University of Ottawa

country rank  18
world rank  261

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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 metropolis of Ottawa (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario, University of Ottawa (uOttawa) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational Canadian 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 172 years old Canadian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. uOttawa 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 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
K1N 6N5 Ontario
Canada
Tel +1 (613) 562 5800
Fax +1 (613) 562 5103

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
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 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 Not reported
Admission Office 55 Cumberland Avenue
Ottawa K1N 6N5
(613) 562 5700
(877) 868 8292

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Ottawa'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


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


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Memberships and 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)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020