University of Winnipeg Profile

The University of Winnipeg (UWinnipeg) is one of the leading post-secondary institutions in Canada, consistently ranked among the Top 10 universities in the country by Maclean’s magazine and The Globe & Mail newspaper. The University received its charter in 1967.

UWinnipeg has the following Faculties: Arts; Business and Economics; Education; Science; and Theology. Graduate studies programs offered include the Master of Arts in Aboriginal Governance; Master of Science in Applied Computer Science and Society; Master of Science in Bioscience, Technology and Public Policy; etc.

The University of Winnipeg Division of Continuing Education’s (DCE) offers a broad range of full-time and part-time courses, certificates and diplomas in the areas of Professional Studies (Management, Public Relations, Arts & Cultural Management, Project Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing Leadership in Early Childhood Care and Education), International Languages, and many more.


- 8th overall in Canada among primarily undergraduate universities in the Maclean's Ranking of Canadian Universities (2009). It is also rated 1st in Western Canada and 6th overall in Canada in the reputational survey category.

- According to The Globe & Mail Canadian University Report 2010, it is rated 1st in Western Canada in four categories: Class Sizes, Environmental Commitment, Academic Reputation, Recreation & Athletics.

- 9th overall among 21 primarily undergraduate universities (Maclean’s 2008).

- Received an overall “A” grade in the Globe & Mail Report Card 2008.

- 17th in the Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities (1998).