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Facts & Figures

As Canada’s only women’s university, Brescia is proud to value academic excellence and growth for over a century.

Brescia by the Numbers:

  • Founded: 1919 by Ursuline Sisters of Chatham, Ontario
  • Affiliated: Western University
  • Programs: 25
  • Faculty: 30
  • Average class size: 29 students
  • Admission average: 85%
  • Awards, scholarships and bursaries: $2,012,070
  • International students: Representing 13% of the student body from 36 countries around the world
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    1,600 Students Enroled

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    14:1 Student/Faculty Ratio

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    8,000+ Bold Alumnae