OCAD University

country rank  55
world rank  1735

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University Overview

Founded in 1876, OCAD University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Toronto (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Ontario. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario, OCAD University (OCAD U) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. OCAD University (OCAD U) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 143 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Canadian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym OCAD U
Founded 1876
Motto Imagination is Everything
Colours Black and white

University Location

Address 100 McCaul Street
Toronto (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
M5T 1W1 Ontario
Canada
T +1 (416) 977 6000
F +1 (416) 977 6006

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)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 100 McCaul Street
Toronto M5T 1W1
+1 (416) 977 6000
800 382 6516

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)
  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019