University of Windsor: Statistics



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#672 of 14,131 In the World
#228 of 2,597 In North America
#27 of 101 In Canada
#11 of 24 In Ontario
#54 of 1,019 For Industrial Engineering
Top50% For 186 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate79%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to April (September - November; January-April)
Full time employee524
Student:staff ratio31:1

We've calculated the 79% acceptance rate for University of Windsor 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 Windsor is a world-class research university with 28,324 scientific papers published and 411,856 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Physics, Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Computer Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Medicine, and Political Science.


University of Windsor majors

by publication & citation count

14,349 / 222,578
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
13,500 / 167,741
12,906 / 206,266
12,170 / 233,315
Environmental Science
11,796 / 199,689
11,543 / 205,717
Computer Science
11,267 / 149,140
Quantum and Particle physics
8,764 / 136,008
7,598 / 139,819
Political Science
7,257 / 81,956
6,879 / 75,909
Materials Science
6,722 / 120,178
6,652 / 77,558
6,581 / 104,848
6,518 / 117,588
Organic Chemistry
6,244 / 127,532
6,172 / 79,207
6,155 / 81,167
Geography and Cartography
5,850 / 87,047
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
5,544 / 64,297
5,475 / 74,078
5,179 / 109,902
4,484 / 85,018
4,405 / 64,128
3,992 / 49,235
3,896 / 75,474
Electrical Engineering
3,663 / 40,680
3,630 / 67,639
3,554 / 44,683
3,478 / 42,768
3,242 / 46,640
Mechanical Engineering
3,139 / 43,531
Metallurgical Engineering
3,085 / 63,870
3,005 / 40,102
Machine Learning
2,892 / 41,941
Social Psychology
2,767 / 46,052
Optical Engineering
2,738 / 38,674
Art & Design
2,485 / 23,544
2,404 / 23,934
Computer Networking
2,269 / 23,214

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 326 1233
1991 331 1408
1992 306 1602
1993 337 1680
1994 318 1788
1995 352 1865
1996 352 2150
1997 425 2337
1998 352 2467
1999 389 2928
2000 331 2906
2001 468 3189
2002 429 3599
2003 525 4259
2004 450 4440
2005 618 5928
2006 675 6847
2007 827 8050
2008 804 9661
2009 1020 11652
2010 873 12750
2011 913 14629
2012 1056 16615
2013 1138 17847
2014 1077 19687
2015 1007 20632
2016 974 20886
2017 1012 22207
2018 1010 23012
2019 1149 26454
2020 1188 31156
2021 1534 40294
2022 1217 36872
Academic rankings


The tuition table for University of Windsor gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Domestic Tuition (CAD) International Tuition (CAD)
Undergraduate $7,170 - $8,170 $26,600 - $27,600
Graduate $6,960 - $8,960 $16,000 - $18,000
Law $20,000 - $22,000 $32,000 - $34,000

All tuition costs are in Canadian dollars (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 Windsor.

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

University of Windsor alumni

  1. Sergio Marchionne

    Sergio Marchionne
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    1952-2018 (aged 66)
    Enrolled in the University of Windsor
    Graduated with Master of Business Administration
    business executiveaccountantindustrialistinternational forum participantlawyer

    Sergio Marchionne was an Italian-Canadian businessman, widely known for his turnarounds of the automakers Fiat and Chrysler, his business acumen and his outspoken and often frank approach, especially when dealing with unpalatable issues related to his companies and the automotive industry.

  2. Tessa Virtue

    Tessa Virtue
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1989-.. (age 34)
    ice dancerfigure skaterautobiographer

    Tessa Jane McCormick Virtue is a Canadian retired ice dancer. With ice dance partner Scott Moir, she is the 2010 and 2018 Olympic champion, the 2014 Olympic silver medalist, a three-time World champion (2010, 2012, 2017), a three-time Four Continents champion (2008, 2012, 2017), the 2016–17 Grand Prix Final champion, an eight-time Canadian National champion (2008–2010, 2012–2014, 2017–2018), the 2006 World Junior champion and the 2006 Junior Grand Prix gold medalists. Virtue and Moir are also the 2018 Olympic gold medalists in the team event and the 2014 Olympic silver medalists in the team event. Upon winning their third Olympic gold medal, they became the most decorated Canadian ice dance team of all time and the most decorated Olympic figure skaters of all time. Widely regarded as one of the greatest ice dance teams of all time, they are the only ice dancers in history to achieve a Super Slam, having won all major international competitions in their senior and junior careers. Virtue and Moir are holders of the world record score for the now-defunct original dance.

  3. Amanda Tapping

    Amanda Tapping
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    1965-.. (age 58)
    television directorfilm actorstage actorfilm directoractor

    Amanda Tapping is a British-Canadian actress and director. She is best known for portraying Samantha Carter in the Canadian–American military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, and Stargate Universe. She also starred as Helen Magnus in the science fiction-fantasy television series Sanctuary.

  4. Cara Gee

    Cara Gee
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    1983-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in the University of Windsor
    Graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts
    actorfilm actor

    Cara Gee is a Canadian film, television, and stage actress. She is known for her roles in the television series Strange Empire and The Expanse. She is described by Forbes as "one of the most prominent indigenous women in the entertainment industry".

All 55 notable alumni

University of Windsor faculties and divisions

Centre : Automotive Research and Development Automotive Engineering
Centre : Business Advancement and Research Business Administration
Centre : Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network Environmental Studies
Centre : Catalysis and Materials Research Materials Engineering
Centre : Community Based Research and Development Data Processing, Psychiatry and Mental Health
Centre : Contemporary Studies in Accounting and Finance Accountancy, Finance
Centre : Excellence Automotive Engineering
Centre : Executable Specifications of Grammars Grammar
Centre : History of Health Communication - Cultures of Health Communication Studies, Health Sciences
Centre : Imaging Research and Advanced Materials Characterization Engineering, Materials Engineering
Centre : Intelligent Manufacturing Systems Production Engineering
Centre : Inter-Faculty Programmes Arts and Humanities, Criminology, Environmental Studies, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry
Centre : Lake Erie Millennium Network Ecology, Environmental Studies
Centre : Materials and Surface Science Materials Engineering
Centre : SpeechWeb Project Computer Science
Centre : Statistical Consulting, Research and Learning Services Statistics
Centre : Studies in Social Justice Human Rights
Centre : Teaching and Learning Education, Teacher Training
Course/Programme : Distance Education Accountancy, Art Management, Business Administration, Canadian Studies, Cell Biology, Economics, Finance, French, Genetics, International Law, Mathematical Physics, Microbiology, Public Administration, Sociology, Theatre
Faculty : Arts and Social Sciences Acting, Anthropology, Arabic, Art History, Art Management, Art Therapy, Arts and Humanities, Classical Languages, Communication Studies, Criminology, Cultural Studies, English, Film, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, French, French Studies, German, Greek (Classical), History, Italian, Latin, Latin American Studies, Literature, Media Studies, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social and Community Services, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Visual Arts, Women's Studies
Faculty : Education Curriculum, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Training
Faculty : Engineering Automotive Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Faculty : Graduate Studies Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Criminology, Data Processing, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, History, Industrial Engineering, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Production Engineering, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Visual Arts
Faculty : Human Kinetics Physical Therapy, Sports, Sports Management
Faculty : Law Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, International Law, Law
Faculty : Nursing Health Sciences, Nursing
Faculty : Science Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Econometrics, Economics, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mathematics Education, Neurosciences, Physics, Software Engineering, Statistics
Group : Developmental Group on Aging Gerontology
Group : Signal and Information Processing Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Engineering, Robotics, Telecommunications Engineering
Institute : Diagnostic Imaging Research Medical Technology
Institute : Environmental Research Environmental Studies
Institute : North American Public Health Public Health
Laboratory : Clean Diesel Engine Mechanical Engineering
Laboratory : Computer Vision and Sensing Systems Computer Science
Laboratory : Multi-purpose Environmental Modelling Facility Environmental Studies
Research Division : Animal Cognition Zoology
Research Division : Canadian-American American Studies, Canadian Studies
Research Division : Data Data Processing
Research Division : Feminist Women's Studies
Research Division : Fluid Dynamics Physics
Research Division : Humanities Arts and Humanities
Research Division : Integrated Microsystems Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering
Research Division : Light Metals Casting Technology Metal Techniques
Research Division : Management of Intelligent Enterprise Systems, Security and Assurance E-Business/Commerce, Insurance
Research Division : Operational Operations Research
Research Division : Problem Gambling Behavioural Sciences
Research Division : Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric Communication Studies, Speech Studies
Research Division : Study of Violence against Women Women's Studies
Research Division : Tribology of Lightweight Materials Materials Engineering
Research Division : Vehicle Dynamics and Control Automotive Engineering
School : Business Accountancy, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Business Computing, Finance, Human Resources, Industrial Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Transport Management
School : Medicine and Dentistry - Windsor Program Dentistry, Medicine

General information

Alternative names UW
Founded 1857
Motto Bonitatem, disciplinam, scientiam
Goodness, discipline, knowledge
Colors blue, gold

Location and contacts

Address 401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4
City population 217,000

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