Founded in 1960 and located in the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishinabek, our campus is nestled among 5 freshwater lakes in the heart of the city, surrounded by lush green spaces. You can enjoy pristine nature from every vantage point on campus.
Boasting our own private beach, our natural setting is minutes from the downtown core and comprises more than 765 acres of land, owned by the University, that adjoin the vast Lake Laurentian Conservation Area.
We also benefit from the amenities of Sudbury – a regional municipality with a population of 160,000. The city is the Northeastern Ontario regional centre for postsecondary education, health care, tourism and business.
- 8,000 students enrolled
- 60 classrooms and labs
- 450 new study spaces
- 765 acres of land
- 50+ student clubs
- 100+ student events
- 2 student associations
- 1,600+ residence rooms
Certificate of Bilingualism
We offer you the opportunity to earn a certificate of bilingualism, a demonstrated proof of your linguistic abilities in both French and English that gives you a significant competitive advantage in your professional life.
With 34 programs offered in French and 73 in English, a wide array of courses facilitate this achievement. Once you complete at least 15 credits in a language other than your primary language of study, you will earn a Certificate of Bilingualism.
Current Ontario high school students:
- Fall (September)
Not current Ontario high school students:
- Winter (January)
- Spring (May)
- Fall (September)
- Ontario high school application: January 15, 2024
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (fall admission only): February 1, 2024
- Bachelor of Architectural Studies (fall admission only): February 14, 2024
- Not Ontario high school application: August 1, 2024 (except for Nursing and Architecture; these programs remain open until program enrollment targets are met)
Scholarships, Bursaries and Financial Aid
At Laurentian, financial aid is a priority. We grant approximately $7.5 million each year to students through the allocation of:
- Academic Excellence Scholarships
- Financial Aid Bursaries
- The Work-Study Program
While some scholarships are awarded automatically based on your applicant profile, others require an application.
If you wish to be considered for additional scholarships, look up the many opportunities you may qualify for – they are posted in your myLaurentian Portal.
Offers of Admission
The Admissions Office will communicate all decisions it makes relevant to your status via the myLaurentian Portal. Check your emails for login information and updates. Decisions will also appear in your OUAC account.
Note: You will gain access to the myLaurentian Portal once you have applied to Laurentian via the OUAC and received our welcome email.
The Accessibility Services Office offers support for students with many types of disabilities so they can participate in all aspects of their academic experience at Laurentian University.
Our accessibility advisors will discuss your needs and develop an accommodation plan for you. They will also provide advice on the various services available to you.
With more than 1,600 spaces across 6 residences, we house a third of our new students on campus. Accommodations include single rooms, double rooms and apartments.
Huntington University has its own distinctive residence, which is available to Laurentian applicants.
Campus Tours and Events
Come for a campus tour and get a first-hand feel of our campus and facilities!
Visiting campus is the best way to get the full experience of life at Laurentian University. We highlight everything from learning spaces to lecture halls, labs to libraries, and residences to food services.
We offer tours:
- Monday – Friday at 10:00 am and 1:30 pm
- Saturdays at noon
Once you have completed the online form, one of our Senior Tour Ambassadors will get back to you with confirmation and details for your visit. If you have any questions or concerns in advance, we encourage you to contact us: email@example.com or 1-800-461-4030, ext. 3109.