Carleton University

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Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching university that offers 65-degree programs in more than 50 academic disciplines. It is particularly known for its courses in journalism, public affairs, international affairs, architecture, and technology. The university’s faculty provide a superior learning experience to around 28,000 students who hail from every province and from over 100 countries around the world.

  • It was the first private, non-denominational college in Ontario.
  • It is primarily established as a way for young people adversely affected by the Depression to continue their formal education.
  • It receives additional research funding of close to $60 million, and awards scholarships and bursaries worth up to $18 million.
  • It also has a five-kilometer network of underground tunnels that connect all of the university’s buildings.