Lakehead University - Orillia Campus

Orillia, Ontario, Canada

Type: University

Location Type: Rural

Founded: 1965   Total Students: 7,975+

Int. Students: 550+


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 11 Canada Research Chairs and revolutionary facilities such as our world-renowned Paleo-DNA Laboratory and our Biorefining Research Institute.

Lakehead University's Orillia Campus

The Lakehead Orillia campus is a growing, vibrant, close-knit community located in the heart of the City of Orillia offering more than 17 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. At Lakehead Orillia, our goal is to encourage our students to think critically while taking risks as they look towards a future in the working world.


  • The Orillia campus is located on an 85-acre site in west Orillia
  • Facilities at 500 University Ave. include Simcoe Hall (academic building), residence, cafeteria and bookstore
  • The Faculty of Education is located in downtown Orillia at 1 Colborne St.
  • 240-room residence – open year-round for conference services and summer accommodation
  • Simcoe Hall features two lecture theatres, a telepresence classroom, 40- and 60-seat classrooms, Orsi Family Learning Commons, and the Harvie Legacy Library
  • Campus built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certification standards
  • Four varsity athletic teams
  • Six competitive extramural athletic teams

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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