Western University is one of the best universities in Canada with a rank of #10 in Best Global Universities in Canada (Acc. to US News). Western University offers programs through 12 faculties, including the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, as well as professional programs in Medicine, Business, Law, and Engineering. At 91 %, it has one of the highest national first-year student admission rates.

Western University has a total enrollment of 41,940 students, including 25,991 undergraduates, 3,869 graduate students, and 2,231 Ph.D. students. The campus of Western University boasts a diversified population, with over 4,493 international students from 129 countries. Western University has a moderately selective admission process, with a 58% acceptance rate.

To secure admission at Western University, international students require a minimum GPA of 2.7 i.e ~82% for an Indian student. However, the average GPA of admitted students at the university is 3.3 i.e ~88%. For an international student, the average cost of attendance at Western University rounds up to 41.1 lakhs. 

Western University Rankings

Western University is one of the top public universities in London, Canada. It is ranked #=172 in QS World University Rankings 2023. Mentioned below are the other ranks achieved by Western University by different ranking agenicies:

  • #201-250 in Times Higher Education Ranking 2022
  • #52 in Impact ranking 2022
  • #287 in U.S News and World Report Best Global University Rankings 2021 and #10th among the best global universities in Canada.
  • #183 according to 2021 rankings published by CWUR.org
  • #8th in Canada’s best Universities by Maclean’s Rankings 2021


Western University Programs

Western University offers both graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is affiliated with AUCC, IAU, CBIE and CARL. All programs at Western University are unique and students get to study under highly qualified faculty members .The University also provides English language support to students in need.

  • Westerns has 12 faculties including graduate and postdoctoral studies, as well as professional programs in Medicine, Business, Law and Engineering.
  • The University provides 88 different graduate programs and interdisciplinary programs.
  • Westerns offers 17 different undergraduate programs and three different degrees like honors bachelor, three-year bachelor and four year bachelor.
  • The University also offers some combined and concurrent degrees like Engineering and Business; Kinesiology and food & Nutrition; Media Information & Technoculture and Law.
  • There are also options like Co-op, student exchange and Distance learning programs.