The University of Manitoba, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, attracts people from around the world who share the same ideals and vision for positive change. The University of Manitoba believes in embracing challenges and taking action. Students, researchers and alumni alike bring their unique voices to learning and discovery, shaping new ways of doing things and contributing to important conversations in topics that matter most, from human rights to global health to climate change. Here is where imagination and action collide. The University of Manitoba is Western Canada’s first university, established in 1877, and located on original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. The University is Manitoba's only research-intensive university, and one of the country’s top research institutions. There are more than 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and more than 145,000 alumni living in 140 countries.
The University of Manitoba's mission is to create, preserve, communicate and apply knowledge, contributing to the cultural, social and economic well-being of the people of Manitoba, Canada and the world. The school's vision is to take its place among leading universities through a commitment to transformative research and scholarship, and to innovative teaching and learning - uniquely strengthened by Indigenous knowledge and perspectives. To achieve its vision, the school requires a commitment to a common set of ideals. The University of Manitoba values: Academic Freedom, Accountability, Collegiality, Equity and Inclusion, Excellence, Innovation, Integrity, Respect, and Sustainability. At the University of Manitoba, students will be challenged to grow, inspired to create and dared to excel. Wherever life takes students after graduation, they will be able to apply what they learned, both personally and academically, to make a real-life impact. The future begins right here.
Why Western University?
- Innovative Teaching: The University has garnered eight Synergy Awards for Innovation, established by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada to recognize outstanding university-industry collaboration.
- Indigenous Culture: The University of Manitoba welcomed over 2,500 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, including more than 200 graduate students. It is the home to one of the largest Indigenous student populations in Canada.
- Facilities: The on-campus Active Living Centre provides the community with a state-of-the-art fitness facility and research opportunities to help Manitobans create healthier lifestyles.
- Libraries: Across 19 locations, the University of Manitoba's libraries house more than 2.9 million items, and offer access to 75,000-plus print and electronic journals, and over 1.1 million e-books.
Cost and Duration
Application fee: $100.00 – $300.00 CAD
Average undergraduate program: 4 years
Cost of living: $12,960.00 CAD / Year*
Gross tuition: $19,224.44 CAD / Year*
Average Time to Receive Letter of Acceptance
September - December: 31+ days
Data Updated September 2021. Employed within 6 months after graduation.
- Agriculture/Bio Science: 84.4%
- Architecture/Landscape: 100%
- Business & Commerce: 95.8%
- Computer Science: 94.7%
- Engineering: 94.3%
- Fine & Applied Arts: 100%
- Health Professions: 86.8%
- Humanities: 93.6%
- Kinesiology, Recreation & Phys Ed: 92.5%
- Law: 88.2%
- Mathematics: 90.6%
- Optometry: 100%
- Other Arts & Science: 90.2%
- Physical Science86.2%
- Social Sciences: 95.1%
- Theology: 92.9%
Overall Average: 93.3%
Top Program Study
Subjects ranked in top 50:
- Computer Science (25th)
- Electrical & Electronic Engineering (33rd)
- Mathematics (41st)
- Anatomy & Physiology (48th)
- Mechanical Engineering (49th)
Subjects ranked 51-100:
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Environmental Sciences
- Material Sciences
- Physics & Astronomy
- Hospitality & Leisure Management Studies
- Statistics & Operational Research
Subjects ranked 101-200:
- Architecture/Built Environment
- Earth & Marine Sciences
- Accounting and Finance
- Sports-related subjects
Based on QS World University Rankings by Subject.
- Academic Transcript Semester 1 - 5
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