Lakehead University

Lakehead University was founded in 1965 and has three campuses. The Orillia campus is only about an hour’s drive from Toronto. The Barrie Campus is around one and a half drive from Toronto. The main campus is located in Thunder Bay, Ontario, near Lake Superior. Lakehead University is located in the heart of the city, providing an excellent educational environment and natural laboratories.


It offers more than 85 specialized programs and has a 97.7% employment rate (Ontario’s average is 95.6%). It has 24 top research centers and one of the top three Paleo-DNA laboratories in the world. The faculty includes 12 of Canada’s leading scientists and is Canada’s No. 1 undergraduate research university with the largest research funding.


Collaboration Programs: Most graduate diploma, undergraduate, diploma and certificate programs.


Popular Majors: All undergraduate and graduate majors except Nursing, Education and Psychology.


Enrollment months: January, May and September


Admission requirements:

Undergraduate programs require 70%+

Graduate programs require 75%+