Memorial University of Newfoundland is Atlantic Canada’s premiere comprehensive university and the only university in Newfoundland and Labrador. It offers a vast array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts, science, education, fine arts, medicine, engineering and applied science, business, music, maritime studies, technology and ocean instrumentation, human kinetics and recreation, nursing, pharmacy, resource management and social work.

Memorial University has a number of campuses, each unique. Students at the main campus in St. John’s benefit from a wide variety of programs and state-of-the-art facilities, including one of the best library systems in Canada and some of the world’s most advanced laboratories and technology.

On the edge of the Atlantic Ocean in St. John’s, the Marine Institute in Memorial University is one of the most respected centers of marine learning and applied research in the world. Students can choose from numerous industry-driven programs including bachelor’s and master’s degrees, post-graduate certificates, advanced diplomas, diplomas and certificate programs. On the small but spectacular Grenfell Campus in Corner Brook, artists and fine arts students find their inspiration in the stunning landscape and culture of the area, while researchers and science students strive to protect its natural wonder. The low student-instructor ratio ensures students receive individual attention and support from faculty in Memorial University.

A campus in Harlow, England, allows students to complete the international components of their chosen programs.

Memorial University is shaped and sustained by the highest standards of contemporary research, and by the people, economy, location and history of its community. MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY researchers perform more than 50 percent of all the research and development in Newfoundland and Labrador.


Full-time (Memorial University undergraduates)

Full-time (Memorial University graduates)

Part-time (Memorial University undergraduates)

Part-time (Memorial University graduates)

Source: Association of Atlantic Universities (2017 rounded preliminary fall enrolment)



Undergraduate tuition fees:

Graduate tuition fees:
$1,896 – $2,859


Undergraduate tuition fees:

Graduate tuition fees:
$2,466 – $3,717

Academic Programs

Source: Statistics Canada. Fees for general programs in arts and humanities (2017-18).

Note: In addition to tuition fees, universities generally charge fees for goods and services supplied to students. This includes areas such as student associations, sports and health. These additional fees vary widely per university and per student and can run from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars. Check with the university for details.