’s degree in the arts, sciences and fine arts. The college has its own staff, faculty and infrastructure, including administrative and faculty offices, a chapel, a library, an auditorium, a cafeteria, lounges and common areas, classrooms, and tutoring centres. Approximately 700 students studying in the faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences (formerly Arts), Science, and Media, Art and Performance (formerly Fine Arts) at the University of Regina are enrolled through Campion College. Courses taught by Campionfaculty are open to all U of R, Luther College, and First Nations University of Canada students. Their graduates join the swelling ranks of distinguished Campion College and University of Regina alumni who continue to make impressive contributions to the local, provincial, national, and world communities.