Brock University, ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO

    St. Catharines, OntarioLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1964established year

    Brock University St. Catharines Courses, Rankings, Admission Criteria, Fee & Scholarships

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    Brock University is a public research university located in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. The university hosts 19,000 students every year. The Brock University now has the highest rates of graduate employment which is 96%. Brock offers around 70 undergraduate programs for students to choose from and around 50 programs for post-graduate. The university's acceptance rate is estimated to be around 73%. The university has 2 campuses namely St Catharines campus and Hamilton campus.

    The university is home to students from more than 100 countries all around the world. The university offers Co-op education which is a combination of integrated work term opportunities and career-development coaching to its students. More than 85% students who opted co-op education rated their overall satisfaction within their work term learning experience at least 8 out of 10.

    Top programs at Brock University

    Brock University offers a wide variety of programs for its students. Some of the well known programs at Brock University include :-

    Brock University Ranking

    • As per QS World University Rankings, Brock University’s MBA program ranked #201+ in Global MBA Rankings.
    • As per the US News, Brock University ranked #1204 in Global Universities Ranking.
    • Here are some other ranks of Brock University:
    Category Rank
    World Rank #603
    Country Rank #27


    Year of establishment 1964
    Location St Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    Type of University Public
    Number of Campuses 2
    Number of graduate programs 50
    Number of undergraduate programs 70
    Number of students 19,000
    Campus housing Available
    Campus Setting Suburban
    Financial Aid Scholarships, grants.
    Average Annual Tuition and Fees (International) CAD 27,885-29,153
    University website

    Brock University Programs

    • The university offers an array of choices to their students. The university offers 70 undergraduate programs and 50 postgraduate programs.
    • Faculty of applied sciences- Brock is dedicated to the goal of understanding health. In their programs students encounter a combination of theory and practice combined with professional preparation to take its students to great levels in their careers.
    • Faculty of Education - These programs at Brock prepare its students to do the work that matters as their students are grounded in research and proven in practice. Faculty consists of more than 50+ professionals.
    • The tuition and fees for some of the popular programs at the university are as follows:
    Program 1st Year Tuition and Fees
    Master of Business Administration (MBA) CAD 23,062
    Master of Arts in Psychology CAD 11,752
    Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences CAD 20,914
    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science CAD 11,752
    Master of Science in Management CAD 11,752

    Brock University Campuses

    The university has 2 campuses. St Catharine campus and Hamilton campus. Residences at Brock are home to almost 2,800 students. St Catharine is also the main campus of Brock University. Other than this students have the options of living off-campus.

    Brock University Residence

    • Brock offers 4 types of residence for students which are semi suite, suite, traditional and townhouse style.
    • Traditional residence consists of single and double rooms with adjoining lounges for six and shared washroom facilities.
    • Off-campus accommodation is also available for students. There are many affordable housing options available within close proximity to Brock's campus.
    • These residences are as follows:
    1. Earp Residence- Semi-suite residences
    2. Vallee Residence- Semi-suite residences
    3. DeCew Residence- Traditional style residence
    4. Lowenberger Residence- Semi-suite residences
    5. Residence 8- Semi-suite residences
    6. Village Residence- Townhouse style residence
    7. Gateway Suites- Semi-suite residences for senior students
    8. Quarry View Residence- Townhouse style residence

    Brock University Admission

    Brock University gives admission to more than 2,500+ students from around 100 countries. University offers more than 120 courses in undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree programs.

    Application process explained in a few easy steps:

    1. Complete an online application at the official website.
    2. Provide the mandatory documents along with application and residence fees.
    3. Scores of standardized tests to study in Canada.
    Here are the application deadlines for Fall Intake 2021 at Brock University:
    Application Type Deadline
    Fall Semester June 1, 2021
    Here are the general deadlines for admission at Brock University:
    Intake Session Deadline
    Spring Mid-April
    Winter Mid-December
    Fall Mid-August

    English Language Requirements

    Students applying for both undergraduate and graduate programs are required to provide proof of English Language Proficiency

    TOEFL iBT Minimum overall score of 80, with no subtest below 19
    IELTS (Academic) Minimum overall score of 6.5, with no subtest below 5.5
    CAEL Minimum overall score of 60, with 60 in writing, and no other subtest below 50
    CAEL CE (Computer Edition) Minimum overall score of 60, with 60 in writing, and no other subtest below 50
    PTE Academics Minimum overall score of 60, with no subtest below 60

    Brock University Cost of Attendance

    Having an estimate of the expenses required for seeking admission before applying is a necessary step in every admission process. The cost of living in Canada in order to survive an academic year at the university is as described below.

    Tuition Fee

    The tuition fee for various programs offered at the institute varies as per their levels and duration. However, the estimated distribution of fee for courses offered

    Name of the Program Estimated Fees (in CAD, per year)
    Masters of Science 11,000-12,000
    Masters of Art 11,000-12,000
    Bachelor of Science 20,000-21,000

    Other Expenses

    Type Cost (CAD)
    On campus dining 3,750-5,100
    On campus residence 7,540-9,020
    Mandatory ancillary fees 2,235-2,306
    Textbooks 1,000+

    Brock University Scholarships

    Brock has committed more than 4 million CAD to their award programs for 2020-21. Scholarships offered to students pursuing undergraduate studies at Brock are mentioned below:-

    Name of the Scholarship Amount ( in CAD)
    Brock Scholars Award 4,000 per academic year
    Emerging Market Entrance Award 4,000 in the first year of study
    International Curriculum Award 1,000
    International Student Ambassador Award Up to 28,000 , awarded annually to a maximum of 15 students.

    Brock University Alumni

    After completing their studies students are eligible to become alumni of Brock University. Being an alumni, you are entitled to many quality services and benefits. Through Brock’s alumni affinity programs, alumnis are eligible to receive discounts on home, auto and health insurance.

    Alumni are also entitled to on-campus perks, including access to the Walker Complex, Library, Career Services and 10% discount at the Campus Store. Additionally, alumni benefit from off-campus deals including discounts on sporting events, attractions, hotels and more. Brock University is acclaimed for creating prominent personalities including

    1. Kyle Rae- Former Politician
    2. Rick Campanelli- Television and radio personality.
    3. Peter McLaren- Canadian Scholar
    4. Matthew Santoro-Youtuber

    Brock University Placement Opportunity

    The university provides co-op options to their students through more than 40 graduate programs.The university every year organises job fairs for their students as well. Graduates of Brock also enjoy employment rates that outpace Ontario average. Graduates from Brock University earn an average salaries of 45,000 CAD.

    • The retention rate of Brock University is 87.8%.
    • The 6-year graduation rate of Brock University is 69.1%.
    • Here are the program-wise average salaries of alumni of Brock University:
    Degree/Program Average Salary (in CAD)
    Bachelor of Arts 45,000
    MBA 39,000
    Bachelor (Other) 42,000


    Ques.What is the retention rate?

    Ans. The retention rate of Brock University is 87.8%.

    Ques. Do I still need to bring my exam scripts to the Registrar's Office by the deadline?

    Ans. No.

    Ques. How will I know my December Exam format?

    Ans. All exams will be completed virtually and the schedule has now been posted for examinations occurring during the formally allocated exam time.

    Ques. What is Brock doing about distance exams?

    Ans. Brock University still has limited on-campus activities and, as such, is not available to be used as a testing center for non-Brock students wishing to write an exam at Brock.

    Ques. Will the Library, Computer Commons (Fish Bowl), and other computer labs remain open?

    Ans. James A. Gibson is only available for Book Pickup at this time.

    Ques. Are there any travel restrictions in effect at Brock?

    Ans. Brock is prohibiting all students, faculty, and staff from travel outside Canada as per the travel advisories issued by Global Affairs Canada.

    Ques.Should I secure housing for fall 2021?

    Ans. As the region, province and country continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Brock is planning a return to campus for the Fall Term.

    Ques. What all courses are available to international students?

    Ans. Brock University offers over 130 programs overall, including more than 70 undergraduate and 50 graduate programs.

    Ques. Are there any application fees?

    Ans. Brock’s undergraduate program application fee is CAD 130, and graduate programs have an application fee ranging between CAD 110 and CAD 140. All application fees are non-refundable.

    Ques.Is there any scholarship or financial aid available for international students?

    Ans. Brock University has committed over CAD 4 million to its awards programs for the 2020-21 academic year.

    $ 24,4871st YEAR

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Mar 01

    Application Deadline



    7 / 10
    $ 11,7521st YEAR

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Jan 15

    Application Deadline



    8.7 / 10

    Master of Science [M.Sc] Management

    full time | Thesis Based
    $ 11,7521st YEAR

    20 months

    Course Duration

    Mar 01

    Application Deadline

    $ 15,1721st YEAR

    1 year

    Course Duration

    Feb 15

    Application Deadline

    $ 11,7521st YEAR

    2 years

    Course Duration


    Brock University Overview

    Insitution type
    Student Population
    DLI Number
    Application Cost
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $20,914 / Year
    Student : Faculty Ratio
    32 : 1

    Admission & dates

    Application Portal :

    Regular Decision Deadlines

    April 1

    Application deadline

    July 30

    Application results

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    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $20,914 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $11,752 / Year
    On Campus
    Single Room
    $9,630 / Year
    Double Room
    $8,970 / Year

    Schools, Faculties & Campuses


    Goodman School of Business

    Address: 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Institutional accreditations
    Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
    Program wise accreditation
    Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario
    Chemistry Programs
    Canadian Society for Chemistry
    Education Programs
    Ontario College of Teachers


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    RANKED  #1204


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    College Rating

    Based on 24 Students Rating

    7.5 out of 10
    7.6/10Social Life


    8.5 /10

    I choose brock university because it has the co-op option for the degree which allows me to gain career experience simultaneously studying

    Course Curriculum :

    My course uses relevant studies from the recent years and also used the pandemic as an example to teach us about public health.

    8 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    7 /10 accomodation
    10 /10 placement
    7 /10 extracurricular
    7.0 /10

    After completing my graduation in mechanical engineering, I had been selected as a technical sales engineer in tier II company which deals with sales of PLM software. I worked there for almost three years and in order to take my career on another level I decided to pursue a full time MBA from Canada. After discussing with a private consultancy agent, I came to a decision to took admission in this university.

    Course Curriculum :

    In my course, I had learned the advance concepts of management and marketing from the deer route level. It had provided me the academic knowledge, real-world experience and the confidence to use my skills to make a difference. Moreover It was a combination of practical and traditional class sessions.

    8 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 extracurricular
    7.2 /10

    It was my dream to be a computer science engineer from the very first day after clearing my high school education. I had applied to several universities and got approval form two of them. I opted for this one because its tuition fees was low as compared to the another one. My online application cost was around $80.

    Course Curriculum :

    My course was comprised of several key elements like computer graphics, intelligent systems, computer networks, advanced Internet, etc. Although the majority portion of this course was covered the lab part. My course duration was of four years and it was further subdivide into semesters. All over I enjoyed my course thoroughly.

    8 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 extracurricular
    8.7 /10

    After my cousin recommended this university to me, I did a thorough research on it and found that it provides career-oriented education along with the opportunities to gain industry experience through co-op programs. I was required to submit my application form through the online portal along with $130 as the application fee.

    Course Curriculum :

    Our Computer Science program was a research based MSc that consisted of one-year of course work followed by the preparation of a thesis or project to obtain advanced knowledge in computer science and experience in scientific research. We used to conduct research in the broad areas of computational logic and algebra, data mining, evolutionary computation, artificial intelligence, algorithms, parallelism and combinatorics.

    9 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    8.7 /10

    I got accepted in 3 universities but I was convinced that I want to study and live in Ontario for better job opportunities and this was the only university that accepted me in Ontario, so without second thought, I applied here through the admission portal available at the official website of the university by paying an application fee of $130.

    Course Curriculum :

    Through the curriculum, I'm being prepared for a career in Information Technology (IT), an industry that is transforming our world and workplaces. Here, I'm getting to study data structures, operating systems, database systems, industry-standard programming languages, software engineering and user interfaces. Also, we have the freedom to take specialized courses in object-orientation, computer graphics, intelligent systems, computer networks, advanced Internet, neural networks, computer music, parallel computing, and compiler construction.

    9 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way, L2S 3A1

    Nearby this campus

    • Bus Station
    • Book Store
    • Shopping Mall
    • Pharmacy
    • Airport
    • Train Station

    Bus Station

    Isaac Brock Blvd & Flora Egerter0.10 km
    Brock University0.16 km
    Isaac Brock Blvd & Zone 2 Parkin0.17 km
    Brock University, east side of Schmonn Tower0.26 km
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    Shopping Mall

    Pendale Plaza2.46 km
    Tremont Square2.57 km
    The Pen Centre2.79 km
    Walmart Supercenter2.98 km
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    St. Catharines NDB SN 4083.34 km
    Air Side Limousine4.82 km

    Book Store

    The Brock University Campus Store0.10 km
    Brock University Campus Store0.10 km
    Coles2.77 km
    Sketchbook Comics and Games2.78 km
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    Glenridge Pharmacy2.74 km
    Sobeys Pharmacy Glendale3.39 km
    PharmaViva Pharmacy3.93 km
    Loblaw pharmacy4.31 km
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    Train Station

    St. Catharines3.42 km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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