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University of Saskatchewan

  • Public University, Estd 1907
  • Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • 50 Courses

University Highlights

  • Ranks #1 in water resources research in Canada.
  • 160,000 alumni
  • 72 Rhodes Scholars
  • 295 Order of Canada recipients
  • 2 Nobel Prizes in Chemistry
  • 44 Olympians
  • 1 Prime Minister
  • 25,700+ students, among whom3,400+ are indigenous, 4,300+ are graduates, and 3,300+ are international
  • 15 athletic teams
  • 2,550+ All-Stars since 1920
  • 118 Canada West championships and 32 national championships
  • An acceptance rate of 72%
  • 17 colleges and schools and 7 federated and affiliated colleges
  • 80 programs

University at a Glance

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The University of Saskatchewan is a Canadian public research university in Saskatoon. Founded in 1907 as an agricultural college, this university's establishment occurred to provide facilities for higher education in all its branches to an inclusive community. Currently, many people refer to it as the U of S or USask. This institute is now the largest education institution in the province of Saskatchewan.

The U of S is the education hub for more than 25,700 students. Among them, 6,700 are indigenous and international, making this university the diverse community it sought out to be. These students have the option of picking from a wide variety of academic programs leading to degrees. The following colleges and schools located in their main campus oversee these programs:

  • School of:
    • Environment and Sustainability
    • Public Health
    • Rehabilitation Science
  • Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
  • Edwards School of Business
  • College of:
    • Agriculture and Bioresources
    • Arts and Science
    • Dentistry
    • Education
    • Engineering
    • Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
    • Kinesiology
    • Law
    • Library
    • Medicine
    • Nursing
    • Pharmacy and Nutrition
    • Veterinary Medicine

The list of affiliated and federated colleges include:

  • Briercrest College
  • St. Thomas More College
  • Horizon College & Seminary
  • Saskatoon Theological Union
  • Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies & Applied Research
  • St. Peter's College

The University of Saskatchewan values athletics and sports as well as academics. The school's academic services acknowledge the best Huskie athletes weekly. This encouragement translates to many awards, including 2,550+ All-Stars, 118 Canada West championships, and 32 national championships from its 15 athletic teams.

USask is one of Canada's top research universities. It is also a member of U15, a group of Canadian Research Universities. The university is the best in water resources research in Canada. Innovation Place Research Park is a part of this institute's research program. Its Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization produces DNA-enhanced immunization vaccines for humans and animals. U of S is also the home ground of the Canadian Light Source synchrotron. Sulphate-resistant cement and the cobalt-60 cancer therapy unit are some of the inventions that have come out of the doors of this global leader.

The University of Saskatchewan has 160,000 alumni from across the world. Some of the noteworthy alumni include 72 Rhodes Scholars, 295 Order of Canada recipients, 44 Olympians, two Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, and one Prime Minister, among others.

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 90 - 90
  • Undergraduate
    Duration: 4 Years - 4 Years
    1st Year Tution Fees: $20.1K
  • Postgraduate
    Duration: 2 Years - 2 Years
    1st Year Tution Fees: $8.1K


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University of Saskatchewan through our handy list of options below!

On campus accommodation :
  • Voyageur Place includes four residence halls:
    • Athabasca Hall
    • Saskatchewan Hall
    • Qu'Appelle Hall
    • Qu'Appelle Hall Addition
  • Furnished, traditional single- or double-occupancy dormitory-style rooms are available at Bayaheur Place
  • College Quarter offers fully furnished two-, three- and four-bedroom units
  • McEown Park has two halls, Assiniboine Hall and Wollaston Hall, for upper-year students, couples or students with families
  • Graduate House offers housing to graduate students, students in professional programs, or undergraduate students registered in their fourth year or higher



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Campus & Contact

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Main Campus
  • Address:
    105 Administration Place Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A2 Canada
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  • Phone:
    (306) 966-5751

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