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The University of Western Ontario

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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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This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
192
2016
198
2017
=210
2018
  • 46.6
    Overall Score
  • 39.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 72.1
    Citations per Faculty
  • 69.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 99.1
    International Faculty
  • 47.6
    International Students
30
2017
  • 79.5
    Overall Score
  • 78.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 89.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 62.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 85.7
    H-index Citations
151-200
2017
151-160
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 43.5-45.1
    Overall Score
  • 42.8
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 48
    Employer Reputation
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,546
International
702

Number of students

29,037
Postgraduate 19%
Undergraduate 81%

Number of international students

4,826
Postgraduate 34%
Undergraduate 66%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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