ALGOMA UNIVERSITY

Algoma University

Algoma University, established in Sault Ste. Marie in 1965, gained independence in 2008 from its origins as an affiliate college of Laurentian University. Algoma has since grown to include academic programming in Brampton and Timmins, along with an expanding online presence.

As a teaching-focused university, Algoma provides a range of degrees and certificates spanning the liberal arts, sciences and professional disciplines; including offerings through its Schools of Business and Economics, Computer Science and Technology, and Life Sciences and the Environment.

The Sault Ste. Marie campus, located on the site of the former Shingwauk Residential School, provides a unique, historically rich setting for a cross-cultural community in which Anishinaabe (First Nation, Métis, and Inuit), Canadian, and international students learn from one another in a spirit of friendship and respect.

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STUDENT ENROLMENT

Full-time (undergraduates)
1,500

Part-time (undergraduates)
300

Source: Council of Ontario Universities (2020 preliminary fall enrolment)

TUITION FEES

CANADIAN STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$5,865

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$18,287

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (2020-21)

Note: In addition to tuition fees, universities generally charge fees for goods and services supplied to students. This includes areas such as student associations, sports and health. These additional fees vary widely per university and per student and can run from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. Check with the university for details.


RESIDENCE