Laurentian University

Laurentian University, founded in 1960, is located in Sudbury, Ontario, the “Nickel capital” of Canada, and offers a wide range of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in both English and French. Laurentian University is one of only six research universities in Canada with a mining engineering program. With an enrollment of approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the school has the highest graduate employment rate in Ontario, with 92% of its students employed within 6 months of graduation, and the second highest graduate income in the province.


Laurentian University offers more than 175 programs with about 10,000 students and nearly 1,000 faculty members, including more than 400 professors.


A city in northern Ontario


Laurentian University is located in Sudbury, the largest city in northern Ontario, 3.5 hours’ drive from Toronto, with beautiful natural scenery and high livability index. Boating, swimming, hiking, fishing and skiing are the most popular leisure activities among the locals.


Popular major in university


The architecture program is one of 12 Canadian universities with an architecture school. I have in-depth experience and research on building warmth, green energy and local use of raw materials in the extremely cold weather in northern Canada. For international students, they can learn a lot of knowledge and apply it flexibly to integrate international culture into their design concepts.


Nursing is one of the top 20 programs in Canada with a four-year undergraduate program. Graduates will be required to take provincial examinations and become registered paramedics with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Nursing focuses on the promotion and protection of public health, prevention and treatment of disease and collaboration with other health professionals. Nursing is a comprehensive profession offering specialized, leadership and decision-making research opportunities.


Laurentian University is the first university to offer sports Business management within the business School, with a 40-year history and alumni resources. During the four years of undergraduate study, students have paid internships (usually 4-8 months) with national clubs, such as the Toronto Maple Leafs ice hockey team, the Raptors basketball team, etc. Students have professional and practical experience in both sports and business fields. In the senior year, the university will also lead students to practical experience opportunities abroad. It’s one of Laurentian’s ace majors.


Tuition fees and scholarships


Tuition varies according to the degree required by the university. For most majors, the average credit is $25,960 / year.


In addition, students with an average academic score of 80 per year will be awarded a scholarship of $10,000 per year, up to a cumulative total of $40,000, and students with an average academic score of 90 will be awarded a scholarship of $15,000 per year, up to a cumulative total of $60,000.


Easier to immigrants after graduation


Laurenson University is located in Sudbury, one of the communities included in the Ontario Northern Gateway Migration Program (Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot). International students take at least 2 years of full-time courses at Laurenson University, including undergraduate and graduate programs. After graduation, students can apply for immigration if they receive an offer of a job that meets the requirements of the Sudbury community. In addition, students who graduate from Laurentian University can also apply for immigration through the Ontario Nominated Immigration Program, which requires no work experience after graduation.

Partner programs: All undergraduate and graduate programs.


Popular majors: Engineering (Mining, Engineering, Mining Engineering), MBA, Computer Science, etc.


Enrollment months: January, May and September


Admission requirements:


Undergraduate admission criteria


OSSD students in Ontario: 6 U or M courses in Grade 12, with an average of at least 70%


Chinese high school students: the three-year average score of high school is above 75%, and the average score of architecture and nursing is above 88%.


Master admission requirements


Laurenson University offers a variety of professional courses, including engineering, MBA and computer related courses, which are very popular. They start in January, May and September each year, and no GMAT or GRE scores are required.


Admission requirements: For applicants from China, the university is required to have a four-year bachelor’s degree with a 75% GPA. In addition, students are required to have a relevant undergraduate background, except MBA.