Western University

country rank  12
world rank  158

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Founded in 1878, Western University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of London (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario, Western University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution. Western University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 142 years old Canadian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Western University 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
Founded 1878
Motto Veritas et Utilitas
Truth and Usefulness
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address 1151 Richmond Street
London
N6A 3K7 Ontario
Canada
Tel +1 (519) 661 2111
Fax +1 (519) 661 3710

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
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office The University of Western Ontario, Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions, Western Student Services Building
London N6A 3K7
(519) 661 2100

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Western University'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


Year of first Accreditation

1878


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Library Association (ALA), Committee on Accreditation
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Social Media

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

Not reported


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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020