Established in 1848 as the College of Bytown, the University of Ottawa is a bilingual public research university located in Ottawa, Canada. It is the largest bilingual (English – French) university in the world. It is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada.
The university provides various undergraduate and graduate programs through its 10 schools and faculties: Faculty of Arts; Faculty of Civil Law; Faculty of Common Law; Faculty of Education; Faculty of Engineering; Faculty of Health Sciences; Faculty of Medicine; Faculty of Science; Faculty of Social Sciences; and Telfer School of Management. The University of Ottawa offers over 450 programmes and is home to the largest law school in the country.
The total student population at the university is more than 35,000 students of which over are 26,900 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 22:1 and the acceptance rate is 83%.
The university operates 40 research centres and institutes including the Ottawa Health Research Institute and the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. It also runs an optional cooperative education program which presents students with excellent work experiences. The program is offered for both undergraduate programs and certain graduate programs. The co-operative education program is designed to generally have students work full-time during altering semesters, in their area of study. Every work term is a paid work term where students’ pay varies on the program of study related to their job.
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Bachelors: $ 49,390
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Undergraduate: Jan 15th
Graduate: Jan 15th
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