Founded in 1848

Founded in 1848

University of Ottawa

Founded in 1848

Founded in 1848

University of Ottawa

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  • 48259

  • 10725

    International students
  • O19397188593

  • 203

    World ranking
  • 10

    Country ranking

University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa (uOttawa) is the largest bilingual (English-French) university in the world. 

Situated in the heart of Canada’s capital.

The University of Ottawa is committed to creating an exceptional learning environment and supporting its faculty and staff. 

With ambitious goals for the future, the university aims to cultivate a diverse cultural atmosphere, embrace openness to the world, promote discovery, and preserve Indigenous languages. 

In 2015, it adopted the 13 Principles on Indigenous Education to address underrepresentation in post-secondary education. 

In 2017, the university signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, reinforcing its dedication to acknowledging and addressing the legacy of the Residential School system.

On-campus accommodation

Campus list based on university info

Main Campus

Residence fee Duration

$13,837 CAD

UP to $24,189
34 - 52

Off-campus accommodation

annual rent in Ottawa
based on univly research


Shared house

$10,740 CAD


Shared house

$7,164 CAD


Entire house

$21,480 CAD


  • Three gymnasiums
  • 50-meter Olympic size swimming pool
  • Fitness Centre
  • Tae E. Lee Martial Arts room
  • Dance studio
  • Saunas
  • Martial arts room

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