Carleton is now a public university with an operating budget of around $390 million. It receives additional research funding of close to $60 million, and awards scholarships and bursaries worth up to $18 million.
The university offers 65 degree programmes in more than 50 academic disciplines, and is particularly renowned for its courses in journalism, public affairs, international affairs, architecture and technology. It comprises many prominent buildings, including the 22-story Dunton Tower, the Kailash Mital theatre, which seats up to 444 people, and the Minto Centre for Advanced Studies in Engineering.
The campus itself is surrounded by many well-known tech companies and the university prides itself on its graduates ‘entrepreneurial spirit’. Many of Ontario’s leading high tech companies surround our campus where cutting-edge research joins with highly innovative teaching to solve real-life problems. Members of a dynamic, research-intensive university, Carleton’s faculty and staff provide a superior learning experience for our fine students who hail from every province and from over 100 countries around the world.
Value of scholarship: CAN $1,000 - CAN $4,000 per year
Eligibility requirements: If you have been admitted to Carleton with an admission average of 80 percent or better and meet language requirements, you will automatically be considered for a renewable entrance scholarship. The admission average we use is calculated from the marks submitted by your high school in support of your application. Entrance scholarships are offered for fall entry only. You may be offered a renewable entrance scholarship provided you are entering Carleton for the first time and have no previous attendance at post secondary educational institutions. Scholarships are renewable with an annual GPA of 10.0 (A- standing).
Admission Average: 80 - 84.9% the value is CAN $1,000; 85 - 89.9% the value is CAN $2,000; 90 - 94.9% the value is CAN $3,000; 95 - 100% the value is CAN $4,000.
Who can apply: All international