Universities in Canada


Carleton University
It is a comprehensive university located in the capital of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. The university has been consistently ranked among the top 10 comprehensive universities in Canada. More than 2000 faculty members instruct some 23,000 students drawn from over 147 countries, studying for a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral degree. Carleton is home to a number of specialty libraries, including The MacOdrum Library, named after former Carleton President and Vice-Chancellor Murdoch Maxwell MacOdrum, which includes more than three million items. Other libraries include The Government Documents Collection, The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Collection, and The Special Collections & Archives.

In the THES – QS World University Rankings of the top 500 universities in the world for 2009, Carleton University placed 386th

Notable alumni include two Nobel laureates as past viz. pioneering scientist Gerhard Herzberg and Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, physics Nobel laureate Peter Grünberg, popular science author Lawrence M. Krauss, Google’s VP Shona Brown; to name a few.

Faculties:

  Arts and Social Sciences
Engineering and Design
Graduate & Postdoctoral Affairs
Public Affairs
Science
The Sprott School of Business

Graduate programs in Physics: Ranked 1st in Canada based on total publications and citations by Research Infosource Inc.

Physicists at Carleton University are engaged in world class research in two distinct areas : Particle Physics and Medical Physics, one of the few universities in Canada to be doing so. The department includes the Physics Departments from both the University of Ottawa and Carleton University and offers a wide variety of studies in Physics for potential graduate students:

  Masters of Science: Particle Physics
Masters of Science: Medical Physics
Doctor of Philosophy: Particle Physics
Doctor of Philosophy: Medical Physics

Carleton is the lead institution of the new underground facility SNOLAB, which will provide a low background environment for the next generation of neutrino and particle-astrophysics experiments. On the Medical physics front, University faculty and students work closely with physicists at centres such as the Regional Cancer Centre, the National Research Council Canada, the Ottawa Hospital, and Health Canada. The University’s location in the nation’s capital places students in the highest concentration of scientific and technical expertise in the country, providing unparalleled access to both personnel and resource material. It is one of the universities in Canada where all students are guaranteed a competitive funding package consisting of teaching assistantship, research assistantship and/or scholarships. Outstanding students automatically receive enhanced scholarships.

Eligibility Requirements Depends on program
Application deadline Depends on program
Cost of Attendance Canadian $33,893.65 – $37,448.65

Masters program in International Relations: Ranked 1st in Canada and 2nd in North America in a survey of 110 Canadian foreign affairs scholars published in Foreign Policy

Offered by the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs(NPSIA), the program is interdisciplinary, reflecting the philosophy that exposure to a range of disciplines is necessary to develop an understanding of our complex global environment. For over 40 years, NPSIA has been training Canada’s best and brightest graduate students in international affairs. They have well over 2,000 alumni, many of whom have gone on to key leadership positions in the Canadian federal and provincial public service, foreign governments, the United Nations, and the private and not-for-profit sectors.

In order to prepare students for future careers, NPSIA utilizes various programs that provide students with opportunities to enhance their interest and knowledge through conferences, internship programs, exchange programs, as well as providing access to general information. The school has a distinguished faculty and advisory council which helps the students in every possible horizon and enhancing their scopes globally. NPSIA graduates work around the world from Ottawa to Singapore, from Washington to Athens. They are diplomats, international public servants, aid workers, lobbyists, bankers, corporate public affairs officers, academics, journalists and consultants, among others

Eligibility Requirements GRE, TOEFL
Application deadline January/August 31
Cost of Attendance Canadian $33,893.65 – $37,448.65
Mc Master University
McMaster University has consistently been ranked amongst the top of universities in Canada. It is a member of the Group of Thirteen, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada. University follows the McMaster Model, a policy for student-centered, problem-based, interdisciplinary approach to learning, a policy which has been adopted by other several other universities around the world.

Notable alumni include current president and CEO of Nokia, Stephen Elop, first Canadian women in space, Roberta Bondar to name some

Faculties and departments:

  Degroote School of Business
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Sciences

MBA Program

McMaster’s DeGroote School of Business has gathered both national and worldwide recognition as it was accredited by the AACSB in 2006. The duration of the full time MBA program is 20 months. The program is considered as a perfect blend between practical and theoretical business education. In second year students choose specialization areas which enhance their skill profile.

The highlight of the program is the Capstone Project where, while doing an industrial project the student has the opportunity to work closely with faculty and industrial leaders.

Eligibility Criteria GMAT and TOEFL
Tuition fee C$ 53,500
Estimated living expenses C$ 5,550
Financial aid options available

Application Deadline:

Intake Fall
Fall June 1

Health Research Methodology Masters Program:

The HRM program at McMaster University has recently completed 37 years of excellence and innovation in the training of clinical epidemiologists and health systems researchers. The program is known for its interdisciplinary educational model, broad and diverse student body, emphasis on experimental training, opportunity to train with world renowned health researchers, small classes and focus on research methodology. Students may opt for the thesis-based or course-based MSc degree. Health care professionals who enroll in the program are expected to become independent clinician-investigators able to conduct high quality research and advance the methodology of applied research in health and health care.

Eligibility Criteria TOEFL
Financial aid options available

Application Deadlines:

Intake Deadline
Round 1 November 1
Round 2 February 15

Other Popular Programs:

Masters in Sociology
Postgraduate Medicine Program
Masters Program in Medical Sciences

McGILL UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1821, McGill is one of the universities in Canada consistently amongst the top in the ranking of universities in Canada. In 2010, McGill is Canada’s top-ranked university among those offering medical and doctoral degrees, ranking first in Canada for the sixth consecutive year. With around 200,000 living alumni worldwide, students and professors at McGill have been recognized in fields ranging from the arts and sciences, to business, politics, and sports. Notable alumni include nine Nobel Laureates including Willard S. Boyle, Physics; Jack Szostak, Physiology or Medicine; Rudolph Marcus, Chemistry; one hundred thirty-one Rhodes Scholars, three astronauts, two Canadian prime ministers, four justices of the Canadian Supreme Court, three foreign leaders, nine Academy Award winners, three Pulitzer Prize winners, and twenty-eight Olympic medalists

International students make up 19.0% of the student population, the largest percentage of any Canadian university. It is also consistently amongst the top universities in Canada for MS programs

Rank: #19 in the World by QS.

SCHOOLS AND FACULTIES:

  Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Arts
Centre for Continuing Education
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  Faculty of Religious Studies
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Law
Desautels Faculty of Management
Faculty of Medicine
Schulich School of Music

ENGINEERING – Ranked #2 in Canada and #29 in World by QS News

McGill Engineering is noted for the expertise of its professors, the talent of its students, the exceptional quality of its teaching and research and the contributions of its alumni. The Faculty are also leaders ― within McGill and across Canada ― in encouraging interdisciplinary, inter-Faculty and inter-institutional approaches to problem solving.

Eligibility Criteria SAT/ACT(UG) GRE(PG) IELTS/TOEFL
Cost of attendance CND$33,500 (UG) CND$28,000 (PG)
Financial aid options available

Application deadlines :

Intake Undergraduate Early action Regular action Masters
Fall   January 21 March 15  

ARTS & HUMANITIES – Ranked #28 in World by QS

The largest faculty at the University, Arts is committed to remaining at the forefront of intellectual inquiry in this continually changing world. It is a time of development, expansion, innovation and renewal. A McGill Arts education is an opportunity to explore the rich diversity of human endeavor and creative expression.

The Faculty of Arts provides a chance to develop linguistic, critical and analytical skills that will allow you to approach a question or issue from a variety of perspectives, to respond effectively to new developments and to adapt to changing circumstances. These skills are highly sought after in a broad range of professional, academic, cultural, service and business careers.

Eligibility Criteria DEPENDS ON COURSE/TOEFL
Cost of attendance CND$27,500 (UG) CND$28,000 (PG)
Financial aid options available

Application deadlines

Intake Undergraduate Early action Regular action Masters
Fall   January 21 March 15  
QUEENS UNIVERSITY
Queen’s University is a coeducational, non-sectarian, research intensive, public university, established in 1841.

Queen’s was the first university west of the Maritime Provinces to admit women and to form a student government and amongst the top universities in Canada for MS programs. Queen’s University founders modeled their nascent college after the University of Edinburgh for the Scottish university’s tradition of academic freedom, authority, and moral responsibility.It features regularly in the top in ranking of universities in Canada primarily due to its research centres and alumni

Queens University has produced several notable alumni such as Kerry Clark – CEO of Cardinal Health and former Vice Chairman of Procter & Gamble, David A. Dodge – former Governor of the Bank of Canada, Mel Goodes – former Chairman and CEO of the Warner-Lambert Company, F. C. Kohli – former CEO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Stephen A. Miles Vice Chairman of Heidrick & Struggles, Elon and Kimbal Musk – Founders of PayPal and Tesla Motors, Stephen Quinn – Senior Vice President, Wal-Mart Inc,

Rank: #132 in World by QS.

SCHOOLS/FACULTIES:

  Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Law
School of Graduate Studies
  Faculty of Arts and Science
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Business

ENGINEERING – Ranked #151 in the World by QS.

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s University builds on a tradition of spirit and loyalty to provide a distinctive learning experience at the frontiers of engineering innovation. They educate engineering students for leadership and citizenship in a global society through high quality and technically rigorous engineering programs.

Values at the Faculty of Engineering:

  Quality and excellence
Collaboration with integrity
Respect for others
Ethics
Applied sustainability
Eligibility Criteria Based On Course(UG) /IELTS/TOEFL / GRE (PG)
Cost of attendance CND$37,545 (UG) CND$21,221 (PG)
Financial aid options available

Application deadlines

Intake Regular
Fall February 15 (UG) Depends on Course (PG)

ARTS AND HUMANITIES – Ranked #162 in World by QS.

Making up approximately half the University the Faculty of Arts and Science offers, in twenty-seven departments and schools, an extraordinary scope of educational possibilities encompassing the creative arts, languages, humanities, social sciences, and physical and natural sciences. Undergraduate students have the opportunity to learn from some of the best minds in Canada and the world among their peers, their graduate colleagues, and their professors.

During the course of their studies both undergraduate and graduate students are exposed to mentors who are recognized world-wide for their contributions as artists, writers, scientists, thinkers and much more.

Eligibility Criteria Based On Course(UG) / IELTS/TOEFL / GRE (PG)
Cost of attendance CND$33,157 (UG) CND$21,170 (PG)
Financial aid options available

Application deadlines :

Intake Regular
Fall (UG) Based on Course (PG)
University de Montreal
It is a public francophone research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Situated on the northern slope of Mount Royal, the Université de Montréal boasts an exceptional natural setting. The university is Quebec’s largest research institution and the second largest in Canada. More than 55,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs, making it the second largest university in Canada in terms of student enrolment. Consistently at the top of ranking of universities in Canada, together with its affiliate schools, HEC Montréal and the École Polytechnique, the Université de Montréal is the largest research centre in Quebec.The institution is considered a knowledge destination and has one of the most important pools of foreign students in the world. It’s the only Canadian university to cover such a gamut of programs from veterinary medicine to participle physics, through theology, music, architecture, optometry and a host of other disciplines.

The Université de Montréal was ranked 13th (among 15 universities) in Canada in the category “Medical Doctoral” in the Maclean’s 18th Annual Ranking issue.Notable alumni include Nobel laureate Roger Guillemin, physician and microbiologist Armand Frappier, CEO of United Technologies Corporation Louis R. Chênevert, Canadian prime minister Pierre Eliott Trudeau; to name a few

Notable alumni include Nobel laureate Roger Guillemin, physician and microbiologist Armand Frappier, CEO of United Technologies Corporation Louis R. Chênevert, Canadian prime minister Pierre Eliott Trudeau; to name a few.

Faculties:

  Faculty of Arts and Science
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Environmental Design
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Music
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  Faculty of Continuing Education
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Nursing
Faculty of Theology and Religious Sciences

Affiliated Schools:

  HEC Montréal (School of Management)
École Polytechnique (School of Engineering)

One Year MBA-Program: Ranked 10th in the world among Non-US universities by Forbes

The HEC Montreal business school offers a full time one-year MBA which is focused on practical experiences like Case studies, Role playing, Computer simulations, Field projects, designed to develop strong management and action skills. Accomplished and active players in the business community, HEC Montréal’s MBA faculty’s reputation, in and of itself, are a guarantee of high-quality teaching. Students of the MBA program can get career advice from HEC Montréal’s Career Management Services, both during the program and throughout their career. Students and graduates benefit from the Réseau HEC Montréal, a network of over 57,000 alumni.

The program includes an approximately three-week stay abroad, including visits to businesses and encounters with managers: which according to the students by far, has been the best way to discover a market or meet business managers and directors. Students are encouraged to take part in international competitions such as:Cerebration,The NUS Global Business Challenge, John Molson MBA International MBA Case Study Competition , Financial Post MBA Portfolio Management Competition . At least three years of post-graduation work experience is required of students who wish to apply for the program.

Eligibility Requirements GMAT, TOEFL/IELTS
Application deadline March 15, recommended February 1
Cost of Attendance Canadian $ 52,847

Engineering programs: Ranked 1st in Canada for the scope of its engineering research

Polytechnique Montreal offers advanced graduate diplomas, master’s and doctorate degrees as well as microprograms in eleven fields of engineering. It has an international intake of around 21% from about 120 countries. The school has had 9,494 publications by professors and researchers in the last decade. Approximately 90% of the faculty are actively involved in cutting-edge research with a gruesome research budget of around $60.5 million.

Eligibility Requirements TOEFL
Application deadline February 1
Cost of Attendance Depends on program
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA
Founded in 1908, The University of Alberta is widely recognized as one of the best universities in any list of universities in Canada. The continued economic boom in Alberta had resulted in multi-billion dollar government fiscal surpluses. This led to the introduction of Bill 1 by the provincial government, which created a $4.5 billion endowment for Alberta’s post-secondary institutions

The University of Alberta has produced several notable alumni, including Rhodes Scholars like Roland Michener, George Stanley, Arthur Kroeger, a Nobel Laureate, Richard E. Taylor and others like Sir John Bell – Regius Chair of Medicine, University of Oxford, Su Guaning – President of Nanyang Technological University, Joseph B. Martin – Dean of Harvard Medical School and Wallace Sterling – Past president of Stanford University.

Rank: #78 in World by QS.

SCHOOLS/FACULTIES:

  Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
Augustana
Campus Saint-Jean
Engineering
Graduate Studies and Research
Library and Information Studies, School of
Native Studies
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Public Health, School of
Science
  Arts
Business, Alberta School of
Education
Extension
Law
Medicine and Dentistry
Nursing
Physical Education and Recreation
Rehabilitation Medicine

ENGINEERING – Ranked #74 in World by QS.

Engineering has been taught at the U of A for more than 100 years and the Faculty’s reputation is built on a proud history of excellence in teaching, research and community service. The students receive an exceptional engineering education that prepares them for rewarding careers.

The alumni are known not only for their academic achievements but also for their professional conduct and commitment to the betterment of society. The Faculty is a vibrant research community that attracts more than $50 million in external research funding annually and is at the forefront of discovery.

Eligibility Criteria IELTS/TOEFL
Cost of attendance CND$ 32,362 (UG) CND$ 26,060 (PG)
Financial aid options Available

Application deadlines

Intake Regular
Fall May1 (UG) July 1 (PG)

ARTS AND HUMANITIES – Ranked #114 in the World by QS

The Faculty is very diverse and draws both from the surrounding area and from the rest of Canada and elsewhere to make up its student population and staff. There is also a strong contingent of International Students on campus.

Augustana students benefit from small class size, proximity to the teaching staff and a close knit lively campus community. They hold Preview Days four times a year, where prospective students are shown a tour of the campus by current students, have a chance to sit in for a class, get help with applying for university, and meet professors, and learn about activities the campus provides.

Eligibility Criteria IELTS/TOEFL
Cost of attendance CND$ 37,160 (UG) CND$ 26,060 (PG)
Financial aid options Available

Application deadlines

Intake Regular
Fall May 1 (UG) July 1 (PG)
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Established in 1906 as McGill University College of British Columbia, it was absorbed into University of British Columbia in 1915. The university is the oldest in British Columbia and has the largest enrolment with over 41,000 students at its Vancouver and Okanagan campuses combined.

The University of British Columbia has also produced Nobel Laureates like Bertram Brockhouse, Physics and Robert Mundell, Economics; Shaw Prize winner in Mathematics, Robert Langlands and other notable alumni like Henry McKinnell, CEO and Chairman of Pfizer and former Canadian prime ministers Joe Clark, John Turner and Kim Campbell.

Rank: #44 in the world by QS.

SCHOOLS/FACULTIES:

  Faculty of Applied Science
Faculty of Arts
Sauder School of Business
Continuing Studies
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Forestry
College of Health Disciplines
College for Interdisciplinary Studies
Faculty of Land and Food Systems
School of Library, Archival and Information Studies
School of Music
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  Faculty of Science
  School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
School of Audiology and Speech Sciences
School of Community and Regional Planning
Faculty of Dentistry
School of Environmental Health
Faculty of Graduate Studies
School of Human Kinetics
School of Journalism
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Medicine
School of Nursing
School of Population and Public Health
School of Social Work

ENGINEERING – Ranked #30 in the World by QS

They provide students with an outstanding and innovative education and to conduct leading-edge research that serves the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world.
The UBC Chapter of ‘Engineers Without Borders’ (EWB), an organization focused on applying engineering talents to help those in need worldwide, is the second largest in Canada.

‘Team Supermileage’, which won the international Society of Automotive Engineers Competition four years in a row and holds a world record for fuel economy, was named one of Time Magazine’s Best Inventions 2006.

Eligibility Criteria GRE/IELTS/TOEFL
Cost of attendance CND$39,178
Financial aid options Available

Application deadlines

Intake Regular
Fall Depends on Course

ARTS – Ranked #31 in the World by QS.

The Faculty of Arts aims to create and disseminate knowledge through the teaching, learning, research, professional practice, artistic production and performances of its faculty and of its students. Their aim is to educate within a context of freedom of inquiry and intellectual curiosity.

We study nature so that we can understand, use, and preserve the physical world in responsible ways. We reflect on societies, past and present, so that we can create free-thinking and responsible citizens for tomorrow. We seek knowledge that solves practical problems, but also knowledge for its own sake.

They teach students how to identify problems and their interdependencies and how to solve them, how to think analytically and critically and how to reason convincingly, how to write and how to speak coherently and logically. They educate dreamers and thinkers, politicians and political activists, scientists and artists, entrepreneurs and workers – the leaders and the doers who will shape the markets and societies of tomorrow.

Eligibility Criteria TOEFL/IELTS
Cost of attendance CND$34,680 (UG) CND$ 24,518 (PG)
Financial aid options Available

Application deadlines

Intake Early Regular
Fall February March 1
University of Ottawa
The University of Ottawa is a research-intensive, non-denominational, international university in Ottawa, Ontario. The University of Ottawa’s department of neurosciences is ranked 1st in Canada.

The university is a member of the Thirteen, group that describes itself as the leading research-intensive universities in Canada. The university has an office of Technology Transfer and Business Enterprise designed to set up contract research, manage intellectual property and develop external partnerships for research work. The university is a member of the High Performance Computing Virtual Laboratory (HPCVL), led by Queen’s University.

Notable Alumni: James Cartwright – Olympic Athlete, Louise Charron – Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada

Academic Programs:

  Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Science
Telfer School of Management
  Faculty of Education
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Social Sciences
Professional Training Service

Master of Engineering: Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is one of two constituents of the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (OCIMAE), which administers the joint graduate program in Mechanical Engineering of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. Mechanical Engineering, is a very broad field of engineering, encompassing machines, materials, energy, manufacturing, automation, biomedical engineering, aerospace and more. The Department’s expertise and programs fully cover this breadth, offering students a broadly based education and a wide range of career choices.

Area of Specialization:

Fluid Mechanics/Solid Mechanics/Design, Manufacturing and Control.

Eligibility Criteria TOEFL or IELTS
Cost of Attendance ( Average) CDN$15,519 – $19,394

Application Deadline:

Intake Deadline
Fall March 01
Winter July 01

Master of Science in Cellular and Molecular Medicine

It is an elaborate program focusing on cancer, cardiovascular regulation, computational biology, digestive physiology, growth and development, kidney research, etc. The overall objective of MSc degree is to introduce students to experimental methods and scientific research. Students who complete MSc degree, gain expertise in laboratory technique or computational biology under the supervision of an independent investigation.

Eligibility Criteria TOEFL or IELTS
Cost of Attendance ( Average) CDN$15,519 – $19,394
Financial Aid Available

Application Deadline:

Intake Deadline
January Rolling
May Rolling
September Rolling
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
The University of Toronto was founded by royal charter in 1827 as King’s College, the first institution of higher learning in Upper Canada. Academically, the University of Toronto is noted for influential movements and curricula in literary criticism and communication theory, The University was the birthplace of insulin and stem cell research, and was the site of the first practical electron microscope, the development of multi-touch technology, the identification of Cygnus X-1 as a black hole, and the theory of NP completeness. By a significant margin, it receives the most annual research funding of any Canadian university.

The university has educated two Governors General and four Prime Ministers of Canada, four foreign leaders, fourteen ‘Justices of the Supreme Court’, and has been affiliated with several Nobel laureates like Frederick Banting, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; Lester B. Pearson, Nobel Peace Prize; Arthur Leonard Schawlow, Nobel Prize in Physics; John Charles Polanyi, Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Rank: #29 in World by QS.

SCHOOLS/FACULTIES:

  Applied Science and Engineering, Faculty of
Arts and Science, Faculty of
Dentistry, Faculty of
Forestry, Faculty of
Graduate Studies, School of
Law, Faculty of
Medicine, Faculty of
Nursing, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of
Physical Education and Health, Faculty of
Public Policy and Governance, School of
  Architecture, Landscape, and Design, John H. Daniels Faculty of
Continuing Studies, School of
Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in
Global Affairs, Munk School of
Information, Faculty of
Management, Joseph L. Rotman School of
Music, Faculty of
Pharmacy, Leslie L. Dan Faculty of
Public Health, Dalla Lana School of
Social Work, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of

ENGINEERING – Ranked #14 in the World by QS.

The Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering at the University of Toronto is a centre of immense inspiration, remarkable innovation and endless possibilities. Earning an international reputation for excellence in engineering education and research, The Faculty is home to dedicated researchers and students working to solve some of the world’s most pressing concerns thus making it one of the top universities in Canada

Through their collaborative and inter-disciplinary research, they address some of the world’s greatest challenges and concerns, from finding sustainable solutions for transportation to increasing personal electronic security. The students and professors come together to share knowledge and benefit from a creative environment where great ideas and innovative technologies are born.

The students come from all 10 Canadian provinces, 45 countries, and every continent. To reflect the diversity of the student body, the Faculty houses five cultural clubs and seven internationally acclaimed design groups.

Eligibility Criteria IELTS/TOEFL
Cost of Attendance ( Average) CND$ 43,910 (UG) CND$43,910 (PG)
Financial aid options Available

Application deadlines

Intake Regular
Fall February 1

ARTS AND HUMANITIES – Ranked #11 in the World by QS

The Faculty of Arts & Science is a vibrant intellectual community of students and scholars who are deeply committed to excellence, discovery and diversity. Arts & Science represents over half the student population on the main downtown campus.

They are home to 930 of the world’s top scholars and the Faculty is the largest in Canada and among the most comprehensive in North America.

Arts & Science students can take advantage of opportunities to study abroad at 40 different countries

Eligibility Criteria IELTS/TOEFL
Cost of Attendance CND$ 20,305 CND$ 27,815 (PG)
Financial aid options Available

Application deadlines:

Intake Regular
Fall March 1
UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO
Founded in 1878, as a public research university, the University of Western Ontario, through its twelve faculties and schools and three affiliated colleges, offers more than 200 different degree and diploma programs. It is definitely one of the top universities in Canada with their motto, Veritas et utilitas, meaning Truth and Usefulness being religiously followed in the campus

The University has both employs and has produced several notable individuals such as Sir Frederick Grant Banting, Nobel Laureate in Medicine and co-discoverer of Insulin; Douglas N. Jackson, designer of standardized tests; Robert C. Dynes, physicist, former President of the University of California; Bonnie M. Patterson, President of Trent University; Margaret Chan, Director-General, World Health Organization; Glenn Murphy, Chairman, CEO, GAP; Ray G. Young, EVP, CFO, General Motors Corporation

Rank: #164 in World by QS.

SCHOOLS/FACULTIES:

  Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Health Sciences
Western Law School
Don Wright Faculty of Music
Faculty of Science
  Faculty of Education
The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty of Information and Media Studies
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Richard Ivey School of Business
Faculty of Social Science

ARTS AND HUMANITIES – Ranked #247 in World by QS.

Academic community consists of more than 1,350 undergraduate students, 440 graduate students, close to 150 full-time faculty and more than 34,000 alumni. Arts and Humanities offer a total of four undergraduate degrees. In Western’s modular system, degrees can be multidisciplinary

The Faculty boasts six Hellmuth Prize Winners as well as an appointee to the Killam Research Fellowship. The new PhD program in Art and Visual Culture is one of the first in the world to unite studio practice with art history, theory, and criticism.

Eligibility Criteria IELTS/TOEFL
Cost of Attendance CND$ 33,623 (UG)CND$ 21,826(PG)
Financial aid options Available

Application deadlines

Intake Regular
Fall February 1 (PG)

SOCIAL SCIENCE – Ranked #96 in the World by QS.

The Faculty of Social Science is the largest faculty at Western and one of the largest and most diverse Social Science faculties in Canada. Social Science has an interdisciplinary focus. Students can create their own unique degree by combining disciplines within the Faculty of Social Science.

This gives students an edge when seeking a career upon graduation or pursuing graduate studies. Western’s psychology department is one of the top-ranked departments in the country and one of the most popular on campus with over half of all first-year students taking a psychology course.

Eligibility Criteria IELTS/TOEFL
Cost of Attendance CND$ 32,723 (UG) CND$ 22,300 (PG)
Financial aid options Available

Application deadlines

Intake Regular
Fall February 1
York University
York is Canada’s third largest University and leading interdisciplinary University. York has a student population of approximately 51,000, 7,000 staff, and 200,000 alumni worldwide. It has always enjoyed a strong participation in the Canadian Space Program. The Faculty of Science and Engineering is Canada’s primary research facility into Martian exploration and has designed several space research instruments and applications currently used by NASA.

Notable alumni include astronaut Steve MacLean, Hollywood actress Rachel McAdams to name some.

Faculties and Departments:

  Faculty of Education
Faculty of Fine Arts
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Schulich School of Business
  Faculty of Environmental Studies
Glendon
Faculty of Health
Osgoode Hall Law School
Faculty of Science and Engineering

MBA Program

Schulich School of Business offers a full time MBA program at Keele campus. The flexibility of Schulich’s full-time study options allows students to complete their MBA in either 16 or 20 months. The degree demands students to have a relevant two years of work experience.

Eligibility Criteria GMAT and TOEFL
Tuition Fee C$ 45,000
Estimated living expenses per term C$ 6,250
Financial aid options Available

Application Deadlines:

Intake Deadline
Winter September 1

Graduate Program in Space engineering (BASc)

York’s Space Engineering program prepares graduates for cutting-edge careers in the space industry, space agencies, and graduate programs ranging from pure sciences such as physics and astronomy to advanced engineering graduate schools such as aerospace engineering. York’s faculty have been directly involved with many Canadian and international space missions, including the Phoenix Mars Lander (landed on Mars in May 2008); Scisat-1, measuring constituents of the earth’s atmosphere; WINDII instrument on NASA’s Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite; OSIRIS instrument on Sweden’s Odin satellite; and Argus mini-spectrometer measuring atmospheric CO2 from a nanosatellite.

This program id unique due to:

•science- and mathematics-related courses are as strong as those for science majors
• upper year courses in space communications, orbital mechanics, mission design, etc. are taught by faculty with practical experience and active research programs in   these areas
• engineering design, taught by professional engineers, prominent in all upper year courses

Eligibility Criteria TOEFL
Tuition Fee C$ 31,600
Financial aid options Available

Application deadlines:

Intake Deadline
Fall June 1