31,658
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
54
54%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Ottawa is a University institution located in Ottawa, ON, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 550 Cumberland Street
Ottawa, ON  K1N 6N5
Canada
Contact Phone: 613-562-5700

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
Canadian Studies Checkmark
Slavic Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Related Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences Checkmark
Pharmacology Checkmark
Physiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
E-commerce Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education (specific Subject Areas) Related Checkmark
English/French As A Second/foreign Language (teaching) Related Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Arabic Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Language Interpretation And Translation Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Modern Languages Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
Occupational Therapy Checkmark
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technology Checkmark
Physical Therapy Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics Checkmark
Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean And Near Eastern Studies And Archaeology Checkmark
International/global 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
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethics Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Physical Sciences Checkmark
Physics 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 Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Development Economics And International Development Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

45,600
Applied
25,000
Accepted
31,658
Enrolled
55%
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Female Admissions

24,600
Females Applied
14,200
Females Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

21,000
Males Applied
10,800
Males Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

167
Application Fee
3.34
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,568
In-province
6,568
Out-of-province
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Fees

745
Full-time student fees
10,134
Room & board
6,494
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid

Student Body

31,658
Total undergrad students
21%
Out-of-province students

Gender

Male (40.38%)
Female (59.62%)

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 9%

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:
101 Week&-Welcome Week, International Week and Snow Festival

Student Services

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

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities Checkmark
Local sororities Checkmark
Most popular organizations:
Student Federation of the University of Ottawa and Graduate Students Association

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

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

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

Faculty

2,246
Total Faculty
26:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,262
Part-time - 984