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UNIVERSITY OF ST. BONIFACE - [USB], WINNIPEG, MANITOBA

Winnipeg, ManitobaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1818Established Year

University of St. Boniface: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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University of St. Boniface located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, was the very first educational institute to be established in western Canada. Founded in 1818, it is a public institute established by Father Norbert Provencher and is the only French Language University in the province of Manitoba. The institute has maintained a reputed name in the list of coveted higher education institutes of Canada even though it was only recently that it received its official ‘university’ status in the year 2011.

Affiliated with the University of Manitoba, the organization provides around 30 university programs and around 7 online programs in English and French languages. It also offers honorary diplomas to the students who have enhanced the institute's mission in technical and professional training through the university’s technical college. The institute has also been honored with the prestigious Alexandre-Taché Award and is undoubtedly a coveted choice for studying in Canada.

Admissions at University of St.Boniface opens its doors for fresh intakes in 2 seasonal terms of Fall and Winter. All the applicants must deposit a non refundable fee of 120 CAD when applying to the institute. With an acceptance rate of around 65%, the institute is a moderately competitive organization in the country.

Rankings

  • University of St Boniface ranks 8870 in worldwide rankings according to Webometrics
  • Ranks in the top 200 in the country according to Webometrics

Highlights

University TypePublic
English Language TestTOEFL, IELTS, CEFR, CLB, CanTest
French Language TestBI, TestCan, DELF All Public, DALF, TCF, TEF, TFI
Residence on CampusAvailable
Types of Programs OfferedDiploma, Baccalaureate, Masters
Decision on ApplicationSent Via Email
Academic CalendarFall and Winter
Percentage of International Students17.9%
Acceptance Rate65%
Average School Cost Per YearCAD 9,519 to CAD 14,879

Programs, Campus and Accommodation

Campus

  • The campus of the university is based in the beautiful french neighbourhood of Winnipeg. It is surrounded by a number of cafes, restaurants as well as a hospital.
  • The main building has classrooms, gymnasiums, an amphitheater, cafeteria, a fitness center, a chapel as well as a library among other amenities.
  • Pavillon Marcel-A.-Desautels, the newest addition in 2011, houses programs for Health Sciences and the School of Social Work. Amenities here include video conference rooms, a simulation room, nursing science labs and classrooms.
  • Near this pavilion are a number of grocery stores, restaurants and other shops, all walking distance away.
  • The campus also houses a residence of 58 apartments and is named after Father Théophile Lavoie O.M.I. It houses one and two bedroom apartments along with bachelor units as well.

Housing facilities/Residence

  • The university offers residences at Father Théophile Lavoie O.M.I, located on Aulneau Street.
  • Students have the choice of living alone or with a roommate and the rooms come furnished with a kitchen and a bathroom.
  • The residence has private or shared one-bedroom apartments, studios and shared two-bedroom apartments.
  • It has a solarium, which is a common room and comes replete with sofas, large windows, a TV and a coffee table.
  • Laundry service is also available on specific floors where washing machines and dryers have been installed which can be accessed via a rechargeable card provided on acquiring residence.
  • The following are costs for housing for Fall 2020 and Winter 2021.
Type of HousingFall 2020Winter 2021
1 bedroom (Rental only, renovated suite)CAD 4,891CAD 4,891
1 bedroom (rental only)CAD 4,008CAD 4,008
1 bedroom (shared apartment)CAD 2,405CAD 2,405
StudioCAD 3,318CAD 3,318
2 bedrooms (shared)CAD 2,873CAD 2,873

Courses

  • The university offers a range of courses for international students including a number of diploma, baccalaureate and post baccalaureate as well as some certificate and mastery courses.
  • These programs range from business administration, nursing, biology, chemistry, engineering, health, etc.
  • It also houses a language school that offers courses in french in varying degrees including french for immigrants and a spanish program.
  • It also has a few courses in technology, social sciences, languages and tourism.
  • An interesting program offered by the institute is the U1 program which offers students to study a core curriculum set by the university in the first year of their course. This year can be treated as their exploratory year.
  • After the first year, students are free to specialize in business administration, sciences, nursing, social sciences, etc.

University of St Boniface Application Process

Application Portal: Apply using the either of the following depending upon the type of program you are applying for.

Application Fee:

  • Canadian and Permanent Residents: CAD 100
  • International Applicants: CAD 120

Basic Admission Requirements:

Admission requirements differ depending on the program you are applying for. Requirements differ from program to program, hence it is advisable to go through the program directory prior to applying for detailed list of requirements. On a general note, the university requires the following documents:

  • Transcripts (True and Original, to be mailed or dropped off in person).
  • English Language Proficiency Test Scores: TOEFL, IELTS, CEFR, CLB, CanTest
  • French Language Proficiency Test Scores: BI, TestCan, DELF All Public, DALF, TCF, TEF, TFI
  • Professional Profile (if applicable to the program)
  • Cover letters (if applicable to the program)
  • Passport Copies

Note that the university will not accept scanned or photocopied documents. The status of the application can be checked at the official website.

English Language Proficiency Requirement

International students must prove their proficiency in English through English Language Tests accepted by USB. Following tests and the minimum scores required are mentioned below:

TestMinimum Scores Required
IELTS5 to 7
TOEFL94 to 110
CanTest4 to 5
CLB6 to 9
CEFRB2

University of St Boniface Cost of Attendance

International students should be prepared to spend anywhere between CAD 21,000 To CAD 26,000 for eight months of study and residing in the province of Manitoba. Moreover, the cost of living will be more in the first two months of arrival in the country as installations and rent would have to be deposited right away.

Nonetheless, the following table provides an overall skeleton of expenses comprising cost of living in Canada that an international student incurs in general.

ParticularsCost Incurred in CAD
Books and Materials1,100 to 2,200
Medical Insurance989
Other fees and contributions630 to 1,090
Tuition Fee*12,460
Total For School Year15,179 to 16739

*Tuition fee varies from program to program, this fee is for Business Administration program only (international students fee)

ParticularsCost Of Living Per Month CAD
Housing: 1 studio on campus696
Food350
Various expenses300
Public transport80
Total1,426

Scholarships/Financial Aid

  • The university has a number of scholarships in Canada for international students that it offers to outstanding students meeting the required criteria to qualify for each award.
  • It offers two main categories of scholarships: automatic scholarships for which a separate application need not be filled and application-based scholarships that require a separate application to be filled.
  • Automatic scholarships are awarded to students based on their GPA.
  • One can apply to certain scholarships more than once, like financial need based scholarships.
  • The application deadlines for a financial need based scholarship is between October 15 to February 15.
  • External Scholarships are available for students but the institute does not endorse them.

Some of the awards available to meritorious students at the institute are as follows:

ScholarshipAmount CAD
Adèle-et-Louis-Molgat Scholarship (automatic)1,000
Neil-Gaudry Excellence Scholarship (automatic)2,250
Julie-Paillé sports grant (automatic)500

Père-Lucien-Hardy-SJ Memorial Scholarship (application based)

2,500

AEUSB Scholarship for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Students

(application based)

variable up to a maximum of CAD 4,000

Alfred-Monnin Library Research Fellowship (application based)

1000

Alumni Network

Alumni from the institute get a number of benefits like waiver on fees of the alumni association, reduced rates for Sportex Membership, access to USB classrooms for class reunions and alumni events and free library card access and borrowing privileges among others. Some of the popular alumni from the institute are:

  • Rosemary Barton – Canadian Journalist CBC News
  • Remi de Roo – Canadian priest
  • Laurent Poliquin – Poet

Placements

The university offers skill based training and work placement tie ups with industries that are integrated into programs like tourism and business administration. These help students to gain experience in their field and develop skills in the same. Some of their tasks include Business Administration like Perform analysis for new project planning and contracts; Data entry; Administrative support and general office work; Contributing to special projects and Tourism fields like Customer Service, Planning, Research, Marketing.

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University of St. Boniface Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population
DLI NumberO19126670302
Application Cost$95
Accreditation AUCC
Average Cost of Attendance$17,778 / Year

Admission & Dates

Fall Deadlines

May 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-7- -
TOEFL-94- -

University of St. Boniface Acceptance Rate

65.0%

Acceptance Rate

8567

Total Applicants

5568

Total Enrolled

University of St. Boniface Enrollment

Enrollment
University of St. Boniface Enrollment5568

Attendance Cost

$17,778

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$17,778 / Year
Post Graduate Program$18,427 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Double beds Bedroom$6,336 / Year
Single bed Bedroom$8,841 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
Program Wise Accreditations
Language ProgramsLanguages Canada
ProgramsCanadian Association for Social Work Education
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