University of Regina
The University of Regina (U of R) has campuses located in Regina and Saskatoon on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories. These are the ancestral lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakoda, and Lakota nations and the homeland of the Métis.
A comprehensive university, the U of R traces its roots back to the creation of Regina College, a small residential high school established by the Methodist church in 1911. The College grew in size and significance becoming a campus of the University of Saskatchewan and, ultimately, an independent degree granting university – the University of Regina – in 1974.
The U of R has:
- 10 faculties;
- 25 academic departments and schools;
- 18 research centres and institutes; and,
- three federated colleges: Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, and Luther College.
Categories: Education, Post-Secondary, Business x Finance, Art x Culture, Engineering x Architecture, Human x Social Services, Health Sciences, Law, Science, Tech, Mathematics, Indigenous, International
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About U of R
Some programs are also delivered with partners including Saskatchewan Polytechnic, regional colleges, Gabriel Dumont Institute, and Yukon University.
In 2020, the University of Regina recorded its 12th consecutive year of enrolment growth, growing by one per cent to 16,664 full-time and part-time students – a record number. Our tuition rates are on par with the national average and the University is second among comprehensive universities in the level of student financial support – scholarships, awards, and bursaries – available as a percentage of tuition.
In Regina, our main and historic College Avenue campuses are located on 239 acres in Wascana Centre, one of the largest urban parks in North America, providing an attractive study and work environment for our students, faculty and staff. On August 1, 2018, University of Regina campuses became 100 per cent smoke-free as part of our commitment to providing a safe and healthy place in which to study, work, live, and visit.
Our Areas of Study
With over 120 undergraduate academic programs across nine undergraduate faculties, we’re confident you’ll find a program to interest you.
UR offers programs in the following faculties:
- Business Administration
- Centre for Continuing Education
- Engineering & Applied Science
- Kinesiology & Health Studies
- La Cité Universitaire Francophone
- Media, Art, and Performance
- Social Work
To view our programs by faculty click here.
Most of our programs require a minimum of 70% admission average in order to be accepted, but it is always important that students check our admission requirements prior to application. Each of our 10 faculties of study has different required high school classes, admission requirements, and averages. But not to worry! Students are always welcome to book an enrolment counselling appointment with us to chat about admission requirements. We are here to help!
Admission Requirements: https://urconnected.uregina.ca/apply/otherstudenttypes.ezc
When we assess a student’s application for admission, we look to see that they have met the required admission average, courses, and have paid the application fee. For students who are newer to Canada, we also will assess their application for English Language Proficiency requirements.
See here for those requirements: https://urconnected.uregina.ca/apply/elp.ezc
High School Admission Requirements:
Our faculty academic advisors are accessible through a combination of options.
All of our offices offer students the ability to book appointments, but some offices also facilitate daily or weekly drop-in times so that students who have quick questions or need to make quick questions can meet without making a formal appointment.
We also have a central academic advising office that offers daily drop-in times!
Professors set their own office hours, but most offer a block of time each week to meet with students, and/or by appointment.
UR Unique Facilities
Each area of study often has unique laboratories, libraries, or artist spaces that students get to utilize for their studies.
We have a unique theatre called the Shumiatcher Open Stage (the Shu-Box) that features unique and flexible stage configurations, seating layouts, and wheelchair accessibility.
The Fifth Parallel Gallery is a professional exhibit space that is run by U of R students and showcases current student art! We have incredible artist spaces for all types of creatives! Our clinical nursing labs offer students the opportunities to work on simulators that function as humans do.
The library at First Nations University of Canada, one of our three federated colleges at the U of R, boasts one of the most robust collections of Indigenous content and documents in North America.
How are programs structured?
As with most things at a medium-sized institution with diverse program offerings, this depends on the program a student is pursuing. Students who are studying in areas such as Nursing, Engineering, or Education have a more structured program, meaning that there are fewer options when choosing classes outside of that area of study.
Students who choose to pursue areas such as Science, Arts, or Business experience significant flexibility when picking classes, due to the number of electives available. However, students are always encouraged to work closely with their academic advisors to plan their course schedules and discuss potential flexibility options to add to a program.
The U of R has a variety of study spaces on campus for students. Each faculty has dedicated study space for students, in addition to smaller communal areas dotting the hallways.
The U of R also has eight libraries on campus, each with unique study spaces.
At the Archer Library, our largest library on campus, students can also book private group study rooms – or congregate in our two large spaces designed specifically for group projects.
Want a quiet, sunny space to study? Try the upper floors in the Research and Innovation Centre! There are plants, comfy chairs, and huge windows that bring in lots of light.
The Centre for Student Accessibility (CSA) provides services and support to enable students with permanent or temporary disabilities, health conditions, and injuries to approach their students in an equal and effective manner.
By registering with the CSA, students can meet with an accessibility advisor to review documentation, determine appropriate accommodations, assist in accessing funding for accessibility-related supports/services, and more!
We recently built a state-of-the-art Accommodations Test Centre (ATC). The ATC aims to provide a consistent testing environment for students registered with the CSA to ensure students are supported in their academic pursuits. In addition to a combination of private and shared workspaces, text to speech and speech to text software, scribes are also available as needed.
Living on campus is comfortable, convenient, and fun!
Just think of how nice it would be to roll out of bed, toss on your favourite hoodie, and be in class in 5 minutes. With six different buildings and 1,800 rooms to choose from, we know that there is a perfect room for you!
Whether you select dorm-style or apartment-style housing, all our residents enjoy their own private bedrooms so you can retreat to your own space at the end of the day.
U of R Housing – https://www.uregina.ca/housing/housing-options/index.html
The Student Village at Luther College – https://www.luthercollege.edu/university/residence-food-services/residence
Our lively campus is perfect for social butterflies. But if you are more of a wallflower, don’t despair – our campus is perfect for you too! After all, flowers and butterflies go together like peanut butter and jam.
With nearly 120 student clubs and societies at the U of R, there’s sure to be something that piques your interest.
Can’t find the perfect club? The University of Regina Student Union (URSU) will gladly accommodate new clubs, and even help you set up funding!
We also proudly support a number of events that celebrate the rich multicultural heritage of our campus and student body.
List of Student Groups: https://ursu.ca/campus-life/clubs-and-societies/
Student Supports, Scholarships, Bursaries, & Awards
At UR we have the University of Regina Students’ Union – or URSU for short: https://ursu.ca
At the U of R, we offer two streams of scholarship opportunities for high school students. Once a student submits an application, we automatically assess them for any Automatic Entrance Scholarships. Then, from mid-Jan to March 15th, students can apply for entrance awards using our Student Awards & Management System (SAMS). Students will continue to utilize this database in order to apply for awards, scholarships, and bursaries while they are a student at the U of R: https://www.uregina.ca/safa/awards/entrance-awards/index.html
Ready to get started?
Book an enrolment counselling appointment or attend one of our upcoming events: https://urconnected.uregina.ca/events/index.do
Enrolment Counselling Appointments:
Check out our multiple faculties!
One Faculty – Two Business Schools
Paul J. Hill School of Business
Home to our undergraduate programs, the Paul J. Hill School of Business is proud to maintain a formidable reputation for excellence in student achievement. Our graduates’ ability to think across all business functions is unparalleled, and we are highly regarded for our student-led community services and charitable activities. We promote experiential as well as academic learning, and we encourage all of our students to enhance their education by taking advantage of numerous opportunities.
Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business
We are Saskatchewan’s premier business school for graduate programs. Here at the Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business, our focus is to help you advance your career. Our goal is to help you reach your utmost potential. We differentiate ourselves from our competitors in the way we approach business education. We expose our students to a broad spectrum of business, and we place a high priority on developing global perspectives and strategic initiative. Discover a world of opportunity with Levene GSB.
Our Jesuit tradition emphasizes education not just for its own sake, but to prepare skilled, ethical and wise professionals who will serve the world in their chosen careers. A Jesuit education is ideal for people who want to make a difference. Whatever your field—in the arts, sciences, humanities or professions—Campion College students are prepared to work for a more just and humane world.
If you are applying to the Faculties of Arts, Sciences, or Media, Art and Performance (MAP) as well as pre-professional programs and Social Work Qualifying, at the U of R, you can choose Campion as your campus. For more information click on Arts, Media Art & Performance, and Science pages or contact an Enrolment Counsellor at Campion.Registrar@uregina.ca.
UR Faculty of Education
Welcome to the Faculty of Education, a great place to learn and prepare for your career as a teacher. Whether you are interested in studying with us at the undergraduate or graduate levels, we have many pathways for you to explore. Follow the links on the left for your next steps. You can apply online today or book an advising appointment online with one of our academic program advisors who are available to assist you in navigating the pathway you choose.
First Nations University of Canada
First Nations University of Canada is a unique Canadian institution that specializes in Indigenous Knowledge, providing post-secondary education for Indigenous and non-Indigenous students alike within a culturally supportive environment.
First Nations University of Canada seeks to have an ongoing transformative impact through education based on a foundation of Indigenous Knowledge. Star Blanket is the first First Nation in Canada to create an urban reserve specifically dedicated to the advancement of education.
The First Nations University of Canada is a First Nations owned post-secondary institution that inspires to have a transformative impact on bridging our ceremonies, knowledge keepers, languages, and traditions with the delivery of high-quality education that will lead to the pride and success of all students, First Nations communities, and Canada.
The mission of the First Nations University of Canada is to enhance the quality of life and to preserve, protect and interpret the history, language, culture and artistic heritage of First Nations.
They will acquire and expand its base of knowledge and understanding in the best interests of First Nations and for the benefit of society by providing opportunities for quality bi-lingual and bi-cultural education under the mandate and control of First Nations of Saskatchewan.
The University offers programs and services on three campuses: Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert (Northern Campus).
UR Faculty of Kinesiology & Health Studies
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies is a dynamic and growing unit on campus that is constantly evolving to meet the changing nature of the kinesiology and health studies field.
Welcome to a great place to learn and prepare for your future! Whether you are interested in studying with us at the undergraduate or graduate level, a user of our ancillary services such as Recreation, Athletics or the Dr. Paul Schwann Centre, or a valued alumnus, enjoy the journey.
- Bachelor of Kinesiology (majors Human Kinetics, Health Promotion, Gerontology)
- Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Studies (major Therapeutic Recreation, Sport and Recreation Management)
- Bachelor of Health Studies
- Joint Bachelor of Education/ Bachelor of Kinesiology
- Joint Bachelor of Business Administration/Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Studies
- Certificate in Health Studies (1 year)
- Diploma in Health Studies (2 year)
Connect with us on social media platforms – URAllKinected to learn more about what is happening in our faculty related to research, special projects, recreation services, Cougar/Rams and what our students are up to.
Universitaire Francophone – La Cité
The Cité universitaire francophone is not a simple symbol of linguistic and cultural diversity. It is essential for the development of the University of Regina and for the Francophonie that is there and that surrounds it. La Cité is the beating heart of university education in French. It is the result of mutual understanding between the university and the Saskatchewan Francophonie.
La Cité‘s mission is to meet the university educational needs of Francophones in Saskatchewan, regardless of their mother tongue. It stands out for its community involvement, its pedagogical orientation promoting experiential work and its interdisciplinary research approaches. La Cité is a place to think about and experience the Francophonie.
La Cité is therefore proud of its contributions to the development of the Fransaskois community in many ways. Our research center (CRFM) is dedicated to cutting-edge, innovative, daring and comparative interdisciplinary approaches, having as a priority a better understanding of the challenges and advantages of living fully in a minority situation.
La Cité, an accessible and friendly space, remains a cultural engine for all Francophones and Francophiles. Its Rotonde is a unifying symbol where French-speaking culture never ceases to vibrate. Our welcoming spaces are always at your disposal.
Come visit us at La Cité!
Luther College at the University of Regina (LCUR) – Who are we?
LCUR is committed to retaining the personal atmosphere, individual attention, and sense of community that only a small university can offer. Informed by a progressive understanding of Christianity, our intimate community, combined with the resources and faculty at U of R, provide students with unique opportunities in undergraduate education. We specialize in the education of Arts; Science; and Media, Art, and Performance (formerly Fine Arts) and provide the highest quality of teaching and foster outstanding research within the humanities, social sciences, fine arts, and sciences.
Think about where you want to get started (which isn’t necessarily where you’ll end up and that’s okay). For example, if you want to work in medicine, look for volunteer opportunities and activities that fit that sphere. Not only does this help you to see if you’d like it, but when you participate in your community, you learn more about yourself, and your interests, through dialogue with others.
Think about where you want to get started, or what you want to do next, and take the steps headed in that direction. Remember that you don’t have to figure everything out on your own. Book an Entrance Counselling appointment or ask for help!
UR Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance
The Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance at the University of Regina is an environment of diverse artistic expression and study. Our supportive and collaborative environment helps develop the artistic mind. Our faculty members are dynamic working artists and scholars with international experience. We offer a well-rounded, broad-based education that supports your art practice and study. Our bright, vibrant campus is equipped with modern facilities.
Develop your distinctive voice in your chosen artistic medium or studies area. We offer a wide variety of undergraduate degree programs, and two certificates. You will benefit from our small student/teacher ratio. We also offer graduate programs.
UR Faculty of Nursing
The Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) is accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN).
As a student you will begin your nursing education, including opportunities to work directly with patients, in your first year. You will prepare for the future of health care by taking innovative courses in areas such as health informatics and Aboriginal health.
When you graduate, you’ll receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. You’ll be ready to make a real difference in your patients’ lives and work as a valuable member of a health care team that includes physicians, paramedics, social workers and therapists.