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SAINT PAUL UNIVERSITY - [SPU], OTTAWA, ONTARIO

Ottawa, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1965Established Year
  1070Enrollment

Saint Paul University Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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Saint Paul University, a bilingual university established in 1848, located in Ottawa, Ontario Canada. It has been affiliated to the University of Ottawa since 1965. The University offers undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs in in various subjects in the humanities stream.

Choose Saint Paul University for a bright future

Saint Paul University ranks 113th in Webometrics ranking of Canadian Universities. Apart from notable rankings, the university has many other reasons which makes it the preferred one:

Key Features

  • Runs an exchange program with nearly 36 partner institutions in 17 countries/regions
  • Bilingual University with courses in both French and English
  • Its location, Ottawa, the national capital, ranked as the best place to live in Canada (MoneySense 2016 and 2017)

Highlights

Type of universityPublic
Programs47 programs in 9 areas of study
Faculty Members61
Number of Undergraduate Seats1,070
Annual Acceptance Rate65%
Basic Tuition Fee, Undergraduate International StudentsCAD 6,635
Basic Tuition Fee, Graduate International StudentsCAD 6,702
Websitewww.ustpaul.ca

Student Intake Stats

A few stats in terms of the student intake in Saint Paul University are mentioned below:

Category of Student (degree-seeking)Full-TimePart-Time
Canadians and Permanent Residents466188
International Students11723

A campus that is buzzing

The University is located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Besides 4 faculties, it is equipped with several facilities such as the Jean-Léon Allie Library, a Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre, Recruitment and Communications Services, Internship Office and Food and Conference Services among others.

The Jean-Léon Allie Library, opened in 1937, has over 500,000 volumes and 1,000 current periodicals.

Housing Options

The University has its own residence – Saint Paul University Residence and Conference Centre – that can accommodate 180 students. The residence has 90 two-bedroom suites with the following amenities:

KitchenettePrivate bathroom
High-speed internetTelevision with cable in each room
HousekeepingAir-conditioning
SecurityLaundry room

Off Campus Housing

The University website provides students with off-campus rental listings where they can look for appropriate accommodation.

Choose from a variety of programs offered

At Saint Paul University, the programs are divided in undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate programs. The University has 4 faculties and offers 47 programs in 9 areas of study. The areas of study are listed below:                        

Canon LawConflict Studies
Counselling and PsychotherapyHuman Relations
PhilosophyPublic Ethics
Social CommunicationSocial Innovation
Theology -

Flexibility to choose Your Schedule

Students are given the liberty to apply for classes as per their schedule and study plan. Some of the groups in which programs can be filtered in, are given below.

Schedule

Online courses

Distance courses

Hybrid (distance/online+in-class)

Study Plan

Full-time

Part-time

Co-op

All you need to know about the application process

Pre-requisites

After successfully submitted the application, will be required to submit the following documents;

  • All previous transcripts,
  • Letters of recommendation,
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • English-language or French-language test results etc. depending upon the program applying to.

How, when and where to apply?

Different programs at the institute are subject to different application procedures. Here are a few common steps that one has to follow to fill in the application form.

  1. Visit the official website of Saint Paul University 
  2. Select the program you want to pursue depending on your interests, eligibility, study plan et al. And check admission requirement.
  3. You will find the ‘Applications’ tab under InternationalàStudy at Saint Paul University
  4. Fill in the online application.

Application fee

Non-refundable application fee to be paid is CAD125 for undergraduate programs and CAD 100 for graduate and postgraduate programs.

What it costs to study in Saint Paul University

Candidates will have to show a proof of finance while applying for student visa. The tuition fee charged by Saint Paul University vary from course to course.

Undergraduate Courses

For undergraduate courses, the following tuition fee is to be paid by students of different categories (all values in CAD)

Category of StudentFull-TimePart-Time (per 3 credits)
Canadians and Permanent ResidentsCAD 2,639.28CAD 718.58
International StudentsCAD 6,635.39CAD 1,654.68

Graduate Courses

For graduate courses, the following tuition fee is to be paid by students of different categories (all values in CAD)

Category of StudentFull-TimePart-Time (per 3 credits)
Canadians and Permanent ResidentsCAD 2,813.89CAD 960.35
International StudentsCAD 6,702.68CAD 2,583.07

Postgraduate Courses

For postgraduate courses, the following tuition fee is to be paid by students of different categories (all values in CAD)

Category of StudentFull-TimePart-Time (per 3 credits)
Canadians and Permanent ResidentsCAD 2,813.89CAD 960.35
International StudentsCAD 6,383.88CAD 2,296.15

Financial aids to help the students fund their education

Saint Paul University also provides scholarships to its international students. Some of these are mentioned below:

  • Admission scholarships between CAD 2,000 to CAD 16,000 depending upon the previous academic record and program level (undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate)
  • “Studying in French” Scholarship for International Students between CAD 1,500 to CAD 3,500 depending upon the program level (undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate)
  • Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships valued at CAD 70,000 per year for 2 years
  • Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) Student Awards
  • Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarships: CAD 35,000 per year
  • SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships: CAD 20,000 per year
  • Mitacs Accelerate Ph.D. fellowship
  • Internal Scholarships from Alumni Association of the University

Work While You Study

On Campus

Students can work on campus while studying at the institute through the work-study program. For the work study program, they will have to fulfil the following conditions.

  1. Must be a full-time student
  2. Have a valid study permit
  3. Have a SIN (Social Insurance Number)

Off Campus

Students can also work off campus while studying at the institute. They will have to fulfil the following conditions.

  1. Must be a full-time student
  2. Have a valid study permit/co-op work permit
  3. Have already started studying
  4. Studying to obtain a degree, diploma or certificate with duration of at least 6 months
  5. Have a SIN (Social Insurance Number)

How to get a SIN?

SIN is mandatory in order to work on campus or off campus and for tax purposes. It is no way related to a person’s health insurance number. A social number is valid until the end of your stay or a maximum 5 years. You can renew the same if necessary.

One can obtain SIN by going in person to Service Canada office along with the following documents:

  1. Your Passport
  2. Your study-permit
  3. Your off-campus work permit/ co-op/internship program permit.

Work After Graduation

One can work post their graduation after obtaining a work permit. The post-graduation work permit is valid for the same duration as that of the last study program you have completed. Students have to fulfil the following conditions.

  1. Must have been a full-time student in Canada
  2. Completed with a study program with minimum duration of 8 months
  3. Apply for the work permit within 90 days of receiving a document declaring completion of studies.
  4. Must have a valid study permit.

Knowing a few from the wide alumni network

Saint Paul University is home to some notable alumni as mentioned below:

  • Gil Remillard: Founding Chairman, International Economic Forum of the Americas
  • Sister Helen Prejean: Author/Human Rights Activist
  • The Most Reverend: Donald Bolen: Archbishop of Regina
  • Alain Gourd: Founder, President and CEO of BCE Media

The University has an active alumni association that organizes an annual campaign to support the institution through donations and scholarships.

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Saint Paul University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population1070
DLI NumberO19395164265
Application Cost$95
Accreditation AUCC
Average Cost of Attendance$15,682 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio54 : 1

Admission & Dates

Fall Deadlines

April 01

Application Deadline

July 30

Application Results

Winter Deadlines

September 01

Application Deadline

January 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTS-6.5- -
TOEFL-86- -

Saint Paul University Acceptance Rate

55.0%

Acceptance Rate

1593

Total Applicants

876

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

36.0%

Male

64.0%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program54.0%
Total Applicants873
Total Enrolled471
Graduate
Graduate Programs46.0%
Total Applicants881
Total Enrolled405

Saint Paul University Enrollment

Enrollment
Saint Paul University Enrollment876
Undergraduate Enrollment471
Graduate Enrollment405
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate96.0%

Attendance Cost

$15,682

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$15,824 / Year
Post Graduate Program$15,682 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
Program Wise Accreditations
Theology ProgramsAssociation of Theological Schools

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
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223 Main Street, K1S 1C4
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Bus Station

Main / Hazel0.05 Km
Main / Herridge0.1 Km
U St Paul U0.17 Km
Main / Oblats0.18 Km
Main / Clegg0.28 Km
Main / Clegg0.3 Km
Main / Evelyn0.33 Km
Main / Bower0.41 Km
Main / Beckwith0.93 Km
Main / Oblats1.02 Km
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Book Store

Singing Pebble Books0.09 Km
Book Bazaar1.45 Km
Boutique Campus Store1.72 Km
The Comic Book Shoppe 21.93 Km
Venus Envy1.94 Km
All Books2.46 Km
Librairie du soleil2.46 Km
Books on Beechwood3.53 Km
Monalisa Ottawa3.97 Km
Value Village4.21 Km
World of Maps4.24 Km
Society of St. Vincent De Paul (Ottawa)4.59 Km
Chapters5.65 Km
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Train Station

Lees1.04 Km
Hurdman O-Train West / Ouest1.08 Km
Hurdman1.1 Km
uOttawa1.48 Km
Tremblay2.05 Km
Ottawa Station2.15 Km
Parliament/Parlement2.3 Km
Rideau2.34 Km
Lyon2.52 Km
Carling Station2.83 Km
Carleton2.92 Km
Pimisi2.96 Km
St-Laurent3.31 Km
Mooney's Bay3.53 Km
Bayview3.55 Km
Cyrville4.24 Km
Cyrville O-Train East / Est4.28 Km
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Restaurant

Town1.39 Km
East India Company Pub & Eatery1.54 Km
Johnny Farina1.68 Km
Tosca1.98 Km
Eggspectation2.08 Km
Novotel Ottawa2.22 Km
D'Arcy McGee's2.28 Km
Oz Kafe, ByWard Market2.5 Km
Restaurant e18hteen2.55 Km
The Fish Market Restaurant2.56 Km
Stoneface Dollys2.73 Km
La Dolce Vita2.86 Km
Boston Pizza3.65 Km
Petit Bill's Bistro4.71 Km
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Airport

LeighFisher Canada Inc.1.98 Km
Allante Airport Transportation Services3.26 Km
Hospital Helipad3.9 Km
RFC Classroom6.48 Km
Rockcliffe airport6.58 Km
Hull (Expressair) Heliport7.83 Km
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Shopping Mall

CF Rideau Centre2.3 Km
C.D. Howe Building2.42 Km
240 Sparks2.44 Km
Ottawa Train Yards2.59 Km
Preston Square2.64 Km
St. Laurent Shopping Centre3.32 Km
Place du Centre3.59 Km
Elmvale Acres Shopping Centre4.24 Km
Westgate Shopping Centre5.1 Km
Les Galeries de Hull5.7 Km
Gloucester Centre5.92 Km
SmartCentres Ottawa South6.08 Km
Innes Centre6.32 Km
Merivale Market6.89 Km
SmartCentres Ottawa (Laurentian Place)6.9 Km
Bleeker Mall7.36 Km
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