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University of Manitoba

  • Public University, Estd 1877
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 50 Courses

University Highlights

  • 31,020 students
  • 20.5% of the student body is international and from 110 countries
  • 5,730 academic staff and 4,078 support staff
  • 26 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholars
  • 99 Rhodes Scholars
  • The Engineering Access Program has graduated the most Indigenous engineers in Canada, at 125
  • The Ready Faculty of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy ranks #1 on the national licensing exams in five of the last 10 years
  • Undergraduate Research Awards for 172 students annually
  • More than 100 service-learning, internship, exchange, and co-op programs with the chance to travel and study abroad in over 35 countries
  • UM’s Bison teams have won 44 U Sports national championships
  • More than 148,000 UM alumni worldwide
  • 52 Canada Research Chairs, a Canada Excellence Research Chair, a Senior Canada 150 Research Chair, and a Canada Excellence Research Chair Laureate
  • An acceptance rate of 52%

University at a Glance

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The University of Manitoba is a public, non-denominational, research-focused university in the province of Manitoba, Canada. It also goes by the names U of M, UManitoba, or UM. Established in 1877, it is the very first university in western Canada. UM is the 17th-largest in Canada and the largest university in the province of Manitoba.

During the academic year, UManitoba is home to over 31,000 students, over 20% of whom are international from 110 countries. Students can choose from undergraduate and graduate programs across 100+ disciplines. The following 18 faculties, schools, and colleges administer these programs:

  • University 1 
  • Faculty of:
    • Architecture
    • Art
    • Graduate Studies
    • Education
    • Kinesiology & Recreation Management
    • Science
    • Social Work
    • Human Ecology
  • Agricultural and Food Sciences
  • Dr Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry
  • Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
  • Price Faculty of Engineering
  • Division of Extended Education
  • Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Robson Hall – Faculty of Law
  • Max Rady College of Medicine
  • Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music
  • I. H. Asper School of Business
  • University College
  • School of:
    • Agriculture
    • Art
  • College of:
    • Nursing
    • Pharmacy
    • Rehabilitation Sciences

University 1 is a unique direct entry admission option that acts as a prerequisite degree to fulfil the admission requirements of other faculties.

The Fort Garry Campus is the central hub and main campus for U of M. It also operates one other campus in Bannatyne and two centres, the William Norrie Centre and the James W. Burns Executive Education Centre. The university also administers its French-language affiliate, Université de Saint-Boniface in Winnipeg. Students can avail of on-campus housing facilities at four residence halls on-campus and two affiliated college residences.

The University of Manitoba has a long list of accomplishments. It has earned fame as a top research-intensive post-secondary educational institution. It conducts more research yearly than any other university in the area. UM has 52 Canada Research Chairs, a Canada Excellence Research Chair, a Senior Canada 150 Research Chair, and a Canada Excellence Research Chair Laureate. The university has also produced 99 Rhodes Scholars, 26 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholars, Nobel Prize recipients, Academy Award winners, Order of Merit recipients, and Olympic medalists. This institution is a member of the U15 and of Universities Canada as well.

Fees & Admissions Requirements

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Admission Requirements

SOP: Not required
LOR: Needed for few courses
Essays: Not required
CV: Needed for few courses
Additional documents: Required
Proof of English Proficiency: Required

Application feesCAD 20 - 120
  • Undergraduate
    Duration: 3 Years - 4 Years
    1st Year Tution Fees: $16.6K
  • Postgraduate
    Duration: 1 Year - 2 Years
    1st Year Tution Fees: $12.2K


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University of Manitoba through our handy list of options below!

On campus accommodation :
  • The following four residence halls are available on-campus:
    • Arthur V. Mauro Residence
    • Mary Speechly Hall
    • Pembina Hall Residence
    • University College Residence
  • St. Andrew’s and St. John’s college residences are also available for UM students
  • Residence rooms and suites are available for summer rentals and short-term stays as well
  • Features include:
    • Furnished rooms
    • Meal plans
    • Study spaces
    • Lounges with TVs
    • Community kitchens
    • In-house laundry facilities
    • Storage space for luggage and personal effects
    • High-speed Internet
    • Reserved parking

      Link: https://www.sfu.ca/students/residences.html


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Main Campus
  • Address:
    University of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
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