Why Lakehead?

Your university years should be as exceptional and unconventional as you.

Lakehead University offers you a world of opportunity.

Here’s a few fast facts you should know about us:

  • A transformative university education that teaches you how to think, not what to think!
  • Highest chance for success - our students succeed academically, graduate on time and get jobs!
  • Experiential learning through co-op, community based learning and internships are just a few of the ways in which Lakehead helps you gain both theoretical knowledge and hands-on application.
  • A place where you are encouraged to be who you want to be, dare to be different!
  • Canada's #1 Undergraduate Research University (Re$earch Infosource) - 4 years in a row - means access to unparalleled research opportunities at the undergraduate level.
  • Smaller class sizes where your professors will get to know you! 90% of our classes have less than 60 students - this means your professors will know your name.
  • Guaranteed entrance scholarships starting at 80%+ for Canadian, direct from high school students. Plus, Ontario's only university that offers a Free Tuition Scholarship for all 4 years renewable.
  • A co-op program to help you gain a competitive edge.
  • Opportunities to study abroad and see the world through the Study Abroad program.
  • Learning in world-class facilities along with the natural laboratory right on the campus doorstep.
  • Being able to make a difference and get involved in your university community through the Student Union. Join a club or start one of your own!
  • Support services and a university community that truly cares about your well-being and academic success.