Sudbury, OntarioLOCATION
Estd 1913Established Year

University of Sudbury, established in 1913 is a bilingual university, located in Northern Ontario. It is a federated school of the Laurentian University. The University offers undergraduate programs in 4 areas of study.

Key Features

  • The University offers programs to Grade 12 students.
  • Programs at University of Sudbury are credited towards Laurentian University degree.
  • Member of Association of Colleges and Universities of the Canadian Francophonie


Type of universityPublic
Undergraduate Programs5
Faculty Members44
Basic Tuition Fee, International StudentsCAD $24,104
Test Scores AcceptedTOEFL, IELTS, MELAB, CAEL
Score Required for GraduatesTOEFL-88 IELTS-6.5 TFI-750

Programs Offered

The University offers programs in 5 areas.

Culture and Communication-Journalistic Studies (French-language only)Communications-Folklore and Ethnologie (French-language only)
Indigenous StudiesPhilosophy
Religious Studies -

Within these areas, students can opt for:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree of 3 years (general)
  • Bachelor of Arts degree of 4 years (honours)
  • Major in the area
  • Minor in the area

Choose Your Schedule

Students are given the liberty to apply for classes as per their schedule and study plan. Some of the groups in which programs can be filtered in, are given below.

ScheduleOn campus Distance education (online)
Study PlanFull-time Part-time


The University is located in Sudbury, Ontario. The campus is equipped with-

  • Cafeterias, dining halls and other food outlets
  • Student centre – a lounge area for students equipped with WiFi, gaming area, television, etc.
  • Library and bookstore
  • On-campus residence
  • Parking

Application Process

Below are the steps to apply for admission at the University-

  1. Visit the University’s official website at
  2. After selecting the program you want to pursue, click on the ‘students’ tab. And click on ‘How to Register.
  3. This will take you to the website of Laurentian University where you can opt for ‘undergraduate program’.
  4. Within the ‘international’ tab there are instructions to fill in the application form.
  5. Fill in the online application.
  6. Non-refundable application fee to be paid is CAD $125.

Candidates are required to send in their English or French language test results along with secondary school mark sheets, copy of valid passport and curriculum vitae.

Getting a Study Permit

International students will have to obtain a valid study permit and immigration documents to study in Canada.

  1. One can apply for study permit at Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
  2. The same can be done at the nearest Visa application center responsible for Canadian permits and visas.
  3. Submit acceptance letter and a valid passport or travel document.
  4. Apply for the study visa as soon as they are accepted by the institute.
  5. It is advised to travel to Canada, after receiving study visa.

Tuition Fee

Candidates will have to show a proof of finance while applying for student visa. The tuition fee charged by Sudbury University vary from course to course and on place of residency.

The following tuition fee is to be paid by students of different categories (approximately).

Full time students:

Canadians and Permanent ResidentsCAD $6,667
International StudentsCAD $24,104

Full time students:

Canadians and Permanent ResidentsCAD $222 - $1,333 (depending upon the number of credits)
International StudentsCAD $2,410


The University offers as many as 45 scholarships and bursaries to students. Students need to fill in the general application for the scholarship or bursary to be considered for the award.

To be eligible for a scholarship or a bursary, students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits at the University.

For the scholarships there is an additional requirement: completion of at least 30 credits the previous year with a minimum score of 75%

Work While You Study

On Campus

Students of Laurentian University can work on campus while studying at the institute through the work-study program. For the work study program, they will have to fulfil the following conditions.

  1. Must be enrolled as a full-time student
  2. Have a demonstrated financial need
  3. Have a valid study permit
  4. Have a SIN (Social Insurance Number)

Off Campus

Students can also work off campus while studying at the institute. They will have to fulfil the following conditions.

  1. Have a valid study permit
  2. Study full time in a program at a recognized institution
  3. Have already started studying
  4. Studying to obtain a degree, diploma or certificate with duration of at least 6 months
  5. Have a SIN (Social Insurance Number)

How to get a SIN?

SIN is mandatory in order to work on campus or off campus and for tax purposes. It is no way related to a person’s health insurance number. A social number is valid until the end of your stay or a maximum 5 years. You can renew the same if necessary.

One can obtain SIN by going in person to Service Canada office along with the following documents:

  1. Your Passport
  2. Your study permit
  3. Your off-campus work permit/ co-op/internship program permit.

Work After Graduation

One can work post their graduation after obtaining a work permit. The post-graduation work permit is valid for the same duration as that of the last study program you have completed.

  1. Must have been a full-time student in Canada
  2. Completed with a study program with minimum duration of 8 months
  3. Apply for the work permit within 90 days of receiving a document declaring completion of studies.
  4. Must have a valid study permit.

On-campus Residence

The University has its own residence – The Lucien Matte Residence which accommodates 180 students. The residence is equipped with the following facilities:

Single and double roomsKitchen and Dining area
Television setsWiFi
BathroomSocial room
Study roomLaundry room

Cost of accommodation-

Single room- CAD $6430

Double room- CAD $5400

Alumni Network

University of Sudbury is home to some notable alumni as mentioned below:

  • Dr. Hervé Boissonnault: Honorary Director Health Sciences North Foundation
  • Jacqueline Gauthier
  • Normand Forest
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