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Western University
1151 Richmond Street
London, Ontario   N6A 3K7
Canada

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Western University is one of the oldest and most beautiful universities in Canada. Located in London, Ontario and founded in 1878, Western combines academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth. The university attracts individuals with a broad world-view, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community.

Key Facts about Western:
- Over 37,000 students
- 2,200 international students from 100 countries
- 400 different specializations, majors and minors
- 120 graduate and professional programs
- 88.2 % entering average - one of the highest in Ontario
- 87.2 % employment rate within six months after graduation
- 92.8 % retention rate from first to second year
- one of Canada’s top 10 research universities attracting more than $220 million in funding annually
- 1,200-acre campus, the largest community campus in Ontario a multicultural and inclusive community with more than 200 student clubs, groups and advocacy organizations

Undergraduate Academic Choices:
- Arts and Humanities
- Visual Arts
- Engineering
- Food & Nutrition
- Health Sciences
- Information and Media Studies
- Kinesiology
- Music
- Medical Sciences
- Nursing
- Science & Biological Sciences
- Social Science
- Management & Organizational Studies
- Accounting
- Finance
- Human Resource Management
- Consumer Behavior
- Commercial Aviation

Professional Programs:
- Business
- Communication Sciences & Disorders
- Dentistry
- Education
- Journalism
- Law
- Library and Information Science
- Medicine
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Social Work
Areas of Expertise
Western has a long history of innovation and discovery among its 12 faculties and schools, with opportunities for students to participate in ground-breaking research at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

In addition to leadership in business thought and education through the Ivey Business School, and medical discovery and training through the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western scholars contribute significantly to developing new knowledge and critical thinking across an extensive range of disciplines. Current signature areas of research and innovation at Western include:

- Neuroscience/Brain and Mind
- Imaging, Materials and Biomaterials
- Wind Engineering and Natural Disaster Mitigation
- Environmental Sustainability and Green Energy
- Philosophy of Science
- Planetary Science and Exploration
- Musculoskeletal Health

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