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Canadian Mennonite University

  • Private University, Estd 1999
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba
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University Highlights

  • 902 full-time equivalent students
  • 611 undergraduate students
  • 79 graduate students
  • 76% of students are from Manitoba while 24% are from other provinces and international
  • International students from 28 countries
  • Up to 200 students living on-campus
  • Offers 383 unique scholarships and bursaries worth $700,000 to students
  • 19 BA majors and five MA degrees
  • An acceptance rate of 77%
  • 40 faculty and 50 part-time instructors

University at a Glance

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Established in 1999, Canadian Mennonite University is an innovative, private Christian university based in the city of Manitoba, Canada. The university started its journey through the amalgamation of Canadian Mennonite Bible College, Concord College, and Menno Simons College. Many people refer to it as CMU. This institute has affiliations with the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC), CHEC, and MCAC. The Mennonite Church Canada and the Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba support it as well.

CMU currently educates over 600 undergraduate and nearly 80 graduate students. Despite being a fairly new university, students from around the world enroll here. This university’s student population includes international students from 28 countries. The institute offers 19 bachelor’s and five master’s programs. Its standout programs are the ones overseen by:

  • Redekop School of Business 
  • Centre for Career and Vocation
  • Canadian School of Peacebuilding
  • Menno Simons College
  • Community School of Music and the Arts

The university assists students in placements by offering them the Practicum Program. CMU also connects them to over 500 local and international community partners.

Canadian Mennonite University operates a beautiful campus in Winnipeg. This campus comprises well-maintained buildings, walkways, green spaces, and parking areas. CMU provides excellent academic and research facilities. Students can access high-tech laboratories, smart classrooms, and resource centers. Up to 200 students can avail themselves of housing facilities in three residences on-campus. Some of the other facilities available for learning, teaching, and research purposes include:

  • CMU Library
  • CommonWord Bookstore
  • Mennonite Heritage Archives
  • MHC Gallery
  • Centre for Resilience
  • Centre for Career and Vocation

Students can also access accessibility services, career resourcing, counselling, and health and wellness. Other conveniences featured on-campus include a bookstore and a press facility. The university’s athletic teams, the Blazers, compete in soccer, volleyball, and basketball. They participate in various tournaments including the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference.

CMU possesses a comprehensive list of successful alumni from around the globe. These alumni are highly reputed for their contribution in their professional areas. Some notable names in this extensive list include:

  • Beth Goobie, Canadian Fiction Writer and Poet
  • A. James Reimer, Theologian
  • Sarah Klassen, Award-Winning Author
  • Katie Funk Wiebe, Historian, Speaker, and Writer
  • Leonard Peter Ratzlaff, Choral Conductor
  • Rudy Henry Wiebe, Author

Alumni at CMU can avail themselves of on-campus discounts through the Alumni Benefits Card for:

  • CommonWord Bookstore and Resource Centre
  • Meals
  • Folio Café
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conferences
  • Blazer home games

They can also receive access to course audit discounts, library resources, and job boards.

Fees & Admissions Requirements

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Admission Requirements

SOP: Not required
LOR: Not required
Essays: Not required
CV: Not required
Additional documents: Required
Proof of English Proficiency: Required


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On campus accommodation :

The university provides on-campus housing facilities to its students in three residences

  • Poettcker Hall:
    • 33 rooms in the women's wing and 24 rooms in the men's wing
    • Rooms have single or double occupanc
    • 15 apartment units including studios and two-bedroom suites
  • Concord Hall:
    • 18 single and 18 double dormitory rooms
    • 24 one-bedroom apartments
  • Katherine Friesen Apartments:
    • 24 apartments
    • Six studio apartments
    • 18 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments
  • All housing options are furnished to some extent
  • Full-board and apartment meal plans are available

Link: https://www.cmu.ca/students/studentlife/res_housing


Campus & Contact

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Main Campus
  • Address:
    500 Shaftesbury Blvd, Winnipeg, MB R3P 2N2
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