Laurentian University

country rank  54
world rank  1704

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University Overview

Founded in 1960, Laurentian University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Sudbury (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario, Laurentian University (LU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution. Laurentian University (LU) 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 60 years old Canadian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Canadian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. LU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, 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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University Identity

Name
Acronym LU
Founded 1960
Motto Emitte lucem et veritatem
Send forth Thy light and Thy truth
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address 935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury
P3E 2C6 Ontario
Canada
Tel +1 (705) 675 1151
Fax +1 (705) 671 3833

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury P3E 2C6
(705) 675 1151
800 461 4030

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Laurentian University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario


Year of first Accreditation

1960


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
  • FEPAC
  • CEAB
  • CSC
  • EFMD Programme Accreditation System (EPAS)
  • CASWE
  • ACME
  • CCUPEKA


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
  • Association of Universities of the Canadian Francophonie (AUFC)
  • Canadian Virtual University (CVU)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020