University of Ottawa - Quick Facts

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Subject: University of Ottawa - Quick Facts
Quick Facts
North America´s premier bilingual university
Students study in their choice of English or French, with the possibility of pursuing French immersion undergraduate programs
One of Canada´s most cosmopolitan universities
Located in Ottawa, Canada??s capital city
Students and faculty from more than 150 countries
More than 300 programs in 10 faculties
The third-largest co-operative education program in Canada, with a 97% placement rate

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Admissions* (Undergraduates, Fall 2005)
Applications
46,983

Enrolments
7,962

*Excludes the Faculty of Medicine and interfaculty transfers


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Academic profile (Fall 2005)
Average entering grade
83.0%

Students with average entering grades
75% or higher 88.3%
90% or higher 15.8%


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Financial aid to students (2004-2005)
Research assistantships
$3.1 million

Scholarships and bursaries
Undergraduate $18.1 million
Graduate $14.8 million

Teaching assistantships
$10.3 million


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Diplomas conferred (in 2005)
Bachelors
5,512

Doctorates
112

Graduate certificates
43

Masters
965

Total
6,747

Total number of diplomas conferred to date
172,294

Undergraduate certificates
115


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Enrolment (Fall 2005)

Head count %
Undergraduate students 29,567 88.1
Female 17,684 59.8
Male 11,883 40.2

Graduate students 4,009 11.9
Female 2,062
51.4

Male
1,947
48.6


International students 2,059
6.1

Students on exchange abroad (2005-2006)
228
0.7


Language used
English
23,206 69.1

French
10,370
30.9




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Enrolment by faculty

Undergraduate Graduate Total %
Arts 6,348 541 6,889 20.5
Education 1,736 502 2,238 6.7
Engineering 2,388 658 3,046 9.1
Health Sciences 3,568 232 3,800 11.3
Law 1,397 85 1,482 4.4
Management 3,055 445 3,500 10.4
Medicine 1,416 397 1,813 5.4
Science 3,118 321 3,439 10.2
Social Sciences 6,541 474 7,015 20.9
Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies 354 354 1.1
Total 29,567 4,009 33,576 100.0



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Library Holdings

Print books
1,910,135
Micromaterials 1,898,225
Non-print
(e.g., maps, videos, slides.) 727,204
Print journals
8,339

e-journals
11,020

e-books
218,160
Articles databases 293



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Academic staff (Fall 2005)

Faculty (with academic rank)
1,022
Full professors
391
Associate professors
328
Assistant professors
303
Faculty (with academic rank) in university-affiliated hospitals*)
1,253
Full professors
137
Associate professors 274
Assistant professors 842
Clinical professors (Psychology) 60
Emeritus professors 122
Librarians and counsellors 34
Part-time professors 815
Visiting professors 20
Other faculty ** 261
Total

3,587

Female faculty (with academic rank)
728
Male faculty (with academic rank)


1,547

By Faculty (with academic rank)

Arts
217 Health Sciences 82

Civil Law 25 Management 67
Common Law 47 Medicine*** 1,419
Education
52 Science 105

Engineering 102
Social Sciences 159

* Includes clinical professors and scientists
** Includes lecturers, research fellows, postdoctoral and language teachers
*** Includes 1,253 Faculty of Medicine professors who work in university-affiliated hospitals


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Support Staff (Fall 2005)

Regular Staff
1,341
Female 830
Male 511
Other support staff
1,878

Total
3,219



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Finances* (2004-2005)


Sources of Funding
$ millions
Research grants
220.6
Operating grants 205.6
Tuition and other fees
160.9
Investment income
22.9
Capital grants 19.4
Student housing 14.4
Donations 13.3
Sale of service
4.2
Other 39.9
Total

701.2


Expenditures
%

Salaries and benefits
56.0
Buildings and renovations
7.4
Furniture and equipment 7.1
Supplies 6.8
Scholarships and bursaries
5.0
Maintenance and utilities 3.6
Other 14.1
Total

100.0


Endowment funds (April 2005) $86.3M
Fund raising campaign?X$200M goal $154.1M
as of Dec. 31 2005
*Includes affiliated entities


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Research revenues (2004-2005, $ millions)

Total Reseach Revenues *

$238.3

Research Revenues by Type
Grants 124.7
Contracts 100.0
Other

13.6


Research Revenues by Source

Federal 101.4
Provincial 44.8
Industry/private sector
28.3
Other (e.g., foundations, not-for-profit)

63.8


Research Awards by Federal Funding Agencies

CIHR 32.7
NSERC 12.6
SSHRC 8.0
Total 53.3
*Includes funding from grants, donations, and investment income


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Laboratories
Number of research laboratories
616

Number of teaching laboratories
266


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Research rankings*
Ranking for total research funding
10th

Ranking in research intensity
9th

Research intensity (per full-time faculty position)
$194,800

*RE$EARCH Infosourcce Inc. 2005 ranking of Canada´s top 50 research universities, based on 2003-2004 figures


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Research chairs (allocated)
Canada Research Chairs
66

Endowed and sponsored research chairs
30

Research Chairs in Canadian Francophonie
9

University of Ottawa Research Chairs
25


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Alumni Relations
Alumni included in the 2005 Canadian Who´s Who
518

Geographical Distribution of Alumni
National Capital 54.1%
Elsewhere in Canada 24.7%
Toronto 7.9%
Montreal 7.7%
Other countries 2.9%
USA 2.7%


Total number of alumni
138,443


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Facilities and sustainable development
Current replacement value of assets
$1B

Main buildings (excluding residences)
31

Number of residence beds
2,885

Percentage of multimedia classrooms
56%

Recognition in Sustainable Development
Gold-level champion in the Canadian GHG Challenge Registry?Xan action plan committed to the reduction of greenhouse emissions
2005 Ontario Leader in Sustainable Energy Practices
2004 Canada´s Energy Efficiency Award for New Buildings


Total acres (including both campuses)
74


[17-08-2006,03:03]
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