One of Canada's Top 10 Undergraduate Universities
- Maclean's Magazine (2023)
Lakehead University is no ordinary place. When you become a Lakehead student, you become part of a diverse and dynamic community that will support you from the time you arrive through to graduate.
Thrive in an environment where our highly acclaimed, award winning professors know you by name and care about your individual academic growth and success. Our rigorous academic programs challenge and teach you how to think, not what to think.
Choose from our pillar programs or create a degree that's unique to you. Experiential learning opportunities are guaranteed. Take your learning beyond the classroom and into our local communities, labs, the workplace and industry.
Learn more about why more than 96.3% of graduates are employed within 2 years of study. At Lakehead, you will develop the knowledge and skills for your university years and beyond. Welcome to Lakehead.
Our Locations - Thunder Bay and Orillia
With campus locations in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ontario, Lakehead University offers you a world-class education in unbeatable seetings - you will have an experience of a lifetime! Both campuses offer you an opportunity to live, learn and study in vast, natural environments.
Our Thunder Bay campus is surrounded by green space and clear blue waters with centralized buildings on campus that include state-of-the-art research and innovation labs and immersive and technology-enabled classrooms. Visit our new athletics facility, which opened in fall 2020, and experience a campus community that provides exceptional support in academics, career planning, finances and more.
Our Orillia campus is less than a 90-minute drive from Toronto and is a young and growing campus that delivers exceptional academic support, research opportunities and student supports in a vibrant small-town city.
The Lakehead Advantage
- More than 65 undergraduate programs to choose from
- $11 million in scholarships, bursaries and awards, including a fully renewable Free Tuition Scholarship
- 96.3% of students employed within 2 years after graduation
- 82% of classes are capped at 50 students
- Guaranteed residence for high school students
- Ranked in the Top 10% in the World for Societal Impact (Times Education Global Impact Rankings 2023)
We’re excited to help you reach your potential. Read more about Lakehead Unversity.