Western University

Western University Ranking

country rank: 12
world rank: 158

University Overview

Western University, established in 1878, is a non-profit public higher-education college based in the urban environment of London, Ontario (population range of 250,000-499,999). Western University is a massive (Topuniversitieslist registration range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Canadian higher education organization that is officially accredited by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario. Western University provides classes and services in a variety of fields that contribute to formally recognised higher education degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 142-year-old Canadian university has a selective admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. Students have access to a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative resources.

Western University Ranking

University Identity

Name Western University
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

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro) 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro)

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

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
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


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)

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