Brock University: Statistics



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#856 of 14,131 In the World
#265 of 2,597 In North America
#30 of 101 In Canada
#13 of 24 In Ontario
#123 of 1,018 For Sexology
Top50% For 150 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate95%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarFall/Winter Session: September to April (September - December; January-April); Spring Session: May to June; Summer Session: July to August
Full time employee594
Student:staff ratio32:1

We've calculated the 95% acceptance rate for Brock University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Brock University is a world-class research university with 17,422 scientific papers published and 342,842 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Biology, Medicine, Computer Science, Psychology, Environmental Science, Political Science, Law, Philosophy, and Physics.


Brock University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
10,940 / 206,849
8,955 / 220,538
6,952 / 167,390
Computer Science
6,942 / 149,879
6,891 / 164,977
Environmental Science
6,738 / 142,109
Political Science
6,652 / 122,377
6,193 / 119,058
6,023 / 113,805
6,021 / 123,832
5,920 / 106,604
5,859 / 118,890
5,715 / 138,089
4,293 / 90,566
4,116 / 82,010
Geography and Cartography
3,961 / 75,599
Quantum and Particle physics
3,734 / 75,771
3,657 / 58,015
3,560 / 81,627
3,503 / 96,221
3,502 / 53,118
Social Psychology
3,237 / 95,414
3,005 / 84,217
2,993 / 70,712
Organic Chemistry
2,984 / 71,808
2,966 / 55,070
2,849 / 68,755
2,784 / 63,130
2,746 / 55,307
2,716 / 70,988
Art & Design
2,636 / 41,261
2,488 / 64,403
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,379 / 47,389
2,228 / 51,893
Child Psychology
2,076 / 65,281
2,036 / 51,018
Materials Science
2,026 / 45,895
Development Studies
1,689 / 26,063
Machine Learning
1,602 / 33,902
1,469 / 26,588

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 107 750
1992 126 1013
1993 124 879
1994 137 1037
1995 132 1122
1996 135 1117
1997 135 1139
1998 147 1273
1999 134 1414
2000 147 1442
2001 177 1603
2002 202 1882
2003 225 2205
2004 248 2588
2005 322 3050
2006 372 3835
2007 386 4705
2008 463 5754
2009 523 6952
2010 577 8464
2011 610 10307
2012 685 12227
2013 737 14469
2014 780 16334
2015 769 17610
2016 802 18333
2017 817 19184
2018 865 21803
2019 898 24401
2020 982 29242
2021 1097 30845
2022 1029 31707
2023 1134 31496
Academic rankings


International studetns Undergraduate tuition, 19,938.50 per annum. Graduate tuition: 6,662.70. PhD in Education, 6,662.70; PhD in Arts or Science, 6,580.03 per term (CAD)
Local studetns Undergraduate tuition, 6,352.65-8,068.10 per annum for Canadian students and students. Graduate tuition, 2,250.08- 2,861.88 per term for Canadian students (CAD)

Brock University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Brock University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Doctorat/Doctoral Degree Arts and Humanities, Education, Natural Sciences

Brock University alumni

  1. Kyle Dubas

    Kyle Dubas
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1985-.. (age 39)
    sports executive

    Kyle Benjamin Dubas is a Canadian ice hockey executive who is the current president of hockey operations and general manager for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. He previously served as the general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs. He attended Brock University and graduated with a degree in Sports Management, and started his career by briefly acting as a player agent. Afterward, he served in various roles with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League, including a term as the team's general manager. Dubas joined the Maple Leafs organization as an assistant general manager in 2014, and played a key role in developing the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League (AHL). In 2018, the Marlies captured the Calder Cup as AHL Champions. At the time of his hiring by the Maple Leafs, Dubas was the second youngest general manager in NHL history, behind John Chayka of the Arizona Coyotes.

  2. Matthew Santoro

    Matthew Santoro
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1985-.. (age 39)
    YouTubervideo bloggertelevision produceractoraccountant

    Matthew Santoro is a Canadian Twitch streamer, YouTuber, and social media influencer. He compiles top ten lists and "50 Amazing Facts" videos on his main channel. Other channels he owned, for vlogging and gaming, are no longer available.

  3. Denis Dyack

    Denis Dyack
    1966-.. (age 58)

    Denis Dyack is a Canadian video game developer and the CEO of Apocalypse Studios. He is also the former president of Silicon Knights, and is a video game designer, writer, director and producer. Dyack directed Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain and Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem, and is directing Deadhaus Sonata. Dyack was inducted into the Canadian Gaming Hall of Fame by the Canadian Game Development Talent Awards in November 2011.

  4. Rick Campanelli

    Rick Campanelli
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1970-.. (age 54)
    television presenter

    Rick Campanelli is a Canadian television and radio personality known for his work as a VJ and host for MuchMusic and for co-hosting ET Canada. He joined Z103.5FM CIDC-FM in November 2021, and was co-host of the morning show until December 2022, when he left the station.

All 19 notable alumni

Brock University faculties and divisions

Centre : Aboriginal Education and Research Natives Education
Centre : Digital Humanities Arts and Humanities, History, Literature, Modern Languages
Centre : Healthy Development Physical Education, Sports
Centre : Muscle Metabolism and Biophysics Biophysics, Physical Education, Public Health
Centre : Sport Capacity Sports
Faculty : Applied Health Sciences Dental Hygiene, Health Sciences, Leisure Studies, Nursing, Parks and Recreation, Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Sports, Sports Management
Faculty : Education Adult Education, Education, Educational Sciences, Natives Education, Preschool Education, Teacher Training
Faculty : Graduate Studies Accountancy, Aesthetics, Ancient Civilizations, Applied Linguistics, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Classical Languages, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, English, Folklore, Geography, Greek (Classical), Health Sciences, History, Latin, Management, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Sociology, Statistics
Faculty : Humanities Aesthetics, Ancient Civilizations, Applied Linguistics, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Canadian Studies, Classical Languages, Communication Disorders, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, English, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, French, French Studies, Greek (Classical), History, Italian, Latin, Latin American Studies, Literature, Medieval Studies, Modern History, Modern Languages, Multimedia, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Portuguese, Spanish, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Theatre, Visual Arts, Writing
Faculty : Mathematics and Science Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Education, Geology, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Neurosciences, Oenology, Physics, Viticulture
Faculty : Social Sciences Child Care and Development, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Film, Folklore, Geography, Geography (Human), Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Labour and Industrial Relations, Media Studies, Neurosciences, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Law, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology, Surveying and Mapping, Tourism, Women's Studies
Institute : Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Oenology, Viticulture
Institute : Electrophysiological Research Biological and Life Sciences, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Psychology
Research Division : Humanities Arts and Humanities
Research Division : Niagara Community Observatory Regional Studies
School : Business Accountancy, Administration, Business Administration, Management

General information

Alternative names BU
Founded 1964
Accreditation Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario
Motto Surgite!
Push on!
Colors red, blue, white

Location and contacts

Address 500 Glenridge Avenue
Saint Catharines, Ontario, L2S 3A1
City population 133,000

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