Western University

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
1151 Richmond Street, London, Ontario, N6A 3K7, Canada

About Western University

Western University is a global community of passionate individuals focused on making change in the world today. As a top Canadian research and teaching institution, we bring together diverse minds and disciplines to power individual purpose for collective impact. The Western experience fosters meaningful connections that last a lifetime.

At Western, you will belong to a community of more than 43,000 students from 129 countries. Our unique learning environment includes exceptional academics, outstanding facilities, and internships, co-ops or practicums in every program. You can take part in diverse experiences and access the right support to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to succeed.

With 400 undergraduate options and more than 150 graduate degree programs across the arts and humanities, sciences and social sciences, you can tailor your academic journey to meet your goals. Western’s 12 faculties and schools provide a full range of degree options and specializations, including professional programs in business, medicine, dentistry, engineering, law and education.

Western’s 500-hectare campus is considered one of the most beautiful in Canada, filled with trees and green space, and a mix of historic and modern buildings. Our 11 on-campus residences provide a safe and comfortable living community for students, and our home, London, Ontario is a vibrant city of 423,000 people just two hours west of Toronto.

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Subjects taught at Western University

  • Social sciences

    • Sociology
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Geography
  • Arts & humanities

    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Archaeology
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Business & economics

    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
  • Engineering & technology

    • General Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
  • Physical sciences

    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Chemistry
    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
  • Education

    • Education
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences
    • Sport Science
  • Law

    • Law

Key statistics

  • 56 : 44
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 24%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 30,176
    Number of FTE Students
  • 33.0
    No. of students per staff
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings