LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY

Lakehead University

Lakehead is an innovative and comprehensive university that teaches students how to think, not what to think. With campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead is recognized as one of Ontario’s “equity powerhouses” for its commitment to serving underrepresented groups including Indigenous and first-generation students. The university emphasizes experiential and high-impact learning practices, which is reflected in the high employment rate of its graduates (nearly 97 percent within two years of graduation).

Lakehead University has been included in the top half of the Times Higher Education’s list of top universities from around the world. The 2019-2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings has Lakehead University in the 601-800 category out of nearly 1,400 universities from 92 countries.

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STUDENT ENROLMENT

Full-time (undergraduates)
5,900

Full-time (graduates)
1,500

Part-time (undergraduates)
1,200

Part-time (graduates)
20

Source: Council of Ontario Universities (2019 preliminary fall enrolment)

TUITION FEES

CANADIAN STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$5,398 - $5,985

Graduate tuition fees:
$4,894 - $5,390

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Undergraduate tuition fees:
$23,731

Graduate tuition fees:
$14,934

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (2019-20)

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