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    UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN - [USask], SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN

    Saskatoon, SaskatchewanLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1907established year
    22400enrollment
    7.7/10

    University of Saskatchewan (USask) Saskatoon Courses, Rankings, Admission Criteria, Fees & Scholarships

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    University of Saskatchewan is a research-lead university enrolling over 25,700 students from more than 130 countries. USask offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in over 200 subjects, through its 13 colleges and three graduate schools. Some of the popular courses offered at USask include agriculture, engineering, the environment and veterinary medicine.

    USask is the first among higher education institutes in Canada to have partnered with the University of Oxford, UK, which allows students to study at the prestigious St Anne’s College for a year. USask also offers around 24 USD million as scholarships, bursaries and awards to its students every year. Alumni at USask include 72 Rhodes Scholars, two Nobel Prize winners, five Olympic gold medalists and one Prime Minister of Canada.

    Masters of Engineering program at USask is one of the most popular course as its scholars received placements among the top 10 most-demanded occupations in Canada. Thus,USask promises its students one of the finest high-paying jobs in Canada.

    University of Saskatchewan Rankings

    • #538 in Best Global Universities
    • #20 in Best Global Universities in Canada

    Highlights

    University type Public Research University
    Rank Under top 10 Medical Doctoral University, Canada
    Courses Around 900 undergraduate courses
    No. of Campuses 3
    Application Fee 68 USD
    International Students 3,000
    English Language Proficiency Tests TOEFL/IELTS or equivalent
    Financial Aid for International Students Available as Scholarships and Awards
    Official Website usask.ca

    University of Saskatchewan Campus

    Main campus of USask is recognized as one of the most beautiful campus in Canada. There are more than 100 student clubs, seven on-campus museums and art galleries, and a state-of-the-art Physical Activity Complex. With a rising population of 270,000, USask offers both the amenities of a large urban centre and the friendliness, accessibility, and safety of a smaller city. 

    University of Saskatchewan Accommodation Options

    USask offers various accomodation options for its students. These include on-campus residencies, off-campus apartments and houses available for rent, and homestays. 

    On-campus

    Saskatchewan offers three kinds of residences namely, College Quarter, Voyageur Place, and McEown Park. These come with basic facilities like laundry, kitchenette, study areas, and furnishings. There are several meal plans for students to choose from. USask also offers the facility of homestay to international students with a 275 CAD one-time registration fee, 675 CAD damage deposit, and a daily fee of 27 CAD.

    Off-campus

    The university also provides various off-campus options for candidates. For help finding housing off-campus, candidates can contact USask or find their perfect home at Saskatchewan. The below mentioned prices are an estimate of residence choices available.

    Name of Area Estimated Rent (in USD, per month)
    South of 8th Street East 300 to 450
    Sutherland and the University Heights area 375 to 525
    Southeast Saskatoon 450 to 675
    West of City Centre 300 to 525
    University area to 8th Street East 300 to 450

    University of Saskatchewan Programs

    University of Saskatchewan offers variety of programs including over 900 undergraduate and around 80 Masters and Doctoral courses in its 13 departments. Some of the popular courses offered at the university include Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine, Business & Management, and Travel & Hospitality.

    Top Programs in the University of Saskatchewan

    University of Saskatchewan Admission Process

    How to apply?

    International students applying for USask admissions must fulfill all requirements along with a completed application form. Below mentioned are admission-related information  to a successful application at the university.

    Pre-Requisites

    • English Language Proficiency Test: TOEFL 86, IELTS 6.5.
    • Official transcripts.
    • Study permit and VISA.
    • Acceptance letter.
    • Proof of finance.

    Application Deadlines

    Season of Intake Application Deadline Documents Submission Deadline
    Summer March 1 April 1
    Fall May 1 June 1

    Application Process

    • Create a login id and password at the USask application portal.
    • Choose the application type.
    • Check your name and other details twice.
    • For the final submission of the application, pay a non-refundable application fee of 68 USD.

    University of Saskatchewan Cost of Attendance

    International aspirants are advised to plan their budget timely for study abroad to avoid any last-minute complications. An estimated cost of living to for a year at USask is as mentioned below:

    Tuition Fee for Undergraduate programs

    Name of Program Tuition Fee (Fall+Winter; in CAD)
    Bachelor of Arts & Science 14,001
    Engineering 17,212
    Commerce 15,992
    Medicine 13,499 (per year)

    Tuition Fee for Graduate Programs

    Name of Program Tuition Fee (in CAD)
    Master of Science Marketing (Per term) 2,963
    MBA (Single flat fee) 35,913
    Master of Nursing- Nurse Practitioner (Single flat fee) 12,816
    Thesis & Project-based Programs (Per year) 5,048

    Other expenses apart from tuition fee are mentioned below:

    Type of Expenditure Cost (in CAD)
    Additional Student Fee 710 (per term)
    Books & Supplies 750 to 1,500
    Groceries 2,500 (per year)

    University of Saskatchewan Scholarships/ Financial Aid

    International students are offered various scholarships and awards to study in Canada at Saskatchewan. The university offers various kinds of need and merit-based studentships, some of which are:

    Name of Scholarship Amount (in CAD) No. of Awards Eligibility Criteria
    University of Saskatchewan International Excellence Awards 10,000 4 International students enrolled at direct-entry college of the university; great academic score
    International Baccalaureate (IB) Excellence Awards 20,000 4 Candidates completing a full IB diploma; entering direct-entry college at the university
    Dean's scholarship Masters- 13,500 (up to 2 years); Doctoral- 16,500 (up to 3 years) - Registered 1st-time in a thesis-based program, PA of at least 85%, Previous research productivity evidence; nominated by a supervisor or graduate chair

    University of Saskatchewan Placements

    At USask, placements are offered among top companies of Canada by CAIRS department. Full-time international studemts are eligible to work on campus at Saskatchewan, without any work permit. For working off-campus, students must be enrolled in a course which is at least 6 months in duration. With a valid study permit, co-op permit and a placement letter from college, students can easily apply for co-op or internship jobs available at Saskatchewan.

    The average salary offered for graduates & alumni of USask is mentioned below-

    Degree Average Salary(USD)
    Bachelor of Science 84,000
    Masters in Science 74,000
    Master (Other) 67,000

    In conclusion, USask is a top ranked university enrolling over 25,000 students from around the world. It offers various popular courses at reasonable tuition fee when compared to other universities in Canada. Hence students are recommended to apply for USask for better chances of employability, beautiful views, and a diverse community.

    $ 35,9131st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Mar 31

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS6.5|TOEFL86|GMAT500|GRE308
    Offered by College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, University of Saskatchewan
    $ 4,5941st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Jan 15

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7|TOEFL94|GRE309
    Offered by College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, University of Saskatchewan

    COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

    H
    7.8 / 10
    $ 5,0481st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    EXAM SCORESIELTS6.5|TOEFL86|GRE309|PTE60|GMAT550
    Degree Available
    Offered by College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, University of Saskatchewan

    Master of Science [M.Sc] Finance

    full time | Thesis Based
    $ 5,9251st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Jan 31

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS6.5|TOEFL86|GMAT500

    COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

    A
    8.2 / 10
    $ 5,0481st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    EXAM SCORESIELTS6.5|TOEFL86|GRE309|PTE60|GMAT550
    Offered by College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, University of Saskatchewan

    University of Saskatchewan Overview

    Insitution type
    Public
    Student Population
    22400
    DLI Number
    O19425660421
    Application Cost
    $68
    Accreditation
    AUCC
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $5,048 / Year
    Student : Faculty Ratio
    23 : 1

    University of Saskatchewan comparison

    University of SaskatchewanDalhousie UniversityUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of ManitobaUniversity of Alberta
    collegedunia score4.3 Out of 104.9 Out of 105.4 Out of 104.8 Out of 105.7 Out of 10
    ranking (overall)# 301 Times Higher Education 2021
    # 401 Times Higher Education 2021
    # 401 Times Higher Education 2021
    # 251 Times Higher Education 2021
    # 251 Times Higher Education 2021
    # 291 QS World University 2021
    # 174 US News 2021
    # 188 Center for World University Rankings 2021
    # 200 Times Higher Education 2021
    # 261 Center for World University Rankings 2021
    # 351 Times Higher Education 2021
    # 390 US News 2021
    # 101 Center for World University Rankings 2021
    # 101 Times Higher Education 2021
    # 119 QS World University 2021
    subject strength# 301 for Sciences by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 301 for Clinical Science by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 301 for Engineering by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 101 for Law by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 126 for Psychology by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 201 for Clinical Science by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 126 for Clinical Science by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 151 for Education by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 151 for Law by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 201 for Clinical Science by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 301 for Education by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 401 for International Business by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 78 for Clinical Science by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 90 for International Business by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 90 for Economics by Times Higher Education 2021
    programsUG Programs -65
    PG Programs -41
    Doctorate Programs -17
    UG Programs -60
    PG Programs -38
    Doctorate Programs -11
    UG Programs -73
    PG Programs -47
    Doctorate Programs -8
    UG Programs -59
    PG Programs -32
    Doctorate Programs -12
    UG Programs -75
    PG Programs -52
    Doctorate Programs -7
    acceptance rate65.0 %70.0 %38.0 %52.0 %51.0 %
    exam scoreIELTS - 6.7
    PTE - 76.5
    TOEFL - 103
    GMAT - 693
    PTE - 72
    GMAT - 675
    IELTS - 8
    TOEFL - 106
    IELTS - 7.5
    PTE - 75
    TOEFL - 103
    GMAT - 590
    PTE - 58
    IELTS - 6.5
    TOEFL - 90
    GMAT - 612
    IELTS - 6.5
    PTE - 75
    TOEFL - 90
    cost to studyAverage Tuition Fees   13530 USD
    [For UG Program]
    Average Tuition Fees   5048 USD
    [For PG Program]
    Hostel + Meal - 24589 USD Per Year
    Average Tuition Fees   17608 USD
    [For UG Program]
    Average Tuition Fees   14383 USD
    [For PG Program]
    Hostel + Meal - 24575 USD Per Year
    Average Tuition Fees   16642 USD
    [For UG Program]
    Average Tuition Fees   13386 USD
    [For PG Program]
    Hostel + Meal - 19850 USD Per Year
    Average Tuition Fees   16462 USD
    [For UG Program]
    Average Tuition Fees   6542 USD
    [For PG Program]
    Hostel + Meal - 16216 USD Per Year
    Average Tuition Fees   22125 USD
    [For UG Program]
    Average Tuition Fees   13972 USD
    [For PG Program]
    Hostel + Meal - 21800 USD Per Year
    placement (average package)

    Average annual salary- 50,835 USD; Masters (67,000 USD); Bachelor of Science (84,000 USD); Top recruiters: VendAstra, University of Saskatchewan, Cameco Corporation, City of Saskatoon, Bayer Cropscience.


    Top recruiters: Dalhousie University, Nautel, Nova Scotia Power Generation, IBM Canada Ltd., Government of Nova Scotia; Highest paying degrees: MBA (87,000 USD); Bachelor of Science (67,000 USD); Bachelor of Arts (55,000 USD); BBA (43,000 USD).


    Graduate Employability Ranks (2020): #131-140. Top recruiters- University of Calgary, Canadian Natural Resources Limited, ATB Financials, Enbridge Pipelines Inc., Alberta Health Sevices, etc.
    MS: $100,000.
    BSc: $80,000.
    MBA: $40,000 to $60,000.


    MS graduates- up to $130,000
    Other masters degrees- min. $50,000


    Graduate employability Ranks QS: #87
    Graduate students hired at a base salary of $62,000
    Highest salries were offered to students entering human resources field


    application requirements

    Academic transcripts; Resume; 2-3 LORs; SOPs/ Essays; Standardized test scores; Proof of English language proficiency; Additional requirements (research proposals; special credits, etc.)

    Academic transcripts; 2 academic references; Resume; Standardized test scores (GMAT, GRE, etc.); SOI/ Essays; Declaration; Proof of English language proficiency; Additional requirements (portfolio, research samples, etc.)

    Some specific courses are required for admissions (vary with program).
    Country-specific entry requirements criteria must be fulfilled. 
    PG applicants must have a GPA 3.0 on scale of 4.0 (Grade B/percentile: 83-86)

    Academic transcripts;
    Proof of standardized tests;
    Proof of English language proficiency;
    2-3 LORs;
    Statement of Intent;
    Resume;
    Additional requirements (work experience, research proposal, writing sample, etc.) 

    LOR, SOP, Academic transcripts, and program-specific requirements. Grade required for UG and PG admission is B. GMAT/GRE scores are also required for various PG program admissions. 

    campuses and b schoolsEdwards School of Business
    College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
    Rowe School of Business
    Dalhousie Medical School
    Schulich School of law
    Haskayne School of Business
    I.H. Asper School of Business
    School of Business, University of Alberta
    collegedunia reviews7.7/10 Read 35 reviews7.7/10 Read 42 reviews7.4/10 Read 48 reviews7.5/10 Read 46 reviews7.6/10 Read 59 reviews
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    Admission & dates

    Fall Admission Deadlines

    September 1

    Application deadline

    Winter Admission Deadlines

    January 1

    Application deadline

    Spring Admission Deadlines

    May 1

    Application deadline

    Summer Admission Deadlines

    July 1

    Application deadline

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Language Proficiency
    IELTS Check Detailed Score6.76.57-
    Speaking-6--
    Listening-6--
    Writing-6--
    Reading-6--
    PTE76.56390-
    TOEFL Check Detailed Score10386120-
    Speaking-19--
    Listening-19--
    Writing-19--
    Reading-19--
    Graduate
    GMAT693587800-

    University of Saskatchewan Acceptance Rate

    65.0 %

    acceptance rate

    27216

    total applicants

    17691

    total enrolled

    Male
    Female

    43.1%

    Male

    56.9%

    Female

    Undergraduate
    Undergraduate Programs
    78.0%
    Total Applicants
    24957
    Total Enrolled
    19466
    Graduate
    Graduate Programs
    22.0%
    Total Applicants
    24800
    Total Enrolled
    5456

    University of Saskatchewan enrollment

    Enrollment
    University of Saskatchewan Enrollment
    17691
    Undergraduate Enrollment
    19466
    Graduate Enrollment
    5456
    Graduation Rate
    Average Graduation Rate
    45.0%

    Attendance Cost

    $5048

    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
    $13,530 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $5,048 / Year
    On Campus
    Studio Unit
    $5,483 / Year
    Single Unit
    $10,048 / Year
    Double Unit
    $9,058 / Year

    Schools, Faculties & Campuses

    School

    Edwards School of Business

    Address: 25 Campus Dr, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A7

    Faculty

    College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

    Address: 105 Administration Place

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Institutional accreditations
    Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
    Program wise accreditation
    Engineering Programs
    Engineers Canada
    Law Programs
    Federation of Law Societies of Canada
    Medicine Programs
    Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (CME/CPD Offices)

    Faculty

    total facultyfull timepart timegraduate assistants
    1000---

    Ranking

    20212020201920182017
    Times Higher Education logo

    Times Higher Education

    RANKED  #401 - #500

    Overall(International)

    RANKED  #301 - #400

    Technology(International)

    RANKED  #301 - #400

    Computer Science(International)

    RANKED  #301 - #400

    Engineering(International)

    RANKED  #401 - #500

    Humanities(International)

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    Ranked#477
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    US News logo

    US News

    RANKED  #538

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    Ranked#483
    Score50.8

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    Ranked#471
    Score51.3

    Center for World University Rankings logo

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    RANKED  #438

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    Ranked#400
    Score75.3

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    Ranked#366
    Score75.8

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    Ranked#459
    Score74.6

    College Rating

    Based on 35 Students Rating

    7.7 out of 10
    8.1/10Academic
    8.1/10Accommodation
    8.5/10Faculty
    8.1/10Infrastructure
    7.7/10Placement
    7.7/10Social Life

    Reviews

    AK
    7.5 /10

    The reason I applied here is that, USask is one of the top research-intensive, medical doctoral universities in Canada, and is home to world-leading research in areas of global importance, such as water and food security and infectious diseases. My GPA was 8, and I was required to submit an online application costing around $90.

    Course Curriculum :

    Biochemistry is a multidisciplinary program of scientific research which involves the study of enzymes, metabolic pathways, and the synthesis, structure and function of proteins and nucleic acids. This program contains a strong emphasis on biochemical and molecular biological techniques and on conceptual training in biochemical experimentation

    6 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    HM
    7.8 /10

    I decided to opt for this colleg because they work together across disciplines and with the communities to find creative solutions to the most pressing global challenges. Also, they train us to be recognized for our strong work ethic, resourceful nature, and determination, are leading change here at home and around the world. My GPA was 8, and I had to submit a common form for an application fee of $90.

    Course Curriculum :

    The master's and doctoral programs in computer science offer us high-quality, cutting-edge research opportunities and supervision by world leaders in their respective fields. After graduation, we'll be able to work for industry-leading companies such as HP Labs and Pixar Animation Studios.

    7 /10 academic/food
    7 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    MS
    8.3 /10

    I had applied to a total of five universities and was delighted to be admitted to this one. My online application was submitted via the official website along with the application fee of $70. Whereas my bachelors score of 8.5 GPA helped me a lot in the admission process.

    Course Curriculum :

    Through this course I was able to adopt a program in both theoretically rich and learnt all the basics of programming. We were expected to engage in academic projects, internships, and other activities outside of the classroom. The curriculum helped me keep track of our success by taking regular class examinations.

    9 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    7 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    AR
    8.2 /10

    I wanted to study abroad but had limited budget but as this college provides affordable education I decided to opt for it. For admission I had to submit an online application form which cost me $70 as application fee. Plus they even checked my bachelors score of 9.2 GPA.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course provided me the financial knowledge that I needed to make a difference and lead in the financial services industry. It developed financial analysis capabilities in me that can be extended to careers in corporate finance, investment banking, and risk management on a global and international scale. The curriculum was very vast and rigorous.

    9 /10 academic/food
    7 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    GT
    7.2 /10

    I got to know about USask tjrough the internet and decided to opt for it because it is one of the top research-intensive, medical doctoral universities in Canada, and is home to world-leading research in areas of global importance, such as water and food security and infectious diseases. My GPA was 8.4, and I was required to submit an online application costing around $90.

    Course Curriculum :

    My Biochemistry was a multidisciplinary program of scientific research which involved the study of enzymes, metabolic pathways, and the synthesis, structure and function of proteins and nucleic acids. The program contained a strong emphasis on biochemical and molecular biological techniques and on conceptual training in biochemical experimentation.

    6 /10 academic/food
    7 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    6 /10 extracurricular
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    ADDRESS

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    • Pharmacy
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    • Shopping Mall
    • Airport
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    Bus Station

    Innovation / Lot F0.22 km
    Campus / Commerce Court0.23 km
    Campus / Agriculture Building0.29 km
    Innovation / Lot H0.32 km
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    Pharmacy

    WCVM Large Animal Clinic and Field Service (Veterinary Medical Centre)0.38 km
    The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy0.58 km
    Shoppers Drug Mart1.73 km
    Sobeys Pharmacy Preston2.11 km
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    Shopping Mall

    Louis the 8th Mall1.99 km
    Preston Crossing2.01 km
    Grosvenor Park Centre2.04 km
    Mail Pickup2.05 km
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    Train Station

    Saskatoon7.80 km

    Book Store

    Shop USask Bookstore0.28 km
    Shop USask Health Sciences0.43 km
    Books Unlimited0.52 km
    Bridge City Comics & Collectibles1.73 km
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    Hospital

    Speech-Language Pathology0.52 km
    Royal University Hospital0.55 km
    K. ALHARBI MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION0.55 km
    Jim Pattison Children's Hospital0.59 km
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    Airport

    YXE2.50 km
    Provincial Car Service Ltd.4.15 km
    Saskatoon International Airport4.47 km
    Barnes NDB ZXE 3565.11 km
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    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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