The idea of a university in Niagara began to take hold with the initial efforts of the Allanburg Women’s Institute in 1957. By 1964, the University held its first classes in a local church and a former refrigerator factory.
Location: St. Catharines, Ontario. Canada
St. Catharines is a vibrant city of 132,000 people located in one of the most historic parts of Canada — the Niagara region.
Student population: 19,000+
Our school feels small enough to be intimate but big enough to be world-class and in-demand.
More than 100,000 graduates have walked across the Convocation stage over the past half a century.
Brock University offers more than 70 undergraduate programs and 50 graduate programs in seven Faculties.
Faculty members: 600
Our faculty includes 12 3M Teaching Fellowship award winners and 12 Canada Research Chairs.
There are approximately 6,000 full- and part-time employees working at Brock.
Our residences have nearly 2,800 beds and offer an incredible way to live in Niagara. We offer rooms and meal plans to meet student needs.
Awards and bursaries: $11.6 million
Each year, more than $11 million in awards and bursaries are made available to students through a wide variety of initiatives.