Western University, London, Canada

London, Canada

  • 1878

    Established
  • 3837

    International Students
  • 28

    No. of Programs
  • 75

    QS World University Rankings
  • NO

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

Starting its journey as a higher education institution in Canada in 1881, Western University, London, Canada offered a number of courses in the streams of Arts, Medicine, Law and Divinity. After nearly 140 years of existence, the university offers globally renowned education under 12 different faculties. Western University London Canada is also one of the founding members of U15 - the most distinguished group of research universities in Canada. Western University also proudly boasts of being among the top 1% of the high education institutions in the world. Western University’s efforts in providing a globally competitive higher education have been recognised by THE World University and Impact Rankings, QS World Rankings and US News and World Report as well. While QS WUR ranks the university as the 170th best university in the world, THE Impact Rankings 2021 ranks Western University as the 52nd best in the world.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Spread over 481.2 hectares of land, Western University London, Canada is located in the scenic view of Southwestern Ontario. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and PhD programmes to both domestic and international students through state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure. Aspiring students can choose between a variety of courses offered by Western University London, Canada, offered under 12 faculties, some of which include Arts and Humanities Engineering, Business and Management, Law, Sciences, Medicine and Dentistry, Information and Media Studies, Music and many more. Additionally, students will also find options between Diplomas, part-time or full-time courses while also being able to choose between curriculum options (Masters Only).

Accomplishments & Alumni

With over a century of experience and existence, Western University London has immense knowledge and expertise in offering world-class higher education. Over the years, 26 3M National Teaching Fellowships (Second Highest in Canada) have been conferred to the faculty at Western University, while the university also proudly boasts of 24 Rhodes Scholars, the latest being conferred in 2019. With over 328,000 alumni members in 160 countries, Western University graduates can be found all over the world in high-level positions as well as running successful businesses. Some of the notable alumni of Western University include WHO Director Margaret Chan, Managing Director of McDonald’s Restaurants Hong Kong - Randy Hai and more.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Home to 40,000 students, out of which over 5,800 students hail from countries abroad, Western University is one of the top picks in Canada for students from across the globe. To ensure that these international students feel comfortable and make the university their second home, Western University London, Canada offers a range of support services and programmes for international students. Western University also boasts of an impressive employment rate after graduation of 95.2% which makes the university a good choice, especially for international students looking to settle down in Canada.

COVID-19 Response

Understanding the need for allowing international students to study on-campus while also fighting the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Western University London, Canada has released an appropriate COVID-19 response.

  • Adhering to the Canadian Government’s guidelines, students travelling from outside Canada are required to submit and register their quarantine plans with Western University as well.

  • Students who have been fully vaccinated may be exempted from few quarantine requirements, however, they will still be required to submit their quarantine plans. Students vaccinated with Health Canada-approved vaccines, i.e. Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD, Moderna or Janssen/Johnson & Johnson, to be considered vaccinated.

  • Students planning to be on-campus are required to daily fill out the “Return to Campus” questionnaire. Students feeling ill are advised and encouraged to stay at home and report their illness.

  • While on campus, Students are expected to practice physical distance of 2 metres, wherever possible.

  • Students, staff and faculty are required to wear face masks, i.e. three-layer non-medical masks, which should be worn indoors and in the presence of others, such as in common and shared areas.

  • Apart from these guidelines, Western University encourages students to wash their hands and keep their personal belongings and hygiene clean to ensure the spread of the virus is kept to a minimum.

Western University Facts & Figures 

Type of University

Public university

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors: CA$ 36,20

MS:  CA$ 17,806

MBA: CA$ 11,0230

Admission Intakes

Spring(May), Summer (July), Fall (September)

Average GPA Requirement

2.5 

Average Exam Score Requirement

GRE (verbal and quantitative): 300

GMAT

IELTS: 6.5

TOEFL: 86

Admission Requirements

Resume, Academic Transcript, SOP, LOR

Admissions Deadlines

Regular Admission: February 1

Final Deadline:  March 2022

Percentage of International Students

22%

Size of Campus (in acres)

1200

Alumni Worldwide

300,000+ 

Female to Male Ratio

56: 44

Western University Rankings 

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019 

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA 

201- 300

201- 300

201- 300

QS - World University Ranking

170 

203

211

214

THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking

201- 250 

201-250

201- 250

190

US News & World Report - Global Universities

294 

287

276

276

Western University Subject Rankings 

Ranked by

2022

2021

2020

2019 

QS - Accounting & Finance

NA  

101- 150 

126-150

126-150

QS - Global MBA 

72

69

75

60 

THE (Times Higher Education) - Business and Economics

126- 150 

126-150

126-150

84 

Engineering

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

QS - Engineering and Technology

NA

228

210

184

THE (Times Higher Education) -  Engineering and Technology

201- 250

251-300

301- 400

301-400

Computer Science

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

THE (Times Higher Education) - Computers 

301- 400

251-300

251-300

301-400

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    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      1 Year

      Tuition Fee

      USD 4,800

Campus Location

Western University

1151 Richmond Street London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 3K7

http://www.uwo.ca/about/contact.html | 5196612111 | international@uwo.ca

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