Common University Data Ontario (CUDO)

Algoma University has compiled data to let students, parents and the public have ready access to information about our university.

Address Information

Address
Algoma University
1520 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
P6A 2G4 Canada
1-888-AlgomaU (1-888-254-6628)
705-949-2301
Fax: 705-949-6583
algomau.ca

Admissions information
Algoma University
1520 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
P6A 2G4 Canada
705-949-2301, ext.4220
info@algomau.ca

Degrees Conferred by Program

Number of degrees conferred in the calendar year 2014:

Program

Bachelor’s and 1st Professional Degree

Master’s Degree

Doctoral Degree

Agriculture and Biological Science 5 N/A
Business and Commerce 67 N/A
Computer Science 26 N/A
Fine and Applied Arts 12 N/A
Humanities 27 N/A
Law 0 N/A
Mathematics 2 N/A
Other Arts & Science 0 N/A
Social Science 100 N/A
Total: Degrees Conferred to Canadian Students N/A
Total: Degrees Conferred to International Students N/A
Total: Degrees Conferred 239 N/A

Source: Official government degrees awarded data.

Male Enrolment by Program

 

Bachelor’s and 1st

Professional Degree

Master’s Degree

Doctoral Degree

Category Full-Time Part-Time Full-Time Part-Time Full-Time Part-Time
Agriculture and Biological Science 29 4 N/A N/A
Business and Commerce 274 67 N/A N/A
Computer Science 155 38 N/A N/A
Fine and Applied Arts 14 3 N/A N/A
Humanities 27 5 N/A N/A
Law 0 0 N/A N/A
Mathematics 4 0 N/A N/A
Other Arts & Science 7 8 N/A N/A
Social Science 115 31 N/A N/A
Total: Domestic Enrolment 347 95 N/A N/A
Total: International Enrolment 278 61 N/A N/A
Total Enrolment 625 156 N/A N/A

Source: Official government enrolment data.

Note: The figures above do not necessarily include co-op enrolment and work term enrolment.

Definition of ‘full-time’ and ‘part-time’ status:

Full-time: A full-time student is one who registers in more than 70% of the normal full course load of 30 credits (i.e. more than 21 credits) per fall/winter session, or 10.5 or more credits per term.

Part-time: A part-time student is one who registers in less than 70% of the normal full course load of 30 credits (i.e. 21 or fewer) per fall/ winter session, or 10.5 or fewer credits per term.

Female Enrolment by Program

 

Bachelor’s and 1st

Professional Degree

Master’s Degree

Doctoral Degree

Category Full-Time Part-Time Full-Time Part-Time Full-Time Part-Time
Agriculture and Biological Science 54 4 N/A N/A
Business and Commerce 118 51 N/A N/A
Computer Science 5 3 N/A N/A
Fine and Applied Arts 24 8 N/A N/A
Humanities 46 10 N/A N/A
Law 0 0 N/A N/A
Mathematics 8 1 N/A N/A
Other Arts & Science 9 5 N/A N/A
Social Science 284 78 N/A N/A
Total: Domestic Enrolment 506 146 N/A N/A
Total: International Enrolment 42 14 N/A N/A
Total Enrolment 548 160 N/A N/A

Source: Official government enrolment data.

Note: The figures above do not necessarily include co-op enrolment and work term enrolment.

Definition of ‘full-time’ and ‘part-time’ status:

Full-time: A full-time student is one who registers in more than 70% of the normal full course load of 30 credits (i.e. more than 21 credits) per fall/winter session, or 10.5 or more credits per term.

Part-time: A part-time student is one who registers in less than 70% of the normal full course load of 30 credits (i.e. 21 or fewer) per fall/ winter session, or 10.5 or fewer credits per term.

Total Enrolment by Program

 

Bachelor’s and 1st

Professional Degree

Master’s Degree

Doctoral Degree

Category Full-Time Part-Time Full-Time Part-Time Full-Time Part-Time
Agriculture and Biological Science 83 8 N/A N/A
Business and Commerce 392 118 N/A N/A
Computer Science 160 41 N/A N/A
Fine and Applied Arts 38 11 N/A N/A
Humanities 73 15 N/A N/A
Law 0 0 N/A N/A
Mathematics 12 1 N/A N/A
Other Arts & Science 16 13 N/A N/A
Social Science 399 109 N/A N/A
Total: Domestic Enrolment 853 241 N/A N/A
Total: International Enrolment 320 75 N/A N/A
Total Enrolment 1,173 316 N/A N/A

Source: Official government enrolment data.

Note: The figures above do not necessarily include co-op enrolment and work term enrolment.

Definition of ‘full-time’ and ‘part-time’ status:

Full-time: A full-time student is one who registers in more than 70% of the normal full course load of 30 credits (i.e. more than 21 credits) per fall/winter session, or 10.5 or more credits per term.

Part-time: A part-time student is one who registers in less than 70% of the normal full course load of 30 credits (i.e. 21 or fewer) per fall/ winter session, or 10.5 or fewer credits per term.

Full-time Enrolment by Immigration Status

Number of degree seeking international full-time students (head count) enrolled for Fall 2014.

 

Bachelor’s and 1st

Professional Degree

Master’s Degree

Doctoral Degree

Number Canadian Student Visa Canadian Student Visa Canadian Student Visa
Number of students 853 320 N/A N/A

Applicants and Registrants by Program

Full time, first year applicants and registrants in first entry programs by type and program.

Program

Attended an Ontario Secondary School

in the Previous Year

All others

(Non-Secondary School)

Total

Arts/Humanities/Social Science
Total applicants (first choice) 120 60 180
Total registrants (first choice) 43 36 79
Total applications (all choices) 543 145 688
Total registrants (all choices) 76 42 118
Science
Total applicants (first choice) 51 29 80
Total registrants (first choice) 22 14 36
Total applications (all choices) 195 64 259
Total registrants (all choices) 38 16 54
Commerce/Mgmt/Business Admin
Total applicants (first choice) 36 18 54
Total registrants (first choice) 25 12 37
Total applications (all choices) 126 45 171
Total registrants (all choices) 29 14 43
Fine & Applied Arts
Total applicants (first choice) 4 3 7
Total registrants (first choice) 3 2 5
Total applications (all choices) 20 7 27
Total registrants (all choices) 5 3 8
Social Work
Total applicants (first choice) 12 25 37
Total registrants (first choice) 5 12 18
Total applications (all choices) 62 41 103
Total registrants (all choices) 8 13 21

Program Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

The following URL will link you to OUAC’s eINFO, which will provide you with general information on universities’ programs, including admission requirements:

www.electronicinfo.ca

For more detailed information, and up-to-date policy on admission requirements, please download our Academic Calendar.

Secondary School Averages of Full-Time, First Year Students

Arts

Percent who received an entering average of 95%+

Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%

Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%

Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%

Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%

Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%

Percent who received an entering average below 70%

Overall average

0%

4.1%

24.8%

24.8%

12.3%

17.8%

16.4%

78.6%

 

Science

Percent who received an entering average of 95%+

Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%

Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%

Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%

Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%

Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%

Percent who received an entering average below 70%

Overall average

2.6%

10.5%

23.7%

10.5%

15.8%

10.5%

26.3%

78.1%

 

Business and Commerce

Percent who received an entering average of 95%+

Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%

Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%

Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%

Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%

Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%

Percent who received an entering average below 70%

Overall average

0%

6.9%

20.7%

34.5%

27.6%

6.9%

3.4%

81.5%

 

Fine Arts

Percent who received an entering average of 95%+

Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%

Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%

Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%

Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%

Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%

Percent who received an entering average below 70%

Overall average

0%

0%

40%

40%

0%

20%

0%

82.4%

 

Social Work

Percent who received an entering average of 95%+

Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%

Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%

Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%

Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%

Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%

Percent who received an entering average below 70%

Overall average

0%

12.5%

25%

37.5%

25%

0%

0%

83.1%

 

Overall

Percent who received an entering average of 95%+

Percent who received an entering average between 90% and 94%

Percent who received an entering average between 85% and 89%

Percent who received an entering average between 80% and 84%

Percent who received an entering average between 75% and 79%

Percent who received an entering average between 70% and 74%

Percent who received an entering average below 70%

Overall average

0.7%

6.5%

24.2%

24.2%

16.3%

13.1%

15%

79.4%

 

Application Fees

The following chart shows 2015-16 application fees charged by OUAC.

 

101 Secondary School

105 Non-Secondary School

Application $150 $155
Additional choices $50 $50
Application (if outside Canada) $150 $165

Source: OUAC

Note: The ‘application’ fee applies to the initial three university/program choices. The ‘additional choices’ fee must be paid for each university/program choice beyond the initial three.

Admission in Winter, Spring, Summer terms

Are first-time, first-year students accepted for terms other than the fall?

YES

Deferred Admission

Does your institution allow students to postpone enrolment after admission? Please note that the policy on deferred admission may vary by program. If yes, maximum period of postponement.

YES – One year (some conditions apply)

Enrolment of Transfer Students

Do you enrol transfer students in first entry undergraduate programs?

YES

If yes, may transfer students earn advanced standing credit by transferring credits earned
from course work completed at other colleges/universities?

YES

Transfer Students

Number of students who applied and enrolled as degree-seeking transfer students in Fall 2014:

 Type

Applicants

Registered Applicants

Transfer Students 115 50

The following are the number of holdings for each of the following categories.

 Material

Number of Holdings

Monograph Volumes – Print 103, 000
Monograph Volumes – Electronic 398,179
Microform Units 2,395
Government Documents (not counted elsewhere) 10,779
Manuscripts and Archives (linear metres) 307
Printed Music Scores 794
Cartographic Materials 23
Graphic Materials 2,547,879
Audio Materials 93,638
Film & Video Materials 2,275
Serials – Print & Microform 16,132
Serials – Electronic 16,132

Students entering Ontario universities today have access to a growing variety of world-class electronic information resources that are accessible to them 24x7x365.  Our libraries are leaders in transforming traditional library services by adopting innovative technological solutions such as ScholarsPortal, a shared gateway to scholarly resources and RACER, a province-wide interlibrary loan service.  Through these resources and services our libraries are preparing students for today’s world of information.  Our libraries also provide a wide array of unique resources, services, and facilities.  For more detailed information, view the Scholars Portal website: http://scholarsportal.info/

Residence of First Time, First-Year Students in Previous Year

The following table shows the percentage of first time, full-time, first year students enrolled in Fall 2014 by where they resided in the previous year. Based on home address.

Total from Ontario

Total from rest of Canada

Total from outside Canada

88.52%

0.82%

10.66%

 

Extracurricular Activities Offered

A large number of extracurricular activities are offered. For more information, please view the Student Life section.

Housing

The mix and variety of housing, including residence guarantee information is provided in the Residence Life section.

Revenue Type

Operating

Other

NC

Subtotal

Ancillary

Entities

Consolidated

Subtotal Capital Total

Expendable

Funds

i) Basic Formula Grant 5,431 0 5,431 0 0 0 0 5,431
ii) Non-Formula Grant 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
iii) Other MTCU

Grants &

Contracts

9,358 0 9,358 0 0 0 307 9,665
b) Other Ontario

Government

Grants &

Contracts

175 0 175 4 748 748 135 1,062
Total Ontario

Grants &

Contracts

14,964 0 14,964 4 748 748 442 16,158
c) Federal 0 0 0 0 464 464 0 464
d) Municipal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
e) Other

Provinces

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
f) Foreign 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
a) Tuition Fees 11,315 0 11,315 0 0 0 0 11,315
b) Miscellaneous

Fees

768 445 1,213 1,304 0 0 0 2,517
Borrowings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Donations,

Non-Govt.Grants

& Contracts

85 0 85 0 446 446 250 781
Sales of Services

and Products

0 0 0 648 0 0 0 648
a) Endowment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
b) Other Investment

Income

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Miscellaneous 472 0 472 0 0 0 0 472
TOTAL 27,604 766 28,370 1,956 1,658 1,658 692 32,676

For more information, view the audited financial statements.

Source: COU. COFO-UO Financial Report

#

Expense Type

Operating

Other

NC

Subtotal

Ancillary

Entities

Consolidated

Subtotal Capital Total
1 Salaries and Wages
i) Academic Ranks 7,982 355 8,337 0 293 293 0 8,630
ii) Other Instruction

& Research

255 0 255 0 618 618 0 873
iii) Other Salaries

& Wages

7,563 0 7,563 252 0 0 0 7,815
Total Salaries

& Wages

15,800 355 16,155 252 911 911 0 17,318
 2 Employee Benefits 3,392 64 3,456 48 126 126 0 3,630
Total Salaries &

Benefits

19,192 419 19,611 300 1,037 1,037 0 20,948
 3 Library Acquisitions 437 0 437 0 0 0 0 437
 4 Equipment &

Furniture Purchases

335 0 335 38 152 152 506 1,031
 5 Equipment Rental &

Maintenance

12 0 12 19 0 0 0 31
 6 Printing & Duplicating 189 6 195 2 4 4 0 201
 7 Materials & Supplies 319 0 319 130 40 40 0 489
 8 Communications 258 1 259 41 3 3 0 303
 9 Professional Fees 284 0 284 16 15 15 318 633
 10 Costs of Goods Sold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 11 Travel 774 5 779 3 82 82 0 864
 12 Utilities 584 0 584 289 0 0 0 873
13 Renovations &

Alterations

69 0 69 93 0 0 82 244
14 Externally Contracted

Services

598 0 598 287 184 184 0 1,069
15 Scholarships,

Bursaries, etc.

559 0 559 0 0 0 0 559
16 Debt Repayments 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,407 1,407
17 Interest 0 0 0 509 0 0 98 607
18 Building, Land & Site

Services

0 0 0 1 0 0 262 263
19 Other Operational

Expenditures

2,176 404 2,580 228 78 78 0 2,886
20 Internal Cost

Allocations

(89) 0 (89) 0 89 89 0 0
21 External Cost

Recovries

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 25,697 835 26,532 1,956 1,684 1,684 2,673 32,845

For more information, view the audited financial statements.

Source: COU. COFO-UO Financial Report

 Council

# Awards

($) Funding

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) 1 $30,745
Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) 12 $153,600
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

The figures exclude Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) and National Centres of Excellence (NCE) and include affiliates, where appropriate.

  • SSHRC: ‘All Payments by Program Activity 2010-11. Excludes Indirect costs.
  • NSERC: Grants and Scholarships by University/College.
  • CIHR: CIHR Funding Database. Funding Type: All

Sources: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

The following is a link to the university’s academic plans.

Year

Employment Rate (2 Years)

Employment Rate (6 Months)

2014 89.9% 84.7%
2013 90.8% 88.6%

Employment in a Related Field

  • 79% of respondents indicated that, 2-years after graduation, their work was closely or somewhat related to the subject matter of the program of study that the respondents completed in 2013 at Algoma University.
  • 85% of respondents indicated that, 2-years after graduation, their work was closely or somewhat related to the skills (ie. critical thinking, analytical, communication, problem solving) that the respondents developed in 2013 at Algoma University.

Program

Employment Rate (2 Years)

Employment Rate (6 Months)

Agriculture and Biological Science 50.00% 100.00%
Business and Commerce 94.44% 93.75%
Computer Science 83.33% 80.00%
Fine and Applied Arts 100.00% 100.00%
Humanities 83.33% 75.00%
Law
Mathematics
Other Arts & Science
Social Science 95.24% 94.74%
Overall Average 90.74% 91.49%

Employment Rates: The employment rate is defined as the number of employed persons expressed as a percentage of the labour force where the labour force is those persons who were employed, or unemployed but looking for work. To determine employment rates of recent graduates, Ontario universities conducted a survey of all 2012 graduates of undergraduate degree programs. Graduates were asked questions regarding their employment situation six months and two years after graduation.

NOTE: To ensure confidentiality, cell counts less-than or equal-to 5 are suppressed and displayed as “*”. If one cell in a column is suppressed, the total is rounded to the nearest 3.

Source: MTCU and Institutions

 Type

Number of Students

New full-time year one undergraduate students enrolled in fall 2005 181
Students reported above who graduated by 2012 90

 Type

Number of Students

New full-time year one undergraduate students enrolled in fall 2006 230
Students reported above who graduated by 2013 113

Source: MTCU and Institutions

 Year

Retention Rate

Year 1 to Year 2 60.90%