Students from the USA

Why Choose UManitoba? 

1. Affordable tuition 

  • University of Manitoba tuition fees are controlled by the provincial government and are much lower than comparable American universities/colleges.
  • Minnesota residents pay the same tuition rates as Canadian students under the Manitoba/Minnesota Reciprocity Agreement

2. Choice & Flexibility

  • The University of Manitoba is the largest post-secondary institution in Manitoba and it offers a wide range of programs and services including over 100 degree, diploma and certificate programs
  • Our first year University 1 program allows you to choose from over 200 different courses from nearly any of our program areas
  • Exchange programs with over 100 universities internationally
  • Four on campus colleges for a smaller community experience within a larger university
  • Open admission, without quotas, for all qualified students to University 1
  • Applications are accepted until August 1 for any University 1 student

3. Excellence in Education

  • Fully accredited, internationally acclaimed, professional programs with professors with strong national and international reputations in teaching and research
  • Honours, Masters, and Ph.D. programs available
  • Co-op and Internship programs available
  • More UManitoba students have won Rhodes Scholarships than any other university in Western Canada

4. An International Education Close to Home

  • Located in Winnipeg, a friendly, culturally diverse city of approximately 780,000 people
  • Only 60 miles from the USA border
  • Great international festivals including the Winnipeg Folk Festival, Folklorama, Fringe Festival, Jazz Festival, and more!

Additionally, the University of Manitoba does not require an application essay or SAT & ACT scores. See our admission requirements for more details.