Lakehead University - Orillia Campus

Orillia, Ontario, Canada

Type: University

Location Type: Rural

Founded: 1965   Total Students: 7,975+

Int. Students: 550+


Lakehead University is a prestigious and well-known public University located in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. It was established on July 1, 1965. Lakehead University is your place to live and learn. Dynamic, modern, and highly learner-centred, we acknowledge all of our students as valued leaders of tomorrow, whose education and success are most paramount to our institution. Both campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia promise the total university experience, a blend of academic excellence and opportunity with a rich variety of social and recreational activities. We also promise excellence in research: Lakehead is the proud host to 9 Canada Research Chairs and revolutionary facilities such as our world-renowned Paleo-DNA Laboratory and our Biorefining Research Institute. The University is a fully comprehensive university with approximately 9,700 full-time equivalent students and over 2,000 faculty and staff at two campuses in Orillia and Thunder Bay, Ontario. Lakehead has 10 faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Graduate Studies, Health & Behavioural Sciences, Law, Natural Resources Management, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Science & Environmental Studies, and Social Sciences & Humanities.

Orillia Campus

  • In 2016, Lakehead University celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Orillia Campus, which opened in September 2006 at Heritage Place in downtown Orillia. We now have over 1,200 students studying at the Orillia Campus. A lot can happen in 10 years!
  • Lakehead Orillia offers a unique interdisciplinary studies option, combining the arts and sciences, as well as programs in business, education and social work.  Learn more about our campus below.

Programs Offered in Lakehead University - Orillia Campus

  • 3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • 4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Integrated Course
  • Master's Degree
  • Campus Detail

    Main Campus Address

    500 University Ave, Orillia, ON L3V 0B9, Canada

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