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Memorial University of Newfoundland

Location

St John's Campus, St. John's Canada

Ranking

# 661-670QS World University Rankings

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69Undergraduate programs

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69Postgraduate programs

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About Memorial University of Newfoundland

Founded in 1925 as a memorial to Newfoundland's war dead, Memorial University College was elevated to degree-granting status in 1949. When Newfoundland became a province of Canada that year, one of the first legislative actions of the new government was to pass An Act Respecting the Memorial University of Newfoundland. The Act specifies the role, responsibilities, structure and other governance and administrative aspects of the province’s only university.Today about 19,000 students are enrolled in Memorial’s undergraduate, graduate and professional programs which span a wide range of disciplines. Memorial is committed to student-centred and experiential learning in multiple modes and settings. The university has key locations are in St. John's and Corner Brook in Newfoundland, Happy Valley-Goose Bay in Labrador, and Harlow in England and offers extensive on-line courses and programs.With a bicameral system of governance like many Canadian universities, Memorial University has a Senate that oversees academic affairs and a Board of Regents that oversees all other matters. The institutional leader is the president and vice-chancellor, who is supported by the university’s administrative leadership.

About Memorial University of Newfoundland

Founded in 1925 as a memorial to Newfoundland's war dead, Memorial University College was elevated to degree-granting status in 1949. When Newfoundland became a province of Canada that year, one of the first legislative actions of the new government was to pass An Act Respecting the Memorial University of Newfoundland. The Act specifies the role, responsibilities, structure and other governance and administrative aspects of the province’s only university.Today about 19,000 students are enrolled in Memorial’s undergraduate, graduate and professional programs which span a wide range of disciplines. Memorial is committed to student-centred and experiential learning in multiple modes and settings. The university has key locations are in St. John's and Corner Brook in Newfoundland, Happy Valley-Goose Bay in Labrador, and Harlow in England and offers extensive on-line courses and programs.With a bicameral system of governance like many Canadian universities, Memorial University has a Senate that oversees academic affairs and a Board of Regents that oversees all other matters. The institutional leader is the president and vice-chancellor, who is supported by the university’s administrative leadership.

Available programs

At Memorial the programs available are just half the story. The facilities, the faculty and the hands-on experience make for a truly unique journey. Memorial has more than 100 degree program options.

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Memorial offers graduate diploma, master's and doctoral programs in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Professional Programs and Sciences. Interdisciplinary programs are also available at the master's and PhD levels. Academically eligible students (both Canadian and international students) in research programs are eligible for graduate funding.

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University information

Bachelor

6+
90+

Master

6+
79+
16,374
76%
24%
4,817
50%
50%
1,076
87%
13%

Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

Memorial University of Newfoundland is one of the top universities in St. John's, Canada. It is ranked #661-670 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2014
    #601-650
  • 2015
    #651-700
  • 2016
    #601-650
  • 2017
    #651-700
  • 2018
    #701-750
  • 2019
    #651-700
  • 2020
    #701-750
  • 2021
    #701-750
  • 2022
    #751-800
  • 2023
    #751-800
  • 2024
    #641-650
  • 2025
    #661-670

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