Brock University: Statistics



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#853 of 14,131 In the World
#267 of 2,597 In North America
#30 of 101 In Canada
#13 of 24 In Ontario
#137 of 1,031 For Sexology
Top50% For 141 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate73%
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 73% 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 14,840 scientific papers published and 283,165 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Biology, Medicine, Psychology, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Political Science, Physics, Law, and Sociology.


Brock University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
9,051 / 160,003
7,416 / 174,037
5,764 / 131,680
5,711 / 132,635
Computer Science
5,597 / 112,064
Environmental Science
5,529 / 112,086
Political Science
5,421 / 92,008
5,038 / 101,310
4,974 / 88,113
4,882 / 84,473
4,864 / 97,700
4,856 / 82,140
4,853 / 114,219
3,504 / 68,069
3,314 / 56,588
Geography and Cartography
3,196 / 58,332
Quantum and Particle physics
3,107 / 59,040
2,976 / 80,070
2,907 / 42,867
2,847 / 60,831
2,845 / 40,345
Social Psychology
2,634 / 74,278
Organic Chemistry
2,537 / 57,597
2,534 / 69,073
2,447 / 56,497
2,324 / 40,688
2,226 / 51,220
2,212 / 55,618
2,179 / 43,563
2,175 / 38,588
Art & Design
2,124 / 32,137
2,069 / 50,376
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,866 / 32,558
1,837 / 41,211
Materials Science
1,740 / 36,942
Child Psychology
1,737 / 53,476
1,607 / 38,302
Development Studies
1,321 / 18,282
Machine Learning
1,224 / 23,075
1,210 / 27,881

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 115 700
1991 100 651
1992 110 889
1993 101 768
1994 119 892
1995 113 957
1996 114 947
1997 120 971
1998 132 1066
1999 114 1219
2000 132 1211
2001 154 1394
2002 169 1657
2003 194 1877
2004 212 2190
2005 298 2664
2006 330 3367
2007 328 4028
2008 402 5051
2009 455 6062
2010 512 7383
2011 547 8837
2012 570 10646
2013 645 12468
2014 658 14137
2015 733 15524
2016 684 15642
2017 765 17136
2018 719 18074
2019 796 21223
2020 883 25863
2021 1151 30908
2022 957 28446
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. Matthew Santoro

    Matthew Santoro
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1985-.. (age 38)
    YouTuberaccountantactortelevision producervideo blogger

    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.

  2. Kyle Dubas

    Kyle Dubas
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1985-.. (age 38)
    sports executive

    Kyle Dubas is a Canadian ice hockey executive who is the general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). 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 hire, Dubas was the second youngest general manager in NHL history, behind John Chayka of the Arizona Coyotes.

  3. Peter McLaren

    Peter McLaren
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1948-.. (age 75)

    Peter McLaren is a Canadian scholar who serves as a Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies at Attallah College of Educational Studies, Chapman University, where he is Co-Director of the Paulo Freire Democratic Project and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice. He is also Emeritus Professor of Urban Education, University of California, Los Angeles, and Emeritus Professor of Educational Leadership, Miami University of Ohio. He is also the Honorary Director of the Center for Critical Studies in Education at Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China. According to Stanford University's database, McLaren belongs to the top 2% of the world’s most influential scientists.

  4. Rick Campanelli

    Rick Campanelli
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1970-.. (age 53)
    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 18 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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