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Welcome International Students!

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At Carleton University, you will find a welcoming environment with a strong sense of community. We know that you are looking for a university where you will feel at home—so you are encouraged to get to know us through international visits, online webinars, chats, and social. We look forward to getting to know you!

Have a look at our International Viewbook (pdf) for 2020!

How and when to apply

Admission requirements

Plan your finances

US and international costs

Here’s how much you can expect to pay in a year at Carleton University, as well the cost of tuition by program.


Yes! International students are eligible to receive Carleton University’s automatic entrance scholarships, and can also apply for Prestige Scholarships – our highest awards.

Meet a Carleton representative in your country or online

Find out about visits to your country, and online events including webinars and live chats

Hania smiling in front of green plant wall

Meet our international students

“The reality is that you get attached to this country, you get attached to the people, you get attached to what this country is giving you.”

Hania Rajack, Second year student taking Chemistry with a specialization in Nanotechnology
From: Mauritius

See more International Student Ambassadors 

Contact us

Telephone: +1 613-520-2400

International Admissions
Carleton University
315 Robertson Hall
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON
K1S 5B6

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