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University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon, Canada

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University of Saskatchewan, Canada is the most research-intensive medical doctoral university, with world-class research in topics such as water and food security, as well as infectious illnesses. The Canadian Light Source synchrotron, VIDO-InterVac, the Global Institute for Food Security, the Global Institute for Water Security, and the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation all contribute to research and discovery.

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Bachelor of Science in Agriculture - Agricultural Biology

Saskatoon, CanadaCourse duration : 4 years
  • Course Fee
    INR 15.59L/yr
  • Exam Accepted
    NA
  • Intake Session
    MAY 2024
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Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness - Agribusiness

Saskatoon, CanadaCourse duration : 4 years
  • Course Fee
    INR 15.59L/yr
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    NA
  • Intake Session
    MAY 2024
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About University

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Founded in 1907

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History

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, is a public research university that was founded on March 19, 1907.  It is located on the South Saskatchewan River’s east bank. In 1907, the provincial assembly enacted an 'Act to create and incorporate a University for the Province of Saskatchewan.'

About Education

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is at the forefront of addressing important global concerns such as water and food security as it is a research-intensive university. 

USask has a wide range of good programs to choose from, including business, medicine, and engineering. Collaboration across traditional academic lines, along with recognition of multiple methods of understanding and knowing, provides a new perspective on significant global concerns, as well as learning and discovery.

The University of Saskatchewan offers admission in three intakes: fall, winter, and spring. It has a large number of programs and courses to choose from. Arts and Science, Agriculture and Bioresources, Edwards School of Business, Biotechnology, clinical psychology, Education, Engineering, Dentistry, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Kinesiology, Law, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine, Physiotherapy and Medicine and Nutrition are just a few examples.

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The university also features several museums and galleries. Geology and biology departments have merged to form the Museum of Natural Sciences. This museum features exhibitions of fossils, animals, and living plants to educate visitors about them. The learning environment is peaceful and non-segregated. The Kenderdine Gallery hosts six-week-long local, national, and international exhibitions.

Residing Options

This university has four residence halls for students: the first is Saskatchewan Hall, which can accommodate 150 students, the second is Qu'Appelle Hall, which can accommodate 180 students, the third is Athabasca Hall, which can accommodate 270 students, and the fourth is Souris Hall, which is specifically designed for married students who are bringing their families, and this hall has 67 two-bedroom apartments.

Student services

Student Services includes the Office of Student Affairs, Indigenous Student Services, and the Office of Career Advising & Mentorship, among other support and information groups. These services provide a safe environment for current MD undergraduate students to seek help whether they are experiencing academic or personal difficulties. It offers resources and help in the areas of mental and physical health, discrimination and mistreatment, disability, financial preparation, and career coaching and mentoring. 

Library services

The library's electronic collection is accessible all year round and 24 hours a day,  seven days a week. There are seven different campus locations to choose from.

ICT services

The Technology Assessment is a comprehensive way to evaluate potential purchases or requests for information system additions or improvements. With participation from numerous various disciplines within the institution, including Enterprise Architecture, proposals are examined for problems in four primary areas: risk, compliance, business continuity, and organizational fit.

Medical services

At the dental clinics, students are given the latest and evidence-based care by students under the supervision of licensed dentists with state-of-the-art technology.

The Veterinary Medical Centre (VMC) is a cutting-edge animal health facility that provides a wide range of clinical and referral services to animal owners and veterinarians in Western Canada.

The University of Saskatchewan is ranked number one in water resources research all over Canada.

The University of Saskatchewan has provided 163k Alumni of which 72  were Rhodes scholars, 295 received order of Canada recipients, two received noble prizes in chemistry. The university has also provided 44 Olympians and one prime minister.

Career Opportunities

Following convocation, USask students join a distinguished alumni family of over 161,000 committed leaders, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, educators, researchers, and professionals from a variety of fields who make a difference in communities all around the world. Graduates of the University of Saskatchewan continue to build on the university's history of achievement to solve the world's challenges and carry on the heritage as the university the world requires.

Famous Alumni

Here are some of the famous alumni of the University of Saskatchewan;

1. Zenon Pylyshyn - Cognitive scientist and philosopher

2. William Sarjeant - Geologist and Novelist

3. Elizabeth Scarr -  Researcher in Neuropathology

4. Rod Bryden – the Ottawa Senators owner 

5. Emmett Matthew Hall- Jurist and Civil libertarian

6. Franklin M. Loew - one of the teams that developed canola oil; recipient of the Queen's Jubilee Medal

7. Charles Randal Smith - Head pediatric forensic pathologist

Campus

105 Administration Place Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A2 Canada Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)

Public/Private status

The University of Saskatchewan, Canada is a public research university.

University of Saskatchewan Rankings 

Ranking

202220212020
QS World University Rankings458465

439

Academic Ranking of World Universities

301301301
World University Rankings501401

401

Best Global Universities Rankings

-538

541

 

Top Offered Courses and University of Saskatchewan fees

Programs

Tuition per academic year
M.Eng Mechanical Engineering

CAD 54,853 (INR 32.39 Lakh)

B.Sc Computer engineering

CAD 21,078 (INR 12.44 Lakh)
M.Sc Finance

CAD 18,100 (INR 10.69 Lakh)

M.Sc Computer Science

CAD 16,192 (INR 95.63 Lakh)
M.Eng Civil Engineering

CAD 16,192 (INR 95.63 Lakh)

M.Eng Electrical Engineering

CAD 16,192 (INR 95.63 Lakh)
M.A Economics 

CAD 20,130 (INR 11.88 Lakh)

M.B.A

CAD 54,854 (INR 32.39 Lakh)

 

Required Exams 

International students must give proof of their English language skills by sending scores of any one of the following tests - 

1. TOEFL- 86

2. IELTS - 6.5

3. CanTEST - 4.5

4. CAEL - 70

5. MELAB - 85

6. PTE Academic - 63

7. CAE - C  grade with 65 score

8. Duolingo- 110

University of Saskatchewan Requirements for admission

The prerequisites and dates for University of Saskatchewan admission are determined by a variety of factors, including; 

1. the program you are interested in

2. the date for the commencement of the classes

3. whether or not you are a first-year university student

Candidates must apply online via Saskatchewan University's official website. The application fee is approximately $ 90 (INR 5,270).

International applicants must have the following Basic Academic Requirements to be considered for admission to the University of Saskatchewan:

1. A 4-year bachelor's degree or equivalent in the corresponding field of your programme of interest from a recognized college or university.

2. A grade point average of at least 70% or equivalent in the previous two years of study (full-time).

3. The results of the English language tests.

International applicants who want to apply for graduate school must meet some program-specific prerequisites.

Requirements

Masters of NursingMSc Computer ScienceMasters of Finance
GPA70% in the previous two years of study70% in the previous two years of study

75% in previous last two years of study

English Language Test

Needed (TOEFL iBT- 86)Needed (TOEFL iBT- 94)Needed (TOEFL iBT- 86)
ResumeNot NeededNot Needed

Not Needed

LORs

NeededNeededNeeded
GMAT/GRENot NeededNot Needed

Min GMAT score of 500 or GRE score of 50th percentile

Interview

Not NeededNot NeededNot Needed
Additional Requirementsthree credit units in statistics and research methods at the UG level-

six and three credits in Statistics and Calculus, respectively

 

Available scholarships at the University

Academic and personal successes are acknowledged at USask, and scholarships are awarded accordingly. Learn more about the Scholarships available.

When you apply for admission, you will be automatically eligible for a Guaranteed Entrance Scholarship. These scholarships recognize your academic achievements and are given based on your acceptance average.

Best average

Scholarship value
95%+

$3,000

93% - 94.9%

$2,000
90% - 92.9%

$1,000

85% - 89.9%

$500

 

Entrance Scholarships for the Best and Brightest

USask's highest valued, renewable admission scholarships are offered based on academics, leadership, and contributions to school and community life.

Indigenous students are eligible for five of these awards, known as the Circle of Honour Awards.

Submit your admissions application by December 1st, then fill out and submit the online application for Best and Brightest Scholarships in PAWS by December 15th.

Entrance Scholarships for the Best and Brightest include - 

1. President’s First & Best George and Marsha Ivany Scholarships 

Scholarship Value: $40,000 ($10,000 per year for four years)

2. Chancellors’ Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $30,000 ($7,500 per year for four years)

3. U of S Entrance Scholarships 
 

Scholarship Value: $24,000 ($6,000 per year for four years)

4. Edwards Undergraduate Scholarship
 

Scholarship Value: $24,000 ($6,000 per year for four years)

5. Entrance Scholarships of College of Agriculture and Bioresources Renewable

Scholarship Value: $12,000 ($3,000 per year for four years)
 

Placements

Because it is regarded as a top university, the university's placement services are second to none. Companies that come to the University for Placements of overall academically better and with far-vision students select students with good performance. The packages that are offered are also acceptable.

Top Canadian Universities

University NameAcceptance RateRankingUniversity Type

University of Toronto

43.00%

34

Public

University of British Columbia

52.40%

47

Public

McGill University

46.30%

31

Private

University of Alberta

58%

110

Public

York University

62%

456

Public

University of Calgary

63%

182

Public

Algoma University

65%

1558

Public

University Canada West

80%

1388

Private

University of Ottawa

24.00%

230

Public

University of Windsor

65.00%

800

Public

McMaster University

58.70%

152

Public

University of Manitoba

52%

700

Public

Thompson Rivers University

82.00%

646

Public

Ryerson University

80%

1000

Private

University of Saskatchewan

58.00%

473

Public

University of Regina

80%-90%

935

Public

Simon Fraser University

59.00%

298

Public

Trent University

33.00%

150

Public

University of Guelph

68%

600

Public

Lakehead University

82%

801

Public

Simon Fraser University

59%

298

Public

University of Regina

80%-90%

800

Public

Western University

58.00%

170

Public

Memorial University of Newfoundland

67%

800

Public

University of Victoria

75.00%

359

Public

Yorkville University

88.00%

801-1000

Private

Ontario Tech University

70.00%

1121

Public

Vancouver Island University

60%-70%

2694

Public

University of the Fraser Valley

75.00%

2102

Public

Trinity Western University

58.00%

203

Private

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the University of Saskatchewan Acceptance rate?

The University of Saskatchewan admission requires an acceptance rate of 72.3% according to 2011.

What are the popular courses at University of Saskatchewan?

The University of Saskatchewan  popular courses start from arts and humanities , Science,  Engineering, Business Studies. In the arts they include Art,Literature & Linguistics, Performing Arts & Design,Languages, Architecture, Philosophy & Theology, History, Archaeology. The Science courses they include are Physical Science, Computer Science.  Social Sciences, Life Sciences. In Engineering and technology they include Electrical Engineering, General Engineering Chemical  Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Business Studies like Accounting & Finance, Management, Economics & Econometrics.

What is University of Saskatchewan Known for?

The University of Saskatchewan’s scientific research facilities  the Canadian Light Source, a research center specializing in health, agriculture and the environment. It’s also home to Canada's type of particle accelerator and the International Vaccine Centre: a state of the art facility for the study of infectious diseases. It has gained particular recognition in the fields of agriculture, engineering, the environment and veterinary medicine. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in over 200 subjects. The University of Saskatchewan is also the only Canadian university partnered with the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Where is Lancaster University situated?

The University of Saskatchewan located on the east side of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.The university has a population of over 19,000 students offers a range of free services to help support students’ needs, including the option of weekly in-house tutoring.

How to get admission to University of Saskatchewan?

The University of Saskatchewan admission requirements such as required grade 12 classes, minimum admission averages, and proficiency in English.

When was the University of Saskatchewan Founded?

The University of Saskatchewan was founded with an act to establish and incorporate a University for the Province of Saskatchewan that was passed by the provincial legislature in 1907. It established the provincial university on March 19, 1907.with purpose of providing facilities for higher education in every branch and enabling all persons without regard to race, creed or religion to take the fullest advantage.

Where is the University of Saskatchewan ranked in the world?

According to the U.S.  University of Saskatchewan  is 441 in Best Global Universities. According to Times Higher Education, the ranking of  University of Saskatchewan  is 501-600th in World University Rankings 2023. According to Top Universities the ranking of University of Saskatchewan  is 473 In QS World University Rankings.

Is the University of Saskatchewan public or private?

The University of Saskatchewan is a  Canadian Public Research University founded in March 19,1907.

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