Western University


Western University is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities. Founded in 1878, the university is a vibrant centre for learning where students enjoy a diversified academic and social life. Western University is ranked as one of Canada’s top research universities. From pivotal to applied knowledge, Western discoveries benefit economic, social, health and cultural development in Canada and around the world. The research here is of the calibre  which has the potential to create a difference not only in Canada but all over the world which help in economic, social, health and cultural development. The culture here is all about being a Global citizen and solving problems which will benefit the whole world.

Courses Available

Western offers more than 400 different specializations, majors and minors at the undergraduate level. Students can choose from 17 different undergraduate degrees, three different degree types, (Honors Bachelor, four-year Bachelor, three-year Bachelor degrees) and within those Honors Specializations, Specializations, Majors and Minor modules.

The University comprises the below listed faculties and schools.

  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities
  • Don Wright Faculty of Music
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Information &Media Studies
  • Faculty of Law
  • Ivey Business School
  • Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Science

Undergraduate & Postgraduate Options : Western offers more than 400 combinations of majors, minors, and specializations at the undergraduate level; and more than 88 different graduate degree programs.

Innovative Research

While the University has achieved acclaim for research in a full complement of disciplines, Western’s major areas of research excellence include: Neuroscience/Brain &Mind, Imaging: Materials & Biomaterials, Wind Engineering & Natural Disaster Mitigation, Environmental Sustainability & Green Energy, Philosophy of Science, Planetary Science & Exploration, and Musculoskeletal Health.


The ranking of university of in various fields are:

  • World Rank -152 (Top 0.6%)
  • National Rank – 7
  • Quality of Education Rank – 242
  • Alumni Employment Rank – 40
  • Quality of Faculty Rank – 240+
  • Publications Rank – 159
  • Influence Rank – 200
  • Citations Rank – 167
  • Broad Impact Rank – 211
  • Patents Rank – 250

Campus Location

The University of Western Ontario is in the city of London, Ontario, in the southwestern end of the Quebec City–Windsor Corridor.



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