University of Ottawa

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The University of Ottawa is now the largest bilingual (English-French) university in the world. With over 40,000 students, 5,000 employees and 180,000 alumni, the university claims to be a major economic force in the National Capital Region, boasting a 97% employment rate for its graduates. The university is home to the largest law school in the country. A research university, Ottawa is a member of the U15: a cluster of research-intensive institutions in Canada.