United States of America

Faculty & Students

  • 356 Western faculty members have received graduate or professional degrees from a university in the U.S.A
  • In 2016-17, 36 Western students travelled on exchange to the U.S.A and 2 American students came to Western on exchange.
  • In 2016-17, 23 undergraduate students and 84 graduate students from the U.S.A attended Western.


Between 2012 and 2016, Western researchers co-authored and published 4,124 articles, meeting abstracts, reviews, proceeding papers, editorial materials, or book chapters with researchers at American institutions. Top five institutions with which collaborations occurred:

  • University of California System
  • Harvard University
  • John Hopkins University
  • Pennsylvania Commonwealth System of Higher Education
  • University of Washington

Partner Institutions

  • California State University, Sacramento
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Killam Fellowships Program
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire


  • 10,049 Western alumni are living in the United States of America

Other Connections

  • The Canada-U.S. Institute was established by Western University in 2010 as the first interdisciplinary think tank in Canada devoted exclusively to studying our country’s relationship with the United States.
  • In February 2016, Western alumnus and assistant professor at The University of Pitssburgh’s Swanson School of Engineerng Ervin Sejdic, BESc’02, PhD’08 was named among the winners of the U.S Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the country’s highest honour for science and engineering professionals.