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The University of Western Ontario

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

Western University ranks as one of Canada’s top research universities. From fundamental to applied knowledge, Western discoveries benefit economic, social, health and cultural development in Canada and around the world.

The university attracts students with broad worldviews seeking to study, engage, and lead in international communities. Students from 117 countries share in classroom experiences and engage in study-abroad, research and volunteer opportunities to broaden perspectives and knowledge. Western students balance academic achievement with opportunities for athletic, volunteer and social engagement, which foster a strong community that extends to more than 277,000 alumni worldwide.

Western teaches a full complement of disciplines with 3 subjects placing in the top 50 globally. With annual research funding of $235 million, Western researchers work to inform policy and share knowledge on the world stage. More than 60% of research publications involve international collaborations.

Western is home to world-renowned research centres such as the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, the Wind Engineering, Energy and Environment Research Institute, the Brain and Mind Institute, Robarts Research Institute, the Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composites Research, and the Bone and Joint Institute.

Western is considered one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses. Our home, London, Canada, is a safe, welcoming community of

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173
2012
199=
2013
191
2014
192
2015
54.60
Overall Score
50.3
Academic Reputation
62.3
Employer Reputation
95.5
International Faculty
57.9
International Students
78.5
Citations per Faculty
28
2016
81.30
Overall Score
61
Academic Reputation
61.9
Employer Reputation
100
Citations per Paper
89.2
H-index Citations
135=
2013
148
2014
138
2015
69.00
Overall Score
70
Academic Reputation
57.7
Employer Reputation
93.4
Citations per Paper
73.5
H-index Citations
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,620
International
772

Number of students

28,083
Postgraduate 19%
Undergraduate 81%

Number of international students

4,887
Postgraduate 34%
Undergraduate 66%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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