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Brock University

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About

Brock University is a public university located in Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1964, the University is the only university in Canada in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The University offers over 70 undergraduate and close to 50 graduate degrees, administered by 7 faculties which include: The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Goodman School of Business, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Mathematics and Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, and The Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The University is the only school that offers the MICA (Mathematics Integrated with Computing and Applications) program.

Brock University has 12 Canada Research Chairs and nine faculty members who received the 3M Teaching Fellowship Award. It was ranked third among Canadian universities in the undergraduate category for research publication output and impact indicators in 2008. It was ranked 1010 in The US News & World Report Global, and 30th in The US News & World Report National.

Cost

Reasonable

CA$17,500

Average Living Expenses (Bachelors)

CA$17,500

Average Living Expenses (Masters)

Rankings

#1204

US News ranking

Admissions

CA$110 - CA$140

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Campus

Location

Brock University is located in St. Catharine’s, Ontario, Canada. The University is at the center of Canada's Niagara Peninsula on the Niagara Escarpment, having as an eastern boundary the Niagara River that borders with the United States. With its unique natural landscapes, the Niagara Region is an important center for agriculture and tourism in Canada, having winemaking as its most important agricultural enterprise. The Niagara Wine Route connects visitors to dozens of wineries and is a growing

tourism draw, while the renowned Niagara Falls is one of Canada's major tourist attractions. Transportation is served by GO Transit, Niagara Region Transit, and local bus operators. The town has a large variety of local and international cuisines at an affordable price.

Campus

Brock University has invested more than a quarter-billion dollars into infrastructure in the past decade and possesses some of Canada’s most advanced postsecondary facilities, such as The Mackenzie Chown Complex that contains the seminar rooms and science laboratories, The Cairns Family Health and Biosciences Research Complex, The Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, and The James A. Gibson Library. The University has standardized computer workstations, study rooms, and multimedia classrooms to facilitate excellent learning.

Residing Options

Brock University’s St. Catharine’s campus is home to 2,400 students in six distinct residences. These residencies are in three styles: traditional, townhouse and suite-style. Students who desire to stay off-campus can visit the University’s Off-Campus Living office, which offers year-round housing information to students. The Brocks University has The Brock Homestay, which provides students with the opportunity to live with a Canadian family while studying at the university.

Faculty

Brock University has a faculty to student ratio of 1:31, which consists of 594 Academic staff and a total of 18,704 students comprised of 14,704 full-time undergraduates, 2,243 part-time undergraduates, 1,336 full-time postgraduates, and 354 part-time postgraduates. The university has a total of 921 Administrative staff.

Jobs and placements

Brock University celebrates the achievement of its 60,000 graduates who apply their degrees to careers around the world. Being a leader in experiential learning, Brock’s Co-op, Career and Experiential Education department (one of the most innovative in Canada), helps more than 2,500 co-op students seek relevant employment. Two years after graduation, graduates of Brock University have a 95 percent employment rate.

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