Algoma University

About Algoma University

Algoma University is a thriving undergraduate university in the scenic, lively city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The campus is situated at the heart of the Great Lakes along the Canada-U.S. border. Offering more than 30 academic programs in a diverse range of fields, Algoma emphasizes a balance of teaching and research priorities to optimize interaction between faculty and students.

Algoma's interactive learning environment serves a community of over 1,400 students, including nearly 15% Anishnaabe (First Nation, Inuit and Metis) and almost 18% international students. Algoma strives to be a university of international distinction, enriching generations of diverse cultures and communities.

At Algoma, students are never in a class of more than 65, even in the first year. They benefit from multiple opportunities for undergraduate research and cooperative education, as well as have access to international exchange programs and various student advocacy groups. Students at Algoma are a part of a learning community that provides every student with an opportunity to be a leader and to experience success.

Why Choose Algoma University?

  • Only university in Ontario with no more than 65 students per class
  • Cross-cultural community in which Anishinaabe, Canadian, and international students and faculty learn from each other in a spirit of friendship and respect
  • One-third of first-year students receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,500 - $3,000
  • All first-year students are guaranteed a single room in residence
  • 100% student employment rate within 2 years of graduation

Academic Departments @ Algoma University

  • Biology
  • Business & Economics
  • Community, Economic and Social Development
  • Computer Science and Mathematics
  • English, Fine Arts and Music
  • Geography and Geology
  • History and Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Scholarships @ Algoma University

  • 5 X $5000 Entrance Scholarship (UG, Competitive, Per Year)
  • Please get in touch with PTC for details!

Notable Alumni of Algoma University

  • Honourable Justice Susan E. Lang Judge of the Court of Appeal for Ontario
  • Kevin Hodson Retired Professional Ice Hockey Goaltender
  • Bud Wildman Politician
  • Jerry Fontaine Anishinaabe Politician
  • David Brodbeck Psychologist