University of Western Ontario
#202 Overall Influence

University of Western Ontario

Public research university located in London, Ontario, Canada

About This School

How does this school stack up?

The University of Western Ontario , corporately branded as Western University and commonly shortened to Western, is a public research university in London, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is located on of land, surrounded by residential neighbourhoods and the Thames River bisecting the campus’s eastern portion. The university operates twelve academic faculties and schools. It is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada.

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What is University of Western Ontario known for?

#55 World Rank
Social Work
#88 World Rank
Medical
#90 World Rank
Business
#111 World Rank
Communications
#134 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#142 World Rank
Political Science
#168 World Rank
Education
#170 World Rank
Psychology
#184 World Rank
Physics
#184 World Rank
Economics
#185 World Rank
Computer Science
#201 World Rank
Engineering
#206 World Rank
Chemistry
#214 World Rank
Biology
#240 World Rank
Religious Studies
#253 World Rank
Literature
#271 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#285 World Rank
Mathematics
#319 World Rank
Anthropology
#333 World Rank
Law
#333 World Rank
Philosophy
#338 World Rank
History
#371 World Rank
Nursing
#587 World Rank
Sociology

Influential People

Who are University of Western Ontario's Most influential alumni?

University of Western Ontario's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Medical, and Business. University of Western Ontario’s most academically influential people include Alice Munro, Hans Moravec, and Roberta Bondar.

Alice Munro
Alice Munro

Canadian short story writer

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Hans Moravec

Austrian academic

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Roberta Bondar
Roberta Bondar

Canadian astronaut

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Bjarni Tryggvason
Bjarni Tryggvason

Canadian astronaut

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David Christian
David Christian

American historian

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Morley Safer
Morley Safer

Canadian-American reporter and correspondent

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Matthew Goodwin
Matthew Goodwin

British academic

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Marion Woodman

Canadian psychoanalyst and writer

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Eric Kaufmann

Canadian scholar and Political science professor

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J. Carson Mark
J. Carson Mark

Canadian-American mathematician

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David Shore
David Shore

Canadian writer, and former lawyer

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Prem Watsa
Prem Watsa

Canadian business magnate, investor, and philanthropist

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