Lakehead University

Deepak Mehta
India Advisor - Lakehead University
955, Oliver Road, Thunder Bay,
ON ,P7B5E1


Lakehead University

Lakehead University is a comprehensive Canadian university with undergraduate and graduate programs in 10 faculties of study: Engineering, Business Administration, Health & Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences & Humanities, Science & Environmental Studies, Natural Resources Management, Education, Medicine, Law and Graduate Studies. Over 9,000 students study at two campuses: Orillia and Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada; including 1000 international students from 63 countries around the world. In 2015 and 2016, Re$earch Infosource ranked Lakehead first among Canada's undergraduate universities.

Programs available for Sept. 2017 intake


  • Honours Bachelor of Commerce (4 yr) : Accounting, Business Administration, Business Economics, Business Finance, General Mgmt., Global Entrepreneurship,Human Resources Management/Industrial Relations, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing
  • Bachelor of Administration (3yr) : Administration, Administration (Management)
  • Business Administration (MBA)*
  • Business Management (MSMgt)*


  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering**
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering*
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering***
  • Environmental Engineering*
  • Mechanical Engineering**
  • Software Engineering


  • Consecutive Education (2 yr BEd after Honours or Bachelor degree)
  • Concurrent Education (4 yr HBA / HBSc + 2yr BEd )
  • Master of Education*
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education***


  • Gerontology**
  • Kinesiology**
  • Nursing
  • Psychology**
  • Social Work**


  • Environ Mgmt.
  • Forestry**
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry Science***


  • Anthropology
  • Applied Life Sciences
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology***
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology**
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry and Materials Science***
  • Chemistry**
  • Computer Science**
  • Earth Science
  • Economics**
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Studies in Northern Environments & Cultures*
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Geoarchaeology
  • Geography
  • Geology**
  • Mathematics**
  • Natural Science
  • Northern Studies
  • Physics**
  • Resource & Environmental Economics
  • Water Resource Science


  • Criminology
  • English**
  • Environmental Studies in Nature-Based Recreation & Tourism*
  • History**
  • Indigenous Learning
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Languages
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Parks & Tourism, Philosophy
  • Pol. Science (Pre-Law option available)
  • Social Justice*
  • Sociology**
  • Visual Arts
  • Women's Studies

* Masters Program available

**Undergrad & Masters Program available

***PhD Program available

International Entrance Scholarships

for any international student applying to an undergraduate program

90.0%+ $30,000 ($7,500 x 4 years)*
80.0% - 89.9% $20,000 ($5,000 x 4 years)*
75.5% - 79.9% $4,000 in year 1 only

*Renewable providing an 80% average is achieved in each academic year.

International Entrance Scholarships are automatically awarded, with no application required, to non-Canadian citizens who are entering Lakehead University from a recognized high school curriculum, and who have not been out of high school for more than two years. The scholarship is available to the top international high school students applying to Lakehead University.

Special Offers

Application Fee Waiver of Undergraduate programs

Special Attraction

We are pleased to offer personalized campus tours for visitors including a guided tour of campus with a current student, a meeting with a faculty member in the area of interest, and a special meeting with the Lakehead International Centre (upon request). Campus Tours are offered weekdays and should be booked in advance online at: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/future-students/campus-tours If a personal visit is not possible, this website also has a link to our virtual campus tour.
Indian Alumni - Vic Dhillon (B Admin in Marketing, '92)(Grew up in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, but his family is originally from India)
Current Position: Member of Provincial Parliament, Brampton West

Last date of applications for Sept. 2017 intake

May 15th, 2017 for Graduate Studies
Rolling admissions for Undergraduate program
Applications with the fees waiver for Undergraduate applicants should be received within a weeks time of the education fair


Participating Universities & Colleges

Note: Participants list may vary by city