London, OntarioLOCATION
Estd 1863Established Year
Western UniversityParent College

Huron University College, established in 1863, is a public institution. An independent degree granting institution, well known for imparting education to students under the faculty of Arts and Social Science and Faculty of Theology.

Located at London, Ontario, Canada, Huron opens the door to a world of international opportunities for students by making them future ready.

Why Huron University College?

Huron University College at Western is ranked 3048 in Canada and 12359 in the world by Webometrics.

Key Features

  • Welcomes over 100 international students from over 30 different countries.
  • Offers Summer Study Abroad Opportunities
  • CAD 1.5 Million offered in scholarships and bursaries
  • Has partnered with over 10 Universities from different parts of the world.
  • Ontario’s only Harvard Business School HBX partner
  • Offers dual degree program with Ivey Business School
  • Offers program combinations- option to combine any program with another one at Western, Brescia or King's.

What Students Say?

Students say that:

  • Huron University college is desirable for its small class size, strengthening student teacher relationship.
  • With timely and productive feedback from mentors, many have been able to improve their learning and writing skills.
  • Small classrooms promote friendship, confidence and leadership qualities among friends.
  • Teachers put in a lot of efforts and push you to succeed and ensure that you do your best.

Statistical Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic
Full-time Students1100
Faculty Members125
Number of Undergraduate Students870
Number of International StudentsOver 100
Basic Tuition Fee, Undergraduate Canadian StudentsCAD 6,528
Basic Tuition Fee, Undergraduate International StudentsCAD 23,765 – CAD 26,614
Basic Tuition Fee, Graduate Canadian StudentsCAD 6,991
Basic Tuition Fee, Graduate International StudentsCAD 17,694
Test Scores AcceptedTOEFL (CBT), TOEFL (iBT), MELAB, IELTS, CAEL

Campus and Residential Facilities

The college houses academic buildings and has its own parking facility.  The west wing of the college has the Registrar's Office and Student Support Services. The university also has a Chaplain’s office in the Administration wing and Writing Services Centre in the Silcox Library Mezzanine.

Housing Plans

The college houses three dormitory halls. Housing approximately 98 residents, Hellmuth Hall is a co-ed residence.

Housing 185 Huron first year and upper year students, O'Neil Ridley is another co-ed dormitory. Southwest Residence is a suite-style residence.

Huron also has five houses on campus, exclusively available as upper year student housing. Out of these 5, three are located on campus and two are on Western Road.

  • First year students are guaranteed a single room. One can choose their own room style.
  • Special room preference given to Hellmuth scholarship holders
  • Group dinners, games and intramural sports organized at every floor
Residence BuildingOccupancyRoom TypeStudent
O'Neil/Ridley Hall185SinglePrimarily first year
Hellmuth Hall57SinglePrimarily first year
Southwest 56Single (Suite- style)First and upper year
Cronyn House8SingleUpper year

Programs Offered at Huron University College

Students can apply for courses under the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Theology. One of the key features as mentioned earlier, are the intentional small class sizes. This promotes student teacher interaction and also provides students, a better chance at learning and making friends.

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Science offers about 63 programs under eleven departments and centers. These programs encourage both community based and skill based learning.
  • Faculty of Theology offers students the following programs:
Major/Minor in Religion & Theology
Master of Theological Studies
Master of Divinity
Master of Arts (Theology)

All you need to know about Application Process


  • Senior Matriculation English (Academic)
  • OUAC 105 form for all other applicants.
  • Satisfactory English Language Proficiency Tests Score. Here is the minimum score, one must obtain for admission.
TOEFL (CBT)550, with TWE of 5
TOEFL (iBT)83, with no less than 20 on any section
MELAB85, with no less than 80 on any section
IELTS6.5, with no less than 6.0 on any section
CAEL60, with no less than 60 on any section
  • Students applying for any particular scholarship will have to fill the forms for scholarships at
  • Required transcripts as a proof of prior education. For international students, this will be done as per their education system.

How and Where to Apply?

Admission forms are to be filled online. Transcripts can be sent directly to the administrative office at the university college. Once you have submitted your application form, submit the supporting documents to the below mentioned address.

Huron University College
Admission Office
1349 Western Road
London, ON
N6G 1H3

Steps to Apply

  1. Submit your Application
  • Fill in your application and submit the same by visiting the official website of Ontario Universities’ Application (  If one is facing any difficulty in the same, they can simply send the filled in application form as  an attachment to
  • Students must also fill in any additional forms related to scholarships/ bursaries.
  • Fill in the OUAC 105 form. Students will find Huron within Western University. 
  1. Select your desired program

Now you must select the program you wish to study in. Following are the options available to students.

OUAC Program CodeProgram
EHDManagement and Organizational Studies
EHOSocial Sciences
  1. Sending Documents:

As mentioned earlier, students will have to submit their transcripts as a proof or prior education. They are to be sent directly to Huron's Admission's Office. 

  1. Accepting offer

To accept Huron's Offer of Admission online, please confirm on your OUAC account.

Application Fee

Application fee is CAD 50. This is to be paid via credit card. No other means of payment is accepted. The fee is non-refundable.

What after you get admission?

  • All international students must possess a study permit to study in Canada. Students can apply for the same, once they receive an offer of admission from the university college.
  • Fill in the residence application forms and submit the required deposit before the deadline. Tentative month for the deadline is starting week of June

Cost and Expenses

On average, the cost of studying as well as living away from home at the institution will cost approximately CAD 21,000.

Tuition fee for full time Canadian students and Permanent Residents (depending on credits)

SubjectsYear 1Year 2-4
Arts and Social ScienceCAD 6,011- CAD 8,321CAD 5,890- CAD 8,200
TheologyCAD 6,032- CAD 8,051CAD 5,911- CAD 8,230

Tuition fee for full time International students (depending on credits)

SubjectsYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Arts and Social ScienceCAD 20, 683- CAD 29, 019CAD 19,872- CAD 27,912CAD 19,208- CAD 26,963CAD 18,568- CAD 26,049
TheologyCAD 20,704- CAD 29,049CAD 19,893- CAD 27,942CAD 19,229- CAD 26,993CAD 18,589- CAD 26,079

Other expenses

ResidenceCAD 7,980- CAD 8,774
Meal PlanCAD 3,695- CAD 4,595

Financial Aid

Huron College University offers various types of scholarships and bursaries to students.


The college guarantees scholarship to any Canadian secondary school applicant with a final admission above 80% or higher.

Here is a list of the scholarships offered.

Name of the ScholarshipAmount
Hellmuth ScholarshipsCAD 30,000
Automatic Entrance ScholarshipCAD 6,000- CAD 14,000
Frank Homes Academic Athlete ScholarshipCAD 4,500 per year
Specialists High Skills Major ScholarshipCAD 2,000
International ScholarshipCAD 1,500- CAD 10,000
International Certificate Program ScholarshipCAD 1,000
Transfer Student ScholarshipCAD 500- CAD 2,000
Graduate Government ScholarshipCAD 15,000- CAD 35,000


Students must be citizens of Canada or permanent residents, registered in a full or part-time program and demonstrate genuine financial need. The final decision will be made by the authorities after analyzing and assessing the costs of the program that students are registered in, as well as any available resources.

In case a student is the first in his/her family to receive post-secondary education, then he/ she will have to fill in Ontario First Generation Bursary form.

Students can apply for the same anytime, when the need arises. There is no deadline.


Master’s Degree Scholarships: Awards and Prizes are awarded by the Faculty of Theology Committee. A total of 13 prizes are awarded with price ranging from CAD  150- CAD  3,000.

Work Opportunities

Working on- campus

Students are given a chance to work at Huron University College. Students can visit the official website of the college and apply for their desired job positions after matching the eligibility criteria.

Working Off- Campus

As per a new program created by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, 20 hours per week (during the academic term, and 40 hours per week during semester break) has been set as duration of work for students who are studying full time and working off-campus.

Alumni Network

Huron stays connected to their students in the long run through various means. It has an Alumni Association that organizes events in various cities and also organize award functions after regular intervals to recognize the outstanding achievements of Huron Alumni.

Huron was once home to many prominent figures. Some of the notable alumni of Huron University College are mentioned below.

  • Peter Aceto- President and Chief Executive Officer of ING DIRECT Canada,
  • Alfred Apps - President of the Liberal Party of Canada since 2009
  • Paul Beeston - President of the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • J. Douglas Cunningham - Associate Chief Justice of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice
  • Norman Elder - Notable Eccentric and Olympic competitor.
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