The University of Windsor (U of W or UWindsor) is a public comprehensive and research university in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. It is Canada's southernmost university. It has approximately 12,000 full-time and part-time undergraduate students and 4,000 graduate students. Founded in 1963, the University of Windsor has graduated more than 100,000 alumni.
The University of Windsor has nine faculties, including the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Engineering, Odette School of Business, the Faculty of Graduate Studies, the Faculty of Human Kinetics, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Nursing, and the Faculty of Science. Through its faculties and independent schools, the university has demonstrated its primary research focuses of automotive, environmental, social justice, and international trade research. In recent years, it has increasingly begun focusing on health, natural science, and entrepreneurship research.
Its basic characteristics of openness, warmth, and support make the University of Windsor an exceptionally welcoming community for students and faculty from Asia, Europe and Africa or from just down the street.
University of Windsor has strong student-faculty relationships, exceptional award-winning faculty and innovative staff. With comparatively small class sizes and a comprehensive array of student services, clubs and associations, UWindsor provides students with a friendly and supportive learning environment.
UWindsor’s strategic plan has five priorities that directly impact our students:
Providing an exceptional undergraduate experience
Pursuing strengths in research and graduate education
Recruiting and retaining the best faculty and staff
Engaging and building the community through partnerships
Promoting international engagement
Some others features of UWindsor are:
190 undergraduates programs, 65 graduate programs and 6 professional programs
Student/faculty ratio: 26:1
The $112-million Centre for Engineering Innovation opened to students in 2012
English Language Requirements
Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English to be considered for admission. This can be demonstrated in the following ways:
1) A minimum score of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
2) A minimum score of 60 on the Carleton University’s Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL);
3) Successful completion of the University of Windsor's English Language Improvement Program (ELIP) (level III) with a minimum final grade of 75%,
4) A minimum score of 85 on the English Proficiency Test administered by the English Language Institute of the University of Michigan (MELAB); or
5) A minimum score of 220 with a T.W.E. 4.5 on the Computer-based Test, 83 with an essay score of 21 on the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (T.O.E.F.L.); or
6) Receive a minimum of five semester transfer credits based on work completed at a recognized English-speaking University. (Normally, students must have at least one term of full-time study.); or
7) Receive a minimum of one year of transfer credit based on work completed at a non-university post-secondary institution with above average standing; or
8) Have completed all secondary or post-secondary education in English speaking countries such as the UK, West Indies and other countries as specified by the undergraduate admissions office; or
9) Can demonstrate that they have completed three years of full-time secondary or post-secondary study in a school where the language of instruction is English (e.g., in a British, Canadian, American or Australian Curriculum or an international diploma like the International Baccalaureate) and can demonstrate English proficiency. In some cases an English proficiency test may still be required; or
10) Applicants who do not satisfy the above requirements and wish exemption must provide the Admissions Office with a letter detailing the reasons for their appeal and include a letter of recommendation from their Secondary School principal or designate. The Manager of Undergraduate Admissions or Director of International Admissions assesses the request for exemption of this requirement.
International Students - Scholarships and Bursaries
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