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University of Winnipeg

  • Public University, Estd 1967
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 50 Courses

University Highlights

  • 9,691 students including:
    • 9,396 undergraduates
    • 295 graduates
    • 1,389 international students making up 14.3 % of the student population
    • 9.8 % of the student population self-identifying as Indigenous
    • 376 Collegiate students
    • 2,767 Professional, Applied, and Continuing Education (PACE) students
    • 237 students in the English Language Program
  • 340 full-time and 34 Collegiate faculty
  • 323 contract academic staff and 489 support staff and administration
  • Distributes over $6 million in scholarships, bursaries, and awards
  • Provides $20 million in annual government student aid
  • Eight Canada Research Chairs
  • The library has more than 750,000 resources
  • 50,000+ alumni
  • An acceptance rate of 65%

University at a Glance

  • International
  • Male/Female
  • UG/PG Course
  • Faculty/Student
  • No. of
  • Yearly Hostel &
    Meals Expense
    $8.0K - 15.0K


Chartered in 1967, the University of Winnipeg is a public research university in Manitoba, Canada. Its roots date back more than 145 years through its founding colleges: Manitoba College (1871) and Wesley College (1888). These two colleges merged to form the United College in 1938. Presently, many people refer to this university as UWinnipeg. This institute has affiliations with:

  • Universities Canada
  • International Universities of Canada
  • U Sports
  • Canada West
  • Universities of the Arctic
  • Campus Manitoba
  • Canadian University Press
    UWinnipeg is currently the education hub for 9,691 students including 9,396 undergraduates. More than 1,000 students from 80 countries make up 14.3% of the total student population. The following faculties and colleges make up the academic structure of the university:
  • Faculty of:
    • Arts
    • Business and Economics
    • Education
    • Graduate Studies
    • Gupta Faculty of Kinesiology and Applied Health
    • Science
  • Global College
  • Menno Simons College
  • Richardson College for the Environment  

Students at this university can choose:

  • Undergraduate degree programs
  • Pre-professional programs
  • Applied & joint programs
  • English Language program
  • Graduate programs
  • High school program - The Collegiate
  • Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE)
  • Theology

The University of Winnipeg’s only campus houses 23 buildings. UWinnipeg’s library holds over 750,000 items including videos, books, microfiche, and periodicals. There is also a bookstore and multiple restaurants on the university’s premises. Students seeking accommodation can live in one of the two residence halls on-campus. The university’s athletic teams, the Winnipeg Wesmen, include the men's and women's volleyball and basketball teams and a women's soccer team. Recreational facilities such as fitness centres, clubs, and leagues are also available. Aside from these, students can access these services:

  • Aboriginal Student Services Centre
  • International Students Services
  • Accessibility Services and the Accessibility Resource Centre
  • On-site daycare Centre
  • Free tutoring in writing, math, physics, chemistry, and computer skills
  • Career planning and assistance in job search

UWinnipeg has educated over 50,000 alumni who have made contributions to the community. Some of the notable alumni belonging to this university are Dr Annette Trimbee, The Hon. Lloyd Axworthy, Len Cariou, Hon. Kevin Chief, Eleanor Coopsammy, Hilary Druxman, Linda Holeman, Tina Keeper, Wab Kinew, and Chantal Kreviazuk.

Fees & Admissions Requirements

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Admission Requirements

High school certificate or Bachelor degree or the recognized equivalent
Letter of recommendation
Scanned passports and study permits
Letter of interest
Essay or writing sample
English language proficiency proof

Application feesCAD 120 - 120
  • Undergraduate
    Duration: 2 Years - 4 Years
    1st Year Tution Fees: $15.2K
  • Postgraduate
    Duration: 1 Year - 3 Years
    1st Year Tution Fees: $10.2K


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On campus accommodation :

The university provides on-campus housing facilities to its students in two residence halls

  • There are furnished dorms in McFeetors Hall
  • Unfurnished one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments are also available for families in McFeetors Hall
  • Balmoral Houses have single rooms and shared housing
  • Meal plans are available
  • Amenities include:
    • Microwave
    • Fridge
    • Common areas
    • Lounges
    • Study areas
    • Televisions
    • 24-hour security
    • Air conditioner
    • Kitchen (shared)
    • Living room
    • Laundry
    • Storage area
    • Front and back yards with deck, barbeque grills, and benches

Link: https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/campus-living/index.html


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Campus & Contact

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Main Campus
  • Address:
    515 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 2E9
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