University of Windsor

Rank 21
Location Windsor
Established 1857
Famous For Law, Business, Engineering


The University of Windsor was founded in 1857 and offers around 200 programs across various levels of studies in fields such as computer science, engineering and business.

Experienced professors, teachers and support staff bring real-world experience into their seminars and lectures, whilst co-op, field placement, internships and research opportunities ensure you graduate industry-ready. Students can also enjoy student clubs, volunteer positions and recreational activities away from study. 

The University of Windsor is known to be a national leader in providing research opportunities for undergraduate students in Canada. It ranks among the 1000 best colleges worldwide and enjoys a competitive rank in other global lists. The Odette School of Business offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate business programs to students, while the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation is one of Canada's most state-of-the-art engineering schools.

The University has students from over 100 countries studying on its campuses, making up around 23% of the student body.

Services for International Students

The University of Windsor has an active International Student Centre which helps students with a wide variety of issues. These will help students make new friends, adjust to a new culture, and integrate with the community at the University. Students will be able to find assistance on the following topics:

  • Academic Support
  • Career Development, Experiential Learning, Volunteering
  • Enrolment Services
  • Health & Wellness
  • Living Support
  • Orientation & Transition
  • Social/Cultural Support


  • 641-650th in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 601–800th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023


The University guarantees accommodation for first-year students applying directly from high school and those who have submitted their residence applications. The residence and accommodations are well-equipped with various facilities, such as academic support, library, dining services, and fitness centres. Single-gender floors are also available.

There are over 900 residence rooms available, all with 24/7 support.

About Location

The University of Windsor is a public research university located in the city of Windsor in Canada. It is the southernmost University in the country.

Windsor is considered the fourth most diverse city in Canada and is home to a diverse community. The city is beautiful and has a number of popular places to visit such as Windsor Castle, St. George's Chapel, Windsor & Eton Brewery, Windsor Great Park, and Windsor Royal Station among others. The University of Windsor can be reached by taxi from the Windsor Airport.

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