Canadian Mennonite University, Winnipeg, Canada

Winnipeg, Canada

  • 1999

  • 107

    International Students
  • 7

    No. of Programs
  • NO

  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation


History, Affiliations & Rankings

Canadian Mennonite University’s roots are reflected in its name itself. The founders and the federated colleges at the time of University's charter bestow were all affiliated to Mennonite community (followers of Menno Simons). The university was chartered as a degree granting institution in 1999 as a federation of Canadian Mennonite Bible College (1947), Concord College or Mennonite Brethren Bible College (1944) and Menno Simons College (1988). In the present times the institution’s affiliated colleges and campuses include Canadian School of Peacebuilding, Community School of Music and Arts, Menno Simons College, Outtatown School of Discipleship and Redekop school of Business. Furthermore, the institution has academic affiliations with AUCC, CHEC and MCAC. The institution is ranked among the top 100 universities of Canada.

Infrastructure, Campus and Courses

The main campus of the institution is in Shaftesbury. The campus extendens into an area of 43 acres and provides various facilities in addition to the academic facilities and infrastructure. There are two residential halls (Poettker and Concord) for the students and also athletics and other co-curricular facilities. The university offers undergraduate degrees in Arts (19 majors), Business Administration (5 majors), Music (5 concentrations), Music Therapy (dual-options) and Science (3 majors). The institution offers Masters in Business Administration in collaboration with Bluffton University, Eastern Mennonite University and Goshen College, Masters in Arts (Peacebuilding and Collaborative Development) and through the Graduate School of theology and Ministry a Masters degree in the discipline with a wide range of majors to choose.

Accomplishments and Alumni

The university’s majority of students are artists in disciplined fields of Arts. The institution has been an alma mater to Beth Goobie, Chris Huebner, Royden Loewen, Leonard Ratzlaff, A. James Reimer and Rudy Wiebe among many others. The institution invites people to give up any Mennonite related memoir  and documents them as piece and memoir in its Mennonite Heritage Archive Centre. CMU’s dedication to the subject of Peace could be reflected in its research regarding the subject and publishing the independent and university’s research findings through The Peace Journal. The institution also offers Pre-professional Certificate Credentials in 27 different disciplines.

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

The total international student population of the university is 11.7% and there are various initiatives which the administration of the institution undertakes in order to ensure safety and welcoming treatment of the diverse student population. They offer to international students, health insurance, employment opportunities, immigration support, leadership opportunities, scholarships and bursaries and support in getting comfortable with Winnipeg’s lifestyle. The administration of the university is equipped with formal policies on matters like Sexual Violence, Scent Free (allergic and asthamatic students), Commuting Students and Community guidance. The institution houses Centre for Career and Vocation and guides and supports students with help of its partners, some of which are NetVUE, Manitoba Start, Onyx Initiative and TypeFocus. These partners also act as funding support for the institution and students on a term and condition basis.

Canadian Mennonite University Facts & Highlights

Type of University

Private; CoEd

Average Annual Tuition Fee

CAD 11,770

Admission Intakes

Spring, Summer, Fall & Winter

Average GPA Requirement


Average Exam Score Requirement

IELTS - 6.5; TOEFL - 80; Duolingo - 115; PTE - 58

Admission Requirements

Standardised test scores, LOR, SOP, Academic Transcripts

Admissions Deadlines

March 30, 2022

Percentage of International Students


Size of Campus (in acres)


Alumni Worldwide


Female to Male Ratio

56 : 44

World Rank


Note: SAT and ACT scores are not required by the university, and waiver rights have been offered on GRE and GMAT scores.

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Campus Location

Canadian Mennonite University

North Shaftesbury, 500 Shaftesbury Boulevard, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3P 2N2 Canada | 001 - 2044873300 |

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