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Nipissing University is public university in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. Established in 1992, it is known for its excellence in teacher education, arts, science and professional programs. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs and joint programs.
|Type of University||Public|
|Number of Programs||50|
|Number of Students||4,833|
|Number of Undergraduate students||4,645|
|Number of Graduate students||153|
|Number of International students||36|
|Tuition Fee Range||CAD 12,500- CAD 15,000|
|Test scores accepted||TOEFL, IELTS, MELAB, CAEL, PTE, CAE, IB|
|Minimum Test Scores Required||IELTS-6.5, TOEFL-86|
Nipissing offers diplomas, undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, doctorate programs of around 50 programs. These programs are divided into 2 faculties and 4 schools which are as follows:
The university offer Graduate studies in the following areas:
It also offers flex time for working professional to study while continuing employment. They can choose from the following schedules:
Nipissing University has two campuses: the main campus in North Bay and Brantford campus.
Nipissing University has affiliations with various organizations
General Requirements for undergraduate programs
General Requirement for Graduate programs
All the International candidates, whose official language is not English, must prove his/her proficiency in English through English Language Tests accepted by the university. Following tests and scores are accepted by the university as a measure of English proficiency:
|Test Name||Minimum Scores Required|
|Other test scores||Advanced (CAE): 176 in each skill (Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking)|
Candidates who did not meet the requirements for the English Language proficiency requirement can enroll in an EAP program offered by the university.
Candidates must send their applications and all the required documents on or before the last dates.
The tuition for all the courses is to be paid once per academic year. The range of tuition fee is:
|Canadian students||CAD 5,000-CAD 7,500|
|International students||CAD 13,000-CAD 23,300|
|Canadian students||CAD 1,000-CAD 2,500|
|International students||CAD 12,500-CAD 15,000|
Nipissing University provides a number of sources to fund its student’s education. The same are as follows:
Scholarships: Scholarships and need-based awards and bursaries provide numerous awards to qualified students.
Students are guaranteed an entrance scholarship if they achieve a minimum of 80%.
|Chancellor’s Award||CAD 10,000|
|Schulich Education Scholarships||CAD 7,000|
|Entrance Awards||CAD 500-CAD 3,000|
|President’s Scholarship||CAD 3,000/yr|
|Carl Sanders Scholarship||CAD 2,500|
|Schulich Education Scholarship||CAD 7,000|
Bursaries: Bursaries are small amounts of money intended to supplement other funding sources. Bursaries are awarded only to Canadian students in financial need.
Loans: Government student assistance is of two types: Loans and Grants. Students are provided interest-free loans to fund their education at NU and Grants are given to meritorious students in financial need.
Nipissing University offers a Work Study program that allows students to work part-time on campus which helps them to fund their studies.
Students can work up to 20 hours per week per semester and full time during the breaks in the academic year. Students can earn on average CAD 2,400– CAD 3,000 per month.
Students need to fulfill the eligibility criteria to be considered for the work-study program which are:
Nipissing University has four residence complexes:
Chancellors, Founders, and Governors are suite-style residences which accommodates four students per suite.
The Townhouse Residence Complex is reserved for upper year students (second year and up).
|Chancellors/Founders style houses||CAD 6,475|
|Townhouse Residence Complex||CAD 5,767|
A number of off-Campus housing options are available in the City of North Bay. The Off-Campus Housing Service offers housing rental lists, maps of the city, bus schedules and telephones to assist you in finding suitable accommodation.
Meal plans are not mandatory. Students can select from a range of options to customize their meal plan.
Nipissing University has a strong alumni network of 34,000. Alumni regularly organize activities and events, which range from special interest activities.
The institute offers a number of benefits to its alumni like access card to avail discounts at partnered stores and services, insurance assistance, etc.
Some of the Past Recipients of the Distinguished Award are:
|Bachelors Tuition Fees||$20693|
|Diploma Tuition Fees||$4205|
|Start of Application process||August 01, 2018|
|End of Application process||April 01, 2019|
|Accepts common App||Yes|