Memorial University Canada

    Memorial University Canada
    World Rank: 601–800thth by Times Higher Education
    Established on: 1925

    The Memorial University of Newfoundland, usually known as Memorial University or MUN, is a public university centered in St. John's, Newfoundland, and Labrador, with satellite campuses in Corner Brook, elsewhere in the province, Saint Pierre, and Harlow, England.

    More than 19,000 students from 115 countries attend Memorial University to learn. Memorial provides certificate, diploma, undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs ranging from the classics to cutting-edge technology across five locations and online.

    A global network of almost 100,000 accomplished alums strengthens Memorial University's capacity and reputation for leadership in research, teaching, and public engagement. Read more fast facts about Memorial University.

    Over 40% of all research at Memorial is ocean-related (68% in the Faculty of Science alone). If there is research in the North Atlantic, Memorial University is almost certainly engaged.

    Memorial collaborates with the Ocean Frontier Institute, a $220 million joint research endeavor to unlock the world's oceans' tremendous potential. Memorial is also a part of Canada's Ocean Supercluster, a private-sector-led initiative focused on boosting long-term economic growth from our oceans via research and commercialization.

    Memorial is one of Canada's top 20 research institutions, with over 30 research institutes and more than $130 million in research funding in 2019-20. Memorial and its financial partners have always believed in investing in outstanding students, and we are delighted to state that we currently have over 1,500 graduate fellowships and 854 Ph.D. students.

    In 2020, 64 Memorial researchers were named to the World's Top 2% Scientists list.

    Memorial welcomes and supports students and scholars worldwide and contributes knowledge and expertise locally, nationally, and internationally.


    Founded approximately 100 years ago as a tiny teachers' training institution, it has subsequently evolved into a complete doctorate university with over 100 degree programs. Memorial University has nurtured the skills of many successful people over this time. Our graduates have become leaders in business, industry, education, research, government, and a variety of entrepreneurial ventures locally and abroad.

    In 2017, the overall enrollment at the institution was 18,204 students, comprising around 13,500 undergraduates and 3,800 graduate students. That massive increase was between 1925 and the inaugural class of 55 pupils.


    Memorial University will be one of Canada's and the world's most prestigious public universities, fulfilling its specific commitment to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador.


    Memorial University is an inclusive community dedicated to innovation and excellence in teaching and learning, research, scholarship, creative activity, service, and public engagement. 

    University Ranking

    Memorial University Canada is one of Canada's finest public institutions. The QS World University Rankings for the year 2022 are placed 751-800th.

    University highlights

    University Type


    Established Year


    No of Students


    Number of Courses


    Tuition Fees for International Students Yearly

    3,222-11,460 CAD


    September, January, and May.

    Main intakes

    The main intakes are in September, January, and May.


    Newfoundland International Entrance Scholarships 

    • Value: CAD 4,400 

    IUGS Entrance Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

    • Value: CAD 6,000-12,000

    International Undergraduate Academic Awards (IUAA)

    • Value:  CAD 2,500 

    Application Process/ documents needed for admission

    Academic Documents (For Bachelor)

    • SLC Mark sheet
    • School Leaving Certificate
    • SLC Character Certificate
    • Transcript of 12th-grade
    • Individual Mark sheet of 12th-grade
    • Character Certificate of 12th-grade
    • Provisional Certificate of 12th-grade
    • Migration Certificate of 12th-grade

    Academic Documents (For Masters)

    • Transcript of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Individual Mark sheets of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Character Certificate of Bachelor’s Degree and 12th grade
    • Provisional Certificate of Bachelor's Degree and 12th grade
    • Migration Certificate of Bachelor’s Degree and 12th-grade
    1. IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores
    2. Passport
    3. Experience letter
    4. Statement of Purpose
    5. 2-3 LORs 
    6. GRE/GMAT Scores
    7. Application Fees
    8. Proof of Scholarships - If any
    9. Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
    10. College Recommendation (if a current student)

    Language Requirement


    Minimum Score requirement

    TOFEL Requirements


    IELTS Requirements





    Q. Can I work as a student in Canada?

    Yes, International students in Canada can work part-time (up to 20 hours per week) during school terms.

    Q. Do I have to meet language requirements?

    Yes, the applicant must satisfy the language criteria mentioned above in the language requirements section. 

    Q. What are Canada's other top universities?

    The top three universities in Canada are the University of Toronto, McGill University, and the University of British Columbia.

    Q.  What are the COVID guidelines of Memorial University Canada?

    Ans. All the candidates visiting the university campus must prove they are fully vaccinated. Moreover, sanitization stalls are installed at every nook and corner of the campus building. Additionally, the university prefers online classes to further reduce the spread of COVID-19.

    Q. Can the university assure me of a job after I graduate?

    Unfortunately, there is no university that can promise you a job. Still, Memorial University Canada helps you find a hands-on internship at related enterprises, network with industry professionals, and provide continuous placement service to provide you with the best opportunities for rewarding careers in the industry.


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