- Fâ€‹ounded: 2000
- Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba (population approximately 710,000)
- Type: Comprehensive University programming offering accredited 3- and 4-year Bachelor and Graduate degrees
- President: Dr. Cheryl Pauls, appointed 2012
- Accreditation: In 1998 CMU was chartered with university degree granting status by the province of Manitoba. In 2008 CMU was accepted into Universities Canada, assuring students of degree recognition by other universities and colleges and facilitating ease of credit transfer.
- Religious Affiliation: CMU is formally supported by Mennonite Church Canada and the Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba. See Mennonites and CMU.
- Admissions: CMU welcomes all students who meet the university's academic entrance requirements, regardless of racial, ethnic or national background; religious conviction; gender identity or sexual orientation; social or economic standing; or political affiliation. CMU respects the dignity of each person as an expression of God's love, and commits to fostering a learning community marked by generous hospitality for all people.
- Geographical Representation:
- 75% of students from Manitoba
- 25% of students from other parts of Canada or from other countries (in 2017–18 this includes 80 International students from 27 countries)
- Church Representation: CMU is a university where students from many backgrounds and denominations find their place.
- 40% of students are from diverse Ecumenical traditions (Pentecostal, Baptist, Alliance, Non-Denominational, Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Reformed...)
- 40% of students come to CMU from Mennonite or Anabaptist related backgrounds (Mennonite Brethren, Mennonite Church Canada, Evangelical Mennonite Church, Evangelical Mennonite Mission Church, Hutterite Brethren, International Mennonite...)
- 20% of students disclose no faith or church background.
- Undergraduate Degrees: 18 BA majors include Biblical and Theological Studies, Communications and Media, English, History, International Development Studies, Mathematics, Music, Peace and Conflict Transformation Studies, Philosophy, Political Studies, Psychology, Social Sciences, Environmental Studies, Arts and Science (with concentrations in Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Biology, Ecology, Mathematics), as well as Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Music, and Bachelor of Music Therapy degrees. Concentrations and minors within these degrees, along with pre-professional studies, vary within programs of study.
- Graduate Degrees: MA degrees in Theological Studies and in Christian Ministry; a collaborative MBA; an MA in Peacebuilding and Collaborative Development. Click here to learn more.
- Outtatown: An eight-month Outtatown Discipleship School provides experiential, cross-cultural, off-campus learning in Canada, South Africa and Guatemala; and a four-month Burkina Faso, French language program.
- Practica: A practicum component extends learning through community and work engagement, providing links to careers, and is a graduation requirement within all degree programs.
- Faculty: 40 faculty and 50 part-time instructors.
- Student/Faculty Ratio: 1:18 including 1st and 2nd year courses
- Enrolment in 2017-18: 900 students (full-time equivalent) across all programs:
- Undergraduate students at Shaftesbury Campus: 630 FTE
- Graduate Students: 93 FTE
- Outtatown Students: 52 FTE
- Undergraduate students at Menno Simons College: 280 FTE (approximately 10% of University of Winnipeg students took one or more courses in Conflict Resolution or International Development)
- Geographical Representation:
- 75% of students from Manitoba (approximately 50% urban and 50% rural)
- 25% of students from other parts of Canada (in 2017–18 this includes 80 International students from 27 countries)
- Undergraduates Living on Campus: Approximately 200 students each year live in on-campus dormitory and apartments.
- Cost (2017–18 tuition):
- Undergraduate Studies: $735 per 3 credit hour course (or $5,880 for 24 credit hours).
- Graduate Studies: $762 per 3 credit hour course.
- Athletics: CMU competes in the Manitoba College Athletic Conference (MCAC) in Men's and Women's Soccer, and Volleyball. MCAC includes seven universities and colleges in Manitoba: Assiniboine Community College Cougars, Canadian Mennonite University Blazers, University of St-Boniface Voyageurs, Oak Hills Christian College Wolf Pack, Providence College Freemen, Red River College Rebels, and University of Winnipeg College Wesmen.
CMU's men's and women's basketball squads will compete in the Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NIAC) among teams from Minnesota and North Dakota including Association Free Lutheran Bible School & Seminary Conquerors, Cankdeska Cikana Community College C4, Leech Lake Tribal College Lakers, Red Lake Nation College Migizi, Oak Hills Christian College Wolfpack, Trinity Bible College Lions, and Turtle Mountain Community College Mighty Mikonocks.
- Menno Simons College: Canadian Mennonite University owns and operates Menno Simons College on the campus of the University of Winnipeg. Menno Simons College offers undergraduate programs through the University of Winnipeg in Conflict Resolution Studies and in International Development Studies.
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