he University of Western Ontario established in 1878 and was re-branded as Western University in 2012.
As a member of the U15, an elite group of research-intensive Canadian universities benefiting from extensive sponsored research funding, Western University receives an average of $167,400 research funding per faculty member, totalling around $234,736 million annually.
Despite starting with just 4 faculties, the school today includes 11 faculties and schools, including:
Don Wright Faculty of Music
The Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Information & Media Studies
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Science
Ivey School of Business
The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Well over 24,000 students are spread across Western U’s various campuses, and amongst the 306,000 alumni in 121 countries are numerous business leaders, government officials, Rhodes Scholars and Nobel Laureates. As a leader in worldwide undergraduate programs, having achieved first place in North America, Western U is recognized as owning four primary fields of research:
Life sciences and the human condition
Culture analysis and values
The human and physical environments, and
Social trends, public policy, and economic activity.
Admission at Western University differs depending on the high school diploma region, but in general, the admission average for full-time first-year students is between 85% and 90%.
The school’s website can be visited for accurate admission information: