UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA - [UMANITOBA], WINNIPEG

Winnipeg, ManitobaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1877Established Year

Established in the year 1877, the University of Manitoba is the first university in the area of western Canada. Located in Winnipeg in the province of Manitoba, this public university is the 17th largest in Canada. It offers more than 100 programs in the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level. 

Why University of Manitoba stands out amongst others?

University of Manitoba has more than 140,000 alumni in 137 countries. Reasons why it is one of the preferred universities for students are mentioned below:

Some noteworthy rankings and standings

  • U.S News & World Report Global: ranked 402
  • U.S News & World Report National: ranked 17
  • QS National Report: ranked 21
  • Maclean's Medical/Doctoral Report: ranked 14

Unique features at a glance

  • One of the top research-intensive post-secondary universities in Canada 
  • The only research-intensive university in Manitoba
  • Offers Extended Education that includes more than 100 certificate and diploma courses
  • Financial endowment: $511 million

Highlights

Type of universityPublic
Students (total)29,498
Students (undergraduate)25,065
Students (graduate)3,721
Students (international)17.9% (from 122 countries)
Academic staff5,378
Basic tuition fees for undergraduate international students$17,400 - $30,300
Basic tuition fees for undergraduate Canadian students$7,000 - $19,900
Websitehttp://umanitoba.ca/

Student intake stats

  • Currently, a total of 29,498 students are studying at the University of Manitoba
  • Number of undergraduate students: 25,065
  • Number of graduate students: 3,721
  • 17.9% of the total students are of global origin, having come from 122 countries

Exploring the beautiful campuses of University of Manitoba 

The University of Manitoba has three campuses, namely:

  1. The Bannatyne Campus, consists of ten buildings, comprises the medical and dental educational units
  2. The Fort Garry Campus, main campus, consists of more than 60 teaching and research buildings
  3. The William Norrie Centre, the campus for social work education

All the campuses are commutable via public transportation facilities.

Living peacefully in the University of Manitoba

  • The University of Manitoba has four residence buildings for its students, namely:
    • Arthur V. Mauro Residence (AVM)
    • Mary Speechly Hall (MSH)
    • Pembina Hall Residence (PHR)
    • University College Residence (UCR)
  • Each of them is characterized by the following features:
    • Well-furnished rooms
    • Meal plans
    • Study space
    • Lounges with TVs and DVD players
    • In-house laundry facilities
    • Storage space
    • Rooms wired for telephone
    • High-speed Internet facility
    • Reserved parking (obtainable through Parking Services only)

Various programs to choose from

University of Manitoba offers a variety of programs mentioned below so you can discover the one that suits you best. 

Undergraduate courses

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences6 bachelor degrees, 1 diploma degree
Faculty of Architecture1 bachelor degree
School of Art4 bachelor degrees, 1 diploma degree
Faculty of Arts4 bachelor degrees
Faculty of Education2 bachelor degrees, 1 Post-Baccalaureate diploma degree
Faculty of Engineering6 bachelor degrees
Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, & Resources14 bachelor degrees
Division of Extended Education3 diploma degrees
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences10 bachelor degrees, 1 diploma degree,
Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management3 bachelor degrees
Faculty of/I.H. Asper School of Business Management1 bachelor degree
Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music6 bachelor degrees, 1 Post-Baccalaureate diploma degree
Faculty of Science4 bachelor degrees
Faculty of Social Work1 bachelor degree

Graduate courses

Master’s degreesTotal 77 specializations
Doctorate degreesTotal 50 specializations

Types of courses

The University of Manitoba offers three types of academic courses, such as:

  1. Regular education 
  2. Extended or continuing education
  3. Online distance education

All you need to know about the application process

Pre-requisites for international students

  • International students applying from high school are required to show English language proficiency through the test scores mentioned above
  • To check whether your country falls under the category of the countries exempted from the English language proficiency test, visit the official website
  • They need to meet the country–based and the curriculum of study–based entrance requirements. To check the complete lists according to your region and course of study, visit the website
  • They need to meet the program-specific requirements as well

Test scores accepted

TOEFL, CanTEST, IELTS (Academic), MELAB, University of Cambridge English: Advanced Certificate, CAEL, Pearson Test of English, IAEP

Scores required

Paper-Based TOEFL: 550

Internet-Based TOEFL: 86

CanTEST: 4.5 in Reading, 4.5 in Listening, 4.0 in Writing

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall

MELAB: 80

University of Cambridge English: Advanced Certificate: C 

CAEL: 60

Pearson Test of English: 58%

IAEP: Pass Level 5

How, when and where to apply for admission in MU?

Different application processes are there for applying for different courses and levels of study. Here are some of the basic guidelines regarding the general application process for applying to the UM:

  • Visit the official website of University of Manitoba 
  • Go to the ‘Future Student’ option and click ‘Apply for admission’ either in the ‘Undergraduate study’ or the ‘Graduate study’ section according to your choice
  • The applicants for both the undergraduate and the graduate courses are required to select the programs of their choice first from the lists
  • Two types of application options are there for the undergraduate aspirants, such as:
    • Direct entry
    • Advanced entry 
  • Applications can be made twice in a year, during the Winter/Summer session and the Fall session

Application fee

  • The application fee for the Canadian citizens/permanent residents for the undergraduate courses is $100 and for the international applicants is $120
  • The online application fee for all candidates applying for the graduate courses is $100 and $120 if applying via paper
  • The Additional application fees for the graduate courses are:
    • Physician Assistant Studies: $25
    • Preventive Dental Sciences (Orthodontics): $50
  • Fees can be submitted by using Visa, Mastercard, Global Pay, or by sending a cheque
  • All the applications will be considered valid only after a successful payment of the non-refundable application fees
  • After a successful completion of the application process, each applicant will be provided with an ID and password through which they can check the status of their applications

Know how much it costs to study in University of Manitoba

Undergraduate programs

Canadian/Permanent ResidentsInternational Students
$7,000 - $19,900$17,400 - $30,300

Graduate programs

Canadian/Permanent ResidentsInternational Students
$581.53$999.28

Ph.D. programs

Canadian/Permanent ResidentsInternational Students
$5,404.16$10,989.64

Availing benefits of financial aids and awards

The University of Manitoba offers more than a few financial awards and economic help to the students. Some of them are:

Award/scholarshipFeatures
Entrance award
  • Minimum 85% average from the list of eligible high school courses is required
  • No application is necessary; students are automatically considered
External Awards & Scholarships
  • Offered by various organizations
Athletic Awards
  • Amount of the award ranges from $500 to full tuition
  • Aspirants need to qualify for membership on any recognized Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) university team
Schulich Leader Scholarships
  • The scholarship is given in a partnership with The Schulich Foundation
The Rhodes Scholarship
  • A postgraduate award providing financial assistance to outstanding students from around the world to study at the University of Oxford

Knowing some notable alumni of MU

The University of Manitoba has a strong and effective Alumni Association. Reunions are arranged throughout the year.

  • The Distinguished Alumni Awards are given to the former students of the university who have accomplished remarkable achievements in their fields of work
  • The following benefits and services are provided to the alumni:
    • Career counseling and job opportunities
    • Free University of Manitoba library card
    • Low-priced accommodation at collaborating universities and colleges across Canada during the summer
  • Some of the notable alumni are: 
    • Victor Anonsen: Footballer and Artist 
    • Kathy Bardswick: President and CEO of The Co-operators Group Limited
    • Guy Gavriel Kay: Author
    • Vic Toews: Politician
    • G. Michael Bancroft: Scientist
    • Ed Evanko: Actor and Singer
    • Sam Katz: Former Mayor of Winnipeg
    • W. L. Morton: Historian
  • The Career Services branch of the University of Manitoba helps all undergraduate and graduate students in career planning and job searching options
  • Alumni can also be given support up to 6 months after completing graduation
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AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 20,145
Bachelors Tuition Fees$20145
Diploma Tuition Fees$19645
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 5,819
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
29,987
International Students
5,367
Male : Female Ratio
44:56
Student : Faculty Ratio
3:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( SUMMER SEASON )
Application Deadline
October 01, 2019
Start of Application process October 01, 2018
End of Application process October 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 120
Application website manitobaug.hobsons...
Accepts common App No
Direct Application Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
100 %
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
38,043
Min. 80
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  • 2019
  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #397
    Score (Out of 100)
    #50.5

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