University of Saskatchewan

401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
=96 th
Impact Rankings 2021
105 Administration Place, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 5A2, Canada

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is one of Canada’s oldest and most distinguished universities, known for its two Nobel Prize winners, one Prime Minister of Canada, nine provincial premiers, three Supreme Court Justices, and five Olympic gold medalists. Four guiding principles – sustainability, creativity, diversity, and connectivity – lie at the heart of the university’s aspiration to be the University the World Needs.

As a member of the U15 Group of Canadian research-intensive universities, USask has some of the top research facilities in the country, including Canada’s only synchrotron, world-class institutes for food and water security, a leading international vaccine research centre, a reknowned crop development centre, and an integrated Health Sciences Complex. USask leads the world’s largest university-led international freshwater research program, Global Water Futures, with more than 170 partners world-wide.  

More than 26,000 students from 109 countries attend USask, which offers over 130 academic programs and has 13 colleges, three graduate schools, and six affiliated or federated colleges. USask is home to diverse programs ranging from agriculture, business, law, and arts and science, to engineering, health-related sciences including medicine and veterinary medicine, and many others. USask is considered a leader in Indigenization among Canadian universities.

Known for collaborative, interdisciplinary approaches, USask is also the choice of over 4,000 graduate students in more than 80 fields of graduate and postdoctoral study. USask offers more than $15 million in graduate student funding including special scholarships for international and Indigenous students.

USask has more than 100 student clubs, seven on-campus museums and art galleries, and a state-of-the-art athletic facility.

Located in Saskatoon, a city known for its arts, culture and innovation, as well as being a major economic hub within western Canada, the historic campus is one of Canada’s most beautiful, with plenty of green space, stately greystone buildings and tree-lined walkways.

More than 155,000 proud Usask alumni are making a positive impact across the world.

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Key statistics

  • 18.4
    No. of students per staff
    (1)
  • 21%
    Percentage of International Students
    (1)
  • 55 : 45
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
    (1)
  • 17,973
    Number of FTE Students
    (1)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2021 World University Rankings

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