31,535
Students
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
57
57%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Western Ontario is a University institution located in London, ON, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Western University
London, ON  N6A 3K7
Canada
Contact Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions
Email: reg-admissions@uwo.ca
Phone: 519-661-2100
Fax: 519-661-3710

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Canadian Studies Checkmark
Chinese Studies Checkmark
Disability Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
French Studies Checkmark
Gay/lesbian Studies Checkmark
German Studies Checkmark
Italian Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Spanish And Iberian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anatomy Checkmark
Animal Behavior And Ethology Checkmark
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biochemistry, Biophysics And Molecular Biology Related Checkmark
Bioinformatics Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Biostatistics Checkmark
Cell Biology And Anatomy Checkmark
Conservation Biology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Epidemiology Checkmark
Genetics Checkmark
Microbiology And Immunology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Pathology/experimental Pathology Checkmark
Pharmacology Checkmark
Physiology Checkmark
Toxicology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Accounting And Business/management Checkmark
Accounting And Finance Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
Business, Management, And Marketing Related Checkmark
Business/commerce Checkmark
Business/corporate Communications Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Nonprofit Management Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Related Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
International And Intercultural Communication Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences Checkmark
Computer Programming Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Software And Media Applications Related Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Curriculum And Instruction Checkmark
Education Checkmark
Educational Administration And Supervision Related Checkmark
Educational/instructional Technology Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Middle School Education Checkmark
Secondary Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Engineering Related Checkmark
Engineering Science Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Writing Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Chinese Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
East Asian Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Community Health Services Counseling Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Family Practice Nursing Checkmark
Health Professions Related Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
Medical Informatics Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
American History Checkmark
History Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematical Statistics And Probability Checkmark
Mathematics Checkmark
Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Interdisciplinary Studies Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources Management And Policy Related Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethics Checkmark
Islamic Studies Checkmark
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religious Studies Checkmark
Religious Studies Related Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Analytical Chemistry Checkmark
Astronomy Checkmark
Astrophysics Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Inorganic Chemistry Checkmark
Organic Chemistry Checkmark
Physical Chemistry Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Physics Related Checkmark
Planetary Astronomy And Science Checkmark
Theoretical And Mathematical Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Social Work Related Checkmark
Youth Services Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Anthropology Related Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Physical And Biological Anthropology Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Related Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Biblical Studies Checkmark
Theology Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aviation/airway Management Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Related Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Theater Design And Technology Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33,924
Applied
19,537
Accepted
31,535
Enrolled
58%

Applying

155
Application Fee
3.9
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3.5
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Supplemental profile, interview or audition

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 1st Not reported
Out of state Fall freshmen May 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 1st Not reported

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,723
In-province
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Fees

1,490
Full-time student fees
14,034
Room & board
8,684
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

2,039
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package

Student Body

31,535
Total undergrad students

Gender

Male (43.11%)
Female (56.89%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 20%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Orientation Week, Homecoming and HireWesternU Career Fair

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
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Most popular organizations:
Pre-Medical Society, Western Investment Club, Purple Spur Society, Pre-Business Students' Network and Pre-Law Society

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Campus Community Police, SERT: Student Emergency Response Team, Western Foot Patrol

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark No
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Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark Checkmark
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Softball No No No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball No Checkmark No
Squash Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

1,391
Total Faculty