Community leaders in Canada’s capital established Carleton University to educate the population for the post-war economy. Today, Carleton is a dynamic and innovative university with over 27,000 students and 2,000 faculty and staff. Carleton’s contemporary mission reflects its past and present: we are an independent, collegial university dedicated to the advancement of learning through disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching, study and research, the creation and dissemination of knowledge, and the betterment of our community. We serve the people of Ontario, Canada and the world.
Canada’s capital university
Located at the home of Parliament, global companies and embassies, Carleton provides unique opportunities.