Want to study in Canada? And want to search universities in Canada? This page answers your questions.
To study in Canada, you will need to apply to a university or college.
But how do you apply to a university when you don’t even know them? That’s why I decided to make this post containing the names of universities in Canada. And, where they are located.
We recently published a comprehensive guide on all you need to know about studying in Canada. It’s a must read if you’re an international student planning to study in Canada.
You can also check out undergraduate courses offered in Canada if you’re looking to study at undergraduate level. And master’s courses offered in Canada if you’re planning to study for a master’s degree.
There are many universities in Canada, some of them world class. If there is one thing about Canadian universities, it is their reputation for churning out highly employable graduates.
More importantly, Canadian universities are very welcoming for international students. That’s students from different countries chose to enrol at Canadian universities and colleges each year.
And, there are different provinces in Canada. So I’ll specify the province each university is to enable you also make a choice of the Canadian city to study.
List of universities in Canada
Find the names and location of all universities in Canada below.
Universities in New foundland and Labrador, Canada
1. Memorial University of Newfoundland
Have campuses in St. John’s and Corner Brook.
Universities in Québec, Canada
Bear in mind that French is the official language in Québec province. Therefore, most universities and colleges in Québec have their courses taught in French.
Though there are still English-speaking universities and colleges. You’ll identify them on this list by their names.
1. Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke
2. Concordia University, Montreal
3. École de technologie supérieure, Montreal
4. École nationale d’administration publique, Québec city
5. HEC Montréal (Business School), Montréal
6. Institute national de la recherche (postgraduate only), Québec city
7. McGill University, Montreal
8. Polytechnique Montréal (Engineering school), Montreal
This school is affiliated to Université de Montréal.
9. Université de Montréal, Montréal
10. Université de Sherbrook
The university has campuses in Sherbrooke and Longueuil.
11. Université du Québec, Québec city
12. Université du Québec à Chicoutimin (UQAC), Chicoutimi
13. Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Montréal
14. Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR), Rimouski
15. Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), Trois-Rivières
16. Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT), Rouyn-Noranda
17. Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau
18. Université Laval, Québec city
19. Université TÉLUQ, Québec city
This is a distance learning university. Therefore, the university specializes in distance learning programs.
Universities in British Columbia, Canada
1. Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver
2. Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Have campus in Surrey, Langley, Richmond, and Cloverdale.
3. Simon Fraser University
The university has campuses in Burnaby, Vancouver, and Surrey.
4. The University of British Columbia
The university has campuses in Kelowna and Vancouver.
5. Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops
6. Trinity Western University, Langley
7. University of Northern British Columbia
The university has campuses in Prince George, Terrace, Gitwinksihlkw, Quesnel and Fort St John.
8. University of Fraser Valley, Abbotsford
9. University of Victoria
10. Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo
11. Royal Roads University, Victoria
Universities in Manitoba, Canada
1. Brandon University, Brandon
2. Canadian Mennonite University, Winnipeg
3. St. Paul’s College, Winnipeg
4. The University of Winnipeg
5. Université de Saint-Boniface, Winnipeg
6. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
Universities in New Brunswick, Canada
1. Mount Allison University, Sackville
2. St. Thomas University, Fredericton
3. Université de Moncton (courses taught in French)
Have campuses in Moncton, Shippagan and Edmundston.
4. University of New Brunswick
The university has campuses in Fredericton and Saint John.
Universities in Alberta, Canada
1. Athabasca University, Athabasca
2. Concordia University of Edmonton
3. Mount Royal University
The university has campuses in Calgary and Springbank.
4. The King’s University, Edmonton
5. University of Alberta
6. University of Calgary
7. University of Lethbridge
8. MacEwan University, Edmonton
Universities in Prince Edward Island, Canada
1. University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown
Universities in Saskatchewan, Canada
1. Campion College, Regina
2. First Nations University of Canada
The university has campuses in Regina, Prince Albert and Saskatoon.
3. Luther College, Regina
4. Thomas More College, Saskatoon
5. University of Regina
6. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Universities in Nova Scotia, Canada
1. Acadia University, Wolfville
2. Cape Breton University, Sydney
3. Dalhousie University, Halifax
4. Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax
5. NSCAD University, Halifax
6. Saint Mary’s University, Halifax
7. St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish
8. Université Saint-Anne, Pointe-de-l’Église
9. University of King’s College, Halifax
Universities in Ontario, Canada
1. Algoma University
The university has campuses in Brampton, Sault Ste. Marie and South Porcupine.
2. Brescia University College, London
3. Brock University, St. Catherines
4. Carleton University, Ottawa
5. Huron University College, London
6. King’s University College, London
7. Lakehead University
Have campuses in Orillia and Thunder Bay.
8. Laurentian University
The university has campuses in Barrie and Sudbury.
9. McMaster University, Hamilton
10. Nipissing University, North Bay
11. Ocad University, Toronto
12. Ontario Tech University, Oshawa
13. Queen’s University, Kingston
14. Redeemer University, Ancaster
15. Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston
16. Reyerson College, Toronto
17. St. Jerome’s University, Waterloo
18. Trent University
The university has campuses in Oshawa and Peterborough.
19. University of Guelph, Guelph
20. University of Ottawa
21. University of Saint Michael’s College, Toronto
21. University of Sudbury
22. University of Toronto
The university has campuses in Toronto, Scarborough and Mississauga.
23. University of Trinity College, Toronto
24. University of Waterloo
25. University of Windsor
26. Victoria University, Toronto
27. Western University, London
28. Wilfrid Laurier University
Have campuses in Waterloo and Brantford.
29. York University, Toronto, Canada
I’m glad you went through the whole list. And now, you’re arriving at where to study in your mind.
Good enough, you now know the cities each university is, making it easier for you to decide. Remember, the city you chose to study contributes to living expenses.
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