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Western University

Location

Western University, London Canada

Ranking

# 114QS World University Rankings

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163Undergraduate programs

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117Postgraduate programs

stars

5+QS stars

About Western University

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 more than 381,000 people.

 

About Western University

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 more than 381,000 people.

 

Available programs

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 more than 381,000 people.

American Studies

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Art History

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Classical Studies

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French Studies

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Geography

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Geology

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Geophysics

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History

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Jewish Studies

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Linguistics

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Medieval Studies

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Music

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Philosophy

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Studio Arts

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Theatre Studies

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Visual Arts

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Anthropology

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Bioinformatics

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Biology

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Genetics

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Kinesiology (BA)

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Kinesiology (BSc)

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Medical Physics

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Pathology (BMSc)

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Physiology (BMSc)

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Psychology

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Actuarial Science

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Criminology

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Data Science

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Economics

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Film Studies

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Global Economics

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Global Justice

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One Health (BMSc)

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Political Science

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Sexuality Studies

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Sociology

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Statistics

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Urban Development

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Women’s Studies

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Western University 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 more than 381,000 people.

 

Classics (Taught)

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Biology (Taught)

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University information

General

2+
6+
83+

Bachelor

6+
83+
30,569
78%
22%
6,742
63%
37%
1,229
52%
48%

Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

Western University is one of the top public universities in London, Canada. It is ranked #114 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #173
  • 2014
    #=199
  • 2015
    #191
  • 2016
    #192
  • 2017
    #198
  • 2018
    #=210
  • 2019
    #=214
  • 2020
    #211
  • 2021
    #203
  • 2022
    #170
  • 2023
    #=172
  • 2024
    #114
QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

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