The University of Windsor (UWindsor) is a leading public comprehensive university located in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1857, the University was Ontario's first independent degree-granting university. In 1954 it was admitted to full membership in the National Conference of Canadian Universities and Colleges, to the University Articulation Board of Ontario, and to the Association of the British Commonwealth.

Windsor offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across the following faculties: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences; Faculty of Education; Faculty of Engineering; Faculty of Graduate Studies; Faculty of Human Kinetics; Faculty of Law; Faculty of Nursing; Odette School of Business; Faculty of Science.

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has the following departments: Anthropology; Communication Studies; Dramatic Art; English; French; History; Language, Literature and Cultures; Labour Studies; Music; Philosophy; Political Science; Psychology; Social Work; Sociology; Visual Arts; Women's Studies.

The Faculty of Engineering is fully CEAB (Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board) accredited in all its undergraduate programs, and fully accredited by Ontario Graduate Studies (OGS) for its Masters and Doctoral programs.


- Ranked 725th in the world (Webometrics Ranking of World universities, July 2009).

- 8th among the best Comprehensive Universities in Canada (Maclean 2008).

- The libraries of the University of Windsor is ranked 4th among the 11 “comprehensive” universities for Library Acquisitions, 4th for Library Holdings Per Student, and 8th for Library Expenses Per Student (Macleans University Rankings 2007).

- 19th in the ranking of Canadian Top MBA Programs by Canadian Business, 2002.

- 15th nationally in the Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities (1998).
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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek