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University of Windsor

University of Windsor

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

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Uni facts

  • Windsor, Canada
  • University type: Public
  • Rank: 645
  • Program types Master's degrees, Bachelor's degrees
  • Programs total 68
  • Acceptance rates 70%
  • Nationalities 100
  • International Students 2647

Study abroad at the University of Windsor

The University of Windsor (UWindsor) is a comprehensive, student-focused university located in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. They offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs including several professional schools, including law, business, engineering, education, nursing, human kinetics and social work.

UWindsor offers students award-winning faculty and innovative staff, with comparatively small class sizes and a variety of student services, clubs and associations. The University overlooks the Detroit River, and is situated in Canada’s southernmost city close to the US border. The campus is only minutes from Windsor and downtown Detroit; two cities that offer students plenty of things to see and do.

Living on campus at the University of Windsor can help you gain independence and fully embrace university life. There are a range of residence options available across four buildings, and the University offers a meal plan that lets you purchase food from designated food outlets.

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Why study at UWindsor?

  • Globally ranked

    The University of Windsor is ranked in the top 700 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019)

  • Great location

    UWindsor is located close to the border of the US, so students can enjoy Canadian and American culture

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Life as an international student

The International Student Centre (ISC) is the place to go for any help or support you need as an international student at UWindsor. Their staff is on hand to provide continuous support to help with things like academic and personal concerns, study permit or visa renewal, and work permit applications.

They also offer a Soft Landing Program that’s designed to make your arrival and transition to studying in Canada as smooth as possible. This includes drop-in sessions, international student orientation, and a city bus tour of the city to help you get to know the local area.

The University offers over 100 student clubs, organizations, academic and Greek societies on campus that are a great way to get to know new people and help you integrate in to life at Windsor.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Dance Studio
    • Personal Trainers
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Chaplaincy
    • Skills classes
    • Group Praying Rooms
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    • No. of Swimming pools 1
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 1
    • No. of Golf Coursenumber 1
    • No. of Diving Pools 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
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  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 11
    • Cafe’s 2
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches
    • Sport facilities 13
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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University of Windsor programs

Fees and funding

The University of Windsor offers one of the most affordable, comprehensive educational experiences of any university in North America.

Studying at the University of Windsor is a rewarding investment for your career and future. It not only provides you with academic knowledge and hands-on experience, but also cross-cultural experiences, global perspectives and internationally-recognized degrees.

International students are privy to many entrance and academic scholarships.

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Undergraduate Tuition: CAD$26,000 - 30,000 (US$20,665- US$23,840) Postgraduate Tuition: CAD$24,000 - 30,000 (for entire program) (US$19,071 - US$23,840)

Students have to show financial eligibility to get their student visa as per the Canadian Government. Scholarships are granted on merits and financial need.

International Entry Scholarships

For UG students with a GPA of 80% (Ontario standards) upon entrance they are awarded $250 to $4,000 scholarship per semester. Students must keep the same GPA throughout their degree. No application is needed. Scholarships are granted at the discretion of the Awards Office and based on GPA.

For Mexican students

For UG programs, students right out of high school can receive between CAD$2,000 - CAD$3,000 per semester based on 80% minimum academic average.

Location

University of Windsor

401 Sunset Ave N9B 3P4

The University of Windsor campus enjoys a prime location, only minutes from both downtown Windsor and downtown Detroit, two cities with distinct personalities and no shortage of things to keep you busy all year long.

  • drive to Chicago

    4 hours

  • Drive to Toronto

    4 hours

  • Drive to Windsor International Airport

    16 minutes

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Visa requirements for University of Windsor

Many international students will require a visa to study in Canada, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Canada student visa requirements