Memorial University of Newfoundland, also known as Memorial University and MUN, is a public research university situated in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It was established in 1925 as the Memorial University College at one property located on city’s Parade Street. Initially, teaching sessions were started with only 57 students. Later in 1949, it got the university status with the name ‘Memorial University’. With the passage of time, MUN had expanded its programs and educational facilities.
MUN is the largest university all around the Atlantic Canada.
Faculty, Departments & Schools
Faculty - Business Administration, Education, Medicine, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering and Applied Science
Departments - Psychology, Mathematics and Statistics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Earth Sciences, Biology, History, Sociology, Economics, Computer Science, English, Anthropology and others
Schools - Graduate Studies, Pharmacy, Music, Nursing, Social Work, Maritime Studies, Ocean Technology, Fine Arts and others
Programs & Degrees
Memorial University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs.
Computer engineering, special education, Nursing, kinesiology, arts, commerce, music, Statistics, Nutrition, Earth sciences, Biochemistry, Applied mathematics, Social Work, Computer Science, Chemistry, Economics and others
Archaeology, Music, Religious Studies, Linguistics, Nursing, German Language and Literature, Pharmacy, Ethnomusicology, Employment Relations, Health Ethics, Biochemistry, Marine Biology, Geography and others
Education, Philosophy, English, Oil and Gas Engineering, Management, Social Work, Biology, Neurosciences, Physical Oceanography, Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, Chemistry and others
MUN is well-known for its research activities and has a strong relationship with various research agencies, organizations and industries in Newfoundland and around the world. The university is committed to providing all possible sources of innovations, guidance and services, thus giving the way to attain success in the research projects.
The research centres and institutes at Memorial University have state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. They focus on discipline-based research. Many of them are carried out with the support of fellowships and grants, encouraging students and researchers to perform outstanding even in the tough and peer-review competitions.
Local, National and International applicants must check the whole admission process, application requirements, deadlines and fees before applying. Step-by-step guidance is available on the website. Learn more about how to apply to Memorial University for undergraduate or graduate program.
MUN has four campuses.
These campuses have accommodation facilities, food services, libraries, archives and others.
MUN’s sports teams are known as Memorial Sea-Hawks. It also has men’s and women’s varsity teams that compete in the Atlantic University Sport. Several other fitness and recreational facilities are also available at MUN. Throughout the year, more than 100 clubs and societies are engaged in organizing various social, cultural, political and recreational activities.
MUN offers a range of scholarships, bursaries, awards and other types of financial aid to both national and international students. Many Memorial scholarships are awarded based on the academic performance, while several financial aid programs are offered on the financial status of the student’s family.
Why to join?
The academic and research programs and related services prepare students to compete and excel in their fields at any corner of the world. The small-size classes with modern learning facilities give students the best learning environment that helps in achieving their goals without any trouble.