Choose the school that’s best suited for you!

By Nipissing University Modified on October 11, 2017

Easy guidelines to help you make the right decision


Every university campus is unique. Here are five things to consider during the decision-making process to help you find the university that best matches your learning preferences and social style.

Academic Programs and Learning Environment Nipissing has a range of undergraduate, professional and graduate-level programs.The average class size at Nipissing is only 28 students, which is smaller than many high school classes, and allows professors the opportunity to get to know you, focus on your success, and cultivate an inclusive and friendly community culture.

Support Systems for Students Knowing that you have easy access to the academic and financial supports you need will relieve some pressure. Nipissing offers a number of services, such as academic advising and student success workshops, and a full range of guaranteed and program-specific scholarships.

Accommodations Comfortable and safe living accommodations ensure a healthy sense of belonging. Accessible amenities, residence programming, and planned social activities all help to secure a successful student experience. Nipissing has some of the best residences in the country with guaranteed private rooms for eligible secondary school students.

Opportunities for Students One of the best ways to meet new friends and expand your mind and experiences is to get involved on campus. With over 25 different clubs, a variety of sports, abundant research opportunities, and the option to study abroad, Nipissing has something to offer for every student.

Campus Location Nipissing is located in North Bay, Ontario, just 3.5 hours from Toronto and 4 hours from Ottawa. We are situated on 720 acres of Canadian Shield forest with over 20km of trails right in our backyard. One of the best ways to decide if a university is right for you is to experience it in person by booking a tour. Come see for yourself why Nipissing is right where you belong!