Programs that suit you

At uOttawa, you’ll have the freedom to test your limits by combining programs from various fields of study.

Customized degrees

Many of our programs are among the top 10 in Canada. Whether you’re a computer whiz with an interest in entrepreneurship, or an aspiring sports therapist who wants to gain some business savvy, we’ll help you find the winning combination.

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The University of Ottawa is among the 10 best universities in Canada

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The University of Ottawa ranks among the top 200 universities in the world

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Over 42,000 students, 35,000 undergrads and 7,000 grads

Push the boundaries of knowledge

We have 550 undergraduate and graduate programs to choose from, of which more than 350 are open to direct entry by undergraduates. Ready to start window-shopping through our program descriptions and course options?

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Our flexible approach allows you to combine programs and customize a degree that uniquely positions you for your dream career. To help choose the right academic path for you, see details of our various discipline combinations and find out which programs have CO-OP and French Immersion.

Understand your path

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Boost your future earnings and stand out as a bilingual professional. Study in English, in French, or both. Over 75 programs offer a French Immersion stream, in which you can take courses in French but write exams and assignments in English – or vice versa. Although more than two-thirds of uOttawa students are enrolled in programs taught entirely in English, others take advantage of our ideal environment to become fluent in French.

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Yes, you can work as a professional in Quebec if you study at the University of Ottawa! There’s no reason to worry that studying in Ontario will put you at a disadvantage when you enter the Quebec job market. Au contraire! Professional associations in Quebec acknowledge the high standards of our well-rounded and well-respected undergraduate and graduate programs in health, education, science, engineering, law, management and social services.

Study at uOttawa, work in Quebec (PDF)

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We supplement our excellent academic programs with an early focus on aligning what you learn with the career you want. Take advantage of the support provided by our Career Development Centre and start planning now. You can learn more about academic programs and the job opportunities they lead to.

Find the program for the career you want

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Find out how to apply for admission by following a few simple steps.  Learn about our admission requirements and check the minimum averages and prerequisite courses you need for your chosen program. To guide you through the process, select whether you are applying from OntarioQuebecCEGEPother Canadian province or territoryinternationally, or if you are applying through other pathways.

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The close alliance between the University of Ottawa and Saint Paul’s University in Ottawa gives you even more options to combine programs. You can take courses at both institutions. Born out of Bytown College in 1848, the sister universities offer their students the opportunity to tap into each university’s fields of specialization and expertise.

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for political science in Ontario

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for linguistics in Canada

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for education in Ontario

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for chemistry in Canada

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for international development in Canada

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for sport science in Canada

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Contact information

Liaison Office

Tabaret Hall (map)
550 Cumberland Street, Room 088
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Canada

Tel.: 613-562-5800 ext. 1000
Toll free: 1-877-868-8292

Canadian applicants: [email protected]

International applicants: [email protected]

Office hours

September 1 to May 31:
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

June 1 to August 31: 
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.