Challenge What’s Possible

As a Carleton student, you’ll push the boundaries of what you thought possible for yourself — and the world. A world-class university experience sets you up for success. Discover award-winning professors, cutting-edge facilities, professional opportunities and a vibrant community on one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses.

Smart, Caring Community

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Feel inspired, supported and empowered as part of a smart, caring community. Join our diverse student body and engaging professors in creating a more inclusive, sustainable tomorrow.

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Discover our Innovative Degrees

Explore 200+ career-focused programs, many of them unique in Canada. Thanks to our innovative teaching approach, you’ll discover real-world relevance, hands-on learning and a world of opportunities.

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Explore Real-World Learning and Research

See what can happen when you step outside the classroom. Experiential learning helps you develop job-ready skills and valuable connections. And Carleton’s strong reputation for discovery means you can also pursue opportunities to conduct real-world research alongside your professors.

Experiential Learning

Impactful Research

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Challenge What You Know

Students at Carleton learn from forward-thinking, world-class professors who are experts in their field. They are here for your learning journey, inspiring, supporting and encouraging you to challenge what you know and to be your best in the classroom and beyond.

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Support When You Need It

There’s a reason Carleton continually tops the list for student satisfaction and accessibility among Canadian universities. Not only do we offer one of the most generous scholarship programs to help you cover the cost of university, we also provide all the services you need to thrive.

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A Beautiful Campus in a Global City

Nestled where the Rideau Canal meets the Rideau River, Carleton’s campus offers the best of both worlds: natural beauty in our nation’s vibrant capital city. Located in one of the world’s safest and most liveable cities — and a powerful tech hub — you’ll get access to unique opportunities with government agencies, global companies, international embassies and NGOs.

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Find Your People and Your Purpose

At Carleton, every part of your experience counts. With more than 300 active clubs and societies to choose from, you’ll have lots of opportunities to meet new people, have fun and pursue your interests outside the classroom.

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