BROCK UNIVERSITY - [BROCKU], ST. CATHARINES

St. Catharines, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1964Established Year

Brock University is a public research university in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Founded in the year 1964, the university only institute in Canada today to offer Mathematics Integrated with Computing and Applications program and UG degree in Public Health.

Rankings and standings

  • U.S News & World Report Global- ranked 956th in the world
  • U.S News & World Report National- ranked 28th in Canada
  • Maclean's Comprehensive Report- ranked 15th in Canada
  • Ranked 5th in Canada for offering co-op programs

Key features

  • Brock is affiliated to AUCC, IAU, CARL, COU, ACU, CIS, OUA, CBIE, and CUP.
  • Brock has more than 15000 students enrolled in full time courses.
  • International student percentage of the total students enrolled is 11%.
  • It has a financial endowment of $83 million.
  • The university offers 40 co-op programs.
  • It is in top 5 among all the universities in Ontario for 3M Teaching Excellence Award.
  • Brock University has an employment rate of 87% within 6 months of graduation.

Highlights

Type of universityPublic
ChancellorShirley Cheechoo
Number of Programs125
Academic staff594
Total number of students18,700
Number of Undergraduate Students17154
Number of Graduate Students1670
Number of International Students1913
Tuition Fee Range$3917 - $31731
Test scores acceptedTOEFL, MELAB, CAEL, PTE, YELT, IELTS, and IELP
Language usedEnglish
Minimum Test Scores RequiredIELTS – 6.5 bands TOEFL (IBT) – 80
Websitehttps://brocku.ca/

Programs offered

The Brock University offers a total of 125 academic programs in the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. The institute also offers teacher education courses, online courses, and spring/summer courses.

Interested candidates are required to choose the suitable programs from the following:

Undergraduate degree76 programs
Master’s degree40 programs
Ph.D. degree9 programs

The numbers of specializations offered at the undergraduate level are:

FacultyUG programsGraduate programsDoctoral programs
Faculty of Education631
Faculty of Humanities1921
Faculty of Social Sciences1961
Faculty of Mathematics and Science2184
Goodman School of Business3142
Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts47 -

Choose your schedule

The Brock University offers flexible schedules and different modes of study options. The students may choose the most suitable ones according to their preferences.

ScheduleFull-time Part-time
Study planOnsite Online

Campus and location advantage

Brock University has two campuses: in St. Catharines and in Hamilton.

St. Catharines campus houses all the major faculties and Goodman School of Business.

Hamilton campus is primarily homes Faculty of Education, specifically the Teacher Education Department and Graduate Studies in Education and Continuing Education.Bordered by New York State, the university is only an hour from Toronto, and just across the border from Buffalo. The area is well-known for possessing all the basic amenities of the modern life.

How to get into Brock University?

  • Candidates, domestic or international, are required to apply on the OUAC website.
  • The admissions are strictly based on merit and candidates must fulfill the requirements stated for each program by the University.
  • All the candidates are required to submit a scanned copy of their transcripts.

Application fee

Undergraduate Application Fee
OUAC 101$150
OUAC 105$156
TEAS$156
Auditor, LOP, part-time, mature, upgrading, and adult education$55
IELP Conditional/undergraduate application$400
Graduate Application Fees
MA, MBE, MSC, MS or Ph.D$105
MADS, Diploma in Applied Disability Studies, MBA, M.Acc, and M.Ed.$130

English Language Proficiency Requirement

An international candidate must prove his/her proficiency in English through English Language Tests accepted by Brock University. Following tests and scores are accepted by the university as a measure of English Proficiency: -

Test NameMinimum Scores Required
TOEFL80 –iBT with no section below 19
IELTSOverall 6.5, no band less than 6
MELAB81+
CAEL60 with no section below 50
CanTest4.5 with no component below 4
PTEOverall 60, with no skill less than 60
Brock English Placement Test (BEPT) Certificate6.0, with no subtest below 4.0

Costs & Expenses

The tuition fee range is for each term a student spend in his/her program:

Undergraduate coursesCanadian students: $10,495 - $16,656
International students: $ 25,290 - $29,022
Graduate coursesCanadian students: $3,028- $26,827
International students: $10686- $58,568

Financial Aid provided by Brock University

Brock University provides a number of sources to fund its students’ education. The same are as follows:

Brock Scholars Awards for incoming students:

Average (final grades)The total amount of award
93.0% and above$16,000
90.0% to 92.9%$10,000
85.0% to 89.9%$6,000
80.0% to 84.9%$4,000 ($1,000 each year)

Brock Scholars Awards for current students::

Sessional "best 4" averageAmount of award
94.0% and above$1,500
90.0% to 93.9%$1,000
85.0% to 89.9%$550
80.0% to 84.9%$350

Brock Scholars Awards for international students:

  • Emerging Market Entrance awards: $1,000-$4,000
  • International Curriculum awards: $1,000
  • International Education Fund: Variable
  • International Ambassador Award: Variable
  • Principal’s Award: $2,500

Bursaries: These are small amounts of money intended to supplement other funding sources. Bursaries are awarded to students depending upon their financial needs and academic performance.

Loans: The university helps students get loans through the Ontario Student Assistance Program or OSAP.

Student accommodations at Brock University

On-campus living:

Brock University’s St. Catharines campus is built to hold 2400 students in six separate residences. Type of housing available are:

Type of BuildingHousing CategoryRoom Fees
TraditionalDeCew double$6,360
 -DeCew single$7,160
Semi-SuiteEarp single$7,960
 -Lowenberger double$7,160
 -Lowenberger single$7,960
 -Vallee single$7,960
TownhouseQuarry View single$8,040
 -Village double$6,760
 -Village single$7,960

Four types of meal plans are available which are as follows:

  • Townhouse: $2,000
  • Basic: $3,600
  • Light: $3,950
  • Regular: $4,200
  • Varsity: $4,450

Off-campus living:

Brock University helps its student find affordable housing in the nearby areas. It has webpage dedicate to list the available accommodations - brockocl.ca.

Meal plan for students living off campus costs $2,300

Alumni network

Brock University has over 85000 students in its alumni network. The university runs a biannually published magazine named Surgite intended for the alumni.

Services and benefits:

  • Alumni can avail discounts on home, auto, and health insurance through Brock’s alumni affinity programs
  • All alumni are permitted to have access to the Walker Complex, Library, Career Services and 10% discount at the Campus Store
  • They can get discounts on sporting events, attractions, hotels and more

Some of the notable alumni of the institute are:

  • Mariana Valverde: Professor of Criminology at University of Toronto
  • Jared Pelletier: Film Director
  • Dennis Hull: Former National Hockey League Player
  • Denis Dyack: President, Silicon Knights Inc.
  • Marc Jordan: Musician
  • Peter McLaren: Professor in Critical Studies
  • Kyle Rae: Consultant and former politician
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$8,584 PER
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
16 monthson-campus
$8,584 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$8,683 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$8,584 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$8,683 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 8,584
Post graduate Tuition Fees$8584
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 7,200
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
18,704
International Students
1,913
Male : Female Ratio
43:57
Student : Faculty Ratio
33:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( SPRING SEASON )
Application Deadline
January 15, 2019
Start of Application process August 15, 2018
End of Application process January 15, 2019
Application Fee
$ 156
Application website www.ouac.on.ca
Accepts common App Yes
Direct Application Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
85 %
Min. 7
Total Applications
-
Min. 88
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