Canada University Profiles

Canada University Profiles

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Complete profiles for all Canadian universities, including information on:

  • Courses
  • Fees
  • Services for international students
  • Rankings
  • Accommodation
  • Location

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Calgary, Alberta

University of Calgary

Founded in 1966, the University of Calgary offers over 250+ programs across its five campuses. It is a public post-secondary institution located in Alberta with a vision to become a global intellectual hub in Canada.

Serving over 14 faculties, the…

Mount Royal University

Mount Royal University (MRU) is a public university that was founded in 1910 and is located in Calgary, Alberta. Currently, the university offers 12 degrees along with 36 majors and has an average class size of 32 students. Providing future-focused degree…

Edmonton, Alberta

University of Alberta

Founded in 1908, the University of Alberta (U of A) offers over 200 undergraduate and 500 graduate programs and is currently ranked in the top five universities in Canada. The University uses the most advanced resources and facilities in research, offering…

MacEwan University

MacEwan University was founded in 1971 and offers ten bachelor's programs, 32 bachelor's degree majors, two transfer degree programs, one applied degree, and 40 diploma and certificate programs. It is located in Edmonton and consists of two campuses -…

Lethbridge, Alberta

University of Lethbridge

Established in 1967, the University of Lethbridge is a research higher education institution located in the city of Calgary, Alberta. 

The University of Lethbridge has an outstanding reputation for research achievements through the collective…

British Columbia

Kamloops, British Columbia

Thompson Rivers University

Founded as Cariboo college in 1970, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) moved to McGill Road and became a university college in 1989 and began offering bachelor's degree programs to students from all over Canada and the world. The University is accredited…

Langley, British Columbia

Trinity Western University

Trinity Western University (TWU) is a private liberal arts university with campuses at Langley and Richmond in British Columbia and Ottawa, Ontario and was established in 1962 as Canada’s largest privately funded Christian university.


Nanaimo, British Columbia

Vancouver Island University

Vancouver Island University (VIU) was established in 1969 in Nanaimo, British Columbia. It is officially recognised by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skill and Training of British Columbia and is ranked 67th in Canada.

VIU offers over 120 undergraduate…

New Brunswick, British Columbia

Yorkville University

Yorkville University offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in various fields, such as business, design, education, and counselling.

Yorkville University's undergraduate and graduate programs include a Bachelor of Business Administration,…

North Vancouver, British Columbia

Capilano University

Founded in 1968, Capilano University opened its permanent campus in North Vancouver in 1973. The University offers around 100 programs, which include design, film, engineering, business administration, hospitality, kinesiology, healthcare, interdisciplinary…

Prince George, British Columbia

University of Northern British Columbia

The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) is a research-intensive public university situated in British Columbia, Canada. The main campus of the best small university of Canada is located in Prince George. As the university is located in the north,…

Vancouver, British Columbia

Adler University

Adler University is a private, not-for-profit university in Chicago with a campus in Vancouver, British Columbia. Aside from these physical campuses, Adler University also has an online campus that offers degree programs for both masters and doctoral students.

University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia (UBC) was founded in 1915 and is one of the leading educational institutes for research, learning, and teaching in Canada, consistently ranking in the top 10 public universities.

Over 50,000 students, and over…

Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Emily Carr University of Art+Design (ECU), formerly known as the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, is a public post-secondary university and art school that is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. It was established in 1925 with the name Vancouver…

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Fairleigh Dickinson University was founded in 1942 and currently offers over 100 programs to students across graduate, undergraduate, doctoral, and associate levels. It also offers online graduate, undergraduate and certificate programs.

The Fairleigh…

University of Fraser Valley

Founded in 1974, the University of the Fraser Valley is a highly reputed education institution in Canada. Located in the picturesque Fraser Valley of British Columbia, over 2100 international students study at the University, accounting for 20% of the…

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) was founded in 1981 by the British-Columbian government and offers over 140 programs across five campuses in Vancouver, where more than 20,000 students study annually. Around 6,000 international students get admission…

Simon Fraser University

Founded in 1965, Simon Fraser University (SFU) is known for its research and academic infrastructure. Simon Fraser is an international university with a reputation, culture, and approach to learning that attracts students from around the world. 

University Canada West

Founded in 2004, University Canada West (UCW) is a cutting-edge institution in Vancouver, Canada. Students from over 90 countries worldwide have chosen the institution as their preferred destination for graduate and postgraduate degrees. The University…

Victoria, British Columbia

Royal Roads University

Established in 1995, Royal Roads University is an applied research university that offers courses in management, social and applied sciences and general studies. Around 20% of the student population is international.

When Royal Roads consider an…

University of Victoria

The University of Victoria, also known as UVic, is a public research university located in the municipalities of Saanich and Oak Bay, in British Columbia. It is the oldest post-secondary educational institution in British Columbia, which was established…


Winnipeg, Manitoba

University of Manitoba

The University of Manitoba is a public research university located in Winnipeg, the capital city of Manitoba. It became the first university in western Canada when it was founded in 1877 and, since then, has been driving discovery and inspiring minds through…

University of Winnipeg

Located on Treaty One Island, the University of Winnipeg is 145 years old and home to a compact community of students. Winnipeg emphasises multicultural diversity and academic excellence among its students and professors and is home to over 1,600 international…

New Brunswick

Fredericton, New Brunswick

University of New Brunswick

University of New Brunswick (UNB) is the oldest English-language public university in Canada, having two primary campuses in Fredericton and Saint John, New Brunswick. It is also among the oldest public universities in all of North America and was founded…

St. Thomas University

St. Thomas University is a Canadian university located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, dedicated to excellence in liberal arts education. A catholic university, St. Thomas was founded in 1910 and has been imparting quality education with the belief that…

Moncton, New Brunswick

Crandall University

Crandall University is a small liberal arts university located in Moncton, New Brunswick. Founded in 1949, it was named the United Baptist Bible Training School and served as both a Bible school and a secondary educational institution. Over the decades,…

Sackville, New Brunswick

Mount Allison University

Mount Allison University (MtA) is an undergraduate liberal arts university in Sackville, New Brunswick. It was founded in 1839 and became the first university in British Empire to award a baccalaureate to a woman by the name of Grace Annie Lockhart in…

Newfoundland and Labrador

St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Memorial University of Newfoundland, also known as Memorial University (MUN) is a public university that is located in St. John’s, in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. It also has satellite campuses in Corner Brook, Saint Pierre, and Harlow,…

Nova Scotia

Antigonish, Nova Scotia

St. Francis Xavier University

St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) is a public undergraduate liberal arts education institution located in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. The university was founded as Arichat College in 1853, which served as a Roman Catholic diocesan institution in…

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University is a large public research university, located in Nova Scotia, Canada. Commonly known as Dal, it has three campuses in Halifax, another in Bible Hill, and a second medical school campus that is situated in Saint John. The University…

NSCAD University

NSCAD University (Nova Scotia College of Art and Design) is a post-secondary art school in Halifax, Canada. Anna Leonowens founded the university in 1887, and it later became the first degree-granting art school in the country. NSCAD University was initially…

Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia

Mount Saint Vincent University

Mount Saint Vincent University, located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is known for its personalized approach to education, emphasizing small class sizes and accessible faculty, which creates an ideal setting for international students to thrive academically.

Sydney, Nova Scotia

Cape Breton University

Established in 1982, Cape Breton University was the first university college in Canada. Initially founded as a college in 1974, Cape Breton is known for innovative economic development, indigenous learning leadership, suitability programs, and professional…

Wolfville, Nova Scotia

Acadia University

Acadia University is a public undergraduate university located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Apart from undergraduate programs, the university offers graduate programs at the master’s level and another at the doctoral level. There are programs with…


Etobicoke, Ontario

University of Guelph-Humber

The University of Guelph-Humber (UofGH) was founded in 2002 as a collaboration between the University of Guelph and Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning to “produce a well-prepared university graduate”. It is located…

Guelph, Ontario

University of Guelph

The University of Guelph is one of Canada’s top comprehensive and research-intensive universities in Ontario. The University was established in 1964, but its roots can be traced back more than 150 years to the founding colleges of Ontario Veterinary…

Hamilton, Ontario

McMaster University

McMaster University is home to around 70 research centres and institutions, delivering a world-class education to students from over 120 countries. At McMaster, students can apply for undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and part-time courses.


Kingston, Ontario

Queen's University

Queen’s University at Kingston is a public research university located in Kingston, Ontario. Queen’s University is organised into eight faculties and schools, through which it caters to more than 23,000 students. Around 24% of the student body…

London, Ontario

Western University

Western University, a public research university in London, Ontario, Canada, was founded in 1878. Western Ontario is considered one of the best research-intensive universities in Canada.

Western University is ranked among the top 200 universities…

Niagara, Ontario

Niagara University in Ontario

Niagara University in Ontario is a private university offering graduate and post-baccalaureate programs in education, business, and information security & digital forensics. In total over 80 courses are available at NU Ontario, and the school is committed…

North Bay, Ontario

Nipissing University

Nipissing University is primarily an undergraduate public university located in North Bay, Ontario. Overlooking Lake Nipissing, the university is renowned for providing an individualised student experience with small class sizes and supportive and accessible…

Ontario, Ontario

Brescia University College

Brescia University College is a women's liberal arts college affiliated with Western University. Located in London, Ontario, international students at Brescia benefit from a supportive community that values cultural exchange and global perspectives. The…

OCAD University

OCAD University, also known as Ontario College of Art & Design University, is a public university dedicated to the study of art and design. It is located in Toronto, Ontario and was founded independently in 1876 by the Ontario Society of Artists. Being…

Oshawa, Ontario

Ontario Technical University

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is a public research university established in 2002. It is one of Canada's youngest and most dynamic universities.

Ontario Tech University is a unique, industry-focused institution offering…

Ottawa, Ontario

Carleton University

Carleton University is a public research university located in Ottawa, Ontario. It is an English-language educational institution which first started as a private non-denominational evening college and was founded in 1942 to serve the returning World War…

University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa (uOttawa), a bilingual (English /French) public research university, was founded in 1848 as the College of Baytown, Ottawa, Canada. It is ranked number one for French immersion programs among Canadian universities.

The main…

Peterborough, Ontario

Trent University

Trent University is one of the top undergraduate universities in Canada. It is a public liberal arts university located in Peterborough, Ontario, also having a satellite campus in Oshawa, that serves the Regional Municipality of Durham. The university…

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Algoma University

Algoma University is a public university located in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. It was established in 1965 and is well-known for its small class sizes, personalized learning environment, and a strong sense of community. Algoma University offers a range…

St Catherines, Ontario

Brock University

Brock University (BU) is an institution of higher education founded in 1964. It comprises seven constituent schools and faculties that offer a variety of programs in many disciplines, including health sciences, nursing, MBA programs, and teacher education.

Sudbury, Ontario

Laurentian University

Laurentian University, officially known as the Laurentian University of Sudbury, is a mid-sized bilingual university located in Greater Sudbury, Ontario. It was incorporated in 1960 and is Canada’s only university with a tricultural mandate. The…

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Lakehead University

Lakehead University is known for offering a personalised approach to learning with a global perspective. The University caters to approximately 8,500 students, including 1,500 international students, and offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and…

Toronto, Ontario

Northeastern University - Toronto

Northeastern University - Toronto is a research university that has its main campus in Boston (USA)  but runs various satellite campuses, one of them being in Toronto. The University was established in 1898, and today it is among the top 50 global…

University of Toronto

The University of Toronto, established in 1827, is one of the top universities in Canada, currently ranked 21st in the QS World University Rankings 2024. The University of Toronto has a history of tackling impossible tasks and reshaping society, thanks…

Toronto Metropolitan University

Toronto Metropolitan University, formerly known as Ryerson University, is a public research university with a campus in Toronto, Canada. The University is known for its innovative education and career-focused courses. 

The Ryerson Institute…

Toronto School of Management

The Toronto School of Management (TSoM) is an educational institution in Toronto, Ontario. The innovative college was founded in 2017 and offers a wide range of certification and diploma courses in business, digital marketing, hospitality, data analytics,…

York University

York University is one of the most prestigious research-based universities in Canada. Founded in 1959, York University is home to 55,700 students representing over 121 countries and has almost 325,000 alums. An experienced and professional faculty has…

Waterloo, Ontario

University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo is a public research university located in Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1957, the University is currently ranked the best institution in Canada for experimental learning and employer-student connections.

Waterloo provides…

Wilfrid Laurier University

Wilfrid Laurier University is one of the oldest universities in Canada, having originally been founded in 1900. The University is known as a global leader in social entrepreneurship and social innovation education and has been recognised by Ashoka…

Windsor, Ontario

University of Windsor

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…

Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

University of Prince Edward Island

The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is a public university located in the city of Charlottetown in the province of Prince Edward Island. As the only university in the province, UPEI has seven faculties (business, arts, nursing, sustainable design…


Montreal, Quebec

Concordia University

Concordia University was founded in 1974 and is the second largest anglophone university in Quebec. The University has two campuses in Downtown Montreal and Quebec's west end and is Canada's Best University under 50-years old (THE Young University Rankings).

McGill University

McGill University is an English-language university in Quebec, a predominantly Francophone province of Canada. The University, established in 1821, by James McGill, a prominent Scottish Merchant in the province, is the oldest university in Montreal…

University of Montreal

The University of Montreal (UdeM) was established in 1878 in Quebec, Canada, with its main campus in Mount Royal. It is one of the top universities in Canada and is currently ranked 116th globally in the QS World University Rankings 2023.

The University…

Quebec, Quebec

Université de Sherbrooke

The Université de Sherbrooke is a French-speaking Canadian university home to 30,000 students, 1,600 of which are international from over 80 countries.

Sherbrooke has three main campuses:

  • Main Campus: includes most of the faculties…

Quebec City, Quebec

Université Laval

The Université Laval is the oldest French-language university in North America, founded in 1852.

Students can choose from various BA and MA programmes on a beautiful campus with more than 60% green and wooded space and an extensive network…

University of Quebec

The Université du Québec à Montréal, or UQAM, is a French-language university that is home to over 4,000 international students from almost 100 countries.

The two main campuses at UQAM are located in the heart of two…

Sherbrooke, Quebec

Bishop's University

Bishop’s University is a small English-language liberal arts university located in Lennoxville, a borough of Sherbrooke in Quebec. It is one of the three universities in Quebec that primarily teach the English language. The University began its foundation…


Regina, Saskatchewan

University of Regina

The University of Regina (U of R) is a major public research university in Canada, located in the province of Saskatchewan. It was founded in 1911 as a private denominational highschool of the Methodist Church of Canada and began its association with the…

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan

The University of Saskatchewan was founded in 1907 and provides over 200 courses across a wide variety of subjects. The University is a member of the U15 Group of Canadian research-intensive universities and is famed for its groundbreaking research in…

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