Brock University

country rank  29
world rank  589

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University Overview

Founded in 1964, Brock University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of St. Catharines (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ontario. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Hamilton. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario, Brock University (BU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Brock University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 55 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym BU
Founded 1964
Motto Surgite!
Push on!
Colours Red, blue and white

University Location

Address 500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines (population range: 50,000-249,999)
L2S 3A1 Ontario
T +1 (905) 688 5550
F +1 (905) 378 5715
Other locations Hamilton

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines L2S 3A1
+1 (905) 688 5550

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Brock University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019