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University of Saskatchewan

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Founded in 1907, the 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 recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education of Saskatchewan, University of Saskatchewan (uSask) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution. University of Saskatchewan (uSask) 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 116-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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment. uSask 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


University of Saskatchewan's Control Typepublic


University of Saskatchewan's Entity Typenon-profit


University of Saskatchewan' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


University of Saskatchewan's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Acronym uSask
Founded 1907
Motto Deo et Patriae
For God and Country
Colours Green, yellow and white
Mascot Howler (the Huskie)

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University Location

Address 107 Administration Place
S7N 5A2 Saskatchewan
University of Saskatchewan's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
University of Saskatchewan Phone Number +1 (306) 966 4343
University of Saskatchewan Fax Number +1

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following University of Saskatchewan'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 University of Saskatchewan'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 University of Saskatchewan'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 University of Saskatchewan.

University of Saskatchewan: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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

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Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our Introduction to University Admissions article to learn more.

Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Saskatchewan's admission information.

University of Saskatchewan's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

University of Saskatchewan's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

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

University of Saskatchewan's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

University of Saskatchewan has more than 3900 international students.

University of Saskatchewan's Admission Office Admission Office

105 Administration Place
Saskatoon S7N5A2
(306) 966 5788

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

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

University of Saskatchewan's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Saskatchewan has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

University of Saskatchewan's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

University of Saskatchewan's Control Type Control Type

University of Saskatchewan is a public higher education institution.

University of Saskatchewan's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Saskatchewan is a non-profit higher education institution.

University of Saskatchewan's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

University of Saskatchewan's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

University of Saskatchewan does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

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

University of Saskatchewan's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit University of Saskatchewan's Library

University of Saskatchewan's Housing University Housing

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

The University of Saskatchewan has the following Housing facilities:

  • Voyageur Place with 4 residence halls including co-ed, male-only and female-only
  • College Quarter with fully furnished two-, three- and four-bedroom units
  • McEown Park with one-,two- or six-bedroom apartments for upper-year students, couples or students with families
  • Graduate House with studios, one- or two-bedroom apartments for graduate students
  • Off-campus housing

University of Saskatchewan's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

The University of Saskatchewan has the following sport and entertainment facilities:

  • Physical Activity Complex (PAC)
  • Fit Centre
  • Human Performance Centre
  • Pools
  • Climbing Wall
  • Gymnasiums
  • Squash and Raquetball Courts
  • Tennis Courts
  • Griffiths Stadium
  • Outdoor Fields
  • Playroom
  • Merlis Belsher Place

University Services

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

University of Saskatchewan'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.

University of Saskatchewan's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

University of Saskatchewan's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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

University of Saskatchewan's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

University of Saskatchewan's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

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.

University of Saskatchewan's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

University of Saskatchewan is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Advanced Education of Saskatchewan

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Saskatchewan's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized 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)
  • Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

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

  • 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 Association of Research Libraries (CARL)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)
  • U Sports
  • Canada West Universities Athletic Association (CWUAA)

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

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the University of Saskatchewan 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some University of Saskatchewan's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

University of Saskatchewan's Facebook page review University of Saskatchewan's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

University of Saskatchewan's X (formerly Twitter) page review University of Saskatchewan's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

University of Saskatchewan's YouTube channel review University of Saskatchewan's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

University of Saskatchewan's Instagram page review University of Saskatchewan's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Saskatchewan's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.

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