Western University

country rank  7
world rank  116

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University Overview

Founded in 1878, Western University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of London (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, Ontario, Western University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Western University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 140 years old 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1878
Motto Veritas et Utilitas
Truth and Usefulness
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address 1151 Richmond Street
London (population range: 250,000-499,999)
N6A 3K7 Ontario
Canada
T +1 (519) 661 2111
F +1 (519) 661 3710

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 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office The University of Western Ontario, Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions, Western Student Services Building
London N6A 3K7
+1 (519) 661 2100

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 Other
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Western University's Library
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


Year of first Accreditation
1878


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

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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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium
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Site last updated: Thursday, 23 August 2018