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Nipissing University

country rank  63
world rank  2193

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Established in 1992, the Nipissing University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of North Bay (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ontario. This institution also has a branch campus in Bracebridge. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario, Nipissing University (NU) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution. Nipissing University (NU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 31-year-old Canadian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this Canadian higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NU 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.

University Snapshot


Nipissing University's Control Typepublic


Nipissing University's Entity Typenon-profit


Nipissing University' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Nipissing University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Acronym NU
Founded 1992
Motto Integritas
Colours Blue and green
Mascot Louie the Laker

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University Location

Address 100 College Drive
North Bay
P1B 8L7 Ontario
Nipissing University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Nipissing University Phone Number +1 (705) 474 3450
Nipissing University Fax Number +1 (705) 495 2850
Other locations Bracebridge

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Nipissing University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Nipissing University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Nipissing University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Nipissing University.

Nipissing University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Nipissing University's admission information.

Nipissing University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Nipissing University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Nipissing University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Nipissing University's acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Nipissing University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Nipissing University's Admission Office Admission Office

100 College Drive
North Bay P1B 8L7
(705) 474 3450
800 655 5154

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Nipissing University.

Nipissing University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Nipissing University has an enrollment range of 5,000-5,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Nipissing University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).

Nipissing University's Control Type Control Type

Nipissing University is a public higher education institution.

Nipissing University's Entity Type Entity Type

Nipissing University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Nipissing University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Nipissing University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Nipissing University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Nipissing University's main facilities:

Nipissing University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Nipissing University's Library

Nipissing University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Nipissing University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Nipissing University's main services:

Nipissing University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Nipissing University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Nipissing University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Nipissing University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Nipissing University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Nipissing University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Nipissing University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Nipissing University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Ontario College of Teachers (OCT)
  • Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Nipissing University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

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

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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