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Ontario Tech University

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Established in 2002, the Ontario Tech University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Oshawa (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario, Ontario Tech University (UOIT) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education institution. Ontario Tech University (UOIT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 21-year-old Canadian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UOIT 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, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Ontario Tech University's Control Typepublic


Ontario Tech University's Entity Typenon-profit


Ontario Tech University' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Ontario Tech University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Acronym UOIT
Founded 2002
Motto Challenge, Innovate, Connect
Colours Blue and light blue
Mascot Hunter the Ridgeback

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University Location

Address 2000 Simcoe Street North
L1G 0C5 Ontario
Ontario Tech University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Ontario Tech University Phone Number +1 (905) 721 8668
Ontario Tech University Fax Number +1 (905) 721 3178

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 Ontario Tech University'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 Ontario Tech University'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 Ontario Tech University'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 Ontario Tech University.

Ontario Tech University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 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 Ontario Tech University's admission information.

Ontario Tech University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Ontario Tech University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Ontario Tech University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Ontario Tech University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Ontario Tech University has more than 700 international students.

Ontario Tech University's Admission Office Admission Office

2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa L1G 0C5
(905) 721 3190

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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 Ontario Tech University.

Ontario Tech University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Ontario Tech University has an enrollment range of 8,000-8,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Ontario Tech University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 300-399 academic employees (Faculty).

Ontario Tech University's Control Type Control Type

Ontario Tech University is a public higher education institution.

Ontario Tech University's Entity Type Entity Type

Ontario Tech University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Ontario Tech University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Ontario Tech University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Ontario Tech University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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

Ontario Tech University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Ontario Tech University's Library

Ontario Tech University's Housing University Housing

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

Ontario Tech University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

University Services

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

Ontario Tech University'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.

Ontario Tech University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Ontario Tech University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Ontario Tech University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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

Ontario Tech University'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.

Ontario Tech University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Ontario Tech University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Ontario Tech University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB)

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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 Ontario Tech University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

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 Ontario Tech University '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

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Facebook Facebook

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Twitter X (Twitter)

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YouTube YouTube

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Instagram Instagram

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

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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.

Video Presentation

N.A.; please submit an official Ontario Tech University general video presentation.

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