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University of Manitoba Stats, Info and Facts

As a University of Manitoba student you will be challenged to grow, inspired to create and dared to excel. Here, you will gain the knowledge and skills to equip yourself for success in any field you choose. Make a real-life impact in the world. Your future begins here.

The University of Manitoba is the oldest university in Western Canada and was established in 1877. We are an internationally accredited research-intensive institution with approximately 29,000 students and 24 academic units. We offer comprehensive programming at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including excellent programs, professors, and first class facilities, all at reasonable international student tuition rates. We have a long and proud history of excellence and many of our graduates are among the world's leading business people, scientists, researchers and educators.


The University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba's capital city, home to 811,900 people. Located in the heart of Canada, Manitoba is an exciting place to live, learn and explore. Manitoba is known for its pristine nature, beautiful landscape, vibrant culture and friendly people. While living in Manitoba, you will have the opportunity to experience all four seasons and enjoy the great outdoors.

International Experience:

Enhance your student experience, build your skills and develop your co-curricular record by getting involved outside the classroom. As a U of M student, you will be able to work with community organizations across Manitoba or travel to other countries to experience new cultures. You can get an international education experience at world-class universities while paying affordable tuition fees. Participate in one of more than 100 international exchange programs in over 30 countries to gain cross-cultural experience and university credit.

Grow your Resume:

Grow Your Resume: Complete your degree while rotating between the classroom and paid work experience. You can choose from co-op and internship programs in a variety of different disciplines including: agriculture, business, engineering, environmental studies and science.

Housing and Accommodation:

Your time in on-campus residence will be one of the most memorable and rewarding parts of your U of M experience. Living in residence is about more than the convenience of being close to your classes and labs about meeting new people and belonging to a community. The Fort Garry campus is home to six residence buildings with single or double rooms available.


ACTs, SATs, essays, class rankings and letters of recommendation are not required for admission purposes at the University of Manitoba. Admission is based on senior level high school grades.

The Minnesota Advantage-Reciprocity Agreement:

The State of Minnesota and the Province of Manitoba have a reciprocity agreement which allows Minnesota residents to pay affordable Canadian tuition and application fees. For detailed information about tuition fees and to review eligibility requirements for the Minnesota reciprocity agreement, please visit:

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  • This university is great for someone who wants a good challenge as it is competitive. There are a lot of involvement around the campus so it is easy to meet…

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  • The University of Manitoba is a great college for Canadian born students as well as international students. It is internationally accredited in many fields, so you will get the most…

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