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Key Facts about Canadian Common-Law Law Schools

This information was reported by the common-law law schools in fall 2013; thus, the figures may have changed. The reader is cautioned against making direct comparisons of complex information limited to chart form. Be sure to go beyond this chart if you wish to inform yourself adequately about a particular school. Symbols and footnotes are explained at the bottom of the page.

Key Facts About Enrollment, Tuition, and Applications

Law School Fall 2013 Enrollment/Student Body Tuition Applications
  Full-Time Part-Time % Women Full-Time Part-Time Fee Deadline for Fall Admission
Alberta 525 3 43 $11,577.42 c $1152 11/1
British Columbia 567 6 48 $11,223.683 $350.74 pc $85 12/1
Calgary 327 5 49 $13,000 $4,064 c $1004 11/1
Dalhousie 486 4 51 $16,866.70 $9,764.96 $70 11/30, 2/28
Lakehead1 58 0 60 $15,150
+ annual fees
n/a $901 11/1
Manitoba 306 6 48 $9,990 $5,300 $125;
$140 (visa students)
11/1
McGill / McGill (French) 652 17 54 $4,0505 pc $100 11/1
New Brunswick 258 n/a 48 $9,557 n/a $125 3/1
Osgoode1 905 n/a 54 $21,593 n/a $901 11/1
Ottawa1 / Ottawa (French)1 1,168 46 61 $16,002.26 $721.06 pc $901 11/16
Queen's1 496 5 51 $16,9317 $564.36 pc $901 11/1
Saskatchewan 346 17 51 $10,648 $330 pc $125 2/1
Toronto1 640 12 49 $29,6147 $14,8077 $901 11/1
Victoria 375 15 51 $9,0298 $602 pc $86.19 12/1
Western University1 534 7 47 $17,544 $3,509 c $901 11/1, 5/19
Windsor1 642 3 50 $16,609.5210 $5,65010 $901 11/111

Key Facts About Faculty and Programs

Law School Faculty Programs
  Total Full-Time Total Part-Time Joint Degrees Graduate Law Study Summer Courses Academic Support
Alberta 32 65 Y Y   Y
British Columbia 46 101 Y Y Y Y
Calgary 23 38 Y Y   Y
Dalhousie 44 75 Y Y   Y
Lakehead1 7 3       Y
Manitoba 27 40   Y   Y
McGill / McGill (French) 45 53 Y Y Y Y
New Brunswick 15 20 Y      
Osgoode1 57 125 Y Y   Y
Ottawa1 / Ottawa (French)1 69 101 Y Y   Y
Queen's1 28.5 54 Y Y Y Y
Saskatchewan 26 3 Y Y   Y
Toronto1 64 81 Y Y   Y
Victoria 31 31 Y Y Y Y
Western University1 34 63 Y Y   Y
Windsor1 29 45 Y     Y

Key Facts: Symbols and Footnotes

c—per # of courses registered
pc—per credit
n/a—not available
Y—yes
  1. Please see Important Information for Applicants to Ontario Law Schools for more information regarding the application process and additional application service fees.
  2. $115 for new applicants; $75 for readmission
  3. Tuition for domestic students starting first year in JD program in 2013/14 is $350.74 per credit—$11,223.68 for first year and $10,522.20 for each of second and third year. Note that the tuition for upper years can vary. International Students—$754.30 per credit. Tuition and fees subject to change.
  4. $100 for standard applications; $130 for international applications
  5. $4,054 (Quebec students); $8,061 (non-Quebec Canadian students); $33,311 (international students)
  6. Application deadline to the French language program is February 1
    La date limite pour faire demande au programme de langue française est le 1er Février
  7. Represents first-year tuition
  8. Subject to change
  9. Deadline for upper-year applicants
  10. Includes compulsory fees
  11. Application deadline to the Canadian & American Dual JD Program is April 15 of year of entry

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Apr 17, 2014, 14:56 PM

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