Lakehead University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1170 of 14,131 In the World
#345 of 2,597 In North America
#36 of 101 In Canada
#15 of 24 In Ontario
#226 of 1,015 For Petrology and Geochemistry
Top50% For 42 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
82%
Enrollment
8,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate82%
Admissions RequirementsOntario secondary school diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to April (September - December; January-April)
Enrollment8,500
Full time employee350
Student:staff ratio24:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
7,684
Citations
202,905

Lakehead University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,654 / 25,604
Engineering
1,598 / 46,372
Environmental Science
1,358 / 48,114
Chemistry
1,302 / 46,552
Medicine
1,021 / 27,124
Biology
914 / 38,815
Psychology
773 / 20,692
Physics
719 / 18,320
Computer Science
716 / 13,656
Business
554 / 18,147
Sociology
494 / 7,248
Materials Science
435 / 9,118
Automation and Control engineering
433 / 16,115
Geology
416 / 13,686
Ecology
391 / 16,773
Mathematics
362 / 6,433
Political Science
338 / 1,363
Economics
291 / 5,674
Demography
272 / 8,133
Petrology and Geochemistry
260 / 8,436
Geography and Cartography
246 / 5,135
Art & Design
212 / 1,852
Environmental Management
208 / 9,046
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
188 / 2,120
Chemical Engineering
188 / 6,731
Healthcare Management (MHA)
171 / 3,186
Social Psychology
169 / 5,781
Education Majors
165 / 1,825
Law
160 / 294
Child Psychology
154 / 5,000
Botany
140 / 5,308
Agricultural Science
134 / 4,287
Inorganic Chemistry
127 / 5,665
Communications and Public Relations
127 / 2,752
Nursing
124 / 2,674
Public Health
124 / 3,448
Biochemistry
114 / 8,751
Clinical Psychology
112 / 3,223
Health Science
112 / 2,718
Electronic Engineering
102 / 1,822

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 74 387
1992 65 433
1993 78 499
1994 80 568
1995 76 663
1996 101 663
1997 97 717
1998 97 822
1999 79 938
2000 102 1091
2001 74 1200
2002 142 1399
2003 142 1832
2004 184 2344
2005 183 2665
2006 225 3543
2007 226 4212
2008 291 5222
2009 309 6645
2010 358 7914
2011 364 9531
2012 392 11416
2013 449 13650
2014 453 15323
2015 451 16981
2016 477 17153
2017 526 19077
2018 557 18706
2019 579 21709
2020 671 25172
2021 646 29226

Tuition

International studetns Range from: 17,750 to 18,250 for degree programs. (CAD)
Local studetns Range from 5,735 to 6,968 for degree programs. (CAD)

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Maîtrise/Master's Degree Business Administration, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Health Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology
Diplôme et certificat de 2e cycle/Graduate Diploma and Certificate Health Sciences, Nursing, Physical Therapy
Doctorat/Doctoral Degree Biotechnology, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Computer Engineering, Education, Electrical Engineering, Forestry, Psychology

Notable alumni

  1. Marie Avgeropoulos

    Marie Avgeropoulos
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Enrolled in Lakehead University
    Studied television journalist
    Occupations
    actormodelfilm actoracting
    Biography

    Marie Avgeropoulos is a Canadian actress and model. She is best known for her role as Octavia Blake on The CW’s post-apocalyptic science fiction television series The 100 (2014–2020).

  2. Melissa Coates

    Melissa Coates
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1971-2021 (aged 50)
    Occupations
    amateur wrestlermodelprofessional wrestleractorbodybuilder
    Biography

    Melissa L. Coates was a Canadian professional wrestler, bodybuilder, fitness model, and actress. She was best known for appearing in the first two seasons of the Game Show Network show Extreme Dodgeball. In professional wrestling, she was known for her appearances in World Wrestling Entertainment's developmental territories Ohio Valley Wrestling and Deep South Wrestling, NWA Anarchy, and Women Superstars Uncensored. On the independent circuit, she was the valet of Sabu, under the ring name Super Genie.

  3. Patty Hajdu

    Patty Hajdu
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Patricia A. Hajdu is a Canadian politician who has served as the minister of Indigenous services since October 26, 2021. A member of the Liberal Party, she also serves as the member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Superior North. Previously, she was the minister of status of women, minister of employment, workforce development and labour, and minister of health.

  4. Krista McCarville

    Krista McCarville
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    curler
    Biography

    Krista Lee McCarville is a Canadian curler from Thunder Bay, Ontario. McCarville is a four-time Northern Ontario junior champion, the 2003 Winter Universiade silver medallist, a four-time Ontario provincial champion, a four-time Northern Ontario provincial champion, and a two-time Canadian national medallist.

  5. Bruce Hyer

    Bruce Hyer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politicianaircraft pilot
    Biography

    Bruce Tolhurst Hyer is a Canadian politician, businessman, and ecologist. He is the former deputy leader of the Green Party of Canada and the former Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Superior North. Hyer was elected in the 2008 federal election, and re-elected with a wider margin in the 2011 federal election; on both occasions while standing for the New Democratic Party.

  6. Eric Melillo

    Eric Melillo
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1998-.. (age 24)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Eric Melillo is a Canadian politician who was elected to represent the riding of Kenora in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2019 Canadian federal election.

  7. Bill Mauro

    Bill Mauro
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Bill Mauro is a politician in Ontario, Canada, currently the mayor of Thunder Bay, Ontario. He was previously a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 2003 to 2018, representing the riding of Thunder Bay—Atikokan and serving as a cabinet minister in the government of Kathleen Wynne.

  8. Michael Gravelle

    Michael Gravelle
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Michael Gravelle is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who has represented the riding of Thunder Bay—Superior North since 1995 (known as Port Arthur from 1995 to 1999). He served as a member of cabinet during the Dalton McGuinty and Kathleen Wynne governments.

  9. Lawrence J. Barkwell

    Lawrence J. Barkwell
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1943-2019 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Lawrence J. Barkwell was a Canadian author, editor, historian and lecturer, best known for his comprehensive writings on the Métis Nation and Culture. He served as senior historian at Manitoba Métis Federation’s Louis Riel Institute from 2006 until his death in September 2019. He was a member of the board of directors of the Friends of Upper Fort Garry. He was Honorary Elder for the St. Norbert Parish la Barrière Métis Council.

General info

Alternative names LU
Founded 1965
Accreditation Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario
Motto Ad Augusta per Angusta
Achievement through Effort
Colors royal blue, gold
Academic structure Faculty of Business Administration
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Forestry and the Forest Environment
Faculty of Health and Behavioral Sciences
Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Affiliations and memberships Universities Canada (UC)
Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
University of the Arctic (UArctic)
Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID)
Association of University Forestry Schools of Canada (AUFSC)
Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
Canadian University Press (CUP)

Location and Contacts

Address 955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7B 5E1
Canada
City population 108,000
Phone +1 (807) 343 8110
Fax +1 (807) 343 8023

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