University of Western Ontario

University of Western Ontario
University of Western Ontario
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 University of Western Ontario

country rank

10

world rank

143

 

OVERVIEW

Founded in 1878, University of Western Ontario is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of London (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially accredited recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario, The University of Western Ontario (UWO) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Western Ontario (UWO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 139 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UWO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities and activities, financial aids and scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Name University of Western Ontario
AcronymUWO
Founded1878
MottoVeritas et Utilitas
Truth and Usefulness
ColoursPurple and white
ScreenshotThe University of Western Ontario Screenshot

 

LOCATION

Address1151 Richmond Street
London
N6A 3K7 Ontario
Canada
Population range250,000-499,999
+1 (519) 661 2111
+1 (519) 661 3710

 

COURSE LEVELS AND AREAS OF STUDIES

UndergraduatePostgraduate
Pre-Bachelor degrees
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Bachelor degrees
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Master degrees
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Doctoral degree
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YEARLY TUITION RANGE

Undergraduate
Local students  $ 7,576.74 CAD
International students $  24,851.7 CAD

Important: the above average annual tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate The University of Western Ontario‘s Office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your particular situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

ADMISSIONS

Gender AdmissionGender Admission Men and Women
International StudentsInternational Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission SelectionAdmission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades
Admission RateAdmission Rate Not available
Admission OfficeThe University of Western Ontario, Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions, Western Student Services Building
London N6A 3K7
 Phone+1 (519) 661 2100

SIZE AND PROFILE

Student EnrollmentTotal Student Enrolment 30,000-34,999
Academic StaffTotal Faculty and Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control TypeControl Type Public
Entity TypeEntity Type Non-Profit
Academic CalendarAcademic Calendar Other
Campus SettingCampus Setting Urban
Religious AffiliationNone

 

FACILITIES AND SERVICES

LibraryUniversity Library Yes Go to The University of Western Ontario's Library
HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sports FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities Yes
Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids Yes
Study AbroadStudy Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses Yes

 

ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario

Year of first Accreditation

1878

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Library Association (ALA), Committee on Accreditation
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)

AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

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

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