University of Manitoba: Statistics



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#228 of 14,131 In the World
#112 of 2,597 In North America
#15 of 101 In Canada
#1 of 5 In Manitoba
#1 of 4 In Winnipeg
#39 of 1,000 For Respiratory Therapy
Top100 For 14 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate52%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to April, Regular Session; May to June, Intersession; July to August, Summer - Day Session; May to July, Summer-Evening Session
Full time employee4,800
Student:staff ratio6:1

We've calculated the 52% acceptance rate for University of Manitoba 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

University of Manitoba is a world-class research university with 79,869 scientific papers published and 1,926,105 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Medicine, Chemistry, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Science, Physics, Computer Science, Genetics, and Biochemistry.


University of Manitoba majors

by publication & citation count

48,927 / 1,394,631
43,200 / 1,204,336
37,552 / 1,056,219
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
31,465 / 687,257
30,593 / 689,197
Environmental Science
28,351 / 691,027
27,700 / 590,833
Computer Science
27,311 / 655,646
26,078 / 810,415
24,233 / 782,743
21,482 / 582,866
20,071 / 646,157
Organic Chemistry
16,808 / 476,247
Quantum and Particle physics
16,572 / 319,845
15,742 / 402,889
15,105 / 369,950
14,848 / 350,213
Political Science
14,424 / 280,508
13,392 / 270,892
Geography and Cartography
13,135 / 281,015
Materials Science
12,828 / 278,424
12,771 / 390,189
12,734 / 235,343
12,686 / 325,501
12,127 / 330,112
12,032 / 368,513
10,712 / 298,677
10,561 / 361,630
9,939 / 214,634
8,474 / 151,643
Public Health
8,454 / 258,438
8,381 / 159,756
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
8,279 / 148,489
Optical Engineering
7,731 / 160,047
7,664 / 237,099
7,540 / 210,531
7,053 / 144,715
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
7,042 / 181,992
6,373 / 168,816
6,319 / 132,477

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 980 7573
1991 1003 8235
1992 970 9080
1993 1011 9449
1994 976 9963
1995 979 10907
1996 1025 11945
1997 958 12151
1998 1090 13760
1999 1013 15416
2000 1001 17460
2001 941 18842
2002 1074 20609
2003 1126 23238
2004 1266 24952
2005 1414 29103
2006 1621 33109
2007 1710 37023
2008 1977 41615
2009 2061 46711
2010 2036 52629
2011 2384 59746
2012 2606 69101
2013 2802 75933
2014 2949 84786
2015 3119 91166
2016 3238 94594
2017 3418 103607
2018 3479 104468
2019 3693 122386
2020 4113 144923
2021 4872 186537
2022 3947 177334
Academic rankings


International studetns Undergraduate:272.65-500.35 per credit hour depending on programs. Mastersand PhD programmes: 8,911.40 per annum (BIF)
Local studetns Undergraduate: 77.90 -142.95 per credit hour depending on programs. Masters and PhD programmes: 4,455.70 per annum (CAD)

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 University of Manitoba.

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 Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Doctorat/Doctoral Degree Anatomy, Astronomy and Space Science, Botany, Cell Biology, Civil Engineering, Community Health, Computer Engineering, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, English, Entomology, Film, Food Science, French, Geography, Geology, Health Sciences, History, Immunology, Indigenous Studies, Linguistics, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Peace and Disarmament, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physics, Physiology, Psychology, Religion, Social Work, Sociology, Soil Science, Spanish, Statistics, Theatre, Zoology

University of Manitoba alumni

  1. Marshall McLuhan

    Marshall McLuhan
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1911-1980 (aged 69)
    sociologistuniversity teacherphilosopherliterary criticrhetorician

    Herbert Marshall McLuhan was a Canadian philosopher whose work is among the cornerstones of the study of media theory. He studied at the University of Manitoba and the University of Cambridge. He began his teaching career as a professor of English at several universities in the United States and Canada before moving to the University of Toronto in 1946, where he remained for the rest of his life.

  2. Erving Goffman

    Erving Goffman
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1922-1982 (aged 60)
    sociologistanthropologistnon-fiction writer

    Erving Goffman was a Canadian-born American sociologist, social psychologist, and writer, considered by some "the most influential American sociologist of the twentieth century".

  3. Louis Slotin

    Louis Slotin
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1910-1946 (aged 36)
    Enrolled in the University of Manitoba
    Studied in 1927
    physicistchemistnon-fiction writernuclear physicist

    Louis Alexander Slotin was a Canadian physicist and chemist who took part in the Manhattan Project. Born and raised in the North End of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Slotin earned both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the University of Manitoba, before obtaining his doctorate in physical chemistry at King's College London in 1936. Afterwards, he joined the University of Chicago as a research associate to help design a cyclotron.

  4. Loreena McKennitt

    Loreena McKennitt
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1957-.. (age 66)
    singer-songwritermusic producerpianistmusiciansinger

    Loreena Isobel Irene McKennitt, is a Canadian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer who writes, records, and performs world music with Celtic and Middle Eastern influences. McKennitt is known for her refined and clear soprano vocals. She has sold more than 14 million records worldwide.

All 100 notable alumni

University of Manitoba faculties and divisions

Centre : Aging Gerontology
Centre : Agri-food Research in Health and Medicine Food Science
Centre : Architectural Structures and Technology Architecture
Centre : Breast Cancer Research and Diagnosis Oncology
Centre : Cell Biology Cell Biology
Centre : Defence and Security Studies Protective Services
Centre : Earth Observation Science Earth Sciences
Centre : Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals Food Science
Centre : Global Public Health Public Health
Centre : Globalization and Cultural Studies Cultural Studies
Centre : Health Policy Health Sciences
Centre : Hellenic Civilization Ancient Civilizations
Centre : Internet Innovation Information Technology
Centre : Livestock and the Environment Animal Husbandry
Centre : Nursing and Health Research Health Sciences, Nursing
Centre : Professional and Applied Ethics Ethics
Centre : Proteomics and Systems Biology Biology
Centre : Research and Treatment of Atherosclerosis Medicine, Rehabilitation and Therapy
College : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Clinical Psychology, Community Health, Genetics, Health Education, Immunology, Medicine, Microbiology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radiology, Surgery
College : Nursing Health Sciences, Nursing, Oncology
College : Pharmacy Pharmacy
Course/Programme : University 1 Accountancy, Agricultural Business, Agriculture, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Astronomy and Space Science, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Canadian Studies, Catholic Theology, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Computer Science, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Ecology, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Entomology, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Film, Fine Arts, Food Science, French, Gender Studies, Genetics, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, German, Greek (Classical), Health Sciences, History, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indigenous Studies, Italian, Jewish Studies, Labour and Industrial Relations, Latin, Law, Leisure Studies, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medicine, Microbiology, Music, Native Language, Natural Resources, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Polish, Political Sciences, Portuguese, Psychology, Religion, Respiratory Therapy, Russian, Slavic Languages, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, Textile Design, Theatre, Veterinary Science, Women's Studies
Department/Division : Extended Education Anthropology, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Geology, Indigenous Studies, Management, Modern Languages, Music, Native Language Education, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Physics, Slavic Languages, Social Work, Sports, Sports Management, Writing
Faculty : Agricultural and Food Sciences Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Bioengineering, Biomedicine, Botany, Entomology, Environmental Engineering, Food Science, Soil Science, Veterinary Science
Faculty : Architecture Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Town Planning
Faculty : Arts Adult Education, Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Canadian Studies, Catholic Theology, Central European Studies, Classical Languages, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Eastern European Studies, Economics, English, Film, French, Gender Studies, German, Greek (Classical), History, Icelandic, Indigenous Studies, Italian, Jewish Studies, Judaic Religious Studies, Labour and Industrial Relations, Labour Law, Latin, Latin American Studies, Leadership, Linguistics, Medieval Studies, Modern History, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Slavic Languages, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Women's Studies
Faculty : Dentistry Biology, Community Health, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Surgery
Faculty : Education Adult Education, Continuing Education, Education, Foreign Languages Education
Faculty : Engineering Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Bioengineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Design, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Faculty : Environment, Earth, and Resources Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Natural Resources
Faculty : Graduate Studies Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Anatomy, Animal Husbandry, Anthropology, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture and Planning, Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Botany, Canadian Studies, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Community Health, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Curriculum, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Electrical Engineering, English, Entomology, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Film, Fine Arts, Food Science, French, Genetics, Geography, Geology, German, Greek, Health Sciences, History, Icelandic, Immunology, Indigenous Studies, Interior Design, Italian, Landscape Architecture, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Auxiliaries, Microbiology, Music, Natural Resources, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Oncology, Orthodontics, Pathology, Peace and Disarmament, Periodontics, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Physiology, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religion, Slavic Languages, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Soil Science, Spanish, Statistics, Surgery, Textile Design, Theatre, Town Planning, Zoology
Faculty : Human Ecology Family Studies, Nutrition, Textile Design
Faculty : Kinesiology and Recreation Management Leisure Studies, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Sports
Faculty : Law Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, History of Law, Law, Private Law, Public Law
Faculty : Music Art History, Jazz and Popular Music, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Singing
Faculty : Science Actuarial Science, Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Genetics, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Psychology, Statistics
Faculty : Social Work Social Work
Institute : Cardiovascular Sciences Cardiology
Institute : Humanities Arts and Humanities
Institute : Industrial Mathematical Sciences Mathematics
Institute : Legal Research Law
Institute : Theoretical Physics Physics
Institute : Transport Transport and Communications
Laboratory : Applied Electromagnetics Electrical Engineering
Laboratory : Structural Engineering Engineering
Research Division : Aboriginal Health Health Sciences
Research Division : Aquatic Biology Biology
Research Division : Community Acquired Infections Community Health
Research Division : Composite Materials and Structures Materials Engineering
Research Division : Data Data Processing
Research Division : Developmental Health Health Sciences
Research Division : Grain Storage Agriculture
Research Division : Health, Leisure and Human Performance Health Sciences, Leisure Studies, Sports
Research Division : Higher Education and Development Development Studies, Higher Education
Research Division : Mood and Anxiety Disorders Psychology
Research Division : Psychiatric Neuroimaging Psychiatry and Mental Health
Research Division : RESOLVE Family Studies, Social Problems
Research Division : Spinal Cord Medicine
School : Agriculture Agriculture, Crop Production, Fruit Production, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Vegetable Production
School : Art Art History, Ceramic Art, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Printing and Printmaking, Sculpture, Video
School : Business Business Administration, Finance, Human Resources, Management, Marketing, Small Business
School : Dental Hygiene Dental Hygiene
School : Medical Rehabilitation Health Sciences, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Respiratory Therapy
Unit : Aerospace Materials Engineering Facility Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
Unit : Crystallography and Mineralogy Research Facility Crystallography, Mineralogy
Unit : Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Facility Nuclear Engineering
Unit : Regional Materials and Surface Characterization Facility Materials Engineering

General information

Alternative names U of M
Founded 1877
Motto Floreat
Colors gold, brown

Location and contacts

Address 66 Chancellors Circle
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2
City population 705,000

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