Total enrollment for 7070 students was observed in 2017-18 of which 6,027 were UG enrollments while 1043 were graduate enrollments. The university offers various bachelors and masters programs to its international applicants.
|Admissions Term||Fall & Winter for UG|
Fall, spring, & winter for PG
|Application Portal||University application portal|
|Application Fee (UG)||135 CAD|
|Application Fee (PG)||100 CAD|
The admissions deadline for international applicants varies from domestic applicants. The university is still accepting applications for Fall term UG applicants. However, the Fall term PG applications are closed.
|Fall (nursing program)||February 3|
After receiving the acceptance letter from the university applicants need to apply for a valid visa in order to study in Canada. In order to study at Lakehead, the applicants will require a study permit. To enter Canada students even require a Temporary Residence Visa.
Requirements for a study permit are as follows:
Temporary Visa Permit: This visa can be both single and multiple entries. The requirements for a temporary residence visa are as follows:
Applicants must note that this process can take up to three months.
The university offers a variety of bachelor programs in study areas like Bioinformatics, CS, Geography, Anthropology, Education, Nursing, Water Resources Science, Social Work, Psychology, etc. The admissions process for international applicants is briefed in the sections below:
There are three options for application available to international applicants depending upon the type of program they choose.
Case-1: International Applicants interested in either full-time or part-time study can directly apply through Lakehead University Application Form.
Case-2: International applicants applying via pathway partner or approved agency can also apply online through Lakehead University Application Form.
Case 3: International applicants applying to 1-year honors Bachelor of social work or a 2-year bachelor of education can apply online through Ontario Universities Application Center
Application fee: $135 for international applicants
International applicants belonging from non-native English speaking countries are required to submit proof of ELP for admissions at Lakehead. The minimum score requirements are mentioned below:
|English Language Test||Minimum Scores|
|Canadian Academic English Language Assessment ( CAEL)||60|
|Cambridge Academic English||176|
|Michigan English Language Assessment Battery||85|
|IELTS||6.5 (minimum individual score of 6.0)|
|TOEFL||iBT: 80, (minimum component score of 19)|
cBT: 213, (minimum component score of 17)
pBT: 550 (minimum component score of 50)
32 masters degrees, 3 graduate diplomas, and 19 graduate certificates are offered. International applicants can apply for only master courses. The admissions process, requirements and some popular courses along with their specific requirements are mentioned below. The application fee for graduate courses is 100 CAD.
Where to Apply: University Graduate Portal
|MBA||4-year Ug degree, or a 3-year UG degree with 5 additional full-course equivalents,|
GMAT- 550, GRE- 300, Statement of academic intent, CV, ELP
|Mechanical Engineering||Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering or an equivalent 4-year program Make-up period of study; ELP|
|MS Computer Science||UG degree, ELP, Grade B in bachelors degree|
Depending on space and seat availability the university continues to accept applications even post deadlines. It extends offers to qualified applicants right until the start of a new academic term and throughout the whole admission process cycle. The admission decision at the university is released within almost 4- 6 week s post submission of a properly completed application.