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Nipissing University

Check whether Nipissing University is right for you as an international student.

Uni facts

North Bay, Canada
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  • International students
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  • Total programs
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Study abroad at Nipissing University

Nipissing University (NU) is a small and prestigious institution based in North Bay - a pretty city in Canada’s stunning Ontario province. It boasts picturesque surroundings, with an abundance of greenery and wildlife.

Established in 1992, NU is on a mission to provide the highest standard of education in a forward-looking, innovative, and supportive environment. The University’s friendly staff are committed to preparing international students for a global society.

NU has a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs on offer: from arts and humanities to mathematics and economics - there’s a course for everyone. International students are taught by experienced professors in a relaxed setting.

The University’s amazing campus houses outstanding facilities, including a fully equipped gym, a state-of-the-art library, fabulous cafe, modern health center, brilliant sports courts, and numerous student support services.

Why study at Nipissing University?

  • Small classes

    Reach your full potential with individual attention from lecturers

  • International experience

    Study with like-minded students from around the world

  • Top location

    Canada is a popular country with a wealth of opportunities

  • World-class teachers

    Learn from leading academics and staff

Life as an international student

Nu’s campus is a very multicultural place and is currently home to international students from all four corners of the globe - 32 nationalities are currently represented at the University. The atmosphere is very welcoming, warm, and close-knit.

There’s a range of convenient, modern, and safe housing options at NU. All residential complexes are located on the University’s campus or a few minutes away. There’s also plenty of private accommodation available in North Bay.

The University boasts a dynamic student life with loads of clubs, societies, and sports teams available for international students to join. There are many ways to meet new people, make friends, and enjoy your free time at NU.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
    • Airport Shuttle Service
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches
    • Sport facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Family Planning
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Praying Rooms
    • Individual Praying Rooms
    • Group Praying Rooms
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Basketball Courts
    • No. of Athletics Track
    • No. of volleyball courts
    • No. of Ice Rink
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - CAD$20,914 per year
  • Graduate tuition - CAD$20,394 per year

Undergraduate scholarships

President's Scholarships

  • Amount - CAD$7,000 (Free Domestic Tuition fee)
  • Requirements - High School annual grades/scores (GPA= 90%+)

Carl Sanders Scholarship

  • Amount - CAD$2,500
  • Requirements - High School annual grades/scores (85%-89%)

Carl Sanders Scholarship

  • Amount - CAD$1,500
  • Requirements - HIgh School annual grades/scores (80%-84%)


Nipissing University

100 College Dr, North Bay, ON P1B 8L7, Canada

North Bay is a thriving city ideal for students who wish to travel and explore Canada - cities like Toronto and Ottawa are easy to reach. There are also many eateries, shops, nature sites, and social hangouts in the city.

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Visa requirements for Nipissing University

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Canada student visa requirements