University of Ottawa

country rank  16
world rank  180

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University Overview

Founded in 1848, University of Ottawa is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban 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, University of Ottawa (uOttawa) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Ottawa (uOttawa) 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 170 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym uOttawa
Founded 1848
Motto Deus Scientiarum Dominus Est
God is the Lord of Knowledge
Colours Garnet and gray

University Location

Address PO Box 450 Stn A
Ottawa (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
K1N 6N5 Ontario
Canada
T +1 (613) 562 5800
F +1 (613) 562 5103

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)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 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 Not reported
Admission Office 55 Cumberland Avenue
Ottawa K1N 6N5
+1 (613) 562 5700
877 868 8292

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
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 Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
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


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (U15)
  • Association of Universities of the Canadian Francophonie (AUFC)
  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018