University of Manitoba: Statistics



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#241 of 14,131 In the World
#114 of 2,597 In North America
#15 of 101 In Canada
#1 of 5 In Manitoba
#1 of 4 In Winnipeg
#50 of 1,025 For Industrial Engineering
Top100 For 11 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 89,386 scientific papers published and 2,196,571 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Medicine, Chemistry, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Physics, Genetics, and Biochemistry.


University of Manitoba majors

by publication & citation count

55,188 / 1,615,093
48,586 / 1,392,993
42,448 / 1,213,945
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
36,411 / 825,553
35,060 / 814,355
Environmental Science
32,431 / 801,082
Computer Science
32,217 / 784,198
31,741 / 707,725
29,185 / 928,825
27,296 / 894,404
24,264 / 681,157
22,834 / 749,216
Quantum and Particle physics
19,389 / 391,413
Organic Chemistry
19,159 / 561,153
18,112 / 470,461
17,680 / 453,719
17,109 / 412,354
Political Science
16,871 / 351,414
15,754 / 340,213
Geography and Cartography
15,316 / 331,084
14,983 / 398,248
Materials Science
14,788 / 333,778
14,720 / 285,639
14,472 / 455,530
14,070 / 391,817
13,536 / 430,372
12,373 / 350,157
11,809 / 420,464
11,486 / 260,013
10,142 / 190,618
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
9,827 / 185,516
Public Health
9,639 / 293,969
9,609 / 198,968
Optical Engineering
9,134 / 200,144
8,828 / 272,001
8,509 / 247,837
8,410 / 176,398
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
7,961 / 211,391
7,348 / 158,697
7,319 / 198,174

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1080 9149
1992 1038 10094
1993 1083 10292
1994 1081 10930
1995 1068 11926
1996 1104 13038
1997 1035 13249
1998 1176 15014
1999 1104 16897
2000 1063 19397
2001 1012 20584
2002 1562 23803
2003 1409 25781
2004 1435 27710
2005 1703 32037
2006 1834 36234
2007 1895 40475
2008 2010 44886
2009 2213 51092
2010 2181 58817
2011 2563 65995
2012 2704 75641
2013 2945 82922
2014 3131 92027
2015 3303 97801
2016 3468 101554
2017 3574 107575
2018 3884 117535
2019 3931 132534
2020 4357 156447
2021 4664 179661
2022 4349 183891
2023 4017 183334
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)
    university teachersociologistwriterrhetoricianliterary critic

    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. He is known as the "father of media studies".

  2. Erving Goffman

    Erving Goffman
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1922-1982 (aged 60)
    non-fiction writeranthropologistsociologist

    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
    physicistnuclear physicistnon-fiction writerchemist

    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 67)
    DJ producersinger-songwriterpianistsingercomposer

    Loreena Isabel 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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