University of Saskatchewan

country rank  24
world rank  335

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University Overview

Founded in 1907, University of Saskatchewan is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Saskatoon (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Saskatchewan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Saskatchewan, University of Saskatchewan (uSask) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Saskatchewan (uSask) 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 113 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Canadian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym uSask
Founded 1907
Motto Deo et Patriae
For God and Country
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 107 Administration Place
Saskatoon (population range: 250,000-499,999)
S7N 5A2 Saskatchewan
T +1 (306) 966 5788
F +1 (306) 966 2051

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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 80-90%
Admission Office 105 Administration Place
Saskatoon S7N5A2
+1 (306) 966 5788

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
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 Saskatchewan's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Advanced Education, Saskatchewan

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists SIA; Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada CDAC; Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board CEAB; Saskatchewan Medical Council of Canada MCC; Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice PDEP; American Psychological Association APA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (U15)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • University of the Arctic (UArctic)
  • Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

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