University of Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan

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Program Overview

The College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) offers four year-programs leading to a bachelor of science in Engineering (BE) degree. Students choose to concentrate in one of the following nine disciplines: agricultural and bioresource, chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, geological, mechanical engineering, and engineering physics. The first year, which lays a solid theoretical and mathematical foundation is common for all branches. Specialization begins in the second year. Emphasis on simulation, design and manufacturing using computer methods are placed on programs. Students may enroll in the Engineering Professional Internship Program, Engineering Entrepreneurship and Communication Options.


Common First Year
Emphasis on quality undergraduate programs and student experience
Optional internship program
Optional Engineering Communication and Entrepreneurship Options
Possibility of second degree programs in various subjects

Institute Accreditation

Provincial Accreditation

Colleges in Canada Saskatchewan Post-Secondary Education and Skills Training

Credentials Offered (Undergraduate Only)

Colleges in Canada Bachelor Degree

Fields of Study

Colleges in Canada Agriculture & Bio-resources Engineering
Colleges in Canada Chemical Engineering
Colleges in Canada Civil Engineering
Colleges in Canada Computer Engineering
Colleges in Canada Electrical Engineering
Colleges in Canada Environmental Engineering
Colleges in Canada Mechanical Engineering

Program Options

Colleges in Canada Industry Practicum/Internship
Colleges in Canada International Exchange

Buildings & Facilities

The College of Engineering offers a number of modern facilities to enhance student learning. It is housed in its own building that was built in 1981. Along with having access to the university's main library, engineering students can use the engineering library which contains a number of engineering-related resources, including periodicals and journals. The program also provides students with access to the Engineering Computing Centre, which consists of four modern labs. Students will have access to a wide range of both engineering and business software, such as AutoCAD, word processing and data base applications.

Admissions & Tuition

# Students Admitted to Program:  410
% Accepted:  55
Application Deadline    
Notification of Acceptance
Advanced Acceptance (Fall): 
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Winter Semester: 
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Minimum GPA:  68
Personal Statement: Not Required
Letters of Reference: Not Required
Annual Tuition (C$): 12,000 - 20,000
Faculty/Department Scholarships & Bursaries Available: Yes
Annual Program Fees (excluding books) (C$): 750
Estimated Total Cost of Program (C$): 50,000 - 80,000

University of Saskatchewan
2A07 - 57 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A9
Phone:  1-306-966-5274
Fax: 1-306-966-6551

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Program Profile
Canadian Schools  Name of Credential Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BE)
Canadian Schools  Length of Program: > 4 Yrs
Canadian Schools Direct Entry: Yes
Canadian Schools Cohort Model: Yes
Teaching Methods:
 Colleges in Canada Field Work/Projects
 Colleges in Canada Labs
 Colleges in Canada Lectures
Average Class Size:
Colleges in Canada Core Classes: 150
Colleges in Canada Areas of Concentration Classes: 10 - 100

Student Profile
Canadian Schools Total F/T Undergraduate Student Enrolment in Program (All Years): 1,572
Male/Female Ratio:
Colleges in Canada % Male: 81
Colleges in Canada % Female: 19
Canadian Schools % International Students: 7
Canadian Schools # Countries of Origin: 31 or more
Program Quick Stats
Canadian Schools Faculty/Department Name: College of Engineering
Canadian Schools Year Faculty/Department Founded: 1917
Canadian Schools # Fields of Study/Concentrations: 12
Canadian Schools Opportunities for Part-Time Study: Yes
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Faculty: 86
Canadian Schools Total Tuition/Program Fees for Credential (C$): 50,000 - 80,000
Institute Overview
Canadian Schools Institute Name: University of Saskatchewan
Canadian Schools Institute Type: 4-Yr University
Canadian Schools Public or Private: Public
Canadian Schools Year Founded: 1907
Canadian Schools # Faculties: 14
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Faculty: 7,350
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Students: 14,586
Canadian Schools # Part-Time Students: 3,832
Canadian Schools % International Students: 7
Canadian Schools Campus Setting: Urban
Canadian Schools On-Campus Residence/Dormitories: Yes
Canadian Schools Nearest City: Saskatoon
Canadian Schools City Population: 209,400
Canadian Schools Cost of Living: Medium
Canadian Schools Climate Range: -17°C to 25°C
University of Saskatchewan
University of Saskatchewan