Top Universities in Manitoba

If you ever seek a quality education in Canada, you need not search far as there are many options open to you in each province. In this insert, we will introduce you to the best ones that Manitoba has to offer and also tell you why you should consider this province for your tertiary education.

Manitoba is home to two of Canada’s best universities and also has a few other reputable ones which offer a host of programs to suit every taste.

University of Manitoba

This university is unsurprisingly the largest tertiary institution in the province and was also the first university to be founded in Western Canada in 1877. The University of Manitoba is also the only research-intensive post-secondary educational institution in the province. Offering over 100 degrees, diplomas, and certificates and more than 60 at the undergraduate level disciplines such as medicine, law, and engineering, UM has been a common choice for many international students with over 13% of the university populace being from foreign countries.

University of Winnipeg

The University of Winnipeg offers a quality education which includes several unique programs to equip their future alumni for an enriched future. This dynamic campus is home to more than 500 international students from over 68 countries so there is plenty opportunity to network and meet different people. According to their website, “UWinnipeg is noted for academic excellence, Indigenous scholarship, environmental commitment, small class sizes and campus diversity. UWinnipeg also offers a number of unique Master degree programs.”

Brandon University

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Also known as BU, Brandon University is one of the smaller universities in the province. Offering programs which range from Arts, education, Science, Health and Music, Brandon University is a great place to consider if you wish to continue your studies in a smaller environment.

Universite de Saint Boniface

The USB is a francophone Western Canadian university that provides a top-quality tertiary education customized to the needs of its students. This university has affiliations with the University of Manitoba, and welcomes over 1,000 students in Canada and from 25 different countries.

Canadian Mennonite University

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Originally three separate colleges, the Canadian Mennonite University is “an innovative Christian university, rooted in the Anabaptist Mennonite tradition, moved and transformed by the life and teachings of Jesus Christ”. For those who seek an enriched tertiary education with the influence of faith, this university offers a range of programs from music, social science, sociology, physics, history, geography and philosophy to name a few.

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