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About us

The University of Ottawa is the largest bilingual (English-French) university in the world. Located at the heart of Canada’s capital, we have ready access to the great institutions of our country.
42K

Students

5K

Employees

250K

Alumni

Building the University of tomorrow

Two decades into the 21st century, having taken stock of our extraordinary growth, uOttawa looks to the future with confidence, ambition and vision, poised to complete our metamorphosis into an illustrious internationally-engaged university.

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#1

French immersion program among Canadian universities

97%

Employment rate for graduates

$60M

Per year in student scholarships and bursaries

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