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Memorial University of Newfoundland

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Overview

Founded in 1949, Memorial University of Newfoundland is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of St John’s (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Newfoundland and Labrador. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Corner Brook, Harlow. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, Newfoundland & Labrador, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) offers courses and programs leading to officialy 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 68 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Canadian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MUN also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym MUN
Founded 1949
Motto Provehito in Altum
Launch forth into the deep
Colours Claret and white
Screenshot Memorial University of Newfoundland Screenshot

Location


Address 230 Elizabeth Avenue
St John’s
A1C 5S7 Newfoundland and Labrador
Canada
Population range 50,000-249,999
+1 (709) 737 8896
+1 (709) 737 8611
Other locations Corner Brook, Harlow

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Memorial University of Newfoundland's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly 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 Memorial University of Newfoundland's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Arts Room 2000, Memorial University
St. John's A1C 5S7
+1 (709) 737 4431
(709) 737 354 8896

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Memorial University of Newfoundland's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Memorial University of Newfoundland's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the Memorial University of Newfoundland's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, Newfoundland & Labrador


Year of first Accreditation

1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Memorial University of Newfoundland as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Canadian Virtual University (CVU)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • University of the Arctic (UArctic)
  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)


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