Carleton University’s roots as a non-denominational college supported by the Ottawa community makes it unique among Ontario universities. From its humble beginnings, Carleton has grown into a dynamic research and teaching institution with a tradition of anticipating and leading change. It is located in the nation’s capital where its students and faculty have the advantage of access to the federal government, non-profit organizations, as well as a vibrant high-tech sector.
The university provides an excellent education and experience to its more than 28,000 full- and part-time students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Its more than 875 academic staff are recognized internationally for their scholarship and cutting-edge research in more than 50 disciplines.