Carleton University

country rank  15
world rank  177

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University Overview

Established in 1942, Carleton University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Ottawa (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario, Carleton University (CU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Carleton University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 76 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Canadian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym CU
Founded 1942
Motto Ours the Task Eternal
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
K1S 5B6 Ontario
Canada
T +1 (613) 520 2400
F +1 (613) 520 3517

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 315 Robertson Hall, 1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa K1S 5B6
+1 (613) 520 2400
888 354 4414

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,500-3,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Carleton University'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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario


Year of first Accreditation
1942


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
  • Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB)
  • Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB )
  • Computer Science Accreditation Council (CSAC)
  • Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work (CASSW)

Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018