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Bishop's university was founded in 1843 and sits on a 222-hectare (550 acre) campus. Bishop's offers 106 programs in 5 faculties and 25 departments.
Skyview of the Bishop's University campus and surrounding countryside.
In 2021-22 there were 2,808 students entolled in Bishop's University with an average class size of forty in first and second year classes. 83% of first year students return to Bishop's and there are student exchange opportunities in over 30 countries.
Student walking on campus in early winter with a smile and the sun shining.
25% of students Bishop's students are Francophone, 50% are from Quebec, 31% are from the rest of Canada and the remaining 19% are from 74 countries worldwide.
With the sun reflecting on the pavement, two students who are only visible from the waist down, walk across a multi-coloured crosswalk on campus.
International Students from Aruba

There is so much more to see than just at a glance!

Come visit us to see beyond the numbers.