At a Glance

at_a_glanceBrescia is Canada’s only women’s university. In a liberal arts and sciences setting, with small classes and strong faculty-student relationships, Brescia students provide positive responses to the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE).

  • Founded: 1919 by Ursuline Sisters of Chatham
  • Located: London, Ontario, Canada
  • Affiliated: with Western University, in London Ontario
  • Programs: pre-university Preliminary Year program; Bachelor’s degrees in Arts and Social Science, Management and Organizational Studies, Family Studies, Health Sciences and Kinesiology; Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science degrees in Foods and Nutrition with Specializations in Nutrition and Dietetics and Food Science and Technology
  • Student/Faculty ratio: 14:1
  • Enrollment: 1350 full-time students; 200 part-time
  • Entrance scholarships: begin at 80 percent admission average









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